Alberto Anguiano '14

February 2, 2014

Job After Graduation:  Alberto accepted a sales position (account manager) with CDW in downtown Chicago. CDW is a leading provider of IT solutions for business, government, education, and healthcare. Website:

Hometown: Hammond, IndianaAlberto Anguiano '14

High School: Bishop Noll Institute

Majors: Marketing & International Studies

Minor: Spanish

Read about Alberto's time at Saint Joseph's College: 

SJC Activities, Clubs & Leadership

Men’s Soccer Team, Habitat for Humanity, Foreign Language Club, Campus Ministry, and Gallagher Charitable Society. 

Why did you choose SJC?

I heard about SJC when they visited my high school my junior and senior year. I chose SJC because I wanted to play the sport that I love in college and they offered it, but mostAlberto Anguiano playing soccer importantly because it is a Catholic College that not only educates me in my major but continues to help my relationship with God that began in grade school. I considered other colleges, but SJC offers a small, loving campus where professors actually know you by name and you can have a one-on-one conversation during any class. 

Are you getting financial aid? How is it making a private college education affordable to you?

I am receiving financial aid through the Dean’s Scholarship and The City of Hammond’s College Bound Program. It helps a great amount.

How do you feel about the Core Program?

I really enjoy the Core Program because I was able to start taking classes for my major my freshman year. It will help me after graduation because I will be confident when I speak in public after speaking in front of my Core discussion classes. 

 How have the faculty given you personal attention?

The faculty here has been very helpful every single year. If any student is struggling with a class they take the time to see each individual in their office. They are very understanding and are patient with students.

How do you feel about faith and opportunities for service at SJC? Alberto Anguiano Shack City

As a Catholic, I feel blessed to be at this school because I can continue my knowledge of God that has always been there in my schooling. I have the opportunity to take part in Campus Ministry and help those who are less fortunate in soup kitchens and food drives. I also had the opportunity to help the faith of others by taking part in the Kairos retreat which was a great bonding experience with both God & fellow students. By taking part in Habitat for Humanity, not only did I change the lives of a family in Nicaragua, but my life was also changed by experiencing the love of a family I interacted with in only a week.

How you are getting real-life, hands-on experience?

I am getting leadership development in many activities that I have taken part in. For example, in Habitat for Humanity, I translated our tasks from Spanish to English and passed on the message to the rest of the workers in an orderly manner. Also, in the Kairos retreat I was a rector and organized the leaders and the weekend as a whole. These experiences have helped me become very social and helped me communicate and interact with others in a positive manner. 

 What are your plans for the future?Alberto Anguiano Gallagher Charitable Society

God willing, after I graduate from SJC I plan to receive my MBA from DePaul, Purdue West Lafayette, or here at SJC, and work in a marketing firm in downtown Chicago. I plan on marrying my high school sweetheart, Corina Del Rio, and continue to go on Habitat for Humanity trips through church organizations. I’m excited to take on the challenges to be as successful as I can be!

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Alberto Anguiano Mountains


I visited the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Spain. I studied abroad in the summer of 2012 in Granada, Spain, and I did it through Central College Abroad, which is located in Iowa. They come to SJC every year and recruit people to take advantage of their study abroad program.

I lived with a host mother and father. They were a sweet old couple that took me in as if I were their son. Their names were Jose and Trini, and they provided all of my meals and a comfy bed. I took 6 credits in the program and it involved the Spanish language, but a different type--the style of Spain, which is very different from Mexican Spanish.

Alberto Anguiano in SpainI also learned about the culture of Spain, including bull runs, Flamenco (dancing), and bullfighting.


Anguiano at BullfightOverall, it was a great experience, and I plan on returning to visit my host parents after graduating.











Habitat trip in Nicaragua

Alberto Anguiano Habitat 2










Anguiano Habitat 3

Anguiano Habitat

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