Source : Aamu.edu
Huntsville, Ala. —- An Alabama A&M University department head in the School of Business was recently recognized for his longstanding work on behalf of the pivotal Black Executive Exchange Program (BEEP).
Dr. Larry McDaniel, AAMU alumnus and chair of the Department of Management and Marketing, was inducted into the Hall of Fame by the National Urban League Black Executive Exchange Program during the League’s recent and nearly 500-person conference in Orlando, Fla.
More than 100 students representing historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) also attended the jobs-themed conference to observe the National Urban League’s 42nd annual Black Executive Exchange Program Leadership Conference. BEEP is the National Urban League’s longest running direct service program. It is a partnership involving the business community, government and non-profit institutions that places African American executives in classrooms at more than 80 HBCUs as visiting professors and role models.
The program’s premise is that by exposing Black college students to African American executive role models and their real-world experiences, students can become better prepared for effective corporate leadership. The program also provides a unique opportunity for professionals and corporations to give back to their communities while helping African American college students achieve their goals. The National Urban League is led by Marc H. Morial, president & CEO, and former mayor of New Orleans.
Dr. McDaniel says he is proud to become one of only 16 individuals inducted into the Hall of Fame in the program’s 42-year history. Inductees are selected based on theirs years of work and level of commitment to the success of the program.