The Black Alumni of MIT (BAMIT) website is located at www.bamit.org

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, September 24, 2016

2016 BAMIT Annual Meeting
Join us for the 2016 BAMIT Annual Meeting over lunch on Saturday September 24, 2016. Hear from leaders about past organizational initiatives and efforts and get a preview of what is to come in the upcoming year. Please register so we can be sure to order enough food.

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Saturday, July 30, 2016

BAMIT DC Gathering Please come.  Unpack your feelings with fellow alums discuss what to we can do. RSVP required.  More details to follow.
BAMIT NE 12th Annual BBQue

Join us on Saturday July 30, 2016 for the annual BAMIT New England Potluck BBQue at Darcy ('91) and Kristala Jones ('94) Prather's home.

As usual, grill meats, starter sides and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided. Bring a side dish, dessert, a special grill item, or your favorite beverage(s) along with a camera and your family and be prepared to have a great time. 

We are also inviting current MIT students who are in town for the summer as well as AdMITs.

Friday, June 03, 2016

BAMIT Reception at 2016 Tech Reunions
If you are on campus for Tech Reunions this year, stop by the BSU Lounge on Friday June 3, 2016 from 4-6:00 p.m.. Join us for a toast to the newest MIT alumni graduates, reconnect with fellow alumni, celebrate some great accomplishments and reminisce about life at MIT!

Friday, April 15, 2016

2016 Black Graduate Celebration

The Black Alumni/ae of MIT (BAMIT) are pleased to announce the annual Black Graduate Celebration. We will acknowledge the accomplishments of all Class of 2016 graduates, both undergraduates and graduate students. We will be joined by students, faculty, staff and alumni. Each graduate will receive a hand-woven, embroidered kente stole.

The keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Sylvester James Gates, Jr, '73, PhD '77 renowned Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland, College Park and  MIT alum.

Friday, September 25, 2015

BAMIT Reception and Annual General Meeting

ALC Weekend* September 25-26, 2015

Friday, September 25th 6:00 – 7:00pm
Reception for new appointments:
Paula Hammond, Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering, Course X
Melissa Nobles, Dean, School of Humanities
Marcus Thompson, Institute Professor

Saturday, September 26th 12:00-2:30pm (lunch provided)
BAMIT Annual Meeting *

Saturday, July 04, 2015

BAMIT NE 11th Annual BBQue and Potluck

This year, with the July 4th holiday once again falling on a weekend, we’ll host our BAMIT-NE BBQue at MIT like we did five years ago! We will gather at noon on the 4th, at Maseeh Hall (305 Memorial Drive) for a catered lunch. The cost will be $25 per adult, free for MIT Students and children under 18. To help us defray the costs, we ask alumni to please add a few dollars more to your registration.

We hope to continue the festivities in the evening with a potluck dinner at the BSU lounge starting at 5pm. You may wish to attend both the BBQue and the potluck or one or the other.

Important Note:
An accurate list of attendees will be required to get access into Maseeh Hall, so please be sure to register all the names of your family/guests coming with you.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

BAMIT DC January Meet Up Come out to network, re-connect, and discuss student support at the Institute. Food will be served.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

BAMIT Annual General Meeting Join us at the Stella Room 7-338) for the 2014 Annual General Meeting from 11:30-1:30 pm. Lunch will be provided. 

Saturday, August 02, 2014

BAMIT NE Tenth Annual Potluck BBQue Join us on Saturday, August 2, 2014, for our 10th annual BAMIT-NE BBQue. Yes! It's been 10 years already - time flies when you're having fun :-).

Friday, June 06, 2014

BAMIT Event at 2014 Tech Reunions If you are on campus for Tech Reunions this year, stop by the BSU Lounge on Friday June 6, 2014 from 4-6pm. Join us for a toast to the newest MIT alumni graduates, reconnect with fellow alumni, celebrate some great accomplishments and reminisce about life at MIT!

Friday, April 25, 2014

2014 Black Graduate Celebration 2014 Black Graduate Celebration
The Black Alumni/ae of MIT (BAMIT) is pleased to announce its annual Black Graduate Celebration. The Black Graduate Celebration will acknowledge the accomplishments of all Class of 2014 graduates, both undergraduates and graduate students. We will be joined by students, faculty, staff and alumni. Each graduate will receive a hand-woven and embroidered kente stole. We are thrilled to have the keynote address delivered by Erich Caulfield, Founder and President of The Caulfield Consulting Group (The CCG), a New Orleans-based management consulting firm that specializes in helping clients to improve their organization’s performance and grow through government partnerships.
Cocktail/Business Casual Attire is requested.
April 25, 2014
5:30PM-7:30PM
50 Vassar St. (34-101 A&B)
Cambridge, MA 02139
 
BAMIT 35th Anniversary Join the Black Alumni/ae of MIT (BAMIT) as we celebrate 35 years of BAMIT!  Hear about the Blacks@MIT History Project and BAMIT contributions to MIT and the community over the years. 

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

BAMIT LUNCH AND/OR ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING On Saturday September 28, 2013 in conjunctions with the Alumni Leadership Conference (ALC) BAMIT will be hosting a lunch with MIT students, staff and faculty in honor of Professor Wes Harris for his contributions over the years to support black students, staff and faculty at MIT. The location will be on your confirmation as soon as we receive your registration. Lunch is free to the first 15 students who register, then $5 for the rest; alumni and guests - $10.

On Sunday September 29, 2013, the BAMIT Annual General Board meeting will be held at the BSU Lounge from 10am-12noon. Newly tenured MIT professor Kristala Jones Prather '94 will share her unique perspective and insights on her journey after graduating from MIT. Brunch will be served.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

BAMIT NE Ninth Annual Potluck BBQ Join us on Saturday July 13, 2013 for the annual BAMIT New England Potluck BBQue at Darcy ('91) and Kristala Jones ('94) Prather's home. As usual, grill meats, starter sides and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided. Bring a side dish, dessert, a special grill item, or your favorite beverage(s) along with a camera and your family and be prepared to have a great time.

We are also inviting current MIT students who are in town for the summer as well as AdMITs.

Friday, June 07, 2013

BAMIT Event at 2013 Tech Reunions If you are on campus for Tech Reunions this year, stop by the BSU Lounge on Friday June 7, 2013 from 4-6pm. Join us for a toast to the newest MIT alumni graduates, reconnect with fellow alumni, and celebrate some great accomplishments.

Dr. Shirley Jackson, one of our many illustrious alums will be on campus for her 45th Reunion. She has graciously agreed to make a few remarks in keeping with this festive occasion. We will also acknowledge the recent tenure award of Dr. Kristala Prather as well as Dr. Wesley Harris'  tireless advocacy for Black students.  

Come mix, mingle, congratulate the graduating class of 2013 and reminisce about life at MIT!

Friday, April 26, 2013

2013 Black Diaspora Alumni Weekend Join us for a weekend of activities to connect and network with black alumni, students and faculty.
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