FIU Business student leader David Garcia honored with FIU Outstanding Senior Leadership Award.

FIU Business student leader David Garcia honored with FIU Outstanding Senior Leadership Award.

David Garcia, who serves as president of the FIU Business Beta Gamma Sigma chapter (BGS) and Dean’s Student Advisory Board, has received FIU’s Outstanding Senior Award for 2021. The recognition is one of only four honors bestowed by the university on seniors who exhibit exemplary qualities of leadership and teamwork and a distinguished record of […]

Students overcome pandemic’s challenges to grant a “Wish” – and learn a lesson.

Students overcome pandemic’s challenges to grant a “Wish” – and learn a lesson.

In a year marked by isolation and crisis, a class taught by Donald Roomes, an FIU Business teaching professor of international business, brought over 125 students together to raise over $9,000, funding a dream for a local wish child with a critical illness. Each year, Roomes’ class delivers lessons in creating, managing, and evaluating a […]

BankUnited iCare Scholarship targets students engaged in diversity.

In the summer of 2020, BankUnited launched its iCARETM program. The mission of iCARETM, which stands for Inclusive Community of Advocacy, Respect and Equality, is to create a safe, diverse and inclusive workplace where individuals are valued for their talents, feel free to express themselves and are empowered to achieve their fullest potential. Through the […]

Altria grant establishes FIU Business program to promote diversity and inclusion.

As part of its ongoing effort to combat structural racism, FIU Business has been awarded a $100,000 grant from Altria to establish a unique multi-platform program designed to train more inclusive leaders and further the goals of diversity and justice. The three-part project strives to open a conversation and programmatically address challenges of inclusion and […]

New FIU book shows how America’s best entrepreneurs financed venture launches without venture capital

New FIU book shows how America’s best entrepreneurs financed venture launches without venture capital

Starting a new business venture is among the most popular goals of the new year. Yet many potential founders quickly hit the wall, deterred by the slim prospect of finding venture capital (VC) to finance their endeavor. That’s a big mistake, says Dileep Rao, clinical professor at FIU Business, Forbes blogger, and a frequent speaker on entrepreneurship […]

FIU Business establishes new business book imprint.

FIU Business establishes new business book imprint.

FIU Business has teamed up with the nation’s fastest-growing independent publishing house to create FIU Business Press, a unique imprint designed to bring resources for business success to a wide audience. With the college’s Office of Executive Education spearheading the effort, FIU Business Press was created as an imprint of Mango Publishing of Coral Gables. The publishing house, led by […]

Arun Rai

MIS Quarterly editor-in-chief, a member of the FIU Business Dean’s Circle of Distinguished Research Fellows, shares insights on publishing success.

Speaking from his experience as the editor-in-chief of a top journal in the information systems field, Arun Rai, a member of the FIU Business Dean’s Circle of Distinguished Research Fellows, guided FIU Business faculty members and PhD students through the fine points of successfully preparing research for publication. From formulating the correct research problem through […]

Empathy, equity and flexibility: corporate diversity officers share perspectives on working through COVID-19.

Empathy, equity and flexibility: corporate diversity officers share perspectives on working through COVID-19.

To remain successful as the COVID-19 pandemic wages on, organizations must continue to help employees navigate as they blend home and work responsibilities. But with employees facing so many different challenges at the “home office,” how can a company stay sensitive as issues arise? The practice and mindset of diversity and inclusion can hold many […]

Prestigious new recognition for FIU Business’ health informatics and analytics program.

Prestigious new recognition for FIU Business’ health informatics and analytics program.

FIU Business has been designated an Approved Education Partner by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), becoming one of only 37 institutions worldwide to receive the prestigious designation. HIMSS awarded the designation for the college’s Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics (MSHIA), a fully-online, 14-month program that prepares  healthcare professionals to use health information […]