Welcome to the College of Business!
The Multicultural Liaison Officer (MLO) is an important resource to help students navigate their stay at Iowa State University (ISU). Dr. Brenda Thorbs-Weber serves as the College of Business MLO providing support to students who are African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic/Latinos, and Native Americans.
- Assists students through learning, discovery, engagement, and empowerment to achieve maximum matriculation success and to graduate
- Provides complete academic advising
- Assists with access to free tutors and the Martin Luther King Loan Program
- Serves as adviser to the Multicultural Business Network (MBN), an organization helping students become good leaders and to develop networking and interpersonal skills
- Helps students adjust culturally and academically to the College of Business, the university and the Ames community
- Acts as an advocate for students
- Connects students with the Multicultural Student Affairs Office and other useful student services
- Collaborates with the Multicultural Student Affairs Office on programs for students
Students need to regularly browse the College of Business website for important academic information and check the Multicultural Student Affairs website to learn about programs and services. Some helpful links are mentioned below. Get to know your MLO! You can call 294-8300 to make an appointment with Brenda in 1200 Gerdin Business Building or send an e-mail to email@example.com.