First Herbert A. Wertheim lecture of the season draws nearly one hundred.

When Glenn J. Rufrano (MS Real Estate ’74), CEO of New Plan Excel Realty Trust, Inc., gave the first Herbert A. Wertheim lecture of 2005-2006 on November 10, 2005 at Florida International University, he had an impressive audience: ninety-seven individuals, many of them finance and real estate students in the College, and Herbert A. Wertheim […]

College breaks ground for new business building complex.

Donning hard hats and bearing golden shovels at the Ground Breaking Ceremony on November 18, 2005, from left, Chapman Graduate School Dean José de la Torre, Regions Bank President Angel Medina, Jr., Board of Trustees member and donor R. Kirk Landon, Ocean Bank President José Concepción, Florida International University President Modesto Maidique, College of Business […]

College contingent plays active role at NSHMBA Conference and Career Expo.

A sixteen-person delegation from the College was a prominent force at the 16th Annual National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHBMA) Conference and Career Expo, held recently at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. NSHMBA’s mission is to foster Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development to improve society. Executive Dean Joyce J. […]

Fall advisory board meetings provide lively forum for vital input.

Members of the College’s prestigious Dean’s Council met on October 11, 2005, at the new Downtown Center at Macy*s. Hosted by Council member N. K. Tripathy, president, Macy*s Florida, the group was given updates about the College of Business Administration from Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam and about its Building for Business Campaign by Annabelle […]

Stellar panel of entrepreneurs sheds light on Hispanic marketing.

Alan Carsrud and Sebastian Aroca Bring together a distinguished group of entrepreneurs, powerhouse sponsors, a hospitable setting, and an audience of about 85 local entrepreneurs, members of local Hispanic businesses, and many college students, and something exciting is bound to happen. It did—at the second annual Ford Motor Company Mi Negocio Boardroom titled “Hispanic Marketing: […]

Building for Business Campaign nets two major new gifts for new building complex.

Steven M. Berwick (BACC ’74), Kaufman, Rossin & Co. College of Business Administration alumni at Kaufman, Rossin & Co., one of Florida’s largest independent accounting firms, and at IKON Office Solutions, Florida International University’s office solutions partner, have shown their commitment to the College by securing gifts for the Building for Business Campaign.The generous donations—when […]

Enrollment stats underscore College's diversity.

Demographics are in for the current undergraduate and graduate classes in the College of Business Administration and the figures support the aptness of the name Florida International University. Each class—bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D.—reveals a rich gender and ethnic blend among the 5,543 students, 2,852 of whom are women and 2,691 of whom are men. In […]

College receives major award from the U.S. Agency for International Development.

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded $286,209 to the College of Business Administration to conduct a program entitled “Small and Medium Enterprises Center of Excellence” (SMECE). The College’s Knight Ridder Center for Excellence in Management will manage it. “Early support from Florida FTAA, Inc. was crucial in helping us to develop a […]

Study abroad participants give thumbs up to trip Down Under.

  Eighteen students taking management courses in the College of Business Administration continued to take classes and explored Sydney, Australia, with side trips to New Zealand and Fiji between August 13 and August 27, 2005. J. Randall Martin, lecturer in the Management and International Business Department and coordinator of study abroad program, spent a year […]