Resorts World New York City to Hold In-Person Commencement Ceremony for Gumbo Coalition Class of 2023

The Gumbo Coalition University, a virtual mentorship program sponsored by Resorts World New York City, is celebrating with an in-person class and commencement for the Class of 2023 on Thursday, March 30 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency JFK Airport at Resorts World New York. Students will hear from Marc Morial, CEO of the National Urban League, and author of “The Gumbo Coalition,” which inspired the creation of the program, along with other guest lecturers. Robert DeSalvio, the President of Genting Americas East, will also be on hand to say a few words and take photos with the students.

Over the last six weeks, recognized leaders across business, media, and the non-profit world have taught the students the attributes of a transformative leader, how to build consensus, and how to make decisions under pressure through immersive discussions and exercises.

Upon completion of the program, students will receive a $500 scholarship.

Gumbo Coalition Class of 2023
Marc Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League
Robert DeSalvio, President, Genting Americas East
Patricia Robinson, Chief Administrative Officer, Greater Jamaica Development Corporation
Cedric Dew, Executive Director, Jamaica YMCA
Ralph McDaniels, Founder, Video Music Box

Thursday, March 30, 2023, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency JFK Airport at Resorts World New York
110-00 Rockaway Boulevard, Queens, NY 11420

About Resorts World New York City
Resorts World New York City (RWNYC) is New York City’s first and only casino-hotel, offering over 10 million guests annually an unparalleled gaming and entertainment experience and generating over $3 billion for the State’s education system since opening in 2011. The opening of the Hyatt Regency JFK Airport at Resorts World New York gave visitors from around the world more ways to enjoy the ultimate play and stay experience. Dining options include Sugar Factory American Brasserie, America’s favorite eatery and celebrity hotspot. There are a variety of non-gaming amenities, as well as entertainment options, allowing guests of all interests and budgets an experience that fits their personal tastes. RWNYC is operated by the Genting Group, a global company founded in 1965, operating destination resorts in Las Vegas, Bimini, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, and the United Kingdom. Genting has more than 50 years of experience in the travel and leisure industry and collectively employs approximately 60,000 people while offering an unparalleled resort experience to over 50 million visitors a year worldwide.