Monday, December 20, 2010

Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association Awards $17,000 in Scholarships

Scholarship recipients Patrick Spann, Chacine McCoy, Chavon Sutton, and Mark Gonsalves with Ky Hester, Director of Student Relations and Honoree

More than $400,000 in Scholarships Awarded to Outstanding Students Since 1990

NEW YORK, NY – The Metro New York Chapter of National Black MBA Association hosted its 20th Annual Scholarship & Awards on Wednesday, December 1, at Abigail Kirsch Stage 6 at Steiner Studios. In partnership with The New York Times, BNY Mellon, Moody’s, American Express, and Church Pension Group, the Chapter awarded $17,000 in scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence and community leadership. This year’s scholarship recipients are Patrick Delices, Asata Glasgow, Mark Gonsalves, Chacine McCoy, La-Toya Niles, Patrick Spann and Chavon Sutton.

The Chapter also recognized NV Magazine for the Chapter’s President’s Award, Ky Hester for MBA of the Year, Quincy “Ouigi” Theodore, Owner and Founder of Brooklyn Circus for Entrepreneur of the Year, BNY Mellon for Corporate Partner of the Year, and Genevieve Michel-Bryan, VP of Broadcast at Black Enterprise for Corporate Executive of the Year.

Derrick Bryant, President of the Metro New York NBMBAA Chapter, quotes Mahatma Gandhi, “Be the change you want to see in the world.” Bryant adds, “For the last 40 years, the Metro NY Chapter of the NBMBAA has been changing the lives of those seeking to better themselves, their families, and communities.”

Robert Childs from American Express presents scholarship award to Asata Glasgow

Robert Childs and scholarship recipient La-Toya Niles

About the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association: Founded in 1970, the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association was the first professional group in New York to connect professionals, students and corporations with the goal of providing career development and broadening African Americans' exposure to positions of influence. The Chapter strives to lead in the creation of economic and intellectual wealth for the Metro New York African American community. For more information, visit

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