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Multicultural Business Program (MBP)

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Multicultural Business Program (MBP)

members of the multicultural business program pose outside of Adams Hall at the Norman campus.

What is MBP?

Established in 2012, the Multicultural Business Program (MBP) provides a bridge and support network of services to help selected students progress towards graduation in the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma.

MBP is designed to provide on-going mentoring and academic support services to selected students who may face barriers to academic success in the Price College of Business. The program provides services primarily to underrepresented minority populations in business which includes African American, American Indian, Hispanic, and First Generation students.

Meetings & Events

  • There will be a MBP meeting each month (10 meetings per academic year)
  • Meetings will be held from 3:00p-4:15p on the first Friday of every month
  • All meetings are required
  • Only 1 excused absence will be permitted per semester (approved by Program Coordinator)
  • Tardy Policy: more than 10 minutes late will result in absence
    2022-2023 Upcoming Meetings
Aug 26

Welcome Back Kick Off
3:00-4:15 PM | Price Hall 3040

 Sept 9

3:00-4:15 PM | Price Hall 3040
MBP Required Monthly Meeting
Sept 134:00 PM | Rawal Engineering Practice Facility Room 200
Deloitte Information Session MEP/MBP
Sept 23

3:00-4:15 PM | Price Hall 2040
Pathways to Price

Oct 14

3:00-4:15 PM | Price Hall 2040
MBP Required Monthly Meeting

Now 143:00-4:15 PM | Price Hall 2040
MBP Required Monthly Meeting
Dec 23:00-4:15 PM | Price Hall 2040
MBP Required Monthly Meeting
Feb 33:00-4:15 PM | Price Hall 2040
MBP Required Monthly Meeting
Mar 33:00-4:15 PM | Price Hall 2040
MBP Required Monthly Meeting
Apr 73:00-4:15 PM | Price Hall 2040
MBP Required Monthly Meeting
May 53:00-4:15 PM | Price Hall 2040
MBP Required Monthly Meeting

Program Contact

Sherad Cravens

Sherad Cravens

Instructor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management
Director of the Center for Student Success
Interim Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Department: Marketing and Supply Chain Management
Office: Price Hall Room 1040
Phone: 
(405) 325-5632
E-mail: 
 slcravens@ou.edu
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Dena Newhouse

Dena Newhouse

Assistant Director, Center for Student Success
Interim Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion

Department: Center for Student Success
Program Area: Resume Building, Interview Coaching, Professional Branding, Career Counseling, Community Outreach
Office: Price Hall Room 1040
Phone: (405) 325-5599
E-mail: dnewhouse@ou.edu
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