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: […]

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 […]