College of Business Administration establishes strategic alliance to offer interactive online certification program in customer relationship management.

It began with the arrival of an email message from the College of Business Administration announcing a course in customer relationship management (CRM). It continued with the recipient, Manny Buigas, principal of Axis Integrated Solutions, enrolling. And now, it has resulted in the development and initial offering of a one-of-a-kind, interactive CRM online certification program […]

Chapman School captures Top 10 ranking for Hispanic MBAs.

The Chapman Graduate School of Business ranks in the Top 10 among graduate schools in the country for Hispanic MBAs, according to an article titled “2006 Hispanic Business Diversity Report: Education,” in the September, 2006, issue of Hispanic Business. Among the other schools in the Top 10 were Stanford University, Graduate School of Business; University […]

BBA+ Weekend class “lights the night” with commitment to community service.

Chances are, we all know someone—be it a friend, family member, or neighbor—whose life has been touched by cancer. Just such a personal connection with the difficulties faced by a loved one fighting leukemia lit the spark fueling the community service project that students in Group 21 of the current BBA+ Weekend program are supporting. […]

College of Business Administration and Assurant Solutions build a dynamic relationship.

Maria Manduley, administrative assistant to Manuel José Becerra, group senior vice president, leads a tour of the campus for the college’s representatives. While the name R. Kirk Landon is widely known and respected, two places in Miami hold it in particularly high regard: the College of Business Administration, with its R. Kirk Landon Undergraduate School […]

College of Business Administration distinguishes itself at ALPFA convention…again.

Twenty-two students funded by the College of Business Administration were among the approximately 2,000 attendees at the recent Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting’s (ALPFA) annual meeting at the Fort Worth Convention Center, held from August 5-9, 2006. College Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam, who sits on the organization’s Corporate Advisory Board, also […]

Major technology grant from Hewlett-Packard Company creates a stronger collaborative community for the college.

Soon, several thousand alumni, more than 7,000 students, and more than 350 faculty and staff of the college will have access to a state-of-the-art email and collaboration system, thanks to a major technology grant from the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP). “Education is the single, most effective lever for increasing economic prosperity and for growing a diverse, […]

Beijing provides dramatic backdrop to program coordinated by college’s faculty member.

Mary Ann Von Glinow addresses AIB delegates. When Mary Ann Von Glinow, professor, Management and International Business Department in the college and director of Florida International University’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), stood on the stage of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, it was the culmination of months […]

Workshop takes a tropical twist: Farmer-to-Farmer program connects with tropical agricultural research.

Tropical fruit production and research take place in the two geographic extremes of the United States: South Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands in the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean region; and Hawaii and Guam in the Pacific Basin. While they face many of the same challenges, researchers in both regions had never come together […]

Farmer-to-Farmer program helps rural Honduran university develop strategic plan for growth.

Randall Martin Situated on the eastern coast of Honduras between breathtaking mountains and the turquoise Caribbean Sea, Centro Universitario Regional Del Litoral Atlántico (CURLA) is an extension branch of the national university system. Many of its 2,500 students come from low-income families who live and work in the surrounding rural area. Tuition averages approximately $20 […]