The Collegiate 100 of Bowie State University is an auxiliary organization of the 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County, Inc. Founded in 1994, The Collegiate 100 is a national auxiliary program of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. which serves to help young African American students (Men and Women) to put forth their best efforts in attaining better living conditions and socially equal standing. Simultaneously, it offers guidance focused on a strong ethos of community giving and action. The students engage in outreach and service activities on campus and in the Prince George’s County community.
The Collegiate 100 mentors the students of Bowie State University through programs under the national pillars of the100 Black Men of America, Inc: Mentoring, Health & Wellness, Leadership Development, Education and Economic Empowerment. The students also receive personal and professional development which includes a focus on soft skills like emotional intelligence. Additionally, there are Collegiate 100 national scholarships and training available to the students.
On November 17, 2019, the Collegiate 100 was chartered on the campus of Bowie State University by the 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County, Inc.
The Charter Members were:
Mr. Christopher Allen, Junior
Ms. Diamond Evans, Senior
Mr. Kai Jackson, Sophomore
Mr. Chase Kirkland, Junior
Ms. Mfonabasi Okon, Senior
Ms. Megan Shirley, Freshman
Mr. Yeabsera Teferra, Sophomore
Mr. Zachary Wages, Junior
Ms. La’Kirra White, Sophomore
“ The tragedy of this life is not failure, but low aim”
Benjamin E. Mays