ASHLEY BOWIE is pursuing a degree in business administration at Gwynedd Mercy College and is planning to graduate in 2009. Her areas of interest are international business and management. In addition to her studies, she plays tennis and softball for Gwynedd Mercy and is involved with the Student Athletics Advisory Committee. She will travel to Ireland during the summer of 2008 with the Voices of Gwynedd and hopes to work in the fashion and design industry after graduation. Her contribution to this edition is The Effect of Culture on Business Relationships.
MARK J. AUGER is a sophomore at Neumann College, majoring in accounting and business administration with a math minor. He tutors at the Academic Resource Center and is involved a variety of college organizations including Orientation Leaders, College Ambassadors, and the Investment Club. After graduation, he would either like to work in an accounting firm or in a financial advisory capacity, with plans of moving into management over time. Mr. Auger’s paper is The Impact of International Trade on Country, Company and Individual.
AIMEE GIBISON is also a sophomore at Neumann College, majoring in marketing, with a minor in communications and media arts. She is considering a second minor in French as well. After graduation in 2010, she hopes to work in public relations. McDonald’s: A Good Image with Bad Ethics is the title of Ms. Gibison’s contribution.
JILLIAN HIBBS is currently a marketing major at Neumann College and plans to graduate in May 2008. She is doing an internship at Cigna International Expatriate Benefits in the marketing communications Department and is a member of Delta Mu Delta and Delta Pi Honors Societies. She plans to seek a career in advertising after graduation. Her contribution to this edition of the Neumann Business Review is entitled Media Advertising: Affecting Our Youth’s Health.
CHRISTOPHER MARTINEZ graduated from Neumann College in December 2007 with a computer information and systems management degree. He would like to return to school in the future to pursue his MBA and possibly a master’s degree in computer science. He is currently employed as an associate consultant for Computer Sciences Corporation. Mr. Martinez’ contribution to this edition of the Review is called Mexican Immigration.