The College of Business is a globally-oriented business school with alumni all over the world. I want to take this opportunity to welcome graduates, current students, and friends to connect with us. Our aim is to reunite alumni, students, and faculty members of the six departments under the College of Business.
We hope to encourage you, our valued alumni and friends, to take a look at your achievements and your network. Our editor has spoken to some of you about your CB journey and challenges at work. These inspiring stories are presented in this issue.
I hope that these featured stories can RE-ignite your passion.
Opportunities are Everywhere
“Who would ever think a part-time promoter for a computer store in Sham Shui Po Computer Centre could turn into a gaming industry tycoon in less than five years? This is an age in which opportunities are always open for people who are well prepared. Perseverance is the key to success... [ Full Story ]
Yvan Castro MSc in Marketing
A South American in the East
I am currently working as a Program and Planning Director in the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA China) based in Hong Kong. My organization is a humanitarian and international charity with a presence in more than 120 countries in the world. It works with environmental protection, public health, and emergency management programs in China... [ Full Story ]
Eddie Lam BBA in Management Sciences '11
From Nothing to Something
In Form 7, like other secondary school students, Eddie Lam dreamed of attending university; but it turned out that his A-level exam scores were insufficient for entering into a bachelor’s program. Later that year he went into an Associate Degree program in Accountancy. The choice was influenced by his parents’ “4-Profession Concept”— i.e., being a doctor, a lawyer, an accountant, or an engineer is the most ideal career choice. Not wanting to fail, Eddie worked hard to prepare for his 2nd challenge, the Non - Jupas interviews... [ Full Story ]