Student Stories

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.

18Apr

School gives Matt a new outlook

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

School gives Matt a new outlook

Fresh off his mission to Mexico, Matt Everett found himself unsure what to do next. “I saw that LDS Business College offered a mid-semester scholarship for returned missionaries to take nine credits and I immediately signed up,” he said.

10Apr

Kasandra savors blessings after numerous setbacks

Written by Howard M. Collett, Posted in Student Stories

 Kasandra savors blessings after numerous setbacks

Kasandra Matus always wanted to be an international student. She yearned to learn from people with different backgrounds and cultures. She hoped to accomplish great things with her life. To her delight, when she was 14 a relative invited her to spend the summer in New Mexico. There, Kasandra’s desire to attend college in the USA grew stronger.

24Mar

Liahona finds her chosen path

Written by Jana Lillie, Posted in Student Stories

Liahona finds her chosen path

Like Lehi and his family in the Book of Mormon, Liahona Ficquet moved around a lot. Born and raised in France, she was named after the tool used as a compass, but it took time to find her path. Her father was a woodworker, and the family moved several times to find work. “I thought it was fun to move around,” she said. “Changing schools was hard, but if I did not like my experience at one I could have a fresh start at another.”

17Mar

Daniel Carter's experience at LDSBC

Posted in Student Stories

Daniel Carter was lost, but found himself along with renewed confidence at LDSBC.

10Mar

The right fit for Hyunook

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

The right fit for Hyunook

You never know how far a good friendship can take you, but for Hyunook Kim it took him all the way across the Pacific Ocean to a different continent. “Hanjun Park and I grew up together in Ulsan South Korea” said Hyunook. “We have always been really good friends. Hanjun attended LDSBC and told me about it. He encouraged me to attend the school as well. But I was still not sure about coming to America.”

03Mar

Small miracles help Sarah face challenges

Written by Howard M. Collett, Posted in Student Stories

Small miracles help Sarah face challenges

Most international students who come to the United States for an education face two challenges: language and finance. It was no different for Sarah Dantas, born and raised in Brazil. And like many international students, Sarah saw a number of small miracles fall into place to make it all possible. Her miracles started with family.

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