#LubinLife Success Stories

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STUDENT SUCCESS: Class of 2023 | Class of 2022 | Class of 2021

ALUMNI SUCCESS: Class of 2020 | Class of 2019 | Class of 2018 | Class of 2017 | Class of 2016 | Class of 2015

 


[Nusrat Ara Begum]

Nusrat Ara Begum '23
BBA in Business Management / Pre-Nursing (double major)
President, Cosmetology Club

"It is great being a business student who is simultaneously completing the pre-nursing track because I am able to make a lot of connections with what I am learning in business-related classes and apply them to what I am learning in healthcare-related classes and vice versa"

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[Aissatou Gningue]

Aissatou Gningue '23
BBA in Public Accounting / BA in Political Science (double major)
Minor in Pre-Law

Coveted Fellowship, United Nations(UN)

"The Millennium Fellowship provides student leaders with an opportunity to advance the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Students from all over the world develop projects with the goal of positively impacting their communities."

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[Daniela Hernandez]

Daniela Hernandez '23
BBA in Finance—Arts and Entertainment Management / Marketing (double major)
Research Manager, Pace Connect

"As a research manager, i have strengthened a lot of skills for my resume. I have been able to gain real life experience that i will further carry into my future career, such as learning how to efficiently complete phone calls with clients and employers."

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[Erica Jurus]

Erica Jurus '22
BBA in Management—Arts and Entertainment Management
Internship at Boston Logan International Airport

"There is so much to do in the city, and so much to learn from it, it feels like a waste not taking advantage of the opportunity to work hard and learn as much as I can."

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[Joanne Mantzouridou Onasi]

Joanne Mantzouridou Onasi '22
MS in Strategic Management
founder, DGRwear


"I was fascinated by the complexity of businesses and the importance of sustainable practices at an early age. Inspired by my love for fashion, I started a company called DGRwear in 2017 with my sister. We are now using the company's social media platforms to educate more and more people on sustainable fashion."

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[Aida Kolar]

Aida Kolar '22
BBA in Public Accounting / MS in Taxation
Internship at PwC



"The Lubin School of Business was one of the only schools that provided a unique combined degree program in accounting. Its student success stories really sealed the decision for me. I knew from the get-go that getting a master's was something that I wanted to do, and Lubin's program allowed me to do just that."

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[Olivia Shabo]

Olivia Shabo '22
BBA in Business Analytics
founder, "Wellness and Wardrobe"


"To me, #LubinLife means taking advantage of any opportunity that comes your way and surrounding yourself with people who are driven and hardworking, and who will support you throughout your journey. #LubinLife has taught me so much about myself and my potential as a student and an employee."

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[Bryan Comandini]

Bryan Comandini '22
BBA in Public Accounting / MS in Financial Management
Coast Guard Achievement Medal recipient
Real estate agent



"The advice I would give is simple: ask as many questions as possible to advisors at the school. In my experience, if they don't have the answers, they will work hard to find them for you."

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[Kyle Igarta]

Kyle Igarta '21
BBA in Management—Arts and Entertainment Management / Business Analytics (double major)
Internships at Broadway Music and American Express


"The fact that I have the opportunity to learn and grow in two different industries under the same roof will be extremely beneficial to me in my future endeavors and will allow me to see things from various viewpoints!"

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[Victoria Figlia]

Victoria Figlia '21
BBA in Marketing—Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications
Minor in Digital Marketing
Brand Marketing Team Member


"I look forward to hopefully returning to some normalcy on campus before I graduate, but either way it's a learning experience. We, collectively as a student body, will adapt and come out better for it. I am most looking forward to our Brand Marketing Team competition in April, though. It will be great to see two semesters of hard work finally come together to be presented."

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[Nina Conticello]

Nina Conticello '21
BBA in Marketing—Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications
Minor in Professional Selling and Sales Management
Internships at ViacomCBS


"What I have learned in the past six months ranges from the basics of email etiquette all the way to booking ad space for both presidential candidates (Donald Trump and Joe Biden). I had my internship, where I currently help out on deals throughout ViacomCBS and all of its subsidiaries, extended into the Fall. It is very exciting!"

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[John-Carlo Batista]

John-Carlo Batista '21
BBA in Finance
Internship at Morgan Stanley


"Working at Pace Mart taught me how to lead, how to manage a small business, and how to work with others. Pace Mart is a great start for anyone who wants to get work experience and learn how to develop leadership skills."

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[Deniz Ilgaz Sen]

Deniz Ilgaz Sen '21
BBA in Management—Arts and Entertainment Management
Minor in Psychology
Semester abroad in Florence, Italy


"You will make so many unforgettable memories, meet amazing people from all over the world, travel to other countries, and expose yourself to new cultures and languages."

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[Joey Wong]

Joey Wong '21
BBA in Finance
Minor in Economics
President, Pace Investment Club


"I am motivated by the city: New York City is inspirational because the people here are some of the hardest workers I have ever met. I am motivated by my peers: We are tirelessly working and staying competitive, but we want each other to succeed as well."

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[Jillian Lewandoski]

Jillian Lewandoski '21
BBA in Marketing - Sports Marketing
Minor in Arts and Entertainment Management

Internships at Madison Square Garden, Rutgers University Athletic Department, and Institute of Management Accountants

"To me, #LubinLife means having my professors and peers push me to be the best version of myself. The atmosphere everywhere in Lubin is so motivating and inspiring, it pushes me to want to be the better than I was the day before."

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[Nicole Ojeda]

Nicole Ojeda '21
BBA in Management—Business Management
Minors in Economics and Political Science
Internship at She's the First


"#LubinLife is much more than recognizing the opportunities circulating around us; #LubinLife is the undying willingness to take advantage of them."

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[Matthew La Sala]

Matthew La Sala '21
BBA in Public Accounting
Founder and General Manager, Pace Fit


"My goal is to be a successful entrepreneur, and all the experience I have gained from Pace Fit will give me the skill set to be successful. I love running a business. I feel that by running a business there are no caps to how successful you can be."

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[Zeina Taqi]

Zeina Taqi '21
BBA in Finance
Owner, Bakeology


"My sister Aya, my friend Hala and I were thinking of ways to make use of our time and do something productive so we decided to create Bakeology. The premise of our business was to teach local kids the fundamentals of baking, which is how the name came about."

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[Colin Myers]

Colin Myers '21
JD in Environmental Law / MBA in Financial Management
founder of Pace Sustainability Business Club

"While studying law the past two years, I realized the importance of understanding how businesses function and what internal factors drive their decision-making. Having this understanding will allow me to better be able to advise business clients on legal risks and opportunities. This dual understanding is particularly important in the sustainability realm."

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[Avery Pickard ]

Avery Pickard '21
BBA/MBA in Public Accounting
Minor in Business Analytics
Internship at EY


"Often times, I've found that my peers are the ones who motivate me to do well and also provide me with opportunities just because the kindness of their hearts compels them to share them."

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[Sarah Ackerman]

Sarah Ackerman '21
Dual MBA In Business / Marketing Management
founder, Girl Behind the Hive


"As I explore my future options surrounding my entrepreneurial endeavors, I have found the faculty at Pace to be both receptive and helpful. I have had long conversations with different Deans, Professors, and Career Services Counselors. Each one has taken the time to meet with me to discuss different paths, resources, and potential networking opportunities to help me fulfill my goals."

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[Alexis Tenorio]

Alexis Tenorio '21
BBA in Marketing—Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications
Internship at Univision


"This is my first internship in a corporate environment, so I will take everything I learn from it into my next one. Fortunately, I am in a position where I am learning something new from my supervisor and his colleagues every day."

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