College of Business awards degrees to 962 students at Spring commencement ceremonies.

College of Business awards degrees to 962 students at Spring commencement ceremonies.

April 29, 2017 will always be a memorable day for 962 scholars as they were awarded degrees from the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). Faculty members, families and friends were on hand at the Spring 2017 commencement ceremonies to honor and celebrate the graduates. President Mark B. Rosenberg congratulated business school graduates […]

Florida SBDC at FIU shares Fed Banks survey and guidance with small business owners.

Florida SBDC at FIU shares Fed Banks survey and guidance with small business owners.

With small-business lending constantly undergoing changes and challenges, the College of Business’ Florida SBDC at Florida International University (FIU) addressed the concerns of lenders and business owners by sharing data, trends and insights regarding small-business credit. The Business Lenders Forum at FIU, held April 27, highlighted the Federal Reserve’s 2016 Small Business Credit Survey: Report […]

Teaching excellence conference inspires FIU business faculty and guests.

Teaching excellence conference inspires FIU business faculty and guests.

With end-of-term demands looming and cherished non-classroom hours for research and writing beckoning them, 60 Florida International University College of Business faculty members made time to gather for an event that promised to bring new insights and inspiration to the profession of university teaching. And that is exactly what the Second Annual South Florida Teaching […]

FIU Graduation Ceremony

Worlds Ahead grads excel inside and outside the classroom.

The College of Business had six exceptional students, including one team, named as Worlds Ahead graduates for Spring 2017. Each was applauded for their accomplishments by FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg at commencement ceremonies for College of Business students on April 29, 2017, commending them for overcoming challenges and demonstrating leadership. Established in 2010, FIU’s […]

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FIU College of Business graduates do well by doing good.

While traveling in Asia, Ari Sernik volunteered at a Cambodian orphanage for HIV-positive children. After returning home he devised a way to continue to help: he organized a charity auction of the children’s art work. That experience led him to create Ten-Yad (“Give a Hand” in Hebrew), designed to help children’s charities sell handicrafts. Like […]

Top Row: Delissa Campbell, Julieta Rodrigo, Madeleine Rabi, Yainely Castillo, Hasmaik Estevez, Gabriel Consentino, Karina Hleuka, Alexander Alonso, Michael Angrand, Daniel Weiland, Carolina Chavez, Elizabeth Alvarez. Bottom Row: Lawrence Whorrie, Marisel Lavizzari, Angela Gonzalez, Albert Amaya.

FIU Future Business Leaders of America score at state competition.

Students in FIU’s chapter of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), the largest collegiate business student organization in the world, demonstrated top-level skills at the annual 2017 State Leadership Conference in Orlando. The College of Business students won 39 awards in the individual, group, and chapter competitions at the conference, held March 16-19 […]

UCREW unites mentors and students for insights into the world of real estate.

UCREW unites mentors and students for insights into the world of real estate.

This semester, FIU’s Hollo School of Real Estate continued its legacy of bringing students together with South Florida’s accomplished real estate leaders to network and explore career options. One of these events occurred February 7, 2016, when 11 real estate industry leaders traveled to FIU’s Modesto Maidique Campus to share their experiences and give advice […]

FIU College of Business joins Inter-American Development Bank to launch the first regional corporate sustainability index.

FIU College of Business joins Inter-American Development Bank to launch the first regional corporate sustainability index.

Today, the ability to advance sustainable development is an integral part of many businesses’ corporate missions, as well as addressing the social, environment, and financial impacts of their enterprises. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) this week launched the Corporate Sustainability Index (IndexAmericas), designed to help gauge corporate sustainability efforts in […]

Students show off dual-language sales prowess at FIU’s Global Bilingual Sales Competition.

Students show off dual-language sales prowess at FIU’s Global Bilingual Sales Competition.

Armed with sales savvy in two languages, students from U.S. and international universities joined their FIU counterparts in a challenge: to sell a local advertising package on Comcast Spotlight as part of the 2017 Global Bilingual Sales Competition. Using role-playing techniques, participants had to sell an advertising solution to a South Florida business owner during […]

College of Business faculty works with FIU Center for Leadership to guide University College of the Cayman Islands global skills program.

Faculty members of FIU College of Business are helping to lead an effort to bring high-level leadership skills to an academic partner in the Caribbean. The effort is part of FIU’s Center for Leadership’s partnership with the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI)’s Executive Certificate in Global Leadership program at UCCI’s campus in Grand […]