BBA+ Weekend class reaches out to better the lives of children in Guatemala.

Just south of the Mexican border, small villages dot the mountainous areas of rural Guatemala. The inhabitants, mostly Mayan families, have overwhelming needs but almost no access to resources of any kind. Education for many Guatemalan children is rudimentary at best. Health aid, sufficient food, adequate housing, clean water—life’s most basic necessities—are out of reach […]

College launches undergraduate internship program in response to business demand.

K. Galen Kroeck Though the College of Business Administration has an established record of placing graduate students in internships successfully, area businesses have expressed a desire to have access to talented juniors as well. “Companies perceive that when they get an intern from the college, they are getting someone great, especially as our programs continue […]

New Executive and Professional Education certification delights human resources professionals.

Most disciplines expect their professionals to stay current in their fields. In the area of human resources (HR), it’s a formal—and rigorous—requirement for those who wish to maintain their certification as Professionals in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professionals in Human Resources (SPHR). Hard work on the part of the staff of Executive and Professional […]

Have information will travel: College reaches out to local businesses through new information initiative.

Jennifer Vasquez (MA ’06) Innovative undergraduate and graduate programs with schedules tailored for working professionals. Online courses, degrees, and certificates. Executive and professional programs that provide a quick refresher or advanced work in an array of skill sets. The College of Business Administration has all this and much more. Jennifer Vasquez (MA ’06), manager, marketing […]

Graduates enjoy their new status.

Earning a degree from the College of Business Administration was just one gratifying experience for recent graduates. Walking in Florida International University’s Commencement on December 19, 2006, was another. And so was participating in a festive round of parties, affording them the opportunity to socialize and recognize their classmates and professors. Here’s a sampling. BBA+ […]

Fall Commencement invites students to look ahead as well as back.

Fall Commencement took place during two ceremonies on December 19, 2006. In the afternoon, undergraduates from the Landon School, with the exception of the School of Accounting, received their diplomas. The Chapman Graduate School and the School of Accounting ceremony took place in the evening. Approximately 766 undergraduate students and 221 graduate students were awarded […]

Festive dinner helps BBA+ graduates celebrate their new status.

Forty students who recently completed the BBA+ program had a chance to mark their achievements with friends, family, faculty, and program staff at a dinner at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus Faculty Club on April 7, 2006. The seventeenth group to graduate from the BBA+ Weekend option included 24 students. Sixteen students, representing the second […]

Largest BBA+ Weekend fundraising attempt surpasses goal.

Ana Lorenzo and son When students in the BBA+ Weekend program in the College of Business Administration embarked on a journey to raise nearly $20,000 for Project Thrive, the Infant & Toddler Stimulation Program of ARC (Association for Retarded Citizens of South Florida), they weren’t sure they’d reach their goal. “It seemed like it could […]