National Society Of Black Engineers – Central Kentucky Professional Chapter



nsbe logo_no backgroundBeyond our general membership benefits, NSBE programs and competitions are at the lifeblood of the organization. Programs and competitions are offered to all pre-college, undergraduate student, graduate student and technical professional members in the areas of Academic Excellence, Technical Excellence, Professional Development, Leadership Development, Entrepreneurship, Community Service and Pre-college outreach. Our program activities advance the mission of the organization and support the preparation and matriculation of under-represented pre-college and collegiate students on to engineering degrees and into the technical workforce. Through year-round programming at the chapter, regional and national level, our membership has vast opportunities for personal and professional growth, service learning to give back to our communities, and to be acknowledged and showcased for academic and technical success. <>




Professional Programming

NSBE CKY prides itself on having dedicated members who stand behind the NSBE Mission and the NSBE Profressionals’ Long Range Plan. Some of our Professional Programming includes:

  • Resume Writing
  • Networking Events
  • Leadership Training

For more information please email our Programs Chair (

College Initiative (CI)

NSBE- CKY is proud of our College Initiative programming. We support Kentucky State University and University of Kentucky NSBE Chapters. We host several joint events throughout the year.
If you’d like to get involved please email our CI Chair (


 Pre-College Initiative

The Pre-College Initiative (PCI) program is designed to stimulate the interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, or STEM. The goal is to encourage students in grades K-12 to attend college and pursue technical degrees. NSBE CKY offers free tutoring to all it’s NSBE Jr. members as well as monthly engineering sessions. 

For more information, check out our Greater Lexington NSBE Jr. Page.



Technical Outreach Community Help (TORCH) is the community service based programming of NSBE. CKY is heavily involved in our community as we inspire to be the change we wish to see.

Some of our T.O.R.C.H. programming includes:

  • A Walk For Education (AWFE)
  • Engineering In the Park (EITP)
  • Participation in Lexington’s Annual Roots and Heritage Festival KidsFest
  • Free Tutoring 
  • STEM Awareness presentations at various community events

Interested in volunteering please contact our Community Service Chair (

For More T.O.R.C.H. information visit the NSBE national webpage.



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