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Philanthropic and business leader R. Kirk Landon, president of The Kirk Foundation, will receive the 2014 Lifetime  Achievement Award at the Florida International University (FIU) College of Business’ 15th annual Hall of Fame awards.
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HUTCHINSON, Minn. — Until the summer of 2009, Greg Jenum had spent his entire career in engineer manufacturing, helping build everything from the scaffolding inside energy-producing wind turbines to Nordic Trac workout machines to kits …

Custom boatmaker refloated by customer

Entrepreneur Jeb Griffith is plotting a course for growth after taking the helm of SkipperLiner, a custom houseboat and commercial passenger boat maker in La Crosse, Wis.
Griffith was a loyal SkipperLiner customer before he acquired …

Business expo for accounting, finance and MIS students grows in popularity.

Business expo for accounting, finance and MIS students grows in popularity.

“So much better than ordinary career fairs” is how students Eddy Aiello and Yegor Nadvornyy enthusiastically describe the Ahead of the Game Accounting and Business Expo offered semi-annually at Florida International University (FIU). The spring …

French and Italian added to 4th Annual Language for Business Conference, one of the largest in the nation.

French and Italian added to 4th Annual Language for Business Conference, one of the largest in the nation.

Two additional language tracks—French and Italian—made the 4th Annual K-12 Language for Business Conference even more representative of today’s international business world. These added languages, as well as Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese and Japanese, were featured …

Faculty Notes: February 2012

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An article titled “Shareholder voting on auditor selection, audit fees, and audit quality” by Kannan Raghunandan, professor and Ryder Eminent Scholar Chair in Business Leadership and Dasaratha Rama, Knight Ridder Center Research Fellow, …

Alumni Notes: February 2012

MDO Partners has named Richard Montes de Oca (MBA ’00) as a partner. He was previously associate vice president and assistant general counsel at Royal Caribbean Cruises.
TotalBank promoted Thaymell Martin (BBA ’05) to senior vice …

Realtors: Sales prices didn’t really take a dive in January

dramatic plunge in the sales price of Palm Beach County homes last month was the result of a data mix up that left some Realtors reeling and others calling for a recount.
The Realtors Association of …

Miami-Dade County officials participate in intense one-day leadership program at FIU.

Miami-Dade County officials participate in intense one-day leadership program at FIU.

Imagine a meeting of busy government officials where everyone arrived on time, came prepared, weren’t checking their electronic devices constantly, participated enthusiastically, stayed for the entire all-day event—and best of all, left with substantial new …

Business success: It’s all about customers, relationships

Make customer service your top priority, build relationships with vendors and bankers, and infuse your business with vision and passion.
That was advice panelists and speakers offered on Thursday at The Miami Herald’s annual Small Business …

Most recent commencement brings sense of achievement to all.

Most recent commencement brings sense of achievement to all.

Nearly 1,000 students in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) graduated in Fall Commencement ceremonies on Tuesday, December 13, 2011.
In the morning, 582 business students received their bachelor’s degrees; 411 graduate …