SBI Ambassadors

SBI Ambassadors 2018- Villanova University Business Minor
SBI Ambassadors 2018- Villanova University Business Minor

Welcome to the SBI Ambassadors page!  We invite you to connect with at least one of the students listed below to understand their SBI experience.  They are eager to speak about the program, what you can expect, why they decided to apply and enroll - and the return on their investment!

TEN WEEKS. ONE SUMMER. COUNTLESS POSSIBILITIES.

SBI Ambassadors- Kevin Calhoun

Kevin

Calhoun

COE ‘20; SBI Summer ‘17

Major: Computer Engineering

Minors: Business, Computer Science

kcalhoun@villanova.edu

"I went from knowing nothing about business to having a great sense of what I want to do with my career due to a newfound interest in finance."

Shannon Culloo

Shannon

Culloo

COE '21; SBI '18

Major: Electrical Engineering

Minors: Business, Mathematics

scullo@villanova.edu

"My favorite part of SBI was the people I got to meet through the program. Some of the best friends I made during the summer were from different majors or schools, so I never would have met them otherwise; I'm so grateful for this experience!"

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Victoria

Dee

CLAS '21; SBI '18

Major: History

Minors: Business, Art History

vdee@villanova.edu

"Best thing about SBI was being able to focus on a few number of classes at a time rather than trying to manage 5 classes at once."

SBI Ambassadors- Juliana De Giosa

Juliana

De Giosa

Nursing ‘20; SBI Summer ‘17

Major: Nursing

Minors: Business, Psychology

jdegiosa@villanova.edu

"I chose to do SBI because any career has a business side, even nursing. With my business minor, I can choose to go into hospital administration or healthcare management."

Katherine Donofrio

Katherine

Donofrio

COE '21; SBI '18

Major: Civil Engineering

Minors: Business, Data Analytics

kdonofr3@villanova.edu

"Just keep swimming" - Dory (from Finding Nemo)

SBI Ambassadors- Celia Dwyer

Celia

Dwyer

CLAS ‘20; SBI Summer ‘17

Major: Communication

Minors: Business, Marketing

cdwyer18@villanova.edu

"It has impacted me academically because it allowed me to get a marketing minor. It has also given me more confidence when looking for an internship."

Kristen Elliot

Kristen

Elliot

CLAS '19; SBI '17

Major: Economics

Minors: Philosophy, Accounting, Finance

kelliot2@villanova.edu

 

SBI Ambassadors- Tara Henry

Tara

Henry

CLAS ‘20; SBI Summer ‘17

Major: Psychology

Minors: Business, Marketing

thenry8@villanova.edu

"Before SBI, I never considered a career in business and didn't think of myself as a "business person", but this program changed my entire mindset! SBI taught me the importance of having business knowledge that can be applied to almost any career or job, and that anyone can be involved in the business world."

Christina Iglesias

Christina

Iglesias

CLAS '21; SBI '18

Major: Communication

Minors: Business, Spanish, Marketing

ciglesia@villanova.edu

"One of my favorite parts of SBI is how helpful the professors are in working with students. They are always available if students are unsure about course material."

Elizabeth Klehm

Elizabeth

Klehm

CLAS '20; SBI '18

Major: Communication

Minor: Business

eklehm@villanova.edu

"SBI allowed me to expand my knowledge in the business world and develop skills for professional success."

Margaret Liedtka

Margaret

Liedtka

COE '20; SBI '17

Major: Civil Engineering

Minor: Business, Sustainable Studies, Computer Science

mliedtka@villanova.edu

"The best thing about SBI for me was that it helped me to become more professional, which has served me well at career fairs and for interviews."

Maria Lorusso

Maria

Lorusso

COE '20; SBI '18

Major: Chemical Engineering

Minor: Business

mlorusso1@villanova.edu

"SBI has given me endless opportunities and has made me a more qualified candidate. It has really helped me become a well-rounded individual, which has helped me extensively through job search."

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Kelly

Maloney

CLAS '20; SBI '18

Major: Psychology

Minor: Business, Marketing, Statistics

kmalon18@villanova.edu

"I chose SBI to join together my background in psychology and my new-found knowledge of business so eventually I could utilize both in the corporate world!"

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Aileen

McBride

CLAS '21; SBI '18

Major: Biology

Minors: Business, Communication

amcbrid5@villanova.edu

"The Summer Business Institute did not only give me to opportunity to earn credits in a field of study that truly interested me, but also the opportunity to meet so many amazingly helpful professors, professionals and classmates."

SBI Ambassadors- Leah McCusker

Leah

McCusker

COE ‘20; SBI Summer ‘17

Major: Civil Engineering

Minors: Business, Sustainability

lmccuske@villanova.edu

"I chose to do SBI to one day merge my backgrounds in engineering and business once I enter the workplace; the people you meet are the best part, everyone encourages one another to keep working hard throughout the summer!"

SBI Ambassadors- Kiernan McNelis

Kiernan

McNelis

CLAS ‘20; SBI Summer ‘17

Major: Biochemistry, Honors

Minors: Business, Spanish, Theology

kmcneli3@villanova.edu

"I wanted to have an interdisciplinary education before hopefully attending medical school after graduation."

SBI Ambassadors- Maddie McQuillan

Maddie

McQuillan

COE ‘20; SBI Summer ‘17

Major: Civil Engineering

Minors: Business, International Business, Sustainability

mmcquil3@villanova.edu

"SBI enhanced my communication and collaboration skills which have helped me become a better team player in my engineering courses." 

SBI Ambassadors- Mason Melillo

Mason

Melillo

COE ‘20; SBI Summer ‘17

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Minors: Business

mmelill6@villanova.edu

"SBI taught me how to effectively communicate and interact in a professional environment."

SBI Ambassadors- Kayla O'Flaherty

Kayla

O'Flaherty

CLAS ‘20; SBI Summer ‘17

Major: Psychology

Minors: Business, Irish Studies

koflahe2@villanova.edu

"What's better than getting a business minor? Getting a business minor in just 10 weeks."

SBI Ambassadors- Meghan Rice

Meghan

Rice

COE ‘20; SBI Summer ‘17

Major: Civil Engineering

Minors: Business, International Business

mrice12@villanova.edu

"I met and got close to a lot of great people I wouldn't have known without SBI because each section was filled with students from different majors, grades, and even different universities."

SBI Ambassadors- Katie Spagnoletti

Katie

Spagnoletti

COE ‘19; SBI Summer ‘17

Major: Chemical Engineering

Minors: Business, Theology

kspagno1@villanova.edu

"SBI was taught by some of the best professors I have had at Villanova, and they're always willing to help you both during SBI and once the summer is finished. I had one of my professors from the summer write a letter of recommendation for me!"

SBI Ambassadors- Christian Stahl

Christian

Stahl

CLAS ‘20; SBI Summer ‘17

Major: Mathematics

Minors: Business

cstahl1@villanova.edu

"As somebody in STEM, I realized that having business knowledge would give me a competitive edge against my peers when looking for internships."

SBI Ambassadors- Connor Wilson

Connor

Wilson

CLAS ‘20; SBI Summer ‘17

Major: Economics

Minors: Business, Business Analytics, Finance

cwilso28@villanova.edu

"I chose to do SBI so that I could have more options when looking for a career."

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Questions?

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