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Brian Smith 08/14/15

Brian Smith earned his Ph.D. From the University of Maryland in 2009, and is an Assistant Professor in Communication Management and Social Media at Purdue University. He has taught Business Communication and Social Media Management at CIMBA. “From the moment we got to CIMBA, our family was welcomed: Our children got to be involved in […]

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Tim Newberry 07/16/15

CIMBA is not only an opportunity to progress your education but also gives you an opportunity to experience Europe on a multicultural level. CIMBA does an excellent job of giving their students the best opportunity for travel on weekends for several reasons. First, Paderno del Grappa is a rural town located 20 minutes north by […]

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Magella Swanson 07/16/15

There and Back Again There are many reasons I chose to apply for CIMBA. Among the most prominent reasons was that my brother, Jacob Swanson, participated in the Spring 2014 semester and had come home with nothing but amazing stories and I had seen how much the program allowed him to grow and mature. Even […]

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Nancy Hauserman 07/01/15

“The opportunity to teach at CIMBA has been one of the highlights of my teaching career. It has offered me an opportunity to teach a diverse group of students from all over the world with a variety of business and cultural backgrounds. Classroom discussions are lively and often followed up by some less serious but […]

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Katherine Hyde 07/01/15

I chose CIMBA because I heard so many positive things from my siblings. Two out of my three siblings have attended the CIMBA program and have had nothing but life changing experiences (with the other one saying that was her biggest college regret was not going!). Hearing about their travels and seeing all their incredible […]

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Bing Howell 04/22/15

Bing first attended CIMBA as an undergraduate student studying abroad during the fall 2002 semester. After graduating from Iowa State University, he was selected to serve as a Campus Life Coordinator (CLC) while pursuing his MBA part-time with CIMBA in 2004. Although he was busy working and taking classes, he was still able to find […]

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Matt Bowler 04/17/15

“Here, I’ve been able to get to know my students really well. This has been more of a family atmosphere: much more getting to know the students, interacting with them, seeing them multiple times per week, and then engaging with them outside the classroom…

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Cristina Turchet 02/06/15

Cristina Turchet is executive director for CIMBA in Italy, where she manages and oversees all of the daily CIMBA operations, including working with prospective and current students, parents, and faculty in the study abroad, MBA, and executive programs. She also teaches Kepner-Tregoe (KT) problem-solving and decision-making courses to CIMBA students at all levels, bringing her real world experiences into the classroom. Turchet earned a degree in Economics and Commerce at the University of Venice before working as a marketing manager for a leading software company and earning her MBA from CIMBA’s first graduating class through Clemson University. In addition to teaching CIMBA students, Turchet continues to train managers and entrepreneurs at some of Europe’s leading companies.

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Al H. Ringleb 02/06/15

Leadership and personal development strategy, external relations, life training, professor

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Dr. Michael Grieves 12/22/14

Dr. Michael Grieves is the author of Product Lifecycle Management: Driving the Next Generation of Lean Thinking (McGraw-Hill, 2006) and Virtually Perfect: Driving Innovation and Lean through Product Lifecycle Management (in publication). He is a world-recognized expert in PLM and information systems and lectures worldwide on Product Lifecycle Management.

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About CIMBA Italy

CIMBA (in English, pronounced chim – buh) offers dynamic, personal, and affordable study abroad, MBA, and executive programs in Paderno del Grappa at the base of the Italian Alps in Northern Italy—just an hour north of Venice.

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