Alpha Kappa Psi becomes first FIU student organization to establish their own First Generation scholarship.

Reaching back and helping others climb the same mountain makes everyone stronger. The men and women of Alpha Kappa Psi, a professional business fraternity at the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), have raised funds to establish a First Generation Scholarship at FIU, making them the first student organization to do so. “Many […]

Students celebrate a night of “Roary-ing” success.

As the spring semester at Florida International University (FIU) drew to a close, students, faculty and alumni gathered at the College of Business for “Roary-ing Into Success,” the name of this year’s annual awards presentation and celebration. Over 150 people attended the event. “It’s gratifying to have an opportunity to recognize not only organizations, but […]

Business students learn the art of professional dressing.

Leticia Romano, a junior majoring in marketing and international business at Florida International University (FIU), learned quite a bit as a co-coordinator of the Alpha Kappa Psi “From Paris to Tokyo Professional Fashion Show.” She discovered how to plan events, coordinate show elements and build relationships with sponsors. Plus she learned that not everybody knows […]

FIU undergraduate participates in Harvard Business School summer program.

When Neala Ameerali saw an opportunity to participate in a program at Harvard Business School (HBS), she jumped at the chance. “I heard about the Harvard Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP) from one of my fraternity brothers in Alpha Kappa Psi,” said Ameerali, a senior with a dual major in finance and management information […]

Student leaders’ ideas shared with executive dean result in action plans.

Student leaders’ ideas shared with executive dean result in action plans.

Some events promise beneficial outcomes; others actually deliver. A roundtable discussion of 27 student leaders recently hosted by Joyce J. Elam, executive dean in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), resulted in an enriching event and new directions, including a faculty-student networking event planned for the fall. The top three officers […]