In the days leading up to the IUPUI Top 100 Outstanding Students Recognition Dinner, we will be featuring the Kelley students who were named among IUPUI’s Top 100 students in 2018.
What has been your favorite experience so far at Kelley?
Victoria: My favorite Kelley experience was the adventure we had during the Spring Break 2017 London Study Abroad program. I had the opportunity to spend a week with 30 of my closest friends learning about Brexit, financial institutions in London, and immersing myself into the English culture. Riding the tube and exploring Covent Garden was absolutely amazing!
What has been your favorite class and why?
Currently, J411 has been my favorite Kelley class because it serves as a way for us to combine everything we’ve learned previously into a simulated game in order to compete in a hypothetical market. The challenge of combining previously learned information into concise decisions has been incredibly fun!
If you had to pick one professor who has impacted you the most while at Kelley, who would it be?
As a freshman, I joined the Operations and Supply Chain Management Organization, which was my first exposure to my major. As a result, as an executive for the club, I worked closely with Professor Ippolito. His mentorship has been incredibly helpful, and I cannot thank him enough.
Where do you see yourself after you graduate?
I aspire to become an osteopathic physician, and after graduation I see myself spending the next four years as a medical student learning about the interrelation between structure and function.
Favorite activity/extracurricular activity that you have been involved in while at Kelley?
The Operations and Supply Chain Management Organization has been one of the highlights of my undergraduate years and the exposure to networking and working with a group of individuals also excited about their major was a wonderful opportunity.
What is your advice to current Kelley students?
Reach out and grab it. There are so many opportunities offered to us as Kelley students, both at our school and throughout Indianapolis. Now is the time to grab those opportunities and network, study abroad, apply to internships, volunteer, and join those fantastic organizations where you will meet your lifelong friends!
What is your Kelley moment?
My Kelley moment occurred during an OSCM meeting, where I realized how applicable my major of supply chain management was to any field and how I could use this to help improve the quality of healthcare administered to patients.