Alumni Testimonials

Tony Abboreno

Master of Arts in Military History
, Class of 2012
What makes Norwich unique is its history, culture and professors. I had some great professors who were known both internationally and nationally.
Tony Abboreno, Class of 2012
Master of Arts in Military History

Q:  “Tony, tell us a little bit about yourself.”
A:  “I have a wife and son and great friends. I love to travel and study history, and live in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago.

Q:  “Tell us briefly about your professional life.”
A:  “I work for Electro-Motive, a locomotive manufacturer, as the International Program Manager for Brazil and Indonesia. Currently I coordinate customer contracts for manufacture and delivery.”

Q:  “What was your motivation for selecting your military history degree?”
A:  “I want to start battlefield tours, write and teach at the college level.”

Q:  “What makes Norwich unique?”
A:  “Its history, culture and professors. I had some great professors who were known both internationally and nationally.

Q:  “What aspects of your Norwich experience will you carry most strongly with you?”
A:  “Research, writing and presenting.”

Q:  “Please describe any memorable faculty members or thoughts on members of your cohort…”
A:  “I enjoyed Doc Broom, Dr. Echevarria and Dr. DeVries. My classmates will be lifelong friends.”

Q:  “How have you grown professionally as a result of your education?”
A:  “I am a better writer and researcher.”

Q:  “Please tell us about any examples where you were able to put your knowledge to work immediately at your job…”
A:   “I have better communications both internally and with customers.”

Q:  “How have you grown personally as a result of your education?”
A:  “I believe I am a better writer and will better be able to teach.”