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

20Jan

Tyler helps teens have hope

Written by Rachel Lynne Bond, Posted in Student Stories

Tyler helps teens have hope

“Everyone wants to make a difference. Everyone wants to change the world,” said Tyler Gibbs, a first-semester student at LDS Business College. “My inspiration on how to do this started on my mission in Houston, Texas.”

Early one morning on his mission, Tyler was struck by inspiration in a most unexpected way. As he pondered the tree of life in the scriptures, a prompting came to his mind. Little did he know this idea was the beginning of a project that would change his life.

12Jan

Brailee chooses inspiration over logic

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

 Brailee chooses inspiration over logic

The university seemed the logical place for Brailee Ogden to get a good education. After all, she had attended the university for one semester prior to her mission. Everything seemed a perfect fit—until a visit to the temple changed everything. “I just felt very strongly that the university was not where I needed to be,” said Brailee.

06Jan

Dora finds right fit after transfer

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

Dora finds right fit after transfer

Dora Situmorang grew up in Medan Indonesia, where as a young girl she dreamed of a good life with purpose. When Dora was 15, she was introduced to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Jenny Sihombing. “I went to the church building to take missionary lessons,” she said. “I wanted to become a member, but my parents did not give their authorization until I turned 18.”

28Dec

Once homeless, Gabriel now works in high tech

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in News

Once homeless, Gabriel now works in high tech

A prompting to walk out in the middle of sacrament meeting was one Scott Fisher felt he should follow. As he exited the building and gazed at the parking lot, a young woman caught his eye. Her slow pace and bowed face signaled her plight and need. Feeling empathy, Scott gave her everything he had in his pocket, a one-dollar bill.  

22Dec

Student finds future through LDSBC

Written by Howard M. Collett, Posted in Alumni Stories

Newlyweds Sudhir and Bindu Sabbavarapu face a difficult decision after joining the LDS Church. After much pondering and prayer, they follow their answer by moving 8,000 miles from India to Salt Lake City to attend college.

22Dec

DECA experiences develop leadership skills

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in News

Life goes far beyond coming to school, obtaining an education, getting good grades and building a career. Multiple skills are needed to succeed. The LDS Business College DECA chapter helps students get hands-on experience by creating opportunities to develop leadership skills. Through DECA, students participate in conferences, competitions, and carry out service projects for the community.

15Dec

Students overcome racial and cultural differences

Volunteering diffuses the challenges of diversity at LDS Business College

Written by Howard M. Collett, Posted in News

Students overcome racial and cultural differences

What do you get when you invite a Mexican, a white American, a black American, and a Chinese-Canadian to lunch? You make new friends and find a simple solution to cultural strife. That’s what happened recently when Kasandra, Daniel, Dionco, and Dorian went to lunch with me in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. All four are attending LDS Business College, where students come from all 50 U.S. states and 60 foreign countries.

14Dec

Four Scripture Study Tips

Written by Jacqueline Crane

Balancing work, school and continuing to develop our relationship with Christ is always a challenge. However, Christ has asked us to seek for His kingdom first, and then the other things in our lives will fall into place (3 Nephi 13:33).

12Dec

My Christ-Centered Education

Posted in Student Stories

The core purpose of LDS Business College is to deepen discipleship in our Savior Jesus Christ. Madelyn Felix has become just such a disciple. 

08Dec

Desire to serve brings presidential opportunities to Amram

Written by Jacqueline Crane , Posted in Alumni Stories

Desire to serve brings presidential opportunities to Amram

Born and raised in Kenya, Amram Musungu grew up with a strong thirst for education. He ran seven miles each morning to school, came home for lunch, and returned to school each afternoon, running 24 miles a day. His mother knew education would give Amram a better life, so she hugged him and shed tears as he left, running through brush to avoid dangerous wild animals.

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