President’s Welcome

Greeting from the Northeast Region Board of Directors!

It is an honor and a privilege to serve as the president of the National Council on Black American Affairs, Northeast Region (NCBAA-NE). First, I would like to take this opportunity to thank YOU for supporting the Northeast Region of NCBAA. Thank you to our institutional members for campus-wide support of our organization. Thank you to our individual members for your continued support of the conference and other activities. And, thank you to our supporters and friends. With your support, we are looking forward to another exciting year.

I’m hopeful that you will enjoy reading the Northeast Region’s Spring 2017 newsletter. We’ve attempted to gather newsworthy events and happenings that have occurred at member institutions in our region. On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Region, I’d like to extend a personal invitation for you to join us at our 2018 Spring Conference, Equity, Inclusion, and Leadership: A Role for Community Colleges. The 2018 conference will be held on March 15 and 16, 2018 at Bronx Community College in Bronx, New York. A special thank you to Dr. Thomas A. Isekenegbe and the Bronx team for hosting the upcoming conference. For full conference details, visit the conference webpage at:

I encourage you to stay connected to NCBAA-NE by browsing our website, looking for us on LinkedIn, in your email box, and by contacting us directly. I personally welcome your feedback, input and comments. Please do not hesitate to contact me at, or any of our board members.

If you have any news you would like to share, please send it to Dr. Gwendolyn W. Sanders, Vice President, Public Relations at or

Hope to see you at Bronx Community College in March!

Warmest Regards,

Dr. Barbara Gaba
President, NCBAA-Northeast Region