January 12, 2017
NEWBURGH, N.Y. -
International students at the Mount learned about American
business from three guest lecturers on January 12. Left to right:
certified public accountant Robert Unger of Judelson, Giordano
& Siegel, CPA, PC; Mary Molina, co-founder of Lola Granola Bar,
Inc.; and Carl Jack ‘14, employment coordinator/agricultural
project manager at NHS Human Services.
Mount Saint Mary College opened its doors to more than more than
60 international scholars on January 9, 2017.
Through the International Business School – São Paulo and the
Mount’s Office of International Programs, the Mount’s School of
Business is hosting the students, who will continue learning on
campus and via field trips to local businesses through January
Hailing from about a dozen different countries, including
Brazil, Mexico, Egypt, Turkey, Hungary, and Colombia, the scholars
are attending marketing, English, and business courses on the Mount
According to Ashley Knox, director of international programs at
the Mount, the students are preparing to be employed in the global
market “through intensive English language courses and providing
them with a deep understanding of sustainable business, also known
as green business.”
The international students learned American business practices
firsthand from two successful Hudson Valley professionals – Mary
Molina, co-founder of Lola Granola Bar, Inc. and Carl Jack ‘14,
employment coordinator/agricultural project manager at NHS Human
Services – on January 12.
Also that day, certified public accountant Robert Unger of
Judelson, Giordano & Siegel, CPA, PC, delved into fraud,
forensic accounting research, and compliance.
Later in the course, the students will take a hands-on field
trip to IBM Thomas J. Watson Research in Yorktown, N.Y. A
graduation ceremony for the scholars will be held upon their
completion of the three-week course at the end of the month.