BSAC is a joint effort between alumni leaders, President Bob Rodgers, the Alumni Advisory Council, the Richmont Alumni Association, Faculty Advisor, Dr. Keny Felix, and Dean of Students, Dr. DeAnne Terrell.
BSAC members will be part of the Richmont Alumni Association and work collaboratively in support of the University’s mission. BSAC has been established to more fully address the unique needs of Richmont’s Black students and alumni during graduate training, in the counseling profession, the church, and the broader community.
The “chain link” is a West African symbol of unity and human relations – A reminder to contribute to the community, and that in unity lies strength.
African (Swahili) Proverb: “Unity is strength, division is weakness.”
Foundational Scripture: “A cord of three strands is not easily broken.” Ecclesiastes 4:12
To enhance the Black/African-American community of Christ-centered counseling students and alumni by serving and building connections.
We will accomplish our mission by assisting and supporting Black/African-American students and alumni in the following ways:
Basic Member: $10/year in addition to the Alumni Association dues
Founding Member: Any donation amount first year
The Founding Membership was created for those who desire to help establish the financial foundation of the Black Student-Alumni Collaborative. In addition to the benefits of the basic membership, founding members also receive:
During the Inaugural year (October 2013 – September 2014), Richmont will pay the $10 for all alumni who want to join at the basic membership level, whether joining the Alumni Association for the first time, or renewing. If you’ve already joined the Alumni Association, and want to add BSAC membership just click the box to join BSAC and check out.
To join the Black Student Alumni Collaborative, you must first be a member of the Richmont Alumni Association.
Student Membership is Free.
Click here to join!
BSAC Leadership Team:
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Keny Felix
President: Lisa Marie Byrd, MA, LPC (2003), 678-523-1650
Vice President: Arthurine Wright, MA, LPC, NCC (2005), 404-273-3970
Private Practice Consultant: Lydia Canty, MA, LPC (2002), 404-734-0954