Fall 2019

Hannah Rowedder

  • Major: Marketing and Business Analytics (Certificate in Leadership Studies)
  • Home institution: University of Iowa
  • CIMBA Term: Fall 2019
  • Email: hannah-rowedder@uiowa.edu

Ask me about:

Scholarships I received, preparing for studying abroad, travel planning, budgeting, and the CIMBA experience/campus


Summer 2019

Hannah DeBruin

  • Major: Civil Engineering (Minor in Math)
  • Home institution: University of Iowa
  • CIMBA Term: Summer 2019
  • Email: hannah-debruin@uiowa.edu

Ask me about:

Scholarship opportunities, budgeting for weekend travel, Thermodynamics or Italy LIVE course, and the lovely town of Paderno del Grappa!


Isaac Perrilles

  • Major: Business Information Systems (Minor in Theatre)
  • Home institution: University of Iowa
  • CIMBA Term: Summer 2019
  • Email: ike7120@gmail.com

Ask me about:

Traveling (group travel and solo travel), post-program travels, social media ambassador scholarship


Madisyn Gearhart

  • Major: Biomedical Engineering (Elective focus area in Cellular Engineering, Minor in Communications)
  • Home institution: University of Iowa
  • CIMBA Term: Summer 2019
  • Email: madisyn-gearhart@uiowa.edu

Ask me about:

Scholarships, traveling/trip planning, what to pack, and dealing with homesickness


Alina Nowicki

  • Major: Accounting and Marketing (Minor in Spanish and International Business)
  • Home institution: University of Iowa
  • CIMBA Term: Summer 2019
  • Email: alinanowicki13@gmail.com

Ask me about:

Weekend/independent travel plans while abroad, CIMBA campus, CIMBA courses and professors, making friends abroad


Aurora Sanchez

  • Major: Accounting
  • Home institution: University of Kansas
  • CIMBA Term: Summer 2019
  • Email: aurorasanchez@ku.edu

Ask me about:

Traveling in Italy, preparing for departure 


Josephine Sandoval

  • Major: Actuarial Science (Minor in Global Leadership)
  • Home institution: University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • CIMBA Term: Summer 2019
  • Email: josie5sandoval@ymail.com

Ask me about:

Courses I liked, travel within Italy, handling cultural shock, campus living, and anything else!


Colby Reffert

  • Major: Management (Minor in Marketing & Leadership and Communications)
  • Home institution: University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • CIMBA Term: Summer 2019
  • Email: colbyjo135@gmail.com

Ask me about:

RA scholarship, getting my tuition completely paid for, courses I took, connecting with professors from different colleges, traveling within Italy, and just about any other topic!


Nhan Nguyen

  • Major: Business Information Systems (Concentration in Business Analytics)
  • Home institution: University of Kansas
  • CIMBA Term: Summer 2019
  • Email: nhan@ku.edu

Ask me about:

RA scholarship, my favorite prof, travel within Italy and around Europe, navigating Italian transportation system, overcoming home sickness, and the struggles after coming home from abroad


Spring 2019

Mark Quinn

  • Major: Accounting (Minors in Math, Economics, Finance)
  • Home institution: University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • CIMBA Term: Spring 2019
  • Email: mmquinn19@gmail.com

Ask me about:

Professors abroad, classes that I liked, traveling with people or alone, adapting to being abroad


Megan Theis

  • Major: Marketing and Business Analytics
  • Home institution: University of Iowa
  • CIMBA Term: Spring 2019
  • Email: megan-e-theis@uiowa.edu

Ask me about:

Traveling in Italy and around Europe, courses and professors, living at CIMBA, travel planning (finding flights/accommodations), where to find the best local food!


Grant Biggs

  • Major: Finance
  • Home institution: University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • CIMBA Term: Spring 2019
  • Email: gbiggs1998@gmail.com

Ask me about:

Travel in Europe


Fall 2018

Ian Gorkis

  • Major: Finance
  • Home institution: University of Iowa
  • CIMBA Term: Fall 2018
  • Email: ian-gorkis@uiowa.edu

Ask me about:

Traveling in Italy, traveling around Europe, and buying flights


Kate Isaac

  • Major: Marketing (Minor in French, Certificate in International Business)
  • Home institution: University of Iowa
  • CIMBA Term: Fall 2018
  • Email: katelyn-isaac@uiowa.edu

Ask me about:

Different places/organizations you can apply for scholarships, finding cheap flights and places to stay when traveling, the best places to see in Europe, the different CIMBA scholarships available, Italian culture and customs, semester course requirements, and life in Paderno!


Sarah Brown

  • Major: Marketing
  • Home institution: University of Kansas
  • CIMBA Term: Fall 2018
  • Email: sarah_jbrown@ku.edu

Ask me about:

Specific scholarships won, travel within Italy and around Europe, how to pack effectively, what I loved about CIMBA campus, overcoming homesickness, and anything else really!


Lexa Rocholl-Werner

  • Major: Accounting (Concentration in International Business, Certificate in Entrepreneurship)
  • Home institution: Purdue University
  • CIMBA Term: Fall 2018
  • Email: lexawerner1999@gmail.com

Ask me about:

Overcoming home sickness, courses that fulfilled major or minor requirements, traveling within Italy 


Julia Cavallaro

  • Major: Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Home institution: Virginia Tech
  • CIMBA Term: Fall 2018
  • Email: jcav21@vt.edu

Ask me about:

How to pack, traveling around Italy or Europe, not knowing anyone before you go, cultural activities, creating lifelong relationships, and anything else you want to know!


Matt Seidel

  • Major: Finance
  • Home institution: Virginia Tech
  • CIMBA Term: Fall 2018
  • Email: matts16@vt.edu

Ask me about:

Courses to take, professors and events with them, travel in both Italy and Europe as a whole, CIMBA life, and really anything really!


Summer 2018

Daniel Fleming

  • Major: Chemical Engineering (Minor in Chemistry)
  • Home institution: University of Iowa
  • CIMBA Term: Summer 2018
  • Email: daniel-fleming@uiowa.edu

Ask me about:

Homesickness, courses (especially engineering), traveling, CIMBA campus, making friends, or anything else!


Alex Chamberlin

  • Major: Civil Engineering
  • Home institution: University of Kansas
  • CIMBA Term: Summer 2018
  • Email: alex.amadeus@ku.edu

Ask me about:

Engineering curriculum requirements, thermodynamics in Italy, mythology, traveling, and social life


Spring 2018

Anibal Mares Marquez

  • Major: Accounting (Certificate in International Business)
  • Home institution: University of Iowa
  • CIMBA Term: Spring 2018
  • Email: anibal.mares.301@gmail.com

Ask me about:

First-gen and underrepresented students, travel planning, budgeting, and being an RA


Brooke Kelley

  • Major: Accounting
  • Home institution: University of Iowa
  • CIMBA Term: Spring 2018
  • Email: brooke-kelley@uiowa.edu

Ask me about:

RA scholarship, how I paid for study abroad, traveling across Europe, and talking to professors!