Master of International Business Articles: page 4

5 reasons why taking the GRE is important for your master’s degree

Applying to graduate school is a lofty task. From writing your personal statement, updating your resume and acquiring letters of recommendation and transcripts, it can be a lot to think about and organize. As you look at the checklist for admission to a master’s program, the last thing you want to think about is taking the GRE. What’s so important about taking the test anyway? Allow us to explain why taking the GRE isn’t just our way of adding one

Laura Santiago (BABA ’09, MIB ’10) | May 2019

Santiago (BABA 2009, MIB 2010) received a promotion as Program Management Head for Supply Chain Finance at Citi Bank.

Michael Dallesandro (BS ’14, MIB ’15, MSM ’15) | May 2019

Dallesandro (MSM 2015) started a new role as a Business Development Associate at Burwood Group.

Master of International Business alumna selected for UF Hall of Fame

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Master of International Business alumna Nicolette Duong was inducted into the University of Florida Hall of Fame this spring. Since 1921, the UF Hall of Fame has recognized seniors and graduate students who have consistently demonstrated an outstanding commitment to improving the University of Florida through campus and community involvement, participation in organized campus activities and scholastic achievement. It is one of the most prestigious honors awarded to students by the Division of Student Affairs at the

8 reasons why you should get a Master of International Business online

If you’re looking to stand out from the crowd as you’re applying for jobs, a specialized master’s degree is a great way to give your resume and skill set a boost. A Master of International Business (MIB) from the University of Florida is the perfect degree for those who have a business major or minor and want to further their understanding of global business. If you don’t have a business background but want to build business expertise, you can still

Nicolette Duong (BS ’17, MIB ’18) | May 2019

Duong (BS 2017, MIB 2018) was inducted into the 2019 University of Florida Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame award is the highest recognition given to student leaders at the University of Florida. Awarded to no more than 25 students per year for their superior leadership, service, achievements, and academics while members of the University of Florida community.

Mageda Lechtner (BA ’14, BS ’14, MSM ’15, MIB ’16) | April 2019

Lechtner (BA 2014, BA 2014, MSM 2015, MIB 2016) is Operations Program Manager at e-commerce solutions company Jagged Peak. She offered this advice to Gator graduates: “In every graduation address, you will hear plenty of eloquent speakers share their philosophy on a fulfilled and successful life. I will leave the eloquence and speeches to those who make them better than I. My only message is to encourage you each to do something you love and never compromise your values for

Master of International Business student receives UF Graduate Student Mentoring Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Sandy Liu (BSBA Information Systems and Operations Management ’18, MIB ’19) was one of six recipients of the University of Florida Graduate Student Mentoring Award presented at UF’s Graduate Student Research Day this week. The Graduate Student Mentoring Award, given by the UF Graduate School, is intended to reward graduate students who take time to help others succeed as graduate or undergraduate students or in K-12 classrooms. Liu mentors both graduate students in the Master of International

5 reasons to get a specialized master’s online

Specializing your business education can help you stand out. Through specialized master’s programs, you can strengthen your knowledge in a specific field, and they also serve as a necessary resume builder as you look to climb the corporate ladder. The Warrington College of Business has long offered these specialized master’s programs to provide students with an education tailored to the field they want to pursue. This fall, the College is making these programs more available to students around the world.

Master of International Business set Castano’s sights on the world

Javier Castano (BSBC ’06, MIB ’07) didn’t want to pigeonhole himself into one industry. With familiarity in building construction and a passion for international travel, the Master of International Business program offered the perfect step to further his business knowledge and prepare him for the future. Today, Castano serves as a Foreign Service Officer who specializes in contracting and grants management for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). He procures foreign assistance programs and is based in Cambodia. “Interestingly