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Davidson Black Alumni Network

Established in January 1988, DBAN addresses the specific concerns of, and advocates for, Black students and alumni.

With more than 700 members across the country, DBAN exists to support, inspire and engage Davidson's Black students and alumni academically, professionally and socially via networks, initiatives and programs, connecting alumni and students to each other and to the Davidson College community.

Leadership

2017-18 Black Alumni Reunion Chairs

Janet Stovall Harrell '85
Charlie Shaw '01
Kaneisha Gaston Arhin '13

Charlie, Janet and Kaneisha are serving as the interim DBAN chairs given their involvement in planning the February 2018 Black Alumni Reunion

Scholarship/Fundraising Committee

Charlie Shaw '01
Kiara Boone '11

DBAN AWARD

DBAN annually honors African American students in good academic standing who have demonstrated distinguished service to the community in the form of the Davidson Black Alumni Network Award.

Send us an email at alumni@davidson.edu for information on the DBAN award, to make a gift, or to get involved with the student interview process.

DBAN Award Recipients

2017

Bryonna Reed '20
Alexander Dawes '19
Jonathan Sheperd-Smith '18

2016

Victor-Alan Weeks '19
Dominique Samuels '18
Jada Wiggleton-Little '17

2015

Morgan Spivey '18
Dara Ferguson '17
Mahlek Pothemont '16

2014

Melissa Hayban '17
Nathaniel Walcott '16
Joyelle Newton '15

2013
Amani Michelle Carter '16
Cidney Michelle Holiday '15
Cameron Rashawn Joe '14

2012
Christi Regina Moore '15
Aminata Khadija Dumbuya '14
Kaneisha Lashay Gaston '13

2011
Nyelle R. Barley '14
Vanessa Ann Williams '13
Jordan G. Starck '12

2010
Adeyemi Saba Mchunguzi '13
Aria Symone' Halliday '12
Brianna Michelle Butler '11

2009
Shirley Dakuaa Akrasih '12
Kiara Ree Boone '11
Darrell Lamont Scott '10