Under the guidance of the Dean’s Alumni Circle, the recent re-launch of the College of Business Administration’s mentoring program aligns with Florida International University (FIU) President Rosenberg’s call to action to energize tomorrow’s business leaders today. “Our goal is to discover potential, nurture talent and help turn lives around, while shaping the future of our […]
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Dean’s Alumni Circle gets hats off . . . and hats on . . . treatment.
Members of the Dean’s Alumni Circle recently got a reminder of the school-room instruction to put on their thinking caps. Only this time, the person putting on the caps was Joyce Elam, executive dean of the college. And, the setting was the first Dean’s Alumni Circle board meeting—not of the school year, but of the […]
Dean’s Council and new FIU president hit the ground running.
It’s a new beginning for the Dean’s Council—the college’s principal advisory board, which offers strategic guidance to the business school administrators—and for Mark Rosenberg, FIU’s fifth president. At its first meeting of the 2009-2010 fiscal year, the two had the chance to interact. Dean’s Council members learned about Rosenberg’s plans to “Hit the Ground Running,” […]
Pay it forward: Dean’s Alumni Circle revolves around leadership theme.
Gloria Romero Roses (BBA ’92), past Dean’s Alumni Circle chair, believes that leadership should travel full circle—around alumni, faculty, staff and students. From her perspective, “the Alumni Circle in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) is an outlet for continuing to hone my skills through access to the talented deans and […]
New Florida International University president meets with Dean’s Alumni Circle members.
Just 10 days into his presidency, Mark Rosenberg, president, Florida International University (FIU), has already connected with an important group in the College of Business Administration: the Dean’s Alumni Circle. The meeting, arranged by Joyce Elam, executive dean of the business school, brought Rosenberg to the building complex for a two-hour session with Circle members […]
March in April raises funds for worthwhile cause.
On April 25, 2009, members of the FIU Business Team put on their walking shoes and raised $3,672.00 for the March for Babies, a March of Dimes event. Faculty, staff, some students, a few alumni and several kids made up the 32-person team. Joyce J. Elam, executive dean, and her husband, Paul Vidmar, were among […]
Alumni Circle joins Hands on Miami Day 2007
The college’s Alumni Circle lead a group of 200 volunteers to participate in Hands on Miami Day on Saturday, November 3, 2007, at Campbell Drive Middle School in Homestead, Florida. Burnie, the Miami Heat mascot, entertained volunteers while they painted murals and landscaped the school. The outreach project was part of the 13th annual Hands […]
Alumni Circle announces Alumni Circle Volunteer Day.
The College of Business Administration’s Alumni Circle has partnered this year with Hands on Miami for “Hands on Miami Day” on Saturday, November 3, 2007, at Campbell Middle School in Homestead, Florida. The Alumni Circle would like to encourage everyone to donate funds, time, and talent to make Hands on Miami Day 2007 a tremendous […]
Alumna succeeds in international business.
Andrea Padilla Many of our students aspire to work for a multinational corporation or in international business, and quite a number of them have succeeded in doing so. Among them is Andrea Padilla (BBA ’99), regional director of Corporate Public Relations and Executive Communication for Hewlett-Packard (HP) Latin América. Hewlett-Packard has grown to become the […]
Gloria Romero-Roses serves as role model for students.
Alumni Circle member Gloria Romero-Roses ( BBA ’92) of The Continental Group experiences the classroom in a different way—as a role model for students. Romero-Roses headed back to the classroom recently to share her insights and experiences during Management and International Business associate professor Deborah Vidaver-Cohen’s Strategic Management class. Through a fun exercise, students were […]