Studies show that minorities, particularly Hispanics and African-Americans, are dramatically under-represented on business school faculties. Achieving greater equity, experts say, will begin with getting more minority students into the “pipeline”—the PhD study process. Antoinette Smith, a member of the School of Accounting faculty in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) has made […]
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Faculty Notes: August 2012
David R. Klock, who will join the College of Business on October 1, 2012 as dean, was named Ryder Eminent Scholar Chair in Business. School of Accounting Abhijit Barua, associate professor, has been named to the Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC Professorship. Wendy Gelman, senior instructor, was named an R. Kirk Landon Teaching and […]
Faculty Notes: July 2012
Joyce J. Elam, executive dean, was chosen to receive the Education Award from the Coral Gables Community Foundation. The theme of the 21st anniversary celebration, at which the awards will be presented, is Club Monaco. School of Accounting Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, was quoted in The JOBS Act of 2012: Tools, Tips, and Tactics, […]
Annual Faculty Awards Luncheon honors professional accomplishments.
All awards are welcome, but recognition by one’s peers, and for professors, recognition by one’s students, is particularly meaningful. Each year, the dedication of members of the faculty of the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) gets special attention at the Faculty Awards Luncheon. Held this year on October 20th, the luncheon […]
Undergraduates debate the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards.
A year ago, graduate students in the Master of Accounting (MACC) program in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) debated the question “Should the United States adopt the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) now being used by more than 100 countries?” This spring, the first IFRS event for accounting undergraduates took […]
FIU Business captures spot on prestigious UT Dallas ranking of research contributions.
On March 15, 2011, the “The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) Top 100 North American Rankings of Business Schools Based on Research Contribution 2006-2010” was released. For the first time, the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) made the list, coming in at #98. “This ranking positions us among the […]
Annual luncheon recognizes faculty contributions.
Faculty members toil long and hard on behalf of their students, the College of Business Administration and Florida International University (FIU). That dedication gets recognized annually at the Faculty Awards Luncheon, this year held on September 24th and attended by approximately 65 dedicated colleagues. Undergraduate and graduate students as well as those from student organizations […]
Class debate on global accounting standards brings complex issue to life.
“Should the United States adopt the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) now being used by more than 100 countries?” That thorny question challenged the 32 students in the Global Accounting, Auditing and Financial Strategy course taught by Stephen Lin in the Master of Accounting (MACC) program in the College of Business Administration at Florida International […]
School of Accounting Stephen Lin, associate professor and Knight Ridder Center Research professor; and assistant professors Abijit Barua and John (Changjiang) Wang, won a highly competitive “IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) Ready” award from the PricewaterhouseCoopers Charitable Foundation to fund their curriculum development proposal titled “Integrating IFRS in both accounting-major undergraduate and Master of Accounting […]
Faculty gathers to celebrate achievements.
On September 25, 2009, the Faculty Awards Luncheon reinforced that students truly appreciate the efforts that faculty members in the College of Business Administration make on their behalf. Undergraduate and graduate students as well as those from student organizations selected the recipients for a series of highly competitive teaching awards. The event also provided the […]