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Student Groups

Founded in 1970 to promote a genuine multicultural environment, support incoming students and serve as liaison with local, regional, state and national organizations.

Learn more about the Black Student Union.

Sorority founded in 1971.

Learn more about Delta Sigma Theta.

Founded in 1981 as the UNCW chapter of the nation’s first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity for African Americans.

Learn more about Alpha Phi Alpha.

Founded in the early 1980s to improve the political, emotional, social and economic status of minority groups, eliminate racial prejudice and build awareness of racial discrimination.

Learn more about our NAACP chapter.

Sorority chapter founded in 1987 to encourage scholarship and community and campus service.

Learn more about Zeta Phi Beta.

Founded in 1988 to promote interaction among Greek-letter sororities and fraternities.

Learn more about the Pan-Hellenic Council.

Fraternity founded in 1988 to promote brotherhood, scholarship and service.

Learn more about Phi Beta Sigma.

Sorority founded in 1989 to cultivate high scholastic and ethical standards, promote unity and friendship among women, alleviate problems among girls and women, maintain progressive interest in college life, and support service.

Learn more about Alpha Kappa Alpha.

Founded in 2011 to help students gain insight into health care careers, access academic resources and volunteer.

Learn more about the Minority Association for Pre-Health Students.

Founded in 2017 to support and encourage professional development, academic and social pursuits among graduate and professional students at UNCW, with emphasis on Black student culture.

Learn more about the Black Graduate and Professional Student Association.

Founded in 2017 to improve the general welfare of Black female students and enhance race and gender relations on campus.

Learn more about the Black Women’s Association.

Founded in 2018 to provide law school aspirants with encouragement, motivation and access to resources that make them competitive law school applicants.

Learn more about the Black Pre-Law Association.

Spoken word and poetry troupe founded in 2018 to promote the craft and lifestyle of student writers.

Learn more about Rhyme ‘N’ Reason.

Leadership development, gender equity, improved race relations - #BlackBoyJoy seeks all of these as part of its focus on the general welfare of Black male students.

Learn more about #BlackBoyJoy.

A magazine for minorities created by minorities since 2019.

Learn more about Seabreeze.

Founded in 2020, the Coalition of Black Student Leaders unifies the efforts of Black affinity groups and Black student leaders to combat racial injustice at UNCW.

Learn more about the Coalition of Black Student Leaders.

Upperman African American Cultural Center

The Upperman African American Cultural Center is among four centers under UNCW’s Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion. OIDI guides diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives campus wide.

Contact the Upperman Center

Upperman African American Cultural Center

Phone: (910) 962-3832
Fax: (910) 962-3935

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