Xavier Scott-Reed

Class of 2016
Major: Accounting and International Business
Hometown: East Chicago, Ind.

 

As a freshman, Xavier Scott-Reed found himself virtually face-to-face with Brazilian business leaders. They addressed his class through Valpo’s MBA Live® communication system — allowing Scott-Reed to learn from their expertise without ever getting on a plane.

“Right from the start, the global approach to business is something emphasized countless times in the classroom,” he says.

Now Scott-Reed is taking Chinese language classes in addition to required courses for a double major in accounting and international business. He plans to spend a summer studying abroad in China to further the language skills he’s developed in the classroom.

Scott-Reed sees this as preparation for his work as an accountant and his long-term goal of launching a new church dedicated to youth. He says he can’t think of another university that would better prepare him to become a thoughtful leader and ethical businessman and person.

“This place will help you reach your dreams,” he says.

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