Global Leadership Minor Participants

Spring 2022 Cohort

Jake Allen

Electrical Engineering
College of Engineering

I have learned that it is The time spent abroad during this program has been the most memorable and eye-opening experience of my life. I feel like I’ve developed years over the last 8 weeks.

Laura Alvarez Aguilar

Accounting
Poole College of Management

This program helped me expand my knowledge to a more global perspective, to develop the necessary skills to work with diverse cultures and tools to face the adversities of globalization. Finally, on a personal level, it allowed me to identify my skills, things to improve, and who I am as a leader.

Hannah Estes

Computer Science
College of Engineering

The Global Leadership Minor provided a fundamental foundation for being a leader and how to communicate cross-culturally effectively. Along with traveling to three different countries, this time has impacted my perspective on how to live life to the fullest and how I form relationships with others, especially in a cross-cultural or cross-disciplinary situation.

Chase Greeson

Business Administration
Poole College Management

The GLM minor helped me experience countless different perspectives and cultures. It’s developed me to be more adaptable, knowledgeable, and has put me on the right track to be a Global Leader. This experience changed my view on life, and I’m thankful for it.

Callie Haapala

Parks, Recreation & Tourism
College of Natural Resources

Going into it, I didn’t really know what to expect. I was just thinking its going to be cool. I’m gonna get to meet people and study abroad and experience culture. But it’s a lot more than that. Once you get there and you’re in it, it’s like experiencing and having to grow and face things, making you look at life from a different view and to bring color into other places and it’s important to see that stuff. It helped me a lot. I’ve noticed how much of a person I’ve grown.

Madi Jenkins

Fashion & Textile Management
Wilson College of Textiles

I learned that there is always someone in the room who knows more about something than I do. Moving forward, I will continue to embrace those who have different perspectives as well as experiences than my own.

Henry Jones

Business Administration
Poole College Management

Throughout this program I have seen how large the world actually is. My perception of the world has changed for the better and I can’t be more thankful for the experience

Katie Leonard

Industrial Engineering
College of Engineering

This program helped me expand my knowledge to a more global perspective, to develop the necessary skills to work with diverse cultures and tools to face the adversities of globalization. Finally, on a personal level, it allowed me to identify my skills, things to improve, and who I am as a leader.

Charles Lowman

Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering

“The only certainty is uncertainty” Georg Spazier

Thomas May

Business Administration
Poole College Management

My time abroad has been extremely impactful on gaining a greater understanding of how I operate within a team and on a daily basis. I have recognized that I need to utilize my strengths in a personal and professional setting.

Emma McLaughlin

Business Administration
Poole College of Management

Brenden Mueller

Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering

I will be forever grateful for the experiences I had through GLM. This program helped me grow in my personal confidence, impactful leadership, and ability to be comfortable in uncomfortable situations. Traveling with this amazing group broadened my inclusion, teamwork, and collaboration abilities. Moving forward, I am looking forward to implementing my newfound leadership philosophy and global mindset into my professional and social life.

Allison Potter

Communications/Foreign Language
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

I have learned that it is very important to appreciate a team and group of friends that will stick with you through thick and thin.

Jacob Schuster

Business Administration
Poole College of Management

Natalie Spero

Chemical Engineering
College of Engineering

The Global Leadership Minor gave me the incredible opportunity to learn, both in the classroom as well as through cultural immersion, about unique perspectives that were different than my own. It provided
cross-disciplinary insight and time to reflect on the things that we all share, as well as those things that separate us, and how to balance those aspects in both the personal and professional world.

Gray Yelverton

Soil Sciences
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

Spring 2020 Cohort

Olivia Earnhardt

Industrial Engineering
College of Engineering

​The GLM taught me many things, but most importantly it taught me the significance of quality self-reflection, cultural competency, and authenticity. There’s only so much “leadership” you can learn from a textbook; the rest comes from an internal drive to step out of your comfort zone and pursue experiences that help you to grow.

Nathan Finch

Human Resources
Poole College Management

I have learned that it is very important to appreciate a team and group of friends that will stick with you through thick and thin.

Adam Gross

Nutrition Sciences
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

I learned that there is always someone in the room who knows more about something than I do. Moving forward, I will continue to embrace those who have different perspectives as well as experiences than my own.

Adela Li

Human Resources
Poole College of Management

I’ll be forever grateful for this program. It has taught me so much about true teamwork, leadership qualities, and to be a spontaneous adventurer. I’ve learned how to be more reflective in and outside the workplace, how setbacks can be spun into lessons, and the beauty of being with a diverse set of people.

Sarah Roskam

Economics & International Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The program has taught me to be reflective and receptive to feedback while remaining confident in my decisions and my values. By approaching problems intentionally and thoroughly, I will be able to move forward in my career and in my life taking risks and learning from my mistakes.

Dev Shah

Nutrition Sciences
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Developing a broader understanding of people on a global level is important to me so that I may nurture a stronger worldly understanding and have a broader global perspective to bring to any professional career.  This program has been vital for the development of a global mindset that allows me to better understand international relations and leadership as a whole.

Kailea Simmons

Human Resources
Poole College of Management

Through this program I have learned a lot about authentic leadership and how important it is to be personable with your coworkers. When moving forward in my career path I want to continue to push myself towards a growth mindset and to always seek out opportunities for learning.