The mission of the Nyumburu Cultural Center is to promote an understanding of and appreciation for African-American Culture in all of its richness and complexity. The Nyumburu Cultural Center strives to improve the life for African-American students and students of the African Diaspora, both undergraduate and graduate.
In honor of the Nyumburu Cultural Center's upcoming 50th anniversary, Nyumburu is partnering with the University of Maryland Black Alumni (UMBA) to raise support for the Nyumburu Cultural Center Programming Fund.
Your special gift today, on Giving Tuesday, to the Nyumburu Cultural Center Programming Fund will support our mission to serve and educate students, as well as the surrounding University of Maryland community about African and African Diaspora oriented cultures. Nyumburu is a significant resource of cultural, historical, and social programming includes the following:
Alumni Homecoming Tailgate
Annual Awards Ceremony
Annual Student Welcome (New, Transfer & Returning Students)
Black Explosion Newspaper
Black Graduating Student Ceremony
Black History Month
Camp Shule (Summer Camp K – 12)
Miss Unity Scholarship Pageant
Shades of Harlem (Performing Arts Ensemble)
Sisterhood of Unity and Love (S.O.U.L)
The Black Male Initiative Program
The Leadership Series
The Maryland Gospel Choir
The Nyumburu Jazz Club
Thank you, in advance, for your support of the Nyumburu Cultural Center and the students we serve.
Gifts in support of the University of Maryland are accepted and managed by the University of Maryland College Park Foundation, Inc., an affiliated 501(c)(3) organization authorized by the Board of Regents. Contributions to the University of Maryland are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Please see your tax advisor for details.
Make a gift of $25.
Make a 50th Anniversary gift of $50.
Make a gift of $100.
Make a gift of $250.
Make a gift of $500