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Cast Members Receive Honors for Achievements in Engineering -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 12, 2012—Excellence and the pursuit of innovation recently brought 2,000 professionals and students to Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort for the 24th annual HENNAC Great Minds in STEM (Science, Technology, Math and Engineering) conference hosted by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. For the past 23 years, the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement …

Gala Osceola Celebrates Local Leaders for Sharing Magic -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 11, 2012 – A magical evening took place at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Resort recently as the Hispanic Business Council of Osceola County held its annual Gala Osceola event. The elegant black tie affair recognized individuals and companies who have excelled in making the local community a better place. Receiving …

MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kicks Off College Football Season -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 5, 2012 – Nearly 20,000 football fans touched down in Central Florida during Labor Day weekend for the 8th annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney. Televised live on ESPN, the gridiron battle at the Florida Citrus Bowl saw the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (MEAC) score a 38-28 victory over the Alabama State Hornets …

Local Teens Score Advice at ESPN 101 Career Panel -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 30, 2012 – More than 750 local high school juniors and seniors recently got a glimpse at what could be their futures as prominent sports personalities and executives shared insights and real-world advice on how to land careers that tap into their potential. Edgewater High School set the stage for …

MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney Inspires Careers -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 24, 2012— While football is at the center of the upcoming MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney, the annual event is more than just a game for two Disney Cast Members. It was the spark that inspired them to follow their dreams and land careers at Walt Disney World. A passion …

Thousands Attend LULAC Convention at Disney -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 30, 2012 – Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort recently set the stage for the 83rd Annual League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Convention. More than 10,000 attendees came together with top leaders from government and the business community to celebrate their culture and address issues that affect Latino communities. …

President Obama and Mitt Romney Address NALEO Conference at Disney -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 20, 2012 – Serving as the site for the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) 29th Annual Conference, Disney’s Contemporary Resort and Convention Center was recently a hub of political activity as President Barack Obama, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and other special dignitaries addressed attendees. “We …

Urban League Youth Summit Inspires Students to Become Leaders -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 14, 2012 – The Walt Disney Company hosted the 11th annual Central Florida Urban League Youth Leadership Summit this past Saturday at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort.  The conference focused on engaging and empowering 170 students to become positive leaders in their school and communities while focusing on topics relevant to …

Disney Shares Insights with Diverse Business Leaders -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 31, 2012 – Building upon its commitment to diversity and inclusion, Walt Disney World Resort recently invited a small group of influential leaders from Central Florida’s minority business community to attend a brief update on the Resort. Topics covered included the Disney Fantasy, Disney’s Art of Animation and the Fantasyland …

Genesis VII, Inc. Chosen for Scholarship to Attend Northwestern University Management Program -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 14, 2012 — The Central & North Florida Minority Supplier Development Council (cnFMSDC) announced that Genesis VII, Inc. has been honored with a scholarship to attend the Advanced Management Education program at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business. “We’re pleased that one of Central Florida’s finest minority-owned businesses will be able …

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