Alpha Kappa Psi members get real-life experience in J&J Business Case Competition in New Jersey.

Opportunities to apply business skills to real-life corporate situations don’t have to wait until after graduation. A team of six students from the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) who participated in the 2010 Johnson and Johnson (J&J) Business Case Competition held this spring can certainly attest to that. After months of […]

FIU alumna Katie Jane, business woman and singer, scores big for the Miami Heat.

With a title of “account manager, corporate partnerships” for the Miami Heat, Katie Jane (BS ’07) shows companies how the giant LED motion graphic display outside the American Airlines Arena in Miami can deliver their advertising message with enormous results. Jane credits her courses in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) […]

Graduate students gain from South Florida ACG Cup Competition.

“In a tight job market, smart students take advantage of every opportunity to network with professionals,” said Chun-Hao Chang, chair of the Finance and Real Estate Department at Florida International University (FIU). “That’s why the recent South Florida ACG Cup Competition was quite beneficial.” For the second year, graduate students in FIU’s College of Business […]

Business students increase global perspective during trip to London, Paris.

When Florida International University (FIU) student Joseph Iglesias was atop the London Eye, the largest Ferris wheel in Europe, he got quite a different view of the city. When he participated in the business learning opportunities during the trip abroad, Iglesias benefited from yet another new perspective. “I learned so much about international business, with […]

Future business leaders of FIU’s Phi Beta Lambda excel at state conference.

They came, they saw, they conquered! The Florida International University (FIU) chapter of Future Business Leaders of America–Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) returned to campus with a plethora of honors and achievements following the 2010 FBLA-PBL State Leadership Conference. “We exceeded all expectations this year,” said chapter president Bruno Cevallos, “including earning the prestigious ‘Chapter of […]

CIO Lunch and Learn explores issues and opportunities for women in IT.

Students, alumni and other guests recently had a unique opportunity to engage with top women CIOs on the issues facing women in the information technology (IT) workplace. A “Distinguished CIO Lunch & Learn” at Florida International University (FIU) included a panel discussion, presentation of “Women in IT: The Facts” report findings and an awards program […]

Business students land prestigious study abroad internships in alternative energy field.

Competition was tough as 24 Florida International University (FIU) students vied for two “Alternative Energy Markets in the Dominican Republic and Panama: A Study Abroad” internships. The internships, available for the first time, were offered through the Global Energy Security Forum within FIU’s School of International and Public Affairs. Renzon Mora and Hector Mujica, both […]