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, […]

A commitment to service drives an FIU business student.

A commitment to service drives an FIU business student.

As someone who helped steer an immigrant family business through challenging times, Ralph L. Gazitua, President and CEO of Miami logistics firm WTDC, knows what it’s like to struggle for success. He hopes his story will inspire FIU students to reflect on their own experiences and values, and make community service a key component of […]

Maldonado Scholars take in New York, step up to career success.

Global Scholars take in New York, step up to career success.

When it comes to business, New York City is where the world meets. Global headquarters, stock exchanges, big banks and countless opportunities draw some of the world’s finest financial minds. In the past few years, the College of Business’ Career Management Services began to introduce small groups of students to New York through company visits […]

FIU’s Global Sales Program expands its profile and offers new career opportunities for students.

The College of Business’ Global Sales Program, designed to prepare students for careers in professional selling and elevate the sales profession, has expanded its footprint, drawing new sponsors and connecting students with more potential employers. The program’s new tagline: Learning, Networking and Connecting. “We have done an incredible job of connecting people to each other […]

From left to right: Ashley Pozo (5th place Community Service Project), Jesus Mendez (5th place Hospitality Management), Karina Hleuka (7th place Help Desk), Carolina Chavez (5th place Sales Presentation), Albert Amaya (3rd place Future Business Executive, 5th place Community Service Project and elected National President), Elizabeth Alvarez (appointed National Parliamentarian), Michael Angrand (5th place Hospitality Management) , Lai Eng and Alexander Alonso (5th place Hospitality Management).

FIU Business student elected national president of Phi Beta Lambda at conference.

Albert Amaya, a human resource management major at Florida International University (FIU), has been elected as president of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), the largest collegiate business student organization in the world. The announcement was made at the National Leadership Conference for PBL, the collegiate division of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), which was held […]

International initiative gives FIU Accounting students a leg up.

This fall, accounting students at Florida International University will have an advantage available at only three other U.S. universities: Upon graduation, they will automatically be deemed to have fulfilled eight sections of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants exam, a designation similar to the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. “It gives our students a huge […]