would like to congratulate
■ American Indian College Fund
The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships and other
support for American Indian students. Tribal colleges, the vast majority
of which are located on or near reservations, provide opportunity and
access to post-secondary education where once there was none. Offering
accredited degrees while keeping Indian culture and tradition at the
heart of their curricula, tribal colleges are changing the face of Indian
education, one graduate at a time.
■ ASCENT ASCENT is a national, not-for-profit organization
committed to the professional development and corporate career
advancement of multicultural women.
■ Bennett College for Women Bennett College
is a small, private, historically Black liberal arts college for women.
The College offers women an education conducive to excellence in
scholarly pursuits; preparation for leadership roles in the workplace,
society, and the world. www.bennett.edu
■ Beta Alpha Psi Beta Alpha Psi is the nonprofit international
honorary and service organization for accounting, finance, and
information systems students at AACSB or EQUIS-accredited
■ Beta Gamma Sigma Beta Gamma Sigma is the honor
society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a
business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business
program accredited by AACSB International.
■ Career Opportunities for Students
with Disabilities (COSD) COSD builds
partnerships between higher education, employers and government
agencies. COSD is unique in that it identifies the intersection
between university disability services and career services offices
as well as private/public sector employers.
■ Center for Accounting Education,
Howard University The Center for Accounting Education
(CAE) was established in 1973 to enable and enhance the learning
processes associated with the accounting curriculum, to support a
strong accounting curriculum, and to strengthen relationships with the
greater accounting and business community.
■ Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education
Network (GLSEN) GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight
Education Network, is the leading national education organization
focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.
■ Golden Key International Honour Society
The Golden Key Honour Society is the world’s premier collegiate honor
society, recognizing outstanding academic achievement and connecting
high-achieving individuals locally, regionally and globally with lifetime
opportunity, reward and success. www.goldenkey.org
■ INROADS, Inc. Founded in 1970, INROADS, Inc. is the
nation’s largest non-profit source of salaried corporate internships and
professional development for excelling Black, Hispanic/Latino and
Native American Indian college students. INROADS has graduated
over 21,000 leaders. www.inroads.org
■ Institute for Diversity in Health
Management (IFDHM) Founded in 1994, the Institute
for Diversity in Health Management’s mission is to increase culturally
diverse representation among America’s health care executives and
to ensure that health care leadership reflects the demographics of the
patients that they serve.
■ Jackie Robinson Foundation The Jackie Robinson
Foundation (JRF) was founded by Rachel Robinson in 1973 as
a vehicle to perpetuate the memory of Jackie Robinson and his
achievements. Serving as an advocate for young people with the
greatest need, the Foundation assists increasing numbers of minority
youths through the granting of four-year scholarships for higher
■ National Association for Black
Accountants Since 1969, the National Association of Black
Accountants, Inc. has been the leader in expanding the influence of
minority professionals in the fields of accounting and finance.
■ National Association of Multi-Ethnicity
in Communications (NAMIC) NAMIC (National
Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications) is the premier
organization focusing on multi-ethnic diversity in the communications
industry. Through initiatives that focus on education, advocacy
and empowerment, NAMIC champions equity and inclusion in the