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BC students leave weekly devotional at Assembly Hall on Temple Square. 

14Jul

WILLIE PUTS FAITH AHEAD OF FEAR

WILLIE PUTS FAITH AHEAD OF FEAR

Like many students during his middle and high school years, Willie Albert struggled with his classes. But Willie also struggled with his faith. His family had joined the Church when he was nine years old. While this was initially a welcome change, Willie’s understanding of the gospel was limited as he plunged into his teenage years questioning many aspects of life.

13Jul

ASK QUESTIONS AND LEARN

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz

  ASK QUESTIONS AND LEARN

Born in Haiti but raised mostly in the United States, Sister Schillene Bigelow grew up as a Baptist. Despite her religious upbringing, different challenges led her to have multiple doubts about herself and her purpose in life.

 

07Jul

Krithika redefines her future

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

Krithika redefines her future

Krithika Rees had achieved success. She had graduated from a university in India with a degree in accounting. She had even landed a full-time position as a loans operation analyst with a leading global financial company. Still, she felt something was missing. She prayed for guidance, and the answer she received was not what she expected.

30Jun

97-year-old graduation certificate discovered

Written by Howard M. Collett, Posted in Alumni Stories

97-year-old graduation certificate discovered

LDS Business College was founded in 1886. In its 130-year history, the college has occupied nine locations in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. It’s a pleasant surprise, therefore, when a bit of history is uncovered.

 

23Jun

LDSBC SALT LAKE BEES NIGHT A HOME RUN

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in News

LDSBC SALT LAKE BEES NIGHT A HOME RUN

With blue skies above and summer on its way, what better way to embrace the baseball season than to see LDSBC President Bruce C. Kusch throw the first pitch at Smith’s Ballpark, home of the Salt Lake Bees? On June 5, 2017, baseball players and the crowd welcomed President Kusch to the pitching mound during the First Annual LDSBC Salt Lake Bees night.

 

23Jun

Levi finds new confidence and focus

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

Levi finds new confidence and focus

Born and raised on Long Island, New York, Levi Ostler never planned to attend LDS Business College. The closest he had been to the school was as a missionary serving in the Salt Lake City Spanish speaking mission. Levi promised an investigator that he would fly back to Utah after his mission if the investigator joined the Church.

16Jun

SURPRISE SWITCH CHANGES AND BLESSES LIFE

SURPRISE SWITCH CHANGES AND BLESSES LIFE

During my growing-up years, my parents always stressed the importance of gaining a good education and a strong testimony of the gospel. Due to their loving guidance, I developed a strong desire to attend Brigham Young University. I knew the school would provide the quality education my parents had talked about, and while there I could continue to strengthen my testimony. Even in my senior year of high school, I dreamed of attending BYU. Little did I know the Lord had a different plan for me.

09Jun

Nathan strives to share tools for success

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

Nathan strives to share tools for success

Nathan Vaughn felt a surprising prompting during New Student Orientation in 2013. It had nothing to do with his studies at LDS Business College. Instead, it was that he would serve his mission at age 18 instead of attending school.

 

02Jun

Faith opens doors for Armando

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

Faith opens doors for Armando

While serving as a missionary in Ogden, Utah, Armando Aragon was assigned a special task: to convert his challenging companion to missionary work as well. The companion was not committed to the cause or making much effort, and Armando was his companion’s last chance to catch the vision before being sent back home.

26May

Pamela puts fears behind her

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz

Pamela puts fears behind her

Pamela Hirwa did not have a settled life growing up. Her parents lost everything they owned during the Rwandan Civil War, so they gathered their children and moved to a refugee camp in the Congo. “I was happy there,” said Pamela. “My parents always created an environment where I felt safe and loved.” But the camp could not sustain the family, and they left to find better opportunities.

 

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