A diplomat in the classroom: Stanislav Jansta named honorary Czech consul.

A diplomat in the classroom: Stanislav Jansta named honorary Czech consul.

Florida International University students are used to having accomplished international professors in their classrooms. But in the case of Stanislav Jansta, clinical instructor in the College of Business’s School of Accounting, they have something more: an honorary consul. In April 2017, Jansta was notified that the Czech Republic had officially approved his appointment. And on […]

A bracelet helps launch International Business Honor Society project.

A bracelet helps launch International Business Honor Society project.

Juan Toro, a Master of International Business student, found himself 8,397 miles from home, playing soccer with children in India, when he realized how much helping others fulfilled him. “Seeing how a soccer ball can lighten a child’s day is something unimaginable,” he said. Yet Toro’s India experience went far beyond that game of soccer. […]

FIU students & alumni won top spots in The 2017 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge.

FIU students & alumni won top spots in The 2017 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge.

More than two dozen FIU students and alumni competed in the FIU track of this year’s Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge, which offers entrepreneurs a chance to turn their business idea into reality or grow an existing business. The FIU Track finalists showcased concepts for education, the sharing economy, healthcare, finances and technology. The 2017 […]

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 […]