The 37th
Annual Competition of

Black College Queens

The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. cordially invites your Historically Black College and University (HBCU) campus Queen to participate in the Competition of Black College Queens. This competition showcases the best and brightest during NBCA Hall of Fame Weekend. DEADLINE to register August 30, 2022.

5th National Summit for Sustainability of HBCU’s

The National Summit for Sustainability of HBCU’s has overarching objectives of preserving all HBCUs and increasing their visibility while highlighting the contributions their students and alumni make in the world. This summit will connect HBCU Leaders with leading Corporations, Philanthropist, and Foundation Executives.

37th Annual HBCU Invitational Golf Classic

The tournament attracts the elite Division I and Division II HBCU golf teams.  This is the only golf Classic sanctioned by the NCAA.  The Foundation awards scholarships to participating schools in support of their golf programs.

37th Hall of Fame Weekend 2022

The 37th Annual National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend will take place September 21-24, 2022. Friends and families are invited to attend activities at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. Events for the weekend include:

  • The 37th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
  • The 37th Competition of Black College Queens
  • 37th Annual HBCU Invitational Golf Tournament
  • National Summit of Sustainability for HBCUs

We Are

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

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.


Each year HBCU graduates are inducted into the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame. We highlight significant contributions graduates of HBCU’s have made to society by excelling in their chosen field of endeavor. Since 1986 the Foundation has celebrated over 300 inductees in the fields of Arts/Entertainment, Athletics, Business/Industry, Community Service, Education, Faith/Theology, Government/Law, Medicine, Science and Lifetime Achievement and in special instances The Chairman’s Award.

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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