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NSHMBA Announces A $250K Award, Philadelphia Mayor's Welcome And The Unveiling Of The National Conference Theme, Plus Chapter Of The Year Winners!

DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) made several announcements today recapping its latest programs and scholarships, and unveiling its 2014 National Conference theme. The national organization has also recognized its Chapter of the Year winners.

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As a part of a three-day series of events to kick off the NSHMBA Annual Conference & Career Expo, the Pre-Conference Media Kick-Off, which took place on February 12, 2014, served as a special opportunity for local media and other invited guests to officially welcome NSHMBA to the city of Philadelphia and learn about what the organization will be bringing to the city upon its return in September for its 2014 Annual Conference & Career Expo. Philadelphia's mayor, Michael A. Nutter, helped announce NSHMBA's conference theme: 'Opening New Doors – Opportunities & Success'. For more information about the upcoming conference, visit https://www.nshmba.org/page/conference.

At the Conference Kick-off, NSHMBA launched  the new Conference Scholarship Award to provide up to $250,000 in financial assistance to qualified Hispanic members wishing to attend its 2014 Annual Conference & Career Expo. "This program allows us to provide financial assistance to a number of deserving Hispanic MBA students who otherwise may not have been able to attend our career expo, which is the premier venue for top career opportunities," said Manny Gonzalez, CEO of NSHMBA. Information about eligibility, application requirements and deadlines for the program can be found at https://www.nshmba.org/page/scholarship.

In addition, NSHMBA announced the Chapter of the Year award recipients recognized at the event. The chapter of the year award recognizes the dedication, passion, and hard work of NSHMBA's national chapter network. To view the criterion fulfilled by the winning chapters, visit https://www.nshmba.org/chapteroftheyear. This year's recipients are:

TIER 1
1st Place – Dallas Ft. Worth
2nd Place – Austin
3rd Place – Washington DC

TIER 2
1st Place – Philadelphia
2nd Place – San Jose
3rd Place – San Antonio

TIER 3
1st Place – South Florida
2nd Place – Detroit
3rd Place– Louisville

About the National Society of Hispanic MBAs - The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) was formed in 1988 as a non-profit organization.  NSHMBA aims to empower Hispanics to achieve their fullest educational, social, and economical potential. NSHMBA serves the Hispanic community and its constituents through a national network of 40 chapters and hundreds of community strategic partners across the United States and Puerto Rico covering 100 percent of the Hispanic community. NSHMBA is dedicated to building and advancing Hispanic leadership, advocating the pursuit of higher education and providing its members with world-class professional development and career management programs. Visit nshmba.org for more information.

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Phone: 817-403-0866
Email: [email protected]

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SOURCE National Society of Hispanic MBAs

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