Business students land prestigious study abroad internships in alternative energy field.

Competition was tough as 24 Florida International University (FIU) students vied for two “Alternative Energy Markets in the Dominican Republic and Panama: A Study Abroad” internships. The internships, available for the first time, were offered through the Global Energy Security Forum within FIU’s School of International and Public Affairs. Renzon Mora and Hector Mujica, both […]

Intellectual property comes to the fore in business plan project.

A recent event brought together the Florida International University’s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center, the Office of Intellectual Property Management and Resource Development, and the Applied Research Center (ARC); the president of South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA); and 54 students in the College of Business Administration’s International MBA (IMBA) program taking Advanced Business Plan Development. The […]

College’s “Energy Forum” to make multiple contributions to understanding alternate fuel options.

The need to reduce fossil fuel consumption has been well established. But the “how” remains an open question. Ed Glab, director, Knight Ridder Center for Excellence in Management in the college, and former Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Roberto Rodrigues, at the signing ceremony Through the “Energy Forum,” founded by Ed Glab, director, Knight Ridder Center […]

Largest BBA+ Weekend fundraising attempt surpasses goal.

Ana Lorenzo and son When students in the BBA+ Weekend program in the College of Business Administration embarked on a journey to raise nearly $20,000 for Project Thrive, the Infant & Toddler Stimulation Program of ARC (Association for Retarded Citizens of South Florida), they weren’t sure they’d reach their goal. “It seemed like it could […]