Student Spotlights

 

Jordan Olson

Jordan Olson

International Business Alumus

Jordan Olson is an alumnus of the Walker College of Business who graduated in August of 2015 with a BSBA in International Business and a minor in German. He is currently working in Raleigh, North Carolina with Patheon Pharmaceuticals and is planning to complete a Masters in International Finance in London. Read more.

Caleb Guffey

Economics Burapha University-Thailand

Caleb Guffey is an Economics major at Walker College of Business, Appalachian State University. He recently finished his semester abroad program at Burapha University in Thailand. Caleb wanted to learn about new culture and people. He also wanted to travel and have adventure. Read more.

Natacha Lafleur

Economics MBA Student

Natacha Lafleur is an MBA exchange student from The Angers University in France. Her school offered many partnerships but as her major is in Marketing she  wanted to study in THE most well known country for it's marketing expertise.  She looked at the different options that where offered and found out that 3 of the 5 U.S. Universities that are in partnership with Angers where offering a similar program to what she would have been learning if she had stayed in France. Read more.

Sophia Montesclaros

Sophia Montesclaros

International Business Germany- Denklingen

When Sophia Montesclaros left America in 2015 for her international internship, she was an aspiring ASU graduate and a hardworking student. When she returned, Sophia’s international and business experiences made her an ideal candidate and helped her get a position with an international supply chain company.  Sophia graduated from Appalachian as an International Business major in May 2015. Read more.

Jateria Pittman

Jateria Pittman

 Marketing South Africa - University of Johannesburg

Why did you choose this program?I got to attend the University of Johannesburg participating in an exchange program.  I wanted to go to a place in Africa that is really diverse and modern with a lot of history.  South Africa was everything that I wanted.What did you expect to get out of this experience? What did you actually get out of it?I expected to learn a lot about the culture and people. Read more.

Jesse Hall

Jesse Hall

 Computer Information Systems Osaka, Japan

Senior Jesse Hall shares his experiences at Kansai Gaidai. This past fall, Jesse studied in Osaka, Japan.  Jesse is a Computer Information Systems major.Why did you choose this program?When I was a kid, my grandfather worked in the international visitors’ office in Washington D.C.  When I was young, we had a lot of foreigners come and visit the house. Read more.  

Kristen Love

Kristen Love

 General Management Dornbirn, Austria

Senior Kristen Love shares her experiences at FHV Vorarlberg.This past fall, Kristen Love studied in Dornbirn, Austria. Kristen is a General Management major.Why did you choose this program?At first, I chose it because it’s a pretty central location. I wanted to travel a lot. Once I got further into the process, I realized that I could take a lot of credits.  How did this program fit with your academic plans?The program definitely helped me graduate on time. Read more.