Building for Business Campaign reaches hearts, then wallets.

“I truly love Florida International University,” said Francisco Camposano Jr. (BBA ’02), president of C & C Appraisers, Inc. “I have wonderful memories that will live with me forever.” Camposano’s emotional attachment to the university and the College of Business Administration is exactly what the Building for Business Campaign organizers wanted to touch when they […]

Fall Commencement honors graduates, alumnus.

Fall Commencement took place on December 20, 2005. During the afternoon ceremony, 436 undergraduates from the Landon Undergraduate School programs, with the exception of the School of Accounting, received their degrees. The Chapman Graduate School and the School of Accounting ceremony took place in the evening, with a total of 338 students, including those from […]

Community service project sparks great interest.

Members of Group 19 in the BBA+ Weekend’s Business in Society class in the College of Business Administration have been working diligently on a special class project, “Spark for ARC” (Association for Retarded Citizens of South Florida). Their goal was to raise $20,000 to provide disabled children with specialized computer equipment to improve their educational […]

Speaker paints clear picture of family-owned business challenges.

From left, Jack Moore, corporate director, Benjamin Moore & Company; Alan Carsrud, director, Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center, and Jon I. Kislak, principal, Antares Capital Corporation and chairman of the Pino Center’s Board of Advisors. Jack Moore, a fourth-generation family member of Benjamin Moore Paints—a company founded in 1883 that turned a profit […]

Student humanitarians reach out to Nicaraguan children.

Many children in Nicaragua soon will receive their first shoes, school supplies, and toys thanks to the NICA Global Leadership and Service Project (GLSP) “Nicaragua December of Dreams Trip to Help Kids.” The GLSP’s dedicated student planners—members of the International Business Honor Society (IBHS) in the College of Business Administration—also hope to establish educational scholarships […]

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: […]