Kentucky State University included in innovative program with Diageo North America
Kentucky State University is one of 25 HBCUs included in an innovative program by Diageo North America to develop future leaders and help shape a more equitable society.
Diageo North America has pledged $10 million to fund permanent endowments, create innovation hubs at select HBCUs and an internship platform to help drive diversity within the industry.
According to a Diageo North America press release, “funds will be available for HBCU
students across different disciplines and majors, and distributed according to each
institution’s financial aid process.”
“The company will provide opportunities for HBCU students to gain valuable work experience at a fast pace that could help them with their future career aspirations or jump-start their career in the consumer goods industry,” according to the Diageo North American press release.