MSMIS program revises curriculum to prepare future CIOs.

Veronica Gómes, IBM, MSMIS student; Tatiana López, MSMIS program assistant; Juan Poggio, Telefónica USA, MSMIS advisory board member and alumnus; Zuzana Hlavacova, MSMIS program manager; and Julia Accárdo, FP&L, MSMIS alumna at the MSMIS retreat in Key Largo Despite the laid-back atmosphere in the Florida Keys, a recent two-day retreat held in Key Largo to […]

Second Global Leadership and Service Project-Bangkok 2006 renews memories, creates new ones.

Some aspects of the second Global Leadership and Service Project (GLSP)–Bangkok, which took place from March 16-26, 2006, were just the same as the inaugural trip: two of the sites at which students worked and the feelings the experience brought out. Some aspects were different: a more formalized plan to guide the work, the addition […]

College's American Marketing Association chapter wins top prize at Collegiate Conference.

Members of the college’s American Marketing Association (AMA) chapter heard the good news in person when the chapter was honored as “Collegiate Chapter of the Year” at the organization’s 28th Annual International Collegiate Conference in Orlando, FL. Since the American Marketing Association (AMA) chapter in the College of Business Administration was revitalized in 2001, it […]

Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center captures position on “Top Ten” list.

Fortune Small Business has recognized the Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center as one of the ten “cool” universities in the country for entrepreneurial programs and research. The university joined schools liked Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, and the University of Texas—Austin on the list. “We have accomplished in a little more than two years […]

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 […]