Marakas family gift supports a new level of doctoral student collaboration at FIU Business.

Marakas family gift supports a new level of doctoral student collaboration at FIU Business.

Since his days as a doctoral student at FIU, George Marakas has seen magic happen when doctoral students from different disciplines get together: innovative scholarship, new ideas, and, in a nod to the Beatles, a “Lennon and McCartney” kind of creative energy. And, from his own experience, Marakas knows that these students benefit when they […]

FIU marketing professor Tim Birrittella honored with a lifetime achievement award.

FIU marketing professor Tim Birrittella honored with a lifetime achievement award.

FIU Business marketing professor Tim Birrittella is a hero to a cadre of former and current students who credit him for caring mentorship and inspiring them to go further than they thought they might. The American Marketing Association Collegiate Chapters Council recognized Birrittella’s dedication, unanimously selecting him to receive the 2018 AMA Collegiate Lifetime Achievement […]

College of Business mentoring program grows, changes lives.

College of Business mentoring program grows, changes lives.

As she approached graduation, FIU Business student Benjamine Etienne realized she didn’t know a lot of people in her chosen field of wealth management. She joined the college’s mentor program, she said, because “I thought this would be a good place to start building connections.” At the October 12, 2017 breakfast kickoff for the 2017-18 […]

Florida International Bankers Association expands scholarships for FIU College of Business students.

Florida International Bankers Association expands scholarships for FIU College of Business students.

Shakir Simon was a part-time teller at a Chase branch in Hollywood, FL, starting her FIU classes at 7:50 am, going to work around noon and returning for classes that ran until 10 pm. That grueling scheduled ended in the fall of 2014, when she received a scholarship from the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA). […]

FIU Healthcare MBA trip delivers lessons from Southeast Asia.

FIU Healthcare MBA trip delivers lessons from Southeast Asia.

A Harvard-trained physician who is also a Buddist Monk. Practitioners of ancient medicine and manufacturers of modern medical devices. These were just a few of the many individuals who helped provide a transformative experience for a group of 29 Florida International University College of Business students and alumni who journeyed to Southeast Asia with Miriam […]