A free, no-obligation, general information session about the overall MBA program and its planned extension course in Flushing will be held at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, 13520 39th Ave, on Tuesday, June 26th, from 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Qualified students will be invited to apply for either part-time or full-time admission, the latter being generally three courses per semester. Monroe’s three-semester academic calendar allows for its MBA degree requirements to be completed in approximately 15-months.
Besides the added choice of a new location for studying at Monroe in September, M.B.A. candidates will also be offered three new concentrations in Marketing, Community Development, and Entrepreneurship. The existing MBA minors are in General Business, Finance, Information Technology and Healthcare.
“Admission to Monroe’s MBA program is selective in order to maintain the College’s reputation and culture of offering small classroom sizes and personal one-on-one service,” explained Dr. Michael J. Marinaccio, dean, M.B.A. program. “Another thing that distinguishes Monroe is that we always try to accommodate the needs and schedules of students, as much as possible, in order to assure their success. Assigning a professor to teach this introductory M.B.A. course in Flushing is a perfect example of this.”
In order to get the pulse of the community and the needs of not just potential students but of local companies who recruit students with the MBA credential, Monroe has formed a nine-member Advisory Board headed up by Evan Jerome, vice president of admissions. For the past year, Jerome has been spearheading Monroe’s outreach program in Flushing and surrounding communities.
Other members of the Advisory Board are Marilyn Bitterman, Community Board member, John Choe, founder and director of One Flushing, a community economic development center that serves the needs of small business owners and local residents, Anthony Leung, senior associate, Asset Management, at Ernst & Young and Monroe College alumnus, Michael Wang, director of the Chinese-
For more information about the information session, contact Ms. Singee Lam, director of Asian student recruitment for Monroe, 914-632-5400.