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By Dr. Jon Carrick The trip was even better than I would have hoped it would have been. We got to feel the global economy on the ground-level of two of the most exciting economies in the world. Vietnam is a developing country with a war torn past and incredibly bright future. And although it […]

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  Mayra Santiago, Maureen Karkovice & Ray Harpel This international business trip has been an experience to remember in so many ways. I hope it’s not a “once in a lifetime” opportunity, and plan to travel back this way in the future! As someone who is not in the business world (but obviously looking to transition), […]

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After 4 days in beautiful Vietnam, we have changed pace and moved on to Singapore. The differences between these two countries are vast in terms of infrastructure, opportunities and business, however as one of the newly industrialized countries of the 1970’s Singapore is a fabulous example of a country which has gained economic stability and […]

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by Raymond Harpel At the start of this trip I was a bit wary of our time in Vietnam given the stories I have been told it being unclean, not very friendly… The people telling me these stories were 100% incorrect!! While at first glance of the country does give an impression of uncleanliness, when […]

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by Judy Ashbrook & Mayra Santiago Today, we had the great pleasure to visit the students and administration of the Saigon Children’s Charity (SCC) – a very worthwhile local charity which focuses on poverty reduction through education and training. After a very informative presentation by the Communication Development Manager, Do Thi Xuan Phuc, we got […]

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Judy Ashbrook & Pablo Chavez – US Commercial Service and Lowe & Partners The few days that we have spent in Vietnam have gone by really quickly, with so many things to see and do.  Today, we had the opportunity meet Frank Joseph, a Commercial Officer with the US Commercial Service, and Indraneel Guha, Director […]

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Krista Scimeca – Arriving in Saigon: What a trip! After about 21 hours in the air on three separate flights – our travel time totaling well over 24 hours with layovers, we’ve finally made it over to Ho Chi Minh City.  Overall, Cohort 10 faired pretty well through our travels!  We’re a little tired and […]

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By Dr. Jon Carrick The world has become highly globalized and we now must interact with companies from all over the world. Throughout the past term, we have been studying how to interact and conduct business with other countries and cultures. It is beneficial to study these things in the classroom, but there is no […]

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With just 7 weeks to go before they leave for Vietnam and Singapore, Cohort 10 are beginning to prepare for their 10-day international experience. Today in a Skype call with our International Study Programs program manager, Michaela Vokounova, the students got a first glimpse at their full itinerary and the events that will dominate their […]

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