Governments as clients: event paves path toward business growth.

Governments as clients: event paves path toward business growth.

Hundreds of business owners recently learned how to grow their companies by doing business with Florida International University and Miami-Dade County. The Joint Vendor Outreach Event, held August 2 at the FIU Graham Center, brought together more than 200 local businesses with purchasing representatives from both entities. “Businesses often don’t realize the wide scope of […]

Business and culture combined in marketing study abroad trip to Europe.

Business and culture combined in marketing study abroad trip to Europe.

Students in the College of Business’ marketing study abroad program spent a packed 12 days in Spain, Italy and France getting a first-hand look at important local manufacturing and service-based companies including the Codorniu Winery in Barcelona and the L’Occitane manufacturing facility in Provence, as well as the Port Authority in Nice. Their hotel: Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the […]

Well done! Diplomas awarded to 980 graduates in College of Business at FIU commencement.

An important goal once set was reached by 980 students in the College of Business as they received diplomas at the Summer 2017 Commencement at Florida International University (FIU). Family and friends gathered to cheer and congratulate the graduates at two ceremonies held Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the Ocean Bank Convocation Center located at […]

FBLA-PBL at FIU ranks third in the nation, scores individual successes at national leadership conference.

FBLA-PBL at FIU ranks third in the nation, scores individual successes at national leadership conference.

FBLA-PBL at FIU ranked third overall in the nation, with nine individual Top 10 finishes, as more than 200 college chapters and 1,800 college students traveled to Southern California for the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) National Leadership Conference, held June 24–27 in Anaheim. At the conference, themed Legacy of Leadership, students competed for over $95,000 […]

Mass transit in South Florida? FIU College of Business convenes a look at the future.

Mass transit in South Florida? FIU College of Business convenes a look at the future.

“You can’t talk about real estate without talking about transit,” said William Hardin, director of the Hollo School of Real Estate. “How you get there. How you don’t. How you sit for 30 minutes to travel three blocks. How it impacts the value of real estate.” Amidst a fast-changing urban landscape and increasing traffic nightmares, […]

Overcoming strife, supporting life: College of Business honors four Worlds Ahead graduates at Spring 2017 Commencement.

Overcoming strife, supporting life: College of Business honors four Worlds Ahead graduates at Summer 2017 Commencement.

They conquered challenges and embraced leadership. They used their education to solve real-world problems. These are some of the success stories of four College of Business Worlds Ahead Graduates honored by President Mark Rosenberg at FIU’s Summer 2017 Commencement ceremonies on August 1, 2017. Chapman Graduate School Rebecca Samuelsson A golf scholarship first brought Rebecca […]

Shahid Hamid and his windstorm model recertified by state.

Shahid Hamid and his windstorm model recertified by state.

Understanding the financial and insurance impact of the destructive power of hurricane on buildings and their insurers is the rare specialty of Professor Shahid S. Hamid. He not only chairs the Department of Finance in FIU’s College of Business, but is also director of the Laboratory for Insurance, Financial and Economic Research, located in the […]

2016-7 in review: FIU’s Power Up Women’s Leadership Summit launches expanded program.

2016-7 in review: FIU’s Power Up Women’s Leadership Summit launches expanded program.

This summer, BizNews will present highlights of College of Business events held throughout the year. New insights, new colleagues and new inspiration: these were the takeaways for more than 200 attendees of the second annual PowerUp Women’s Summit. The conference, presented by the College of Business and its Women’s Alumni Advisory Council, took place on […]

FIU Hollo School Developers Luncheon

2016-7 in review: FIU’s Hollo School of Real Estate Hosts Stephen Bittel and his Terranova Development Team on Developer Luncheon Panel.

This summer, BizNews will present highlights of College of Business events held throughout the year. Stephen Bittel, chairman and founder of Terranova Corporation, a South Florida real estate developer and innovator with over $1 billion in its commercial real estate portfolio, was the keynote panelist at Florida International University’s Bi-Annual Jerome Bain Developer Luncheon, held […]