Ying-Hsuan (Karen) Chen is an MBA graduate from Taiwan. Her career plans involve international banking, a highly competitive business. In addition to her MBA, Karen notes that her time in the States allowed her to improve her English, which will also give her more opportunities.
Karen found the MBA professors to be excellent. She particularly enjoyed the organizational behavior class with Dr. Joseph Ofori-Dankwa, and global business classes with Dr. George Puia. In fact, she traveled with Dr. Puia and other MBA students to Russia in the spring of 2007 to meet with international business managers.
Of her classmates, Karen says that SVSU students are extremely nice and adds, "I have had a lot of oppportunity to be involved in real American life. American students are open-minded to other cultures, and they like to try my cooking."