The Multicultural Business Student Association is a University of Iowa student organization which believes that diversity is necessary for businesses to operate in our current global economy. Please explore our website to learn more about the organization, membership, and upcoming meetings and events. We are still in the process of rebuilding the website after a small accident but we hope that we can make it better than ever. Thanks for visiting!

22 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments


VOTE for next years executive board members at tonight’s meeting! 6pm in the Michigan Room.

10 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Plan on running for the MBSA executive board next year?

There will be a mandatory meeting on Monday, April 15th at 6pm in the Michigan Room. You will be required to declare which positions you plan on running for (up to 2). We will also be covering the voting process and what will be required from you on the day of voting (April 22).

Here is a list of the available positions:

VP of Recruitment- In charge of recruiting and retaining members. Keeps members engaged by communicating with them and informing them of upcoming meetings.
VP of Marketing- Promote events through the design and distribution of posters, maintain and update the MBSA website and Social Media, promote MBSA at Student Org Fair
VP of Events- Create and organize major MBSA events by scheduling speakers, booking rooms, purchasing food and raffle prizes, and requesting sponsorship from other organizations
VP of Community Service- Keep MBSA members engaged with the community by organizing volunteer activities, charitable giving, and partnerships with other service based organizations
VP of Finance- Apply for funding from UISG and TCOB, create and plan budgets, approve all purchase requests, raise funds through businesses, ensure sufficient funds are in accounts at all times

02 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Hawkeyes Going Global: Great Speakers and Free Food!


01 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Hawkeyes Going Global

This year we are happy to announce Robert McMullen, U.S. Foreign Service Ambassador, and Helen Jameson, Founder of Culture Friendly Consulting, as our speakers. The speakers will be covering global and domestic issues to include: cultural diversity, diplomacy, human rights, and the global business environment.

WHEN 6pm, Monday, April 8th
WHERE W401, Pappajohn Business Building

This event is open to the public and food has been provided by Oasis Falafel, Best China, and India Cafe.

22 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Next Event: “Cultural Etiquette Around The World” Monday, March 4th 6pm in the International Commons

Come hear some of our international members share important cultural information about their countries including languages, greetings, business and dining etiquette. The event is located in the International Commons located on the first floor of the Old Capitol Center (near the Office of Study Abroad). Food and beverages will be provided!


03 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments


Monday, December 3rd


Room S401

12 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Meeting Tonight!!!

Meeting Tonight at 6:30pm in room S401 PBB. We a speaker talking about opportunities with Teach For America as well as a speaker talking about CIMBA and other study abroad opportunities. Don’t miss out!

18 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Next Meeting

Our next general meeting will be held on Monday, October 29th, at 6P.M. in room S401 PBB.

Hope to see you there!

15 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

What To Wear!

What to Wear is tonight, October 15th, starting at 6:30pm in room W401 in the Pappajohn Business Building. We will speakers from Banana Republic and GAP talking about fashion tips using our own MBSA live models and discussing career opportunities. Come early to enjoy some pastries from DeLuxe and refreshments.

04 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

General Meeting, Monday, October 8th

The next meeting will be Monday October 8th at 5:30pm on the patio outside of Tippie (weather permitting, back up location will be at the south commons near the tippie view tv’s)

Items discussed will include:

Membership Dues
Volunteer Opportunities
What To Wear Event
Other Upcoming Events