Faculty on the rise: FIU College of Business leaps 9 spots on prestigious UT Dallas research rankings.

Faculty on the rise: FIU College of Business leaps 9 spots on prestigious UT Dallas research rankings.

Florida International University’s College of Business marked its second consecutive appearance on the University of Texas at Dallas’ Top 100 Business School Research Rankings for North America, one of the nation’s key barometers of top faculty research. Appearing on the list of business faculties that publish most frequently in the nation’s top journals is considered […]

Prominent FIU alums shared lessons learned, insights and successes with students.

Prominent FIU alums shared lessons learned, insights and successes with students.

Two high-profile College of Business graduates returned to FIU, sharing the importance of passion, determination and emotional intelligence–must-haves to stay ahead of the curve in the business world–with sales and marketing students. Michael Kappitt (BAAC ’92), president of Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and Eric Maldonado (BBA ’86), managing director of sales at information and analysis firm […]

Networking: beyond social media and email, a key to career success.

Networking: beyond social media and email, a key to career success.

In an increasingly complex business world, students know that building relationships is key to identifying and obtaining internships and jobs, as well as an important way to explore career options. Yet for many, networking – the most effective way to begin those relationships – remains a challenge. To help them build their skills, FIU College of […]

Florida SBDC at FIU, Chase Help Miami Small Businesses Prepare Against Cyber Threats.

Florida SBDC at FIU, Chase Help Miami Small Businesses Prepare Against Cyber Threats.

In recent years, high profile data breaches and cyber-attacks have garnered headlines worldwide. Most recently, the 2016 presidential campaign has kept the issue in the forefront of the public’s consciousness. Lost in splashy headlines and high-profile breaches has been the reality: small businesses are prime targets for cyber-attacks. Small businesses are often an entry point […]

Mariana Diez

Juicense gets healthy business advice from the Florida SBDC at FIU

Mariana Diez and her husband have opened Juicense, a juice bar that serves cold-pressed juices, organic smoothies and health food in Miami’s Coconut Grove, an ideal location for health-conscious consumers. Inside the white, well-lit juice bar hang three dreamcatchers, and her business logo also portrays a dreamcatcher. Indeed, Diez’s business dream has come true. “I […]

Worlds Ahead grads exemplify achievement and determination.

Worlds Ahead grads exemplify achievement and determination.

Five students from the College of Business have been named Worlds Ahead graduates for Fall 2016. Each was applauded for their accomplishments by FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg at commencement ceremonies for College of Business students on December 11 and 12, 2016. Established in 2010, FIU’s Worlds Ahead recognition goes to individuals with strong leadership […]