Student Stories

21Aug

Katie finds hope in a more secure future

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

Katie finds hope in a more secure future

Katie Jackson thought her path was set once she got married. But things didn’t work out as planned. “It was really hard, but I knew that divorce was the best decision for me,” she shared. Making that decision totally changed Katie’s life.

18Aug

Angel’s story: A business school to help me progress intellectually and spiritually

Written by Sofia Spannaus, Posted in Student Stories

Angel’s story: A business school to help me progress intellectually and spiritually

Choosing whether you go to college at home, where you already have friends and family, or moving to another state where you have to start from scratch can be a difficult decision.

03Aug

Kyle continues to dance and serve

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

Kyle continues to dance and serve

An avid dancer for over 20 years, Kyle Treu had spent countless hours practicing on the dance floor. Since embracing ballroom dance at an early age, he had mastered everything from a flashy Latin dance to a polished waltz. Dance came easy for him.

That all changed when Kyle was driving to a Treu family reunion in 2014. A dump truck hit Kyle’s car at freeway speed, and the damage to the car and its occupant was extensive. Kyle was transported to the emergency room, and he spent weeks in a coma with part of his skull removed to relieve pressure on his brain.

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.

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.

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.

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.

05May

Alejandra sees success

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

Alejandra sees success

Every time Alejandra Martinez Hernandez tried to attend college and obtain an education, she fell short. She studied special education. She tried to become a singer. “Unfortunately, I always quit when I couldn’t handle it,” she shared.

 

28Apr

Rosa serves and motivates through DECA

Written by Kathy Grajales, Posted in Student Stories

Rosa serves and motivates through DECA

Rosa Pinto first learned about LDS Business College and its many opportunities in 2014, when she completed her mission to Los Angeles, California. After a short visit to her home in Amatitlán, Guatemala, she headed to Salt Lake City to study Business Management at the College. She soon realized how helpful adding Global Supply Chain would be to her career path.

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