Wednesday, January 20, 2010

MSU Hospitality receives gift from The Panda Charitable Foundation

The Panda Charitable Foundation is donating a $200,000 gift to Michigan State University's (MSU) School of Hospitality Business to help support the revitalization of the school's culinary business learning lab. The lab will showcase the latest in culinary equipment, sustainable building materials and optimal design concepts.

"This lab helps us further our educational mission: to be the leader in hospitality business education," said Shelley MacMillan, associate director of development for MSU's School of Hospitality Business, in a press statement. "The Panda Charitable Foundation joins our other leadership partners and all the generous donors to this critical project. Together with them, the school can continue to prepare tomorrow's leaders."

The Panda Charitable Foundation was established by Panda Restaurant Group Inc., whose flagship concept is Asian QSR concept Panda Express.