FIU Global Bilingual Sales Competition

Bilingual Sales Competition increases international participation and FIU Business students win big.

FIU Business’ 2021 Global Bilingual Sales Competition attracted participants from a record 20 universities, including those in Mexico, Spain, Peru and Puerto Rico. FIU marketing majors Marianna Araujo and Claudia Guaremas took top spots in the English, Spanish and Bilingual categories. The growing participation from international universities and their students has made the bilingual competition […]

FIU center creates a passage to India, virtually.

FIU center creates a passage to India, virtually.

Since 2008, FIU’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) has sponsored a trip to India, bringing faculty to the nation’s top corporations and iconic historical sites and expanding its offerings through the years. When COVID-19 skuttled plans for the 2020 in-person program, known as Professional Development in International Business (PDIB), the center decided […]

BankUnited iCare Scholarship targets students engaged in diversity.

In the summer of 2020, BankUnited launched its iCARETM program. The mission of iCARETM, which stands for Inclusive Community of Advocacy, Respect and Equality, is to create a safe, diverse and inclusive workplace where individuals are valued for their talents, feel free to express themselves and are empowered to achieve their fullest potential. Through the […]

Altria grant establishes FIU Business program to promote diversity and inclusion.

As part of its ongoing effort to combat structural racism, FIU Business has been awarded a $100,000 grant from Altria to establish a unique multi-platform program designed to train more inclusive leaders and further the goals of diversity and justice. The three-part project strives to open a conversation and programmatically address challenges of inclusion and […]

Shanequa Fleming, CEO of Culture Accelerators, Shares Insights on Leadership in the Post-Pandemic World.

As organizations reimagine the future and redesign business models, leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic doesn’t look all that different from leadership during times of normalcy, said Shanequa Fleming, CEO of Culture Accelerators, during “A Leadership Mindset,” a Wertheim Wisdom Wednesdays virtual event. Leaders should keep an eye on changes happening around them, maintain self-awareness and […]

Town Hall brings FIU Business faculty and staff together to discuss student engagement during the pandemic and upcoming plans.

Town Hall brings FIU Business faculty and staff together to discuss student engagement during the pandemic and upcoming plans.

As part of their efforts to guide students’ safe return to in-person classes, FIU Business faculty and staff gathered February 16 to review the impact of the past year of remote and hybrid learning and discuss plans for more in-person opportunities in the fall 2021 semester. “We must not walk away from this mission of […]

FIU Business receives $1.7 million grant to expand financial literacy program.

FIU Business receives $1.7 million grant to expand financial literacy program.

FIU Business has received a $1.7 million grant from the Truist Foundation to expand the reach of a high school financial literacy program, delivered through the Truist FIU Financial Wellness Clinic, to school systems across the U.S. Currently, students of four public high schools in Miami-Dade County and parents participate in the National Academy Foundation’s (NAF) […]