The International Business Institute (IBI) is a program that is integrated with the global business major. Anderson University students Liz Cox and Ian Illig were two of 40 students who, through the IBI, had the opportunity to travel this summer to more than 13 countries, while learning about cultures and business.
When I was a teenager, I had a Super 8mm movie camera in the days before the rise of videotape. I would visualize incredibly complex scenes to film — often involving peril within HO scale layouts — and try to capture them. As soon as I started filming, I would realize the immensity of the task involved in bringing what I had envisioned to celluloid and I would start taking shortcuts: lighting is for losers; don’t worry about the dog walking past; backdrops serve no purpose.
Tyler Snyder, a senior accounting major at Anderson University, has worked to earn a GPA that reflects the efforts put toward his classes. Snyder not only proves to work hard in the classroom, but also takes advantage of opportunities, such as career fairs advertised by the Career Development Center (CDC).
The distinction that exists between employer versus employee property becomes very fuzzy when the item in question is intellectual property (IP). As soon as an employee terminates their relationship with an employer, they can turn over any tangible items they have, but how can an employer collect the knowledge and thoughts for which they’ve paid but that are in the possession of the individual? Cagey job changers can withhold information and use it after they’ve changed employers to better themselves in their new position.
The Language Training Center (LTC) is a full-service language provider, helping with translations, interpreting, language training, and more. Anderson University alumna Hannah Perkey, who graduated in 2009 with a business management major, is now vice president of this fast-growing company in Indiana.