Deadline Extended to August 1, 2024

Legacy of leaders

The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame honors the legacy of alumni leaders, alumni chapters and national alumni associations who make tremendous – often times uncelebrated, unsung and unappreciated – contributions to their institution. In this regard, we are seeking nominations from college chancellors/presidents, alumni affairs directors and alumni association leaders. 

We Are

The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. is a 501(C)3 organization founded in 1986 by Thomas W. Dortch, Jr. and the National Council of Alumni Associations members.

The organization is dedicated to the growth and development of HBCU’s through scholarships, internships, training and technical assistance, alumni recognition, and programs that encourage humanitarian involvement. Our aim is to advance the reality that HBCU’s are valuable treasures and critical resources that help transform the seeds of potential into the fruits of possibility.


The goal of the NBCA Hall of Fame Foundation is to foster an alliance with strategic partners to advance the missions of HBCU’s, increase their visibility and create opportunities that encourage stakeholder investment and philanthropic support.

Recent News

Welcome New Board Members

Welcome New Board Members

The National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. proudly announces the appointment of four eminent professionals to its Board of Directors. These esteemed individuals bring a wealth of expertise and experience to further the Foundation's mission...

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“The Hall of Fame is important to me because it is an organization that is dedicated to the highlighting, sustainability, development, and preservation of HBCUs. The Board of Directors sit at a table and invest their time and gifts into ensuring that HBCUs, HBCU students, and HBCU alumni are heard, seen, and protected. That is incredible. ”

Akili Thurston

"It gives me the opportunity to give back and offer my professional insight in my field of technology."

Eric Nettles, Board Member

"Hall of Fame allows for recognition of those who have truly gone "above and beyond" in their impact in their chosen field."

Aaliyah Shafiq, Board Member