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Support Black History Month and the NAU Black Student Union

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Your gift supports student and community engagement at NAU

Black Excellence within the NAU community

The Black Student Union at Northern Arizona University is open to all students to better connect with and understand the Black community at NAU. BSU meetings allow NAU students to share in meaningful discussions, attend fun game nights, and participate in other events that cultivate the celebration of Black culture. 

Black History Month at NAU

Each week in February, in recognition of Black History Month, BSU is hosting campus-wide events and activities that focus on understanding intersectionality with the Black community, racial identity, and the celebration of Black excellence and culture.  We will close out Black History Month with our annual black-tie gala, Black Renaissance.  This year's theme is Shades of Excellence, highlighting the importance of the identity of Blackness. 

BSU asks you to consider supporting our outreach efforts to organize, educate, and engage NAU students, staff, and faculty with these events and activities. Your gift today supports student engagement, not just this month, but all donations will continue to fund future events, activities, and discussions aimed at building cultural awareness and community at NAU.

BSU Royalty Fashion Show

Witness the fashion and flair of the Black Student Union (BSU) Royalty competition contestants!

Saturday, February 11, 2023

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

SBS Castro, room 110

Black Love Trivia Game Night

Join the Black Student Union (BSU) as they host a trivia night for friends, couples, and roommates. Win prizes!

Monday, February 13, 2023

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

IMQ Center in the University Union Fieldhouse

Black Renaissance

Join the Black Student Union (BSU) for a night of music, dancing, and performances by BSU members. This is a dress-to-impress event, and dinner will be served.

Saturday, February 25, 2023

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

High Country Conference Center

For a complete list of Black History Month events at NAU, visit:

Biweekly Meetings are on February 2 from 7-9 pm & February 16 from 7-9 pm in the IMQ.   

All updates and plans for the next semester will be posted on Instagram: @NAUBSU

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BSU Book Club Needs Books!

Fellow Lumberjacks, we're looking to you to help us out at this level! BSU is launching a student book club this semester. Each gift at this level supports the purchase of one book for a student to participate in intersectional dialogue around topics such as black excellence, community, and power, with an emphasis on reading black authors.



The BSU Gold committee hosts club parties and engagement events with the local Flagstaff community each year. A gift at this level with contribute to the continued efforts of the BSU Gold committee and further BSU's community outreach efforts.


Shades of Excellence

The theme for the 2023 BSU Black Renaissance is Shades of Excellence. A gift at this level supports BSU’s commitment to hosting campus-wide events that reflect and develop an awareness of the diversity in black identity.


Honorary BSU Royalty

You got big bucks! We appreciate a gift at this level so much that we're making you honorary BSU Royalty! Gifts at this level support the annual BSU Fashion and Talent Show, where BSU members make a bid to be crowned royalty during Black Renaissance. Along with the student winners, we'll also announce each donor's name that gives at this level as honorary royalty.


Black Renaissance

Oh, you rich rich? A gift at this level ensures more students and members of the NAU community can attend BSU's annual black tie event, Black Renaissance, to celebrate black excellence, culture, and community. Donors at this level will receive a special thank you video from BSU Royalty during this year's event.

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