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Darrell King

Associate Director for Multicultural Business Programs/Specialist - Advisor
Department: Multicultural Business Programs
Eppley Center
667 N Shaw Ln Rm E111
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 353-3524
  • Biography
    Dr. King serves as our Sr. Associate Director for Multicultural Business Programs. He has been a part of MBP since 1997. He is a 2007 All University Excellence in Diversity Award Winner. He has nearly 27 years of experience providing academic support services to students in higher education. He has presented at national conferences as well as given corporate presentations on student success. He has traveled to over 20 different countries and values diverse learning experiences. He has also served as the Faculty Assistant for Study Abroad programs in Monterrey Mexico and South Africa. He has also served as a Faculty Assistant for an Alternative Spring Break program to Cuba.

    In his role as Sr. Associate Director for MBP, he provides academic and career advising and helps to coordinate our summer program. He also provides leadership to our staff and motivates students through innovative learning opportunities. He created the annual Multicultural Heroes Hall of Fame Case Competition in 2002 and created the Multicultural Business Programs/ Accounting & Information Systems Scholarship Partnership in 2005. He also interacts with corporate representatives on behalf of students in order to match them with internships and permanent placement opportunities. Dr. King also serves as our Corporate Liaison connecting MBP with funding support and developing partnerships.

    Dr. King has also served as an adjunct professor at a previous institution. He has also taught Freshmen Seminar courses at Michigan State University. He currently co-teaches Business 291 in the Broad College.

    He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Grand Valley State University He holds a Master's degree in Higher Education and Counseling from Eastern Michigan University. He earned his doctorate at Michigan State University.

    He is truly an advocate for students. He has worked tirelessly to help all students achieve their goals of getting a college education. In 2016 Dr. King was honored to receive the Midwest First Year Champion Award for his work with First Year college students.
  • Courses
    • BUS 291: Introduction to Business -MBSA Strategies for Success

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