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FIU launches Dual Degree healthcare program with Southern Medical University in China.

Even though the Healthcare MBA (HCMBA) in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) won’t begin for a few more months, it is already expanding: to China. The relationship between FIU and Southern Medical University (SMU) in Guangzhou—ranked as one of the top medical universities in China—resulted…

First graduation takes place for Professional MBA-Panama.

On February 26, 2010, the 28 students in the inaugural Professional MBA in Panama (PMBA-Panama) graduated from the twenty-month, weekend MBA program designed for busy working professionals. Quality Leadership University (QLU) in Panama City offers the program, primarily taught by professors from the College of Business Administration at Florida International…

Faculty gathers to celebrate achievements.

On September 25, 2009, the Faculty Awards Luncheon reinforced that students truly appreciate the efforts that faculty members in the College of Business Administration make on their behalf. Undergraduate and graduate students as well as those from student organizations selected the recipients for a series of highly competitive teaching awards….

College names eminent scholar chairs and Knight Ridder Center and Pino Center professorships for 2009-2010.

The College of Business Administration has announced the appointment of eminent scholars along with new faculty appointments to the Knight Ridder Center and the Pino Entrepreneurship Center. The faculty members appointed to these positions initiate and maintain highly visible activities that stimulate research and educational initiatives with industry and professional…

Learning continues for student during BBA+ Weekend graduation.

When Russian-born Svetlana Itlyasheva (BBA ’09) saw her name on the program for the recent dinner for the 25th group of BBA+ Weekend graduates, she was confused. Although she is fluent in English, there was a word that she didn’t know: valedictorian. “I was asking my fellow students, ‘why is…

Forum explores how green business can make sense and cents.

More than 100 participants attended the Green Supply Chain Forum in February, 2008. As businesses strive to remain competitive, green initiatives can make a difference. Rather than being a drawback, environmentally friendly policies can “help companies be innovative, make money, fulfill their social responsibilities, and enhance their brands,” said Hernan…

Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam receives prestigious ATHENA Award.

Joyce J. Elam receives ATHENA award. When Joyce J. Elam, executive dean and James L. Knight Professor of Management Information Systems, College of Business Administration and Vice Provost FIU Online, received the Seventh Annual ATHENA for Miami-Dade County award from the Coral Gables Community Foundation, the college’s contingent attending the…

Classmates, colleagues, and faculty come together to celebrate tenth anniversary of Executive MBA program.

From left, co-founders of the college’s Executive MBA program, former management professor Sherry Moss and Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam, along with long-time program manager Steve Beste More than 120 alumni, students, faculty, staff, and advisory board members gathered on April 14, 2007, to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the…

College to host workshop for deans in the Management Education Alliance.

Joyce J. Elam By bringing together universities that serve diverse students, recruiters from industries the schools target, and academics from leading business schools, the Management Education Alliance (MEA)—an organization that helps business schools with significant African-American and Hispanic-American populations prepare graduates for successful careers in management—fulfills its mission. Along with…

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