Contact: Mark D. Burd 412-268-3486
Release Date: Mar 30, 2012
PITTSBURGH -- With an MBA student population representing more than 50 different cultures from around the world, the Tepper School of Business offers the perfect environment for global learning in a diverse setting. To complement this experience, MBA students have created the Tepper School International Festival, an annual celebration of cultures and heritage. This year’s program will be held on the Carnegie Mellon University campus on Friday, March 30, 2012.
What: Tepper School International Festival
When: Friday, March 30, 1012
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Performances (Weigand Gym- University Center)
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Food Festival
Where: Carnegie Mellon University – Weigand Gym (Performances)
- Posner Hall/GSIA Building Lobby (Food Festival)
Website: International Festival
Characterized by dances, songs, skits, and a fashion show performed by members of the Tepper School community, the festival is an entertaining experience that consistently draws a large attendance from across campus and within the local community. The performances will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Weigand Gymnasium at the University Center. They may also be watched live online at the following link: International Festival Streaming Players or mobile: iOS (iPhone, iPad). Both links will go live around 4 p.m.
The food festival allows students to showcase their fluency in international cuisine while also creating displays that honor their rich individual cultures. The food festival will be held in the lobby and courtyard of the Posner Hall/GSIA building from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Students, faculty, staff and members of the Carnegie Mellon community are welcome to attend these programs.
About the Tepper School of Business - Founded in 1949, the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University (www.tepper.cmu.edu) is a pioneer in the field of management science and analytical-decision making. The school’s notable contributions to the intellectual community include eight Nobel laureates. The school is among those institutions with the highest rate of academic citations in the fields of finance, operations research, organizational behavior and production/operations. The academic offerings of the Tepper School include undergraduate studies in business and economics, graduate studies in business administration and financial engineering, and doctoral studies.