First Albert Haar Award honors owners of The Keyes Company.

Amid warm memories captured in “Through the Years,” a slide presentation showing members of the Pappas family—owners of The Keyes Company—patriarch Theodore J. Pappas (Ted) Pappas, and his sons, Mike and Tim, who now control the firm, were honored at the inaugural Albert Haar Family Business Award Luncheon. The distinguished award is designated for family […]

Office Depot's gift of $1 million boosts the Building for Business Campaign.

President Modesto Maidique and Office Depot Chairman and CEO Steve Odland look at model of new building business complex for the college. Office Depot recently donated $1 million to the College of Business Administration’s Building for Business Campaign. The donation is eligible for a $1 million match from the State of Florida, giving the college […]

Conference focused on women leaders attracts worldwide audience.

Three members of the Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council with university representatives: Shafika Al Ameri, director; College Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam; Susan Webster; Amanda Bullough; Carmen Algeciras; Rawda Al Mutawa, chairperson; Fatima Obaid Al-Jaber, deputy chairman; and Deanna Salpietra A four-woman delegation from the College of Business Administration recently attended the “Women as Global Leaders” […]

Graduate international business programs reach new milestone.

When U.S. News & World Report announced the 2007 publication of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” the Alvah H. Chapman Graduate School of Business ranked eighteenth in the international specialization category—up four spots from last year. It was the only graduate program in Florida to appear in the list’s upper echelon. “We are delighted that the […]

Real estate affinity group holds another popular happy hour.

REAAC Networking Happy Hour at Mosaico continues to draw alumni. The Real Estate Alumni Council (REAAC) held another Happy Hour at Mosaico Restaurant on January 25th.  The successful event brought together more than 80 alumni and real estate professionals for a night of high-level networking. REAAC is an affinity group of the college’s Business Alumni […]

Target provides support to International BizFest.

From left to right, Target representatives Eric Estevez, Angel Blanco, and Ariel Grillo. The fourth annual International BizFest had all the familiar sights and aromas of the popular event. The Ryder Business Building’s south lawn was alive with activities, music—this year provided by Breaking Tides, a local band—other performances; international cuisine, and members of all […]