Silberman College of Business, Which was named to The Princeton Review's 2014 edition of The Best 295 Business Schools, has launched a new opportunity for undergraduate students: The Global Business Experience. Utilizing FDU's Wroxton College in England and FDU-Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, plus a previously-established partnership at the University of Bergamo in Italy, the Global Business Experience provides students first-hand knowledge of the global economy, international business practices and cross-cultural communication.
Freshmen spend their first year at FDU's College at Florham or Metropolitan Campus. As sophomores, they travel to Wroxton or Bergamo; and then as juniors, they study at FDU-Vancouver for a semester. Seniors return to their home campus and may complete a third semester abroad.
"This is something that can be done at FDU, because we have international campuses that we own and operate," says Christopher Capuano, University provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. "It's competitive academic training with living-and-learning experience abroad."
The program is open to Silberman College freshmen receiving the Fairleigh S. Dickinson or Dean's scholarships and the Provost's Leadership Award. Applicants should major in management, marketing, entrepreneurship, business administration or business administration with an international business concentration. Students retain their financial aid while abroad, and a $2,500 grant is provided to defray travel costs for each term spent abroad.
For more information or to apply to the program, visit www.fdu.edu/gbe.
Friday, February 07, 2014
FDU Magazine Winter/Spring 2014