Summit of the Americas: Much Ado About Nothing

Searching for substance in the summit’s declaration is akin to looking for a polar bear in a snowstorm. Summits of the Americas traditionally have been vacuous, mind-numbing conventions of inter-American heads of state and their acolytes in which pompous, sermon-style pontifications and amorphous and anodyne declarations—substance-free and coma-inducing—are delivered to the press and whoever else […]

FIU’s College of Business selected top 15 schools by The Princeton Review’s “Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools”

Florida International University’s College of Business Administration is one of 15 schools named to The Princeton Review’s “Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools” in the operations category, one of six categories showcased. The list will be published in the April 2009 issue of Entrepreneur, the nation’s leading publication for and about entrepreneurs. Operations management deals […]

Digging Deep

Latin America is not immune to the economic downturn, but, says Jude Webber, with more stable governments and encouragement of foreign investment, the region is perhaps better positioned to deal with it than ever before. Worried about the economic crisis? Thinking of cutting back? Think again, Argentine president Cristina Kirchner advised this month. Though her […]

Fall Commencement ceremony brings all business school graduates together.

On December 16, 2008, approximately 1,274 individuals made the passage from student to alumna or alumnus at the Fall Commencement in the U.S. Century Bank Arena on the University Park campus. For the first time since the 2004 Spring Commencement, the business school’s entire student body—from the undergraduate, graduate, and School of Accounting programs—participated in […]

Alumnus Profile: Emilio Vazquez (BBA '95)

Alumnus Profile: Emilio Vazquez (BBA ’95) Senior Vice President and Regional Branch Manager Coconut Grove Bank For Emilio Vazquez (BBA ’95), who began his banking career as a teller and now serves as senior vice president and regional branch manager for Coconut Grove Bank’s five branches, job satisfaction focuses on people. [flv:http://business.fiu.edu/newsletters/BusinessNetworks/2009/01/videos/emilio.flv 480 360] “What’s […]