Change Agent: Toyota’s VP of African American Business Strategy is Locked In on a Changing Consumer Landscape

May 28, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

After James Colon received an honorary doctorate degree during Grambling State University’s commencement ceremony on May 9, he looked out at the Class of 2014. It’s his job to predict what these students will want two, five, 10 years from now because he’s seen the stats: 98 percent of Toyota’s future growth will come from diverse ethnic backgrounds.

Toyota’s James Colon to Receive Honorary Doctorate Degree from Grambling State University

May 7, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

TORRANCE, Calif. (May 6, 2014) – Grambling State University (GSU) will award James Colon, vice president of African American Business Strategy at Toyota Motor Sales, Inc., an honorary doctorate degree at its 2014 Spring Commencement ceremony, Friday, May 9.

Toyota Green Initiative Awards Green Campus Contest Grand Prize to Grambling State University Student

April 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

TORRANCE, Calif. (April 23, 2013) – Toyota Green Initiative (TGI), an environmental stewardship platform designed to empower the African American community to adopt a sustainable lifestyle, is pleased to announce that student Corban Bell of Grambling State University in Grambling, La., is the grand prize winner of TGI’s third annual Green Campus Contest.

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