Campus Life

Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference Week Under Way

The organization provides students with the opportunities to enhance their leadership and professional skills.
By Lesley Henton, Texas A&M University Division of Marketing & Communications October 14, 2020

Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference (SBSLC) Week is under way, featuring a variety of virtual events designed to further students’ leadership and professional skills. The week’s events are in a virtual format this year due to health concerns.

“The events of SBSLC Week are important because they allow student support and involvement in the organization,” said Nick Harris ’20, program advisor, Department of Multicultural Services. “SBSLC week allows students across campus to learn more about our organization and get more information about the annual conference. We host professional development events as well as social activities for students to get to know our organization as well as our executive staff members better.”

Events include:
Informational & Alumni Panel
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m.
An opportunity to learn more about SBSLC

Game Night
Thursday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m.
Meet and have fun with SBSLC members

Application Q&A
Friday, Oct. 16, 7 p.m.
Find out more about applying for the organization

“SBSLC is a great organization for students wanting to gain professional experience and event planning experience,” Harris said. “All parts of the conference will be delivered virtually this year so it is an excellent opportunity to see the behind the scenes planning and execution of such a large conference.

For more information on this week’s events, visit @sbslctamu (Twitter) and sbslctamu (Instagram).

And for information on SBSLC in general, visit or email


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