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 […]

The Bandhwari Women’s Project: Changing the World, One Stitch at a Time.

The Bandhwari Women’s Project: changing the world, one stitch at a time.

Thanks to an innovative microenterprise initiative spearheaded by FIU business students, an elementary school in a poor Indian village near New Delhi now has drinking water and flush toilets. The donation of the new water pump was made possible from the sale of fashionable tote bags crafted from repurposed silk sari fabric. The sale of […]

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FIU Business Beta Gamma Sigma earned the highest distinction among national chapters.

The FIU Business chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma earned Highest Honors status for the 2019-2020 academic year. It’s the group’s second consecutive year to receive the highest distinction possible from the prestigious international honor society for business school students. One of the areas where FIU Business members stood out to the judges was social media, […]

NABA FIU honored with Regional Chapter of the Year award.

NABA FIU honored with Regional Chapter of the Year award.

The FIU Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA FIU) won the Southern Region Outstanding Chapter of the Year award at the organization’s 2020 convention, “Insight Reimagined,” which was held virtually July 8 – 9, 2020. In 2018, a dozen business students re-launched NABA’s dormant FIU Business chapter to create a support network […]

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Undergraduate business program ranked among nation’s best.

Poets&Quants, a leading online publication for business education news, has ranked the FIU undergraduate business program at No. 40 among all public business school programs. FIU Business is the only public school in Florida to appear in the publication’s third annual Best Undergraduate Business Schools report, which was released in December 2019. This is the […]

The Day That Changed My Life: My First Adventure in Paris

The day that changed my life: My first adventure in Paris

Editor’s note: Daniela Rico is a marketing and international business major who serves as an International Student Ambassador in the Office of Global Initiatives.She reflected on her first experience in Paris as a study abroad student spending the semester at the Dauphine Paris Business School. I had never felt this anxious, excited, and scared all […]

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U.S. News Ranks FIU’s Undergraduate International Business Program No. 2 in the Nation

The undergraduate international business program at FIU Business is ranked No. 2 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2020 Best Colleges rankings, released September 9. The international business program jumped four spots, up from No. 6 last year. This is the sixth consecutive year that the program at FIU Business […]

My Story: FIU Business study abroad leads to living abroad….and the experience of a lifetime.

As far back as second grade, I’ve been intrigued with Spanish language and culture, and I studied the language avidly through middle and high school. In 11th grade, my AP Spanish Language teacher preached something to our class that stuck with me: the concept of “immersion”. To really learn a language, she told us, one […]