Each February we celebrate Black culture, history and achievements at MSOE as part of Black History Month. We invite you to meet a few of the Black and African descent students, faculty, staff and alumni at MSOE.

Jimmy Banks

MSOE's Men's Soccer program was under the leadership of one of the soccer world's greatest players to ever come from Milwaukee: Jimmy Banks. Banks was…
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Kammein Mitchell

In September 2019, Kammein Mitchell (second from the right in the photo above) attended the Diercks Hall grand opening celebration and posed for a picture…
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Dr. Leah Newman

When Dr. Leah Newman started college, she decided to major in engineering—just in case.   The freshman from Chicago had her sights on law school with…
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Efrem Dana

“I was always curious about how and why things work the way they do,” said mechanical engineering sophomore Efrem Dana. Dana first got a taste of engineering…
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Jackie Herd-Barber

In a classroom at Ralph H. Metcalfe School in Milwaukee, standing among students working at whiteboards, MSOE Corporation member Jackie Herd-Barber ’84…
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We also encourage the MSOE community to sign up for Black History Month events. Register Here.

MSOE Black History Month Events