Black Alumni Council
Providing leadership in scholarship, advocacy, and support for African American students, alumni, and the community.
The Pepperdine Black Alumni Council is committed to serving and coalescing African American alumni for the benefit of advancing the commonality of interests of the University while focusing on creating opportunities, and offering resources to African American alumni, students and the community at large.
- To provide scholarships, advocacy, support and networking opportunities for black students and alumni.
- To create an identity and an enhanced sense of cohesiveness among this ethnic group.
- To recognize the achievements and contributions that Graziadio School black alumni have made in the community, nation and universe.
The Black Alumni Council hosts, sponsors and promotes a variety of events to offer its members opportunities for networking and continued learning. Events include executive panels, C-level presentations, and networking mixers. Please visit our Calendar of Events for upcoming events.
Donate to the Black Alumni Association Scholarship Fund
Already giving? Be sure to earmark your future contributions to the Graziadio Black Alumni Scholarship Fund. Give today by contacting Giuseppe Nespoli at (310) 568-5581 or email@example.com.
Meet the Black Alumni Council
Charles Franklin, MBA 2002
Chairman Emeritus and Founding Member
Gilbert Brown, MBA 1983
Stacey Gordon, MBA 2007
Forescee Hogan-Rowles, MBA 1996
Dr. Johnson Lightfoote, MBA 1989
Faye McClure, BS 1978
Dawn Turner, MBA 2008
Cedric Watkins, MBA 1980
Sherice Bellamy, BSM 2009
Brenda Dupré, MMIS 1989
Dwayne Hall, MBA 2009
Ryan Lee, MSML 2009
Elise Mallory, MBA 1998
Meisha Sherman, MBA 2005
DeShawn Wynn, BS 1995
How to Get Involved
If you would like to get involved with the Black Alumni Council, contact the Graziadio School Office of Alumni Services at (310) 568-5639 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Or join our groups on LinkedIn and Facebook!