The online undergraduate and graduate programs at FIU Business have once again been ranked among the top programs in nation by U.S. News & World Report. The 2022 rankings place the college’s online undergraduate business program at No. 13 among public universities. The FIU Business online specialized master’s programs were ranked No. 13 among public universities […]
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Business classmates work together, learning teamwork as they fund a “wish.”
By Sachi Peiris and Elise Gregg Students in a class taught by Donald Roomes, an FIU Business teaching professor of international business, has raised over $5,000 for the Make-A-Wish foundation. Each term, Roomes’ class delivers lessons in creating, managing, and evaluating a service-learning project. This class was divided into teams, with each creating a plan to bring […]
The Grant Cardone Foundation Scholarship brings opportunity to first generation students.
Entrepreneur Grant Cardone has created a scholarship for First Generation FIU Business students, and its impact will be tripled by Florida’s unique scholarship funding program. A $25,000 gift from the Grant Cardone Foundation First Generation Scholarship Fund will be matched by $50,000 from State of Florida funds, bringing the total amount of assistance available […]
Florida International Ranked No. 2 for International Business for Third Consecutive Year
The undergraduate international business program at FIU Business has been ranked No. 2 in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report in its annual Best College’s report, released September 13. This is the third consecutive year that U.S. News has ranked FIU Business No. 2, placing it in the top-5 along with Georgetown University, New York University and the University […]
How to rock the semester, get back to in-person routines
How to rock the semester, get back to in-person routines Angela Bullard-Thomas, associate director of the Office of Academic Advising at the College of Business, shares her top tips for how students can triumph this fall By Gisela Valencia | FIU News The fall semester has brought with it the promise of a brand-new start – […]
Helping from afar: FIU’s International Business Honors Society expands its humanitarian work in India during COVID-19 pandemic.
On June 2, 2021, the Namaste Miami Indian Cuisine restaurant in Coral Gables was filled with FIU students, faculty and alumni. Though some people were reuniting and others meeting for the first time, all guests were there to show support for residents of Bandhwari, India — more than 8,000 miles away. The dinner was part […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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, […]