Two Lycoming College
students will continue their international educational experience after
graduation when they pursue graduate degrees in London, England.
Nguyen, an economics major, will pursue a master’s in
economics at the London School of Economics and Ngan Le, a
business-finance major, has been accepted into the financial mathematics program
at King’s College London. Both students are from Hanoi, Vietnam.
I spoke to my family about deciding whether to go to work after graduation or
graduate school, they encouraged me to continue to study economics,” Nguyen
said. “I am interested in local economic development and I would love to take a
said she studied abroad in the United Kingdom last year and loved it, which also
helped her to make the decision to study internationally.
would like to take her knowledge back to her hometown. “I want to go into bank
analysis,” she said. “I like working with numbers.” She also would like to
eventually teach at a large international university.
would like to apply what I’ve learned here at Lycoming back home,” Le said. “In
Vietnam, we don’t apply practical knowledge to our studies, but we do here.”
cited Drs. Bonita Kolb, associate professor of business administration,
and Elizabeth Moorhouse, assistant professor of economics, as extremely
encouraging in the application process.
Le said Dr. Georg
Grassmueck, assistant professor of business administration, talked a lot about
his international experiences, which help motivate her to study abroad.