A return to Bandhwari boosts FIU honor society’s social entrepreneurship project.

A return to Bandhwari boosts FIU honor society’s social entrepreneurship project.

It all began with a pouf, a fabric-covered hassock created last year by a group of village women of Bandhwari, India, in collaboration with nine Florida International University College of Business students as part of their annual social entrepreneurship project. When the 2016 trip was over, the students, all members of the International Business Honors […]

A bracelet helps launch International Business Honor Society project.

A bracelet helps launch International Business Honor Society project.

Juan Toro, a Master of International Business student, found himself 8,397 miles from home, playing soccer with children in India, when he realized how much helping others fulfilled him. “Seeing how a soccer ball can lighten a child’s day is something unimaginable,” he said. Yet Toro’s India experience went far beyond that game of soccer. […]

College of Business awards degrees to 962 students at Spring commencement ceremonies.

College of Business awards degrees to 962 students at Spring commencement ceremonies.

April 29, 2017 will always be a memorable day for 962 scholars as they were awarded degrees from the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). Faculty members, families and friends were on hand at the Spring 2017 commencement ceremonies to honor and celebrate the graduates. President Mark B. Rosenberg congratulated business school graduates […]

FIU Graduation Ceremony

Worlds Ahead grads excel inside and outside the classroom.

The College of Business had six exceptional students, including one team, named as Worlds Ahead graduates for Spring 2017. Each was applauded for their accomplishments by FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg at commencement ceremonies for College of Business students on April 29, 2017, commending them for overcoming challenges and demonstrating leadership. Established in 2010, FIU’s […]

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FIU College of Business graduates do well by doing good.

While traveling in Asia, Ari Sernik volunteered at a Cambodian orphanage for HIV-positive children. After returning home he devised a way to continue to help: he organized a charity auction of the children’s art work. That experience led him to create Ten-Yad (“Give a Hand” in Hebrew), designed to help children’s charities sell handicrafts. Like […]

Top Row: Delissa Campbell, Julieta Rodrigo, Madeleine Rabi, Yainely Castillo, Hasmaik Estevez, Gabriel Consentino, Karina Hleuka, Alexander Alonso, Michael Angrand, Daniel Weiland, Carolina Chavez, Elizabeth Alvarez. Bottom Row: Lawrence Whorrie, Marisel Lavizzari, Angela Gonzalez, Albert Amaya.

FIU Future Business Leaders of America score at state competition.

Students in FIU’s chapter of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), the largest collegiate business student organization in the world, demonstrated top-level skills at the annual 2017 State Leadership Conference in Orlando. The College of Business students won 39 awards in the individual, group, and chapter competitions at the conference, held March 16-19 […]

Students show off dual-language sales prowess at FIU’s Global Bilingual Sales Competition.

Students show off dual-language sales prowess at FIU’s Global Bilingual Sales Competition.

Armed with sales savvy in two languages, students from U.S. and international universities joined their FIU counterparts in a challenge: to sell a local advertising package on Comcast Spotlight as part of the 2017 Global Bilingual Sales Competition. Using role-playing techniques, participants had to sell an advertising solution to a South Florida business owner during […]

FIU students share global insight at CUIBE competition

FIU students share global insight at CUIBE competition

In November of 2016, I was chosen to participate in Northeastern University’s 7th annual CUIBE (Consortium of Undergraduate International Business Education) International Business Competition in Boston. Four of us from the College of Business became Team Mango, representing FIU. We’re all in the Honors International Business Seminar course taught by Dr. David Wernick, where we […]

College of Business celebrates the Class of 2016

College of Business celebrates the Class of 2016

The College of Business’ Class of 2016 is already celebrating an important academic milestone: graduation. Last week, College of Business leaders poured the champagne! Led by Acting Dean Jose Aldrich, guests at the toasting event raised their glass to salute the hard work and determination of the graduates and to wish them ongoing success. The […]

ALPFA FIU named Southern Region Student Chapter of the Year.

ALPFA FIU named Southern Region Student Chapter of the Year.

ALPFA FIU, the largest student organization in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) has been named the Southern Region 2015-16 Student Chapter of the Year by ALPFA, the Association of Latino Professionals For America. The chapter received this honor at the national convention held this year on August 5-9, 2016, in Dallas, […]