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Kevin Leonard

Senior Program Coordinator; Academic Advisor
Department: Multicultural Business Programs
Eppley Center
667 N Shaw Ln Rm 411
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 353-3524
Curriculum Vitae
  • Biography
    Dr. Kevin Leonard has been involved with MBP for over 20 years; first as a student, as a liaison to MBP with the MSU Office of Admissions, as a Graduate Assistant, and since 2005 he has served as Sr. Program Coordinator for the office. In total, he has over 18 years of experience in university admissions, student affairs, diversity and inclusion and academic support services in higher education.

     Dr. Leonard currently holds three degrees from Michigan State University, including a bachelor of arts degree in Hospitality Business and a master's and PhD in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education. As Senior Program Coordinator for MBP, Dr. Leonard provides students academic and career advising. In addition to assisting with the coordination of the Summer Business Institute he serves as Director of the Native American Business Institute (Pre-College Program) and the MBP Tutorial Program which serves over 200 students a semester. He also maintains an affiliation with corporate representatives in order to match students with internships and permanent placement opportunities.
  • Publications
    Interracial Contact: The Impact on Undergraduate Business Students Racial Perceptions - Dissertation - Spring 2013 
  • Courses
    • EAD 991B: HALE Masters Pro-Seminar
  • Awards
    • Walter Adams Advisor of the Year 2016-2017
      Student Life Leadership Awards - given to an Advisor that goes above and beyond in their dedication and commitment to the student organization(s) they advise throughout the year.  

Related News:

Fifth annual NAHBS Professional Development Dinner continues to grow and serve students 
This annual event helps Broad Spartans practice critical networking skills and connect with corporate leaders.
Broad College creates welcoming environment for prospective students 
The Native American and Hispanic Business Students hosted the Latinx College Day to connect with 150 high schoolers.
NAHBS hosts 80 students for Latino College Day 
The event exposes Latinx high schoolers to college, business, and professional skills they can use in everyday life
This summer's Native American Business Institute builds relationships, trust, and potential  
Students worked on resume writing, interviewing, public speaking, and personal branding
Student Life Recognizes MBP Staff and Student Organizations 
The Multicultural Business Programs student organizations were big winners at the 16th Annual MSU Student Life Awards