New FIU Forensic Accounting track teaches students to follow the money, one class at a time.

New FIU Forensic Accounting track teaches students to follow the money, one class at a time.

Nevin Shapiro, who once owned a legitimate wholesale grocery distribution business, chose to make money an easier way: by defrauding investors and cooking the books. It meant a 20-year prison sentence for the former Miami Beach resident. Yet for students in Associate Professor Antoinette Smith’s introductory class in forensic accounting, Shapiro’s crime served as an […]

Faculty Notes: February - April 2016

Faculty Notes: February-April 2016

School of Accounting Antoinette Smith, associate professor, is the author of “Insider Secrets to College Classroom Success,” a guide to best practices that will help make college students more successful in the classroom. She was recognized at the FIU Book Authors Recognition Reception. David W. Barman, instructor, served as a guest judge at the Florida […]

Faculty Notes

Faculty Notes: December 2015 – January 2016

School of Accounting Antoinette Smith, associate professor, is the author of the book Insider Secrets to College Classroom Success! (Freedom Stream, August 24, 2015). Department of Finance Reflections from Marcos A. Kerbel, participating adjunct professor, and his wife, Helen, are included in It Happened in Miami, The Magic City-An Oral History, a book co-authored by […]

Bridge to Tomorrow: FIU College of Business shows upcoming college students that today’s accounting career options are limitless.

World travel. A path to top management positions. Mastering the underlying language of business. Those are some of the opportunities in the field of accounting that recent high school graduates and upcoming seniors learned about during a two-day School of Accounting event in mid-July. “It’s not just sitting in a cubicle and crunching numbers,” said […]

PhD Pipeline workshop focuses on application process.

On April 18, 2013, the PhD Pipeline—which encourages minority undergraduates to consider pursuing a doctorate in business—hosted its last information workshop of the 2012-2013 academic year at Florida International University (FIU). Facilitated by FIU students and one FIU staff member, the workshop focused on the application process. A panel of PhD students explained how they […]

Faculty Notes: April 2013

An article titled “Executive Education,” written by David R. Klock, dean, appeared in the April 2013 issue of Brickell Magazine. School of Accounting Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, presented a Federal tax update at the Florida Institute of CPAs’  “CPAs in Industry Conference” held in Fort Lauderdale. The presentation, which took place on March 21, […]

Faculty Notes: March 2013

School of Accounting Antoinette Smith, associate professor, was the subject of an article titled “Going for it” in the spring 2013 issue of FIU Magazine. Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Chris Ellis, instructor, was featured in Florida’s MBA professors are pushing the limits, an article in the March issue of Florida Trend. Department […]

Faculty member Smith lends guidance on charting a course, and reaching a dream.

The road to a goal is an individual journey that requires persistence, careful planning and an occasional change of course. Using personal anecdotes, videos and audience participation, Antoinette Smith, a faculty member in the College of Business’ School of Accounting, gave an animated talk about choosing and following your own path to success before an […]