Blacks in Tech Uses Collegiate Experiential Learning Opp to Attract 1000 Students to BITCON2019

Industry: Technology

Minneapolis, MN (PRUnderground) March 28th, 2019

Blacks in Technology partners with St. Cloud State University Herberger Business School to get 1000 students to BITCON2019. As BITCON2019 is the 2nd installment to Blacks in Tech Annual conference that debuted last year in Twin Cities, MN, students in the MBA Program will consult and strategize on how to best reach this years attendance goals as part of their capstone course.

As a problem based learning project, students will develop diversity focused marketing skills and learn how to strategically communicate to attract the intended audience. Students will also have the opportunity to interview employers to learn more about university recruiting goals as well as determine best practices for the upcoming conference.

BIT Founder Greg Greenlee commented, “Blacks In Technology is excited to partner with St. Cloud State University. This partnership will support our goals of engaging with more students across the US as well as connecting them with great career opportunities.”

To learn more about BIT University Outreach initiatives, please contact us at Contactus[at]blacksintechnology[dot]net.

About St. Cloud State Herberger Business School

In 1976, the Herberger Business School became one of the few accredited business schools in the country. Today we are one of only seven accredited business schools in Minnesota and one of 817 programs in the world. With 85 percent of full-time faculty terminally qualified with a doctorate or master’s degree, eight business majors, a MBA program, a Master of Science in Information Assurance, education abroad opportunities, a Business Honors Program, and a world-class library, we offer students a contemporary business education in a small, student-friendly environment. To learn more please visit https://www.stcloudstate.edu/hbs/

About BITCON

BITCON is the annual tech conference produced by national organization Blacks in Technology. Our mission is to increase the representation and participation of Black students, professionals, and entrepreneurs in the tech industry.  BITCON2019 will be held October 9 – 12 in Twin Cities, MN. To learn more about BITCON please visit bitcon2018.com.

About Blacks in Technology

Blacks In Technology is a tech focused community and media organization that is dedicated to increasing the representation and participation of black women and men in the technology industry.

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