2017-2018 Freeman Scholars

Fall 2017 Scholars

Fall 2017 Freeman Scholars
Jaclyn Agena

Jaclyn Agena

Mangement Information Systems | National University of Singapore, Singapore

"While abroad, I hope to learn how business practices differ in various countries and the influence of culture in these practices. Through this experience, I hope to absorb the culture of a new country and see a different perspective of the world."

Blog: http://jackiea17.weebly.com/

Danting Feng

Danting Feng

Finance | National University of Singapore, Singapore

"Traveling abroad really opens up your eyes to different things. You learn about the world around you and you learn more about yourself. I hope to explore my surroundings and experience the culture as much as possible while studying abroad in Singapore."

Blog: https://fengdanting1.wixsite.com/singapore

Henry Huang

Henry Huang

Accounting | City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

"While in Hong Kong, I hope to encounter new challenges in my life that will help me grow, not only as a student, but as a person. Studying abroad will allow for new opportunities and experiences that I would not otherwise have in my"

Blog: http://lostinhongkong.weebly.com/

Christy Kiyama

Christy Kiyama

Finance | Keio University, Japan

"From this study abroad experience, I hope to gather a rich harvest of learning that will bode well my life journey as a student and later as an international professional. I will study with students from all over the world, bridging the balance between modern knowledge and cultural perspectives with respect."

Blog: http://christyintokyo.weebly.com/

Terrence Luo

Terrence Luo

Finance, Human Resource Management, & International Business | Yonsei University, Korea

"By studying abroad in South Korea, I hope to step out of my comfort zone and gain a new perspective on life. I would also like to immerse myself into the Korean culture and broaden my horizons."

Blog: https://terrenceluo.wordpress.com/

Momi Morgan

Momi Morgan

Accounting | University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

"Hong Kong is one of the world's major global financial centers, making it a great place to study business. This program will not only equip me with new business perspectives, but also provide a way for me to connect with my ancestors by experiencing their culture."

Blog: http://momistudiesinhongkong.weebly.com/

Cindy Phong

Cindy Phong

Finance & International Business | Korea University, Korea

"Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves, nonetheless, I hope to seek challenges and knowledge while abroad in Korea. Studying abroad will emanate new ideologies, and allow me to gain a deeper understanding of business conducts abroad."

Blog: http://thetravelingphoodie.weebly.com/

Mia Porter

Mia Porter

Finance, International Business, & Chinese | Nanjing University, China

"Completing my capstone year in Nanjing, China will allow me the opportunity to gain fluency in the Chinese language as well as experience in the business environment. I look forward to immersing myself in the culture, and learning more about myself in the process."

Blog: http://miaporter.strikingly.com/

Stefen Joshua Rasay

Stefen Joshua Rasay

Finance, Marketing, & International Business | City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

"I believe that studying abroad in Hong Kong will be an experience that will not only let me stretch my language skills but also my business skills. Being away from home will definitely challenge me, but I believe that it will shape me into a better person."

Blog: https://stefenjoshuarasay.wixsite.com/vorfreude

 

Spring 2018 Scholars

Spring 2018 Freeman Scholars

Maurice Ray Berbano

Maurice Ray Berbano

Management, Marketing, & International Business | Seoul National University, Korea

"In my time at Seoul National University, I look forward to crafting a strong network, creating memories of a lifetime and being able to apply these experiences to my everyday life while hopefully inspiring others to do the same."

Blog: https://berbanom.wixsite.com/definingseoul

Keng-Chia

Keng-Chia "Charlie" Chao

Accounting & Finance | National University of Singapore, Singapore

"Studying abroad in Singapore will allow me to experience exciting challenges and opportunities available in the Asian business community. Through longer-term exposure to new cultures, people and languages, I hope to expand my network and develop personally and professionally."

Blog: https://chaok.weebly.com

Lily Dai

Lily Dai

Marketing | Fudan University, China

"I know that through my study abroad journey I will be able to gain valuable life experiences that I will be able to utilize in my future. Being in an unknown place will be challenging, but will surely add to the memorable learning experience."

