Alumni Stories

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.

 

12May

Touched by the Spirit

Posted in Student Stories, Alumni Stories

California student Neal Hooper discovers how to learn the Lord’s way. His education at LDS Business College landed him a relevant internship in the community.

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.

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.

10Nov

Melissa shares big key to career success

Written by Jacqueline Crane , Posted in Alumni Stories

Melissa shares big key to career success

Six years ago, Melissa Bown was a stay-at-home mom doing digital scrapbooking. Now she works as an Executive Assistant to the Administrative Director of the Department of OB/GYN at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She also works with the Women and Children’s Service Line, lending precisely the skills needed for those receiving and supplying care.

24Oct

Accounting degree leads Steve to life of service

Written by Howard M. Collett, Posted in Alumni Stories

Accounting degree leads Steve to life of service

When asked how the best things in his life began, Steve Dobb admitted he took a few risks. “They involved sneaking into a college dance, winning a bet on a test, and choosing to be an accounting nerd,” he said. Each led the Salt Lake City, Utah, native to three important choices: which college to attend, which person to marry, and which career to pursue.

06Oct

Louie brings skills gained back to LDSBC

Written by Jacqueline Crane , Posted in Student Stories, Alumni Stories

Louie brings skills gained back to LDSBC

Louie Rasmussen was not afraid to work hard. He worked three jobs, putting in long hours as a full-time mechanic, part-time umpire, and part-time landscaper. His job as a mechanic started to become stressful, however, and he painfully realized that he needed new skills to better provide for his family.

29Sep

Salt Lake City Brings Changes for Mars

Written by Jacqueline Crane , Posted in Student Stories, Alumni Stories

Salt Lake City Brings Changes for Mars

Amarsanaa Biziyabal, or “Mars” as his friends know him, had his life changed when he came to Salt Lake City from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Coming to Salt Lake, Mars knew that he wanted to change his life. “I was getting sick of my lifestyle, being around people that actively got engaged in action that held me back from progressing,” he said.

26Sep

A Turn for the Better- Jesse Casillas

Written by Jacqueline Crane , Posted in Alumni Stories

“Every since I was young I was a motocrosser,” Jesse Casillas said. “I live, eat and sleep motocross.” He never thought of or even wanted to go to school. He would practice motocrossing daily.

15Sep

Being Trained for Your Industry and Career

Written by Jacqueline Crane , Posted in Alumni Stories

“All of the knowledge I gained at LDS Business College are things I am using in my workplace,” said medical assisting graduate Fernanda Rodriguez. The skill she uses the most is injections and she learned and was trained exactly how to do that through her injections lab at the College.

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