Black Student Science Organization

“If you have knowledge let others light their candles by it.”  - Margaret Fuller


Executive Board 2017-18

Jasmine Carey

Vice President
Darren Wilson

Hanna Olfoche

Taymalise Bailey

Public Relations
Kyela Wright

Alana Stephens

CSSC Representative
Sydney Maiden

Tutoring Chair/
Community Service

Jaylla McConnell

bsso membership

For official membership, it is $5 per semester or $10 per academic year. The dues are used to fund the end of the semester banquets, the high school scholarships, and general activities throughout the school year.


About Us

BSSO Mission

The mission of the Black Student Science Organization (BSSO) is twofold. The primary purpose of the organization is to provide academic and social support to the African American students on campus. Our secondary purpose is to reach out and serve the neighboring communities of the University.

BSSO History

The BSSO was originally founded at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) campus. It soon flourished and found its way to the San Diego State University campus in 1992 as a club. The organization was founded to give support to the African American students majoring in the sciences. In the Fall of 1994 the BSSO club was reorganized by Will Wilson, along with the help of Michelle Johnson, Lawrence Stitt, Todd Williams, and Kris Brown.

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