Blog: http://lilydaiiiontheway.weebly.com/

Ashley Doubledee

Ashley Doubledee

Marketing, International Business, & Korean | Yonsei University, Korea

"By studying abroad in South Korea, I hope to immerse myself in the Korean culture and improve my Korean language skills. I also hope to broaden my viewpoints and gain new experiences with new people."

 

Blog: http://adoubled.weebly.com/

Royce Gist

Royce Gist

Finance & International Business  | Fudan University, China

"Studying abroad in Shanghai, China will enable me to further my Mandarin language skills. I hope this experience will also create friendships and future business opportunities in China"

Blog: https://roycegistinshanghai.tumblr.com/ 

Shanel Kinoshita

Shanel Kinoshita

Marketing & International Business | Seoul National University, Korea

"Studying abroad in Korea will teach me skills and lessons that no classroom or professor could teach. I want to take the academic knowledge that Shidler has given me over the years and apply it to real-world experiences that I encounter in foreign countries."

Blog: https://sleepless-seoul.tumblr.com/

Dakota-James Kubacak

Dakota-James Kubacak

Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management Information Systems, & International Business | City University of Hong Kong, China

"Studying abroad in Hong Kong will allow me to develop further insight into globalized business and deepen my cultural appreciation. This amazing opportunity will expand my heart and mind as I connect with more professionals, mentors, and friends throughout my time in China."

Blog: https://dakota-hongkongtravels.tumblr.com

Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Lee

Finance & Management | Seoul National University, Korea

"Studying abroad in South Korea will open the doors to many possibilities. I will seize this opportunity to broaden my view of the world, immerse myself in a different culture, and break out of my personal comfort zone."

Blog: http://jsqlee.weebly.com/

Amy Lei

Amy Lei

Accounting & International Business | Fudan University, China

"What I hope to achieve from studying abroad at Fudan University is a wider perspective of the world and to also improve my Chinese speaking and understanding skill. I want to learn and immense myself in China’s Culture and History."

Blog: https://amyleiblog.weebly.com/

Brittany Lieu

Brittany Lieu

Marketing & International Business | Korea University Business School, Korea

"I look forward to further enriching my sense of global awareness and gaining invaluable international insights and experiences throughout my study abroad journey."

Blog: http://brittanykoreaspring2018.weebly.com

Michelle Pham

Michelle Pham

Human Resource Management, Finance, & International Business | Yonsei University, Korea

"I hope that I will be able to immerse myself into all aspects of the culture and come back with not only a greater understanding of Korean culture, but a greater understanding of myself as well."

Blog: http://koreaandbeyond.weebly.com

Erina Suganuma

Erina Suganuma

Human Resource Management & Management | Keio University, Japan

"Studying abroad at Keio University will allow me to gain a global perspective whilst positively influence my interactions with others of different cultures through collaboration in this increasingly intercultural world."

Blog: https://alohaxkonnichiwa.tumblr.com/

Connie Wong

Connie Wong

Marketing & International Business | Korea University Business School, Korea

"Studying abroad in South Korea will enable me to gain first-hand experience of Korean culture, while immersing myself in the practices of business and curriculum. This once in a life time opportunity will serve as a journey for self-discovery and a better understanding of international business relations."

Blog: http://conniepw.weebly.com

Steven Yanagi

Steven Yanagi

Finance | University of Hong Kong, China

"Having the opportunity to study in Hong Kong will give me a better understanding of business and culture in Asia."

Blog: http://hk2018.weebly.com/

Eryn Yuasa

Eryn Yuasa

Finance, Economics, & Psychology | National University of Singapore, Singapore

"Travel far enough, you'll meet yourself." At the National University of Singapore, I hope to expand my knowledge of business in an international setting, learn more about cross-cultural experiences, and discover the scholar that I want to be."

Blog: https://erynstraveldiary.tumblr.com/