EAST LANSING, MI –Multicultural Business Programs (MBP) celebrates its outstanding student organizations on Friday, April 29, 2016 with the MBP End of the Year Gala. The networking reception starts at 6:30 PM followed by dinner, awards and dancing at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. Tickets go on sale March 21.
““MBP Unveiled is a masquerade theme that gives us the opportunity to reveal those hardworking groups and individuals that help this department run so successfully. It is a time to celebrate our endeavors with a little style and sophistication,” said Alexis Parker, supply chain management senior and chairperson of the MBP End of the Year Gala committee.
Since 2002, over 150 corporate representatives from notable Fortune 500 corporations have participated in the MBP End of the Year Gala celebration. Many students in attendance at the Gala have full-time or internship positions with Fortune 500 corporations as a result of being involved in MBP.
At the event, students get the opportunity to network with over twenty corporate representatives from Fortune 500 corporations, such as EY, Chrysler, General Motors, Proctor & Gamble, the Ford Motor Company, Altria, Nestle USA, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car, and more.
On the night of the masquerade-themed Gala, the Multicultural Business Programs will recognize outstanding students, recruiters and faculty who have made positive contributions to the program’s growth over the past thirteen years.
“The Gala is a tradition of excellence as we celebrate the accomplishments of our young people as they prepare to become professionals in Corporate America,” stated Dr. Darrell King, Senior Associate Director of Multicultural Business Programs.
Ticket prices are $50 for professionals and $5 for students. For those who are interested in attending the 14th Annual Multicultural Business Programs End of the Year Gala celebration, please purchase your tickets in advance on the fourth floor of the Eppley Center.