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Alliance for Minority Business Students Hosts Harambee Celebration

Blog written by Tiffany Day, MBA 2014 Every year, the Alliance for Minority Business Students (AMBS) of UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School hosts Harambee, a fashion show fundraiser for Global Scholars Academy in Durham, North Carolina. UNC Kenan-Flagler professor Dr. Johnson founded Global Scholars Academy (GSA) on August 19th 2009. GSA strives to create greater developmental equity for Durham youth who represent the greatest risks of academic failure due to significant social, economic, and educational challenges – individually and in their family, neighborhood, and community environments. Learn more about Dr. Johnson’s role and GSA. Each year we have over 50 volunteers from the MBA community plan and execute this event to give the UNC Kenan-Flagler community a flavor of fashion while contributing Read More

MBAs Reaching Out to the Community

On Saturday, November 17th, over 80 Kenan-Flagler Business School students participated in the school’s Fall Service Day. Participants volunteered with 12 different organizations throughout the Research Triangle, including Habitat for Humanity, the SECU Family House, the Coalition to Unchain Dogs, and the PTA Thrift Shop. Additionally, a group of students (pictured) volunteered with the North Carolina Botanical Gardens and Battle Park, performing ecological restoration. All totaled, KFBS students “donated” over 300 hours in service to others and the surrounding community. We’re looking forward to an even larger turnout for our Spring Service Day in March. In addition to Kenan-Flagler MBA students, we’ll be coordinating volunteer activities with NC State’s Jenkins MBA Program to increase our impact! We hope you can join Read More

A Community Legacy

As a student at Kenan-Flagler you are part of one of eight legacies. The legacies are groups named after faculty who had a significant impact on the school. You could be a part of Zeithaml, Berhman, Fulton, Dearborn, Levin, Evans, Rizzo or Tillman. Besides taking your core classes with your legacy you also participate in the Legacy Cup. The mission of Legacy Cup is to strengthen the sense of community and tradition among MBA students during their two years at UNC Kenan-Flagler by participating in friendly competition and community service events held throughout the year. This past month the Legacy Cup events were Bowling and Community Service Day. Early on Saturday morning (also a National Day to Help Others) members Read More