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The purpose of the Nabrit BGSA is to enhance the intellectual growth, professional success, and social enjoyment of graduate students within the African Diaspora at Brown University. The Nabrit BGSA also seeks to serve as a source of cultural enrichment and moral support for its members. The Nabrit BGSA may also act as an advocate and voice for the social, political, academic, and safety concerns of graduate students within the African Diaspora at Brown University.

About Dr. Samuel M. Nabrit
Our namesake, Dr. Samuel M. Nabrit ('32) was the first African-American to receive a doctoral degree from Brown University. Dr. Nabrit went on to become President of Texas Southern University; was appointed to the National Science Board and the Atomic Energy Commission; and served as a trustee of Brown University from 1967 to 1972. He was also a philanthropist and an accomplished biologist. As promising scholars, the members of the Samuel M. Nabrit Black Graduate Student Association hope to continue his legacy of success and service.

Membership in Nabrit BGSA is open to any graduate or professional student at Brown University. Nabrit BGSA is a subgroup of the Brown University Graduate Student Council and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, or physical or mental disability. Graduate students can establish membership in Nabrit BGSA through attending any meeting or group event as well as by communicating your desire to be a member to one of the organization's officers.

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