FIU students & alumni won top spots in The 2017 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge.

FIU students & alumni won top spots in The 2017 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge.

More than two dozen FIU students and alumni competed in the FIU track of this year’s Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge, which offers entrepreneurs a chance to turn their business idea into reality or grow an existing business. The FIU Track finalists showcased concepts for education, the sharing economy, healthcare, finances and technology. The 2017 […]

Faculty Notes: March-April 2017

Faculty Notes: March-April 2017

Accounting A research paper authored by Associate Professor Antoinette Smith and Assistant Professor Jonathan Milian titled “An Investigation of Analysts’ Praise of Management During Earnings Conference Calls” was highlighted a story titled “Great Groveling, Guys: Counting All the Ways Analysts Fawn Over Management” published in The Wall Street Journal on March 10, 2017. The paper […]

UCREW unites mentors and students for insights into the world of real estate.

UCREW unites mentors and students for insights into the world of real estate.

This semester, FIU’s Hollo School of Real Estate continued its legacy of bringing students together with South Florida’s accomplished real estate leaders to network and explore career options. One of these events occurred February 7, 2016, when 11 real estate industry leaders traveled to FIU’s Modesto Maidique Campus to share their experiences and give advice […]

Alumni Notes: Winter 2017

Alumni Notes: Winter 2017

Cristina di Mauro (BBA ’01) has been promoted to senior executive vice president at BankUnited. She is a member of the College of Business’ Dean’s Council. Biana Murnane (Bacc ’95, Macc ’01) has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer at BrightStar Credit Union. She began at the business in 1997 as a […]

Florida SBDC at FIU, Chase Help Miami Small Businesses Prepare Against Cyber Threats.

Florida SBDC at FIU, Chase Help Miami Small Businesses Prepare Against Cyber Threats.

In recent years, high profile data breaches and cyber-attacks have garnered headlines worldwide. Most recently, the 2016 presidential campaign has kept the issue in the forefront of the public’s consciousness. Lost in splashy headlines and high-profile breaches has been the reality: small businesses are prime targets for cyber-attacks. Small businesses are often an entry point […]

Faculty Notes: May-June 2016

Faculty Notes: November-December 2016

School of Accounting Clinical Associate Professor Kenneth R. Henry has been named chair of the newly formed Global Education Forum of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. The Education Global Forum will be added to the group’s Global Forums line-up starting February 2017, with participants debating and addressing key issues in global accounting education. Department […]

College of Business online graduate programs post strong gains in U.S. News’ 2017 rankings.

College of Business online graduate programs post strong gains in U.S. News’ 2017 rankings.

  Building on its achievements as a global business leader, the FIU College of Business’ online graduate programs posted double-digit gains in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 edition of the Best Online Graduate Education Programs. The College of Business’ online MBA programs ranked 42nd, up 18 spots from 60th in 2016. The non-MBA online […]