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Two Smeal students honored with Diversity Recognition Awards

April 18, 2016

Two Penn State Smeal College of Business undergraduate students received awards at the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) Senior Awards and Faculty/Staff Diversity Recognition Reception recently at the Hintz Family Alumni Center. 

Khadija Bingham, currently in the last year of the Smeal Integrated Master of Accounting Program, was honored with the Student Speaker Award. Hyeju Lee, a supply chain and information systems major and international business minor, was given the Inspiring Student Leader Award. 

Bingham, who is also majoring in finance, has served as a member of the MRC Leadership Council for three years and as a member of the leadership council for Black Leadership Union. She has also held executive board positions with the Multicultural Women’s Forum. Bingham will work for Goldman Sachs after graduation in May. 

Lee has been a mentor for the Asia American Students in Action mentoring program and the web coordinator for the Multicultural Women’s Forum. She has regularly volunteered at Harbor House Domestic Abuse Shelter and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. Upon graduation, she will become part of Textron’s leadership development program.

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