ture and CUTCO partnered in ad-
vancing the professional success of
both students and employees. Not
only have CUTCO employees
earned degrees at St. Bonaventure,
but numerous business students
have interned at CUTCO.
Dresser-Rand our students are able
to explore business and the world.
international business experience
may have begun with one man's
desire to visit China but in its
hundreds of business students experi-
ence and understand business in China.
an interest in visiting China and was
scheduled to present a lecture series for
two weeks at the Beijing Institute of
Technology. He was invited back the
following year and it was soon sug-
gested that he should bring his students
to China as well.
two-week stay in Beijing. This May, 20
students will visit a variety of businesses
in Shanghai, Suzhou, Xi'an, Tianjin,
and Beijing with Dr. Carl Case, chair of
the Department of Management, who
took over the China Program in 2007.
their knowledge of international busi-
ness. "Briefings are conducted by senior
management at several U.S. and interna-
tional businesses in China," says Case.
ties do not offer. "The program pro-
vides our students with a competitive
advantage," says Case.
knowledge and experience that is not al-
ways obtainable through classroom in-
derstand and accept the cultural nuances
in international business that otherwise
you wouldn't know."
foreign business firsthand, but as Swanz
explains, it aids in dispelling negative
stereotypes that students might have
about foreign countries.
with Chinese MBA students.
Swanz. "They have the same interests
and the same desires as we do."
fact that we did it."
Pass section of the Great Wall of China.