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IB Awards

International Business Awards

International Business
Awards 2018

Outstanding Junior in International Business

  • Lilian Alexandrova - Lilian is a Junior in International Business. She is the Director of Marketing and Social Media at the Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Society, Philanthropy and Marketing Coordinator for the International Business Association. Lilian also serves as a member of the Spanish Club on campus.

International Business Service Award

  • Olivia Lewis - Olivia is a senior in International Business with a minor in Spanish and Economics.  Last summer, she worked as a sales and guest service intern at Entertainment Cruises in Chicago. Olivia is currently a Study Abroad Ambassador and an Adventure Specialist on campus. She is also the Secretary for the ISU Abroad Mentorship Program, a Treasurer for the ISU Badminton Club and ISU International Business Club.

Carson & Iris Varner International Experience Award

  • Jagoda Boksa - Jagoda is a Senior in International Business with a concentration in Management. She currently works at the Office of Residential Life as a Student Leadership Development Assistant. Jagoda is a member of Gamma Lota Sigma, Pi Beta Phi Sorority, the National Society of Leadership and the Business Administration Club.

  • James Hartsock - James is a Senior in International Business with a minor in Spanish. He currently works at Springfield Armory as a production intern and as an assistant manager of the John and Carla Edwards Aquatic Center in Geneseo. He is the current Vice President of the International Business Association and a member of the University Program Board.

  • Hetal Dhirawani - Hetal is a senior in International Business who studied abroad for a summer in France.  Hetal has participated in numerous on campus activities such as the Leadership Fellows Program, the CUIBE International Business Case Competition at UMSL, mentor programs, and other community-related events. She is also the former President of Phi Beta Lambda at Heartland Community College and is an active member of Alpha Beta Gamma and the International Business Association at ISU.

  • Kyle Mast - Kyle is a Senior in International Business who studied abroad at Universitat Paderborn, Germany. He currently works at the City Hall Communication intern in Normal and has been a plane leader and trip leader for Alternative Winter and Spring Break.  He loves volunteering and has volunteered in Guatemala, Atlanta and Winder.

Outstanding Senior in International Business

  • Michael DeBreau - Michael is a Senior in International Business. He is a member of Pi Sigma Epsilon and has worked as a mentee during Business Week 2016 and volunteered for Alternative Spring Break. Michael loves to travel and has studied abroad in Peru and Spain. He hopes to work domestically in the marketing department for a multinational company.

To learn more about:

  • The International Business major/minor at Illinois State University
  • International Internships
  • Study Abroad
  • Other international business activities at Illinois State University

Barbara Ribbens 
Varner International Business Institute
College of Business   
Illinois State University
Campus Box 5580
Normal, Illinois 61790-5580

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