Coles College of Business at KSU Named University of the Year by Atlanta Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs

For the second year in a row‚ the Atlanta Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (…

Georgia (Nov 8, 2005) — Coles College of Business at KSU Named University of the Year by Atlanta Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs

Terri Thornton

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For the second year in a row‚ the Atlanta Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) has named the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University the “University of the Year.”

“We commend the Coles College for effort above and beyond its continued support of excellence in higher education‚ professional development‚ community advocacy and diversity‚” said Alejandro Figueiras‚ President of NSHMBA Atlanta. “The Coles College has an extraordinary commitment to diversity; the large percentage of minority students overall‚ and Hispanics in particular‚ shows that commitment‚” he added.

“This is evidence that our high quality MBA programs are helping lead the way to new opportunities‚” responded Coles College Dean Tim Mescon. “The NSHMBA is a great organization and we’re honored by this recognition.”

The award will be given at the group’s 6th Annual Awards Gala on Saturday Nov. 12 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta. The black tie event starts at 7:00 p.m. The NSHMBA is a professional organization created in 1988 to foster Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development in order to improve society.

The MBA programs at The Coles College of Business are accredited by AACSB International − The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
The Career Growth MBA™ program offers flexible evening and weekend classes‚ some of which are offered at the Cobb Galleria Centre. The Career Growth program also recently started a Dalton cohort to serve residents of Northwest Georgia and Chattanooga.

The Executive MBA program delivers a world−class MBA curriculum focused on authentic leadership‚ functional teaming‚ and personal and professional development. This internationally recognized‚18−month program is delivered by a core Executive−MBA only faculty team.

The BellSouth/Cingular Executive MBA program caters specifically to employees of BellSouth and Cingular Wireless. Classes are taught onsite at the companies’ respective facilities.

Convenient and affordable‚ the Georgia WebMBA® provides quality instruction in a Web−based virtual setting.

For more information about MBA programs at the Coles College of Business‚ visit http://coles.kennesaw.edu.

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Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 18‚500 from 132 countries. The third largest state university out of 35 institutions in the 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 41,000 students. With 11 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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