Atlanta, GA

Edible® collaborates with Morris Brown College to provide direct training and job opportunities

Amy Cheribelle

ATLANTA, GA- Edible® has partnered with Morris Brown College as it will continue its hospitality programs— Under this partnership, the company will give direct training as well as job opportunities intended for the campus' hospitality and global business management students.

“Edible is excited to work with Morris Brown College in the continued mentorship of the school’s hospitality and organizational management students," said Cheikh Mboup, Edible Arrangements President and COO

"Through internship opportunities, hands-on training, and Edible leadership seminars, we look forward to playing a part in setting these individuals up for success as the next generation of business leaders in the local Atlanta community and beyond. Moreover, we hope to foster their entrepreneurial spirits by helping students learn more about franchise ownership opportunities post-graduation,” added Mboup.

Meanwhile, Morris Brown College is a private and coeducational liberal arts university that involves teaching and public service, specializing in leadership, entrepreneurship, management, and technology.

“We are thrilled to continue to grow our hospitality program partners by working with companies that will provide direct experiential learning opportunities to our students," said Dr. Kevin James, President of Morris Brown College.

He also added that since Edible is an organization with headquarters in Atlanta, the university aims to be one of the tops colleges in the nation that serves Black and Brown people so that they can learn the way they can own and manage restaurants or hotels.

"I look forward to Morris Brown being a direct pipeline of diverse leadership within the career fields of hospitality and organizational leadership for Edible Arrangements and other prominent hospitality organizations in Atlanta. Edible’s headquarters is located in Atlanta, so this partnership strengthens my goal for Morris Brown to become one of the top institutions in the country for Black and Brown people to learn how to own, operate, lead, and manage franchises, restaurants, and hotels,” added James.

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