Our Alumni Spotlight highlights the impact that studying abroad has had on the careers and lives of UB Alumni.
Meet Lukas Dickash, UB Study Abroad Alumnus, and hear him speak about how participating in UB’s International Christian University (ICU) Summer Program has allowed him to pursue a career in Japan as an Assistant Language Teacher. Lukas earned a B.A. in Linguistics with a concentration in Language, Society and Communication, and a minor in Japanese Studies, which helped him satisfy his degree requirements for his minor over the summer instead of needing to complete a full year at UB to do the same. He looks back on how his study abroad experience helped him achieve his dream of living and working in Japan!
Meet Dave Horesh, UB Study Abroad Alumnus, and hear him speak about how participating in UB’s University of Leicester semester exchange program has helped shape his career as a partner at a branding agency and design firm, and co-founder of a designer and manufacturer. Dave received a B.A. in Psychology from UB and spent his junior year abroad in England, which helped him graduate in 3.5 years instead of 4. He looks back on how the experience helped him gain independence, push him out of his comfort zone, and build his confidence - to which he credits his entrepreneurial spirit!
Meet Dr. Dayle Hodge, UB Study Abroad Alumnus, and hear him speak about how participating in UB’s Global E3 study abroad program has helped shape his career as a Resident Anesthesiologist. Dr. Hodge received an M.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a B.S. Degree in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering with a minor in French from UB. He spent his junior year in France and looks back on how impactful this experience was and the many opportunities it has afforded him since then.