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Student Profiles - Evening/Online Programs
Hear from Students in evening, weekend and online courses at Fontbonne University.
Name: Casey Miller
Degree: Bachelor in Organizational Studies and Bachelor in Corporate Communication
Background: Casey is a mother and wife who works full-time as an office manager while she completes her degrees.
Thoughts about Fontbonne's Evening and Online Programs: “Being a wife, a mother and having a full-time job is challenging enough. The OPTIONS program is flexible, and the faculty are supportive of me and my goals.”
Name: Chuck Nagelvoort
Degree: Master of Management, 2012
Thoughts about Fontbonne's Evening and Online Programs: “You'll graduate better prepared to succeed -— it's that simple.”
Name: Joe Winter
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Degree: Master of Business Administration, 2010
Thoughts about Fontbonne's Evening and Online Programs: "I received more than a great education in the Fontbonne University OPTIONS program. I met poeple in the business world and made important contacts and connections. The students and faculty alike helped me throughout my MBA studies and have proved to be valuable resources and friends in the business world."
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Degree Program: Bachelor of Business Administration
Background: Sunshine is a mother of five.
Advice for prospective evening and online students: “It is the best decision you will ever make to get your degree. As you move through the program, you will feel your whole world opening up around you. Until you actually sign up, it is difficult to envision the options your degree can bring to you. So just do it!”
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Degree: Master of Business Administration with Accounting Concentration
Background: Pat attended her freshman year as an undergraduate at Fontbonne and lived on campus in St. Joseph’s Hall.
Advice for prospective Evening and Online Students: “Fontbonne has always been a great place for me to learn and grow. My advice is to make a habit of setting aside time to study, turn off BET, MTV, the news, Lifetime movies or sports for a few hours, and devote that time to study. It is hard work, but there is a reward for the effort you put into your education.”
Name: Nicole Harris
Degree Program: BBA Graduate, 2009
Advice for Prospective Evening and Online Students: “Every person has it in them to do this and you can’t let self doubts and ‘what ifs’ stop you. Sure, it’s hard taking on another commitment, but after the first few months it becomes a part of your day-to-day life.”
Name: Tim Fitch
Degree Program: Master of Management Graduate, 1999
Thoughts for Prospective Evening and Online Students: “Fontbonne took the program seriously — it wasn’t a cakewalk. For 18 months, I was holed up in the house, writing and researching. But the best part about the experience was the people I spent time with — I learned a lot from them. I still keep in touch with my fellow students.”
Name: Melissa Thames
Degree Program: Master of Management Graduate, 2011
Thoughts about Fontbonne's Evening and Online Programs: “I knew a master’s would help me fulfill more qualifications to seek better jobs and advance my career. And the organizational studies degree confirmed that I wanted to be involved with HR and management. Because of my wonderful experience with undergrad, it just made sense to continue with Fontbonne’s master’s of management.”