Alumni Spotlight

Osvaldo “Ozzie” Dominguez Osvaldo “Ozzie” Dominguez (BBA ’91), general manager for Dadeland Mall and College of Business Administration Alumni Circle member, was featured in the September issue of SouhFlorida CEO. Dominguez was highlighted in the NextGen section, an ongoing monthly column which profiles future South Florida leaders.

"The Leadership Dance" features University President Modesto Maidique.

The Wharton School Club of South Florida, in collaboration with Florida International University’s and the Columbia University’s Club of South Florida, will be hosting “The Leadership Dance,” a presentation led by University President Modesto Maidique on October 19, 2005, at 6:30 p.m. at the Kovens Conference Center—3000 N.E. 151 Street, in North Miami. Maidique will […]

Real Estate Alumni Affinity Council hosts Real Estate Awards luncheon.

The Real Estate Alumni Affinity Council will host the Fifth Annual Real Estate Awards Luncheon on October 7th, 2005, at noon in The Banker’s Club, One Biscayne Tower, in Downtown Miami. Leading professionals who supported Florida International University’s Real Estate program and The Jerome Bain Institute will be honored for their contributions during 2004-2005. The […]

Traveling Happy Hour kicks off with Spanish zest.

The College’s Business Alumni Chapter launched its “Traveling Happy Hour” on September 15th, where alumni took the opportunity to unwind in the beautiful terrace of Spanish- inspired Mosaico Restaurant. “I had an amazing time with friends and networking with fellow-alumni,” commented Robert Zurrita (BBA ’01). More than 60 alumni and guests enjoyed complimentary drinks and […]

Alumni Career Fair draws record attendance.

Florida International University’s Alumni Career Fair, held on September 13, 2005 in Modesto A. Maidique Campus’ Graham Center Ballrooms, received an overwhelming response from College and University alumni and area recruiters. Approximately 400 alumni participated in the event and met with potential employers from companies that included Burger King, Carnival Cruise Lines, IBM, and Wachovia, […]

Alumni Notes

Banco Popular North America, the U.S. arm of San Juan, Puerto Rico-based Banco Popular, named Israel Velasco (BBA ’88) regional executive for South Florida. Velasco formerly was president and CEO of Alabama-based Colonial Bank’s South Florida region. Kaufman, Rossin & Co. PA has named Edward V. Gannon (BBA ’88) director of its litigation consulting practices. […]

Business Alumni Chapter hosts The Graduates Club Business Affairs Forum – "Blue Ocean Strategy" with author W. Chan Kim

The Business Alumni Chapter and the Graduates Club are co-hosting a morning of networking and discussion featuring a presentation by W. Chan Kim, professor of strategy and international management at INSEAD, on Friday, September 16, from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at The Bankers’ Club, One Biscayne Tower, in Miami. His presentation, based on his new […]

Business Alumni Chapter launches its "Traveling Happy Hour."

This month, the Business Alumni Chapter launches its Traveling Happy Hour—a series of monthly networking events at upscale locations in the Brickell/Downtown and Coral Gables areas—with the kick-off event on September 15th at Mosaico Restaurant, from 6:30-9:00 p.m. Drink specials, free appetizers, and a chance to win fabulous travel prizes highlight the night. The first […]