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MBA Spotlight: Kunkle proves degree benefits both student and employer

Colleen Kunkle, MBA ’14, knows something about making connections. First, she brought together her class work and work experience to enhance her career. Second, she brought together her colleagues at Penske Truck Leasing. Co. in Reading, PA with the MBA program she was attending at Alvernia University.  Both connections ended up being very good for […]

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  • November 5th, 2014
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Student Insights: Kozlowski says MBA goal worth the time

We recently surveyed our MBA students to learn where they are in their career and asked what advice they have for those considering earning an MBA. We’ll share their thoughts periodically on this blog to help you decide if you should enroll in an MBA program. Here are a few insights from Nicholas Kozlowski, CIC, […]

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  • August 28th, 2014
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Alvernia alumni uses skills learned in MBA courses to hunt terrorists

What do you do after being senior intelligence officer of Amphibious Squadron ELEVEN, Strike Fighter Wing Pacific and Patrol Reconnaissance Wing ONE? You enroll in Alvernia’s MBA program, of course. Retired Naval Officer Matthew Wertz, who now works for Lockheed Martin as a senior intelligence analyst in their Information Systems & Global Solutions business area, […]

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MBA graduate Sharon Coleman inspires others with graduation speech

Anyone who graduates summa cum laude has a reason to be proud. But, when you graduate summa cum laude with your MBA, while working full time, you instantly earn role-model status. Speaking at Alvernia’s graduation this past Sunday, Sharon Coleman touched on topics that struck a chord with adult students everywhere. Life Doesn’t Always Go […]

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MBA spotlight: Danks Calls MBA Degree Best Decision She Ever Made

It’s a far too common scenario; a student runs out of money and drops out of college. The plan is to work for a year or two, save money for tuition, then finish school. Unfortunately, life rarely goes as planned. Sharon Danks (B.S 2003 MBA 2004) was one year shy of completing her degree when […]

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Alumni Spotlight: MBA Degree Puts Peterdozzi in the Heart of the Action at QVC

Every college student has hopes and dreams, yet far too many of those dreams never move beyond mere words. Then there is Julia Peterdozzi, (B.S. ’11, MBA ’12). During the sophomore year of her undergraduate studies at Alvernia, she set her sights on working at QVC. Now armed with her MBA degree, she’s made that […]

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Complete an MBA Program and The Sky’s The Limit

The typical Alvernia MBA graduate is hard to define.  That’s because our graduates take the solid business foundation they get from our MBA program, combine it with their personal interests and create their own unique career paths. That’s exactly what Jonathan Encarnacion did. With a background in banking, he could have gone down a million, […]

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Alvernia MBA Graduates Put Their Business Skills to Work in Public Administration Positions

When it comes to top career options for MBA graduates, corporate management, banking and human resources are often the first to come to mind.  While the majority of graduates land careers in these fields, there are many opportunities in non-traditional sectors. In fact, according to Burning Glass, an analytics firm that tracks real-time job postings, […]

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  • July 23rd, 2013
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