- 1969 Committee on Black Student Affairs (BSA) took charge of addressing issues directly affecting Black students as an ad-hoc entity,
- 1970 Black Awareness Committee (BAC) chartered to provide cultural programming for the entire university community
- 2004 Memorial Student Center Carter G. Woodson Black Awareness Committee (MSC WBAC) re-established with an educational and community-building focus
Memorial Student Center Carter G. Woodson Black Awareness Committee (MSC WBAC) enhances the understanding of the culture, contributions, and impact on society of people of African descent by providing educational and community-building programs and experiences for the Texas A&M University communities.
- Expose the campus community to educational programming related to Black culture, history, heritage, and the events throughout the African diaspora. (AWARENESS*)
- Educate the campus community members by providing relevant programming, diverse perspectives, and engaging presenters about African-American culture. (KNOWLEDGE*)
- Explore ideas and issues germane to Black people locally, regionally, and globally. (SKILLS*)
*Consistent with the framework from Multicultural Competence in Student Affairs by Pope, Mueller and Reynolds