Thursday, April 26, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 29, 2012, 7:30 a.m.
Guests at the 19th Annual William D. Bradford Minority Awards Banquet were encouraged to embrace their diversity last night.
“It is important to remember that your diversity adds value to your personal brand,” said Henry Hernandez, a diversity consultant and the event’s featured speaker. Hernandez has worked with some of the nation’s top organizations including SAIC, American Express, the CIA, Pitney Bowes and others.
Hernandez encouraged the audience to step out of its comfort zone at work.
2012 Award Winners
Though it’s been in existence less than a decade, the Smith School’s executive MBA program has quickly gained ground as a top-ranked program in the U.S. With the recent U.S. News & World ranking placing the program at No. 23 in the nation, the Smith EMBA now has secured a top-25 recognition by all the major outlets that rank executive programs – the only program in the Washington region with that achievement.
April is Team MBA month, and that means Smith School MBAs are getting down and dirty to help their community. From charity auctions to community clean up to clothing drives, members of Team MBA at the Robert H. Smith School of Business are participating in several events to better the lives of people living in and around College Park.