National Society of Hispanic MBAs Announces College Preparation Seminar

Third Annual ‘Education for Success’ Helps Cincinnati Hispanic High School Students Prepare for College.

Cincinnati, OH, September 21, 2008 --( The Cincinnati Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) has announced the date and time of its annual ‘Education for Success’ seminar sponsored by Kroger. The event, designed to help Hispanic high school students ages 13-18 prepare for college, will be held Saturday, September 27 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Cintas Center at Xavier University.

Keynote speakers for the event include Carver Johnson, Chief Diversity Officer for The Kroger Company; and Jason Riveiro, Ohio State Director and Cincinnati Chapter League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) President.

Presentations will highlight preparation tips for financial aid and the SAT and ACT tests, as well as best practice advice for working with college admissions departments and filling out applications. Representatives from Greater Cincinnati universities and successful area Hispanic professionals will also be in attendance to share their stories and advice.

“We know how overwhelming the college application process can be, and have created Education for Success in order to help and encourage Cincinnati Hispanic High School students to better prepare for a successful post-secondary education,” Cincinnati NSHMBA president Gema Bahns said. “This event will give area students the added bonus of networking with representatives from area universities and from the national board of directors of NSHMBA.”

The NSHMBA Education for Success event sponsored by Kroger will be held Saturday, September 27 on at Xavier University in the Cintas Center Schiff Family Banquet Room 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to all Education for Success attendees. The event is free, but reservations are required, and can be made by contacting Alma Bartos, Vice President, education, of the Greater Cincinnati NSHMBA chapter: or (513) 602-6100.

About The National Society for Hispanic MBAs
The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) was created in 1988 as a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization. Widely known as the "Premier Hispanic Organization," NSHMBA serves 32 chapters and 7,000 members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. It exists to foster Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development. NSHMBA works to prepare Hispanics for leadership positions throughout the U.S. so that they can provide the cultural awareness and sensitivity vital in the management of the nation's diverse workforce. More information can be accessed at:


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