MBA candidate receives scholarship from Atlanta Chapter of the National Black MBA Association

Antesia M. Beasley‚ an associate in the Career Growth MBA program at the Coles College of…

Georgia (Nov 19, 2004) — MBA candidate receives scholarship from Atlanta Chapter of the National Black MBA Association

Terri Thornton

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Antesia M. Beasley‚ an associate in the Career Growth MBA program at the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University‚ has been awarded a scholarship from the Atlanta Chapter of the National Black MBA Association. She is one of only four local students receiving the honor. Beasley was honored at the group’s Annual Scholarship Gala on Saturday‚ November 20‚ 2004 at the Atlanta Renaissance Concourse Hotel.

Scholarship applications were judged on the strength of an essay‚ leadership and extracurricular activities‚ academics and overall presentation. Beasley‚ an account manager at Wachovia Bank‚ has participated in more than a dozen volunteer efforts. Her accomplishments include serving as President of Gifted Empowered Motivated Sisters (G.E.M.S.)‚ an organization which has volunteered with almost two dozen community service projects‚ raised over $2‚500‚ made donations to the Sickle Cell Center and American Cancer Society‚ and awarded $2‚000 in scholarships to high school seniors.

“I'm honored to be the recipient of such a prestigious award‚” Beasley said. “I am truly blessed‚ and I will continue to strive to be a blessing to others.”

The Atlanta Chapter of the National Black MBA Association is committed to lead in the creation of economic and intellectual wealth for the African−American community by utilizing its professional skills and experience to foster economic and educational development in the community; assisting the corporate community in recruiting‚ developing‚ and retaining minority employees for leadership positions; and providing leadership growth and creating opportunities in professional civic and social environments for its membership.

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Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 18‚000 from 129 countries. The third largest university in the state‚ and a member of the 34−institution University System of Georgia‚ KSU offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.




A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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