Two FIU Business student organizations focusing on professional development for accounting, finance and other business fields came away from their August national conferences with high recognition for excellence and achievement. Beta Alpha Psi – FIU, the honor society for accounting, finance and management information systems, was one of only eight student chapters out of more […]
ALPFA FIU named No. 1 student chapter at national convention.
Capping a year of national impact and outstanding achievement, ALPFA FIU was named National Student Chapter of the Year by its parent organization, ALPFA. The award, only the second national chapter recognition by ALPFA (Association for Latino Professionals for America), was a thrilling moment for over 40 FIU members and guests who attended the national […]
Finding a professional future at FIU’s Accounting and Business Expo.
Man Ko, a College of Business student who expects to graduate in December with a double major in Accounting and MIS, is looking for a good job with growth potential. When he made plans to attend the Ahead of the Game Accounting and Business Expo, the career fair for Florida International University’s Accounting, Finance and […]
ALPFA FIU named Southern Region Student Chapter of the Year.
ALPFA FIU, the largest student organization in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) has been named the Southern Region 2015-16 Student Chapter of the Year by ALPFA, the Association of Latino Professionals For America. The chapter received this honor at the national convention held this year on August 5-9, 2016, in Dallas, […]
Tech Group events offer students big advantages in career search.
Tech Group will be presenting a powerhouse of programs for the upcoming academic year at Florida International University (FIU), according to Tech Group president Alejandro Porras. This vibrant new group is a chapter within ALPFA at FIU, one of the student organizations in the College of Business. “Students who have technical training have a distinct […]
FIU Business students and employees celebrate achievements at Spring Commencement.
Approximately 1,011 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) graduated in Spring Commencement ceremonies on May 1, 2013. In the afternoon, 676 business students received their bachelor’s degrees; 335 graduate students, two of them new PhDs, graduated in the evening. Three new Worlds Ahead Graduates majored in business. The Worlds Ahead […]
Fall Commencement celebrates excellence.
For 1083 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), December 12, 2012, was a landmark day. Years of dedicated study, often while juggling work and family responsibilities, translated into college degrees—689 of them from the R. Kirk Landon Undergraduate School of Business and 394 from the Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Graduate […]
College of Business honors its own at awards event.
On November 27, 2012, faculty members of the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) were recognized for their teaching excellence, their research contributions and their dedication to service. The annual Faculty Awards Reception holds special significance for faculty members because it is the students who select the recipients of the teaching awards—an expression […]
Students of ALPFA FIU learn about Latino leadership at Las Vegas convention.
Contrary to the advertising slogan, business student Gillyana Santos hopes that what happened in Vegas does not stay in Vegas. “I want to remember everything I learned and keep the contacts I made,” she said concerning the annual convention of ALPFA, an organization dedicated to enhancing opportunities in business, accounting, finance and related professions for […]
In Memoriam: Daniel Zamora
It is with deep sadness that we note the passing of Daniel Zamora (BACC ’10) on August 4, 2012. Born in Guayaquil, Ecuador on January 9, 1989, he had just completed the Master of Accounting (MACC) program in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). A posthumous award of his graduate degree will […]