Student National Conferences

HBCU-UP Research Conference - This conference's goal is to encourage, motivate, and recognize the involvement of undergraduate students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. It also provides an excellent opportunity for all participants to present oral and poster presentations, and discuss research opportunities on graduate and undergraduate levels at other HBCU's.

FOCUS-A program developed by Georgia Institute of Technology. It's main purpose is to provide students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) an opportunity to visit the Georgia Campus and receive an overview of the school's graduate programs.

Black Engineer of the Year Awards - This conference includes seminars, career expos, and a closing event

National Society of Black Physicists - The annual NSBP Conference is the single biggest event for the entire membership of NSBP. The NSBP Conference provides a mechanism for African-American physicists to meet at least once each year to discuss physics, exchange insights on the overall state of the discipline, and develop a network for student support and encouragement. Furthermore, the meeting provides a unique opportunity to introduce students to a homogeneously supportive professional society.

Virginia State Undergraduate Research Program

National Society of Black Engineers - This Annual Convention is the premier event for the organization which encompasses members from around the world. During the convention there will be various programs and workshops that will be in place to benefit grade school, collegiate, graduate, technical professional, and international entities of the Society. The convention will showcase the NSBE culture, achievements of the membership, local and nationwide talent, and black-owned businesses in the area. The goal of this convention is to provide members with the pipeline to continue to strive for success in one’s academics, profession, and community.

National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers - This conference serves as a focal point to create a connection with African-American scientists in academia, government, and industry. NOBCChE exist primarily to support the process of preparing young people to excel academically and to pursue careers in science and technology. Their next most important activity is to support African-American scientists and engineers in their career development and advancement.