Celebrating BIC’s Annual Mix+Mentor at McCann

12/10/2014 Unknown 0 Comments

George Lois and BICster Himani Gupta

BIC’s annual Mix+Mentor event was graciously hosted by McCann Worldgroup in its NYC headquarters this past Thursday evening, December 4th.. The celebratory event allowed incoming BIC students (class of 2016) to mingle with industry professionals from agencies such as McCann, Y&R, Gravity, Ketchum, Weber Shandwick, IPG, Ogilvy, BBDO, Commonground, jacobstahl, the ARF as well as special guest and BIC Board Member George Lois in McCann’s beautiful entertainment space featuring grandiose views of the city.

BICster Rolando Leal, Chavonne Hodges, and Sallie Mars
Sallie Mars, SVP, Chief Diversity Officer at McCann Worldgroup, provided a warm welcome, encouraging industry colleagues to give the gift of mentorship all year long. As a BIC Board Member, Sallie has been instrumental in shaping both the BIC program and planning for student success post graduation.

BIC Program Director Nancy Tag was in great spirits as she thanked colleagues for supporting the students – and the future of the industry. She noted that BIC students were already making an impact by winning prestigious awards, earning spots in industry competitions, and garnering scholarships.
Jeff Thaler and BICsters Andy Kwan and Emilio Colombrino 
Sadira Furlow and Guest

To see more pictures of this festive event, go to our photo gallery.