Student organizations

The Office of Multicultural Affairs sponsors and assists a number of student organizations in order to foster leadership opportunities and promote and honor diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. These organizations also assist University leadership in gaining a greater understanding of needs and services for diverse populations at Louisiana Tech University.

Black Student Union

The purpose of Black Student Union is to enlighten, empower, educate and entertain students with an emphasis on the African American perspective.  We seek to edify ourselves first and as a result, the larger Tech Community. This edification is done in order to promote awareness, while sparking action and igniting change for a more inclusive, embracing multicultural community.

President:  Angel Sims

Campus Advisor:  Devonia Love-Vaughn

The Society of Distinguished Black Women, Incorporated

The Society of Distinguished Black Women strives to maintain unity in the black community as well as the black family; promoting community service and political awareness, all while emphasizing sisterhood.

President: Qusala Johnson

Campus Advisor:  TBA

United Afrikan American Men

United Afrikan American Men stands to uplift the plight of all African-Americans.  The members of UAAM strive to promote similar ideas, scholarship, unity, and service (on and off campus) within the African-American community.  The organization will also instill the importance of historical, political, and economic awareness among the black masses.

President: Marshawn Gordon

Campus Advisor: Beverly Jackson

National Society of Black Engineers

NSBE‘s mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.

President: Vivan Cotton

Campus Advisor:  Dr. Miguel Gates

National Pan-hellenic Council, Incorporated (NPHC) of Louisiana Tech University

The Louisiana Tech chapter of NPHC is comprised of three international Greek letter organizations officially recognized by the national office of NPHC and chartered at Louisiana Tech University: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. The purpose of the NPHC is to initiate cooperative actions, maintain and oversee programs, activities, matter of mutual concern, and serve as a united voice of representation for all affiliated fraternities and sororities.

Chapter President:  Lovely Wilkerson

Campus Advisor:  Devonia Love-Vaughn

Delta Sigma Theta, Incorporated - Kappa Chi Chapter

The KapD.I.V.A.ting Kappa Chi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated was chartered on the campus of Louisiana Tech University on January 26, 1974.  As a sorority we pride ourselves in sisterhood, scholarship and service.  Our mission is to serve the campus of Louisiana Tech University as well as the surrounding community of Ruston, LA by implementing programs that support the sororities 5 Point Thrust.  If interested in becoming a candidate for membership in the Kappa Chi Chapter please visit or contact one of the following:

Chapter President: Deja Robinson

Campus Advisor: Stephanie Moore

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated - Eta Kappa Chapter

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities.  Our aims are:  Manly Deeds, Scholarship and Love for All Mankind.  If interested in becoming a candidate for membership in the Eta Kappa Chapter please visit or contact one of the following:

Chapter President: Jalen Davis

Campus Advisor: Jimmy Washington