National Society of Black Engineers @ Dartmouth

"To increase the number of culturally responsible engineers and scientists who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact society"

Welcome to NSBE @ Dartmouth!

NSBE @ Dartmouth's mission is "to increase the number of culturally responsible Engineers and Scientists who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. "

Here at Dartmouth, NSBE is the most active and enterprising engineering and science student group dedicated to assisting minority students excel at Dartmouth and the world beyond. Re-chartered in 2008, NSBE @ Dartmouth has successfully crafted a singular image for itself: a community of support and motivation for all minority students in the sciences and engineering.

All students with academic interests in the sciences and engineering are encouraged to join us. You can find more information about us by blitzing This webspace will also be updated often with valuable information pertaining to scholarships; internships and job listings, grants and articles of interest.


  • May 10, 2010
    NSBE hosted Dr. Robert Wallace, a successful engineer and entrepreneur at its Creating Wealth through Entrepreneurship Panel.
  • May 5, 2010
    NSBE joins the AAM, NAACP and other major black student groups on campus to rejuvenate the Black Leadership Council.
  • April 22, 2010
    NSBE hosts an Ice-Cream Social as part of Dartmouth's Dimensions event for accepted members of the class of 2014. Over 75 members of the class of 2014 showed up!!
  • March 29, 2010
    Thayer Council, Council on Student Organizations and the EE JUST program provide funding for NSBE @ Dartmouth's delegation to attend the 36th Annual National Convention in Toronto, Canada.
  • November 30, 2009
    NSBE @ Dartmouth organizes its Faculty Mixer. In attendance were Professors: Eric Hansen, John Collier, Kofi Odame, Craig Sutton and Margaret Funnell.

The Spotlight

Recognizing achievements is our arsenal for motivating our members.

  • Muhammed Abdul-Shakoor
    Mumu as he is affectionately called led the re-organization of our chapter. He is a member of the senior societies: Casque & Gauntlet and Palaeopitus, and a decorated champion in the Track team of Dartmouth.With a career interest in Architecture, Mumu is going to Harvard this summer for a six-week Architecture design program.
  • Charnice Barbour
    Charnice is the only female black engineering student in the class of 2010. Undaunted by this status, she blazes the trail as a Dean's Office Student Consultant, an Admissions intern and team leader for the engineering department's Peer Academic Link program.
  • Christabel Makokha
    Bella follows in Charnice's steps as the only black female engineering student in the class of 2011. She is a Rockefeller Leadership Fellow, a member of Casque & Gauntlet, a sister of the EKT sorority, an undergraduate advisor, an executive of IEEE, a former Tucker Foundation Marketing intern and a Dean's Office Student Consultant. This summer, Bella is doing research in Germany with funding assistance from the Undergraduate Research and Advising office.