FIU Business students

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 to […]

Florida International Ranked No. 2 for International Business for Third Consecutive Year

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 […]

Helping from afar: FIU’s International Business Honors Society expands its humanitarian work in India during COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

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 […]

FIU College of Business

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 […]