Office of Diversity Programs Calendar

TRIO - Talent Search Program East  

November 8, 2014 and November 15, 2014

RBS’s Student Advisory Board will spend the day mentoring middle and high school students interested in college and potentially Rutgers University and RBS. The goal of Talent Search is to identify and assist individuals from underserved backgrounds within target areas, who have the potential to succeed in higher education. Please visit  for more information.

Open to: All

Academic Diversity Conference

Friday, November 14, 2014
Beginning at 8:30 am
STEM Building
(Kean University, 1 Elizabethtown Plaza, Union, NJ 07083)

RBS’s Diversity Council Student Advisory Board will be heading to the 14th Annual Diversity Issues in Higher Education Conference at Kean University to participate in a response panel for the workshop, “Erasing Race: Are We Living in a Post-Racial Society?”.

There will be a keynote address by Shirley J. Wilcher, J.D., CAAP, Executive Director the American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity and the Fund for Leadership, Equity, Access and Diversity.

If you would like to participate please follow this link and register with Kean University. Please note that the Registration is $35/students and $65/general.

Open to: All

RBS Diversity Programs Council Advisory Board Meeting

Monday, November 17th, 2014
Room 1123, 1 Washington Park

RBS’s Diversity Council members utilize their experience and expertise to develop and support methods of advancing the presence of diversity and inclusion of underrepresented minority groups at Rutgers Business School. The council is comprised of dynamic Student, Faculty, and Corporate Leaders.

This meeting is a preliminary meeting before the start of the spring 2015 semester at Rutgers Business School. The Students, Faculty, and Corporate Leaders will meet to discuss and formulate new ideas that will help further the mission of RBS’s Diversity Programs Council. This is a great networking opportunity for RBS students. Please email Assistant Dean Charles A. Brown or Courtney Clarke at if you would like to participate in this meeting.

Open to: All RBS students, faculty, and staff (limited space)

Diversity Speaker Series Launch Event

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Bove Auditorium, 1 Washington Park

Please join RBS’s Office of Diversity Programs in the launch of their highly anticipated Diversity Speaker Series. Guest speaker, Erika Madrid is a Rutgers MBA alumna and is now a Project Manager in the MBA Leadership Development Program at Vanguard. She will speak to RBS students, faculty and staff about her successful career and her experience at Rutgers Business School as an unrepresented minority student.  Please join us in welcoming Mrs. Madrid! There will be giveaways, prizes, and refreshments! RSVP here.

Open to: All RBS students, faculty, and staff

RBS-PREP 2014 College Application Workshop

Tentative-November 2014

Open to all High School Seniors and PREP 2014 participants.  Rutgers Business School’s Office of Diversity Programs will be hosting a College Application Workshop where college admissions experts will assist in the college application process. Participating students will receive an application fee waiver as well as expert advice in applying to college. Space is limited so please RSVP here.

Open to: RBS PREP 2014 participants and local High School Seniors

Office of Diversity Program’s Holiday Social

December 2014
3rd Floor Lounge

The Office of Diversity Programs would like to invite you to its annual holiday celebration. RBS Diversity Program participants will have a chance to get together with RBS faculty and staff while enjoying light refreshments and a pleasant holiday atmosphere. This event is open to all STEP, BSTAR and PREP participants, as well as RBS faculty and staff. Please RSVP here.

Open to: All RBS faculty, staff, STEP, PREP, and BSTAR students