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Get away to Las Vegas with the MBP End of the Year Gala

MBS Executive board at the MBP End of Year Gala 2016EAST LANSING, MI –Multicultural Business Programs (MBP) celebrates its outstanding student organizations on Friday, April 28, 2017 with the Get Away to Las Vegas! 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 20.

“The Gala provides the opportunity to network with your peers and corporate executives all in one. Attending this event allows you to stand out to recruiters and initiates a lasting impression,” said Hannah Crittenden, 2017 MBP End of the Year Gala chairperson and supply chain management junior. “This is also a great night of fun with your fellow MBP friends. I would encourage everyone to buy their ticket early before we sell out! You will not want to miss this fun-filled evening.”

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 their MBP involvement.

“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.

At the event, students get the opportunity to network with over twenty corporate representatives from EY, Chrysler, General Motors, Proctor & Gamble, the Ford Motor Company, Altria, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, and more.

On the night of the Las Vegas-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 academic year.

Ticket prices are $50 for professionals and $5 for students. For those who are interested in attending the 15th Annual Multicultural Business Programs End of the Year Gala celebration, Tickets are available for purchase on the 4th floor of Eppley, March 20th – April 14th at the following times:

Monday: 9-10 AM & 1-2 PM
Tuesday: 9-10 AM & 11:50-12:30 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM-12 PM & 2-3 PM
Thursday: 9-10 AM & 11:50-12:30 PM
Friday: 11 AM-12 PM & 2-3 PM

If unavailable to make these times, email Hannah Crittenden at

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