With 51 graduates, Schiller International University, American University with over 50 years history in Heidelberg, held annual Commencement Ceremony, on Friday, 5.5.2017 at a Hotel Molkenkur, Heidelberg. Graduation ceremony was augmented by the presence of Schiller faculty, staff, families of the graduates, and our guest speaker.
CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2017!!! You are awesome!
The Paris campus was delighted to welcome parents, families and friends to the 53rd commencement ceremony of Schiller International University April 28th. Paris graduation ceremony 2017 was celebrated in the Washington ball room at our partner institution, Cercle France-Amériques, a cohort of Schiller. Paris students were awarded diplomas and recognition for their achievement, such as with our traditional René Cassin and International Business Awards.
Magna Cum Laude, Golden Key member and Valedictorian Peter Aguilar (MBA) gave a memorable speech as did Professors Jean Studzinska and Brigitte Beauzamy. Schiller Paris was honored to have as special Guest of Honor, His Excellency, Dr.Khalid Bin Mohammad Al Ankary, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in France and former Minister of Higher Education. Thank you.
Here’s wishing the best of luck to our new alumni!
Paris Graduation Ceremony 2017 Pictures
In order to help gain work experience in the US, we have been able to offer internships to some of our international students.
In January, Prashanth Ramaswamy interned at Interface Systems Inc. in Clearwater. Daniel McCrady, HR Manager at Interface Systems Inc. is a Schiller graduate. Prashanth learned the ins and outs of IT Consulting from a management point of view, aided in research in various legal and B2B service matters and among other things helped with the day to day tasks of running a small business office. Despite the fact that Prashanth had to depend on public transportation to get to work, rain or shine, he never missed a day of work and arrived early every workday which made a great impression on Mr. McCrady.
Seyf-Eddine Biya interned at The Bay Harbor Hotel in Tampa in March and April. Schiller graduate Yana Shtrak is their Front Desk Lead Supervisor, which marks her second promotion since starting at the hotel in September of 2015. Seyf worked in all departments from housekeeping up to management. General Manger, Crystal Rivera said that Seyf “exceeded the expectations” and that he “made an amazing impression” and “will be an asset to any organization he works for.” Seyf enjoyed his time at The Bay Harbor Hotel that he stayed for twice as long as was expected!
Temitope Adesanya is photographed at the desk when she interned in April and May at The Belleair Country Club where Schiller Graduate Edward Shaughnessy is the COO and General Manager. Schiller graduate Nora Yordanova who is the country club’s Director of Member Services, is pictured with Career Services Advisor Gloria Moranski. Beverage Manager Slavi Kratchanov is also a Schiller graduate! Temitope worked in the golf department including the merchandise center, the pool, tennis, pickleball, croquet and food and beverage areas. Temitope said that the highlight of her internship was working in every department and “Learning a bit of everything and seeing how the operation is run daily. It was an amazing experience for me.”
Thank you to our Schiller graduates and local leaders in the hospitality industry who have paired with us to open this door of opportunity for our students.
We are proud to have Colleen Campbell hang her Jamaican flag to our ever growing flag collection at the Tampa Bay Campus. Colleen started at the Tampa campus March 2017 and is working on her Bachelors in International Hospitality and Tourism Management. She is the first student we have from the beautiful island of Jamaica, and is very proud of her heritage. Please welcome Colleen as you pass her and keep posted for our next new country to be represented.
Don’t forget to check the Schiller Website or Facebook page to see: Wah Gwaan (What’s going on? in Jamaican)
Let’s meet up this weekend at StudyWorld 2017 in Berlin (http://www.studyworld.de/en/). Want to earn a double degree in Europe and the U.S.? Ready to kickstart your career with an international MBA? Schiller International University is presenting its programs on May 12th and 13th at the Education Pavillon, Friedrichstraße 176-179, 10117 Berlin. More at www.schiller.edu