Accounting society alumni return to FIU to celebrate and remember.

Accounting society alumni return to FIU to celebrate and remember.

Thirty years ago, a group of Florida International University accounting students came together to establish a chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the honor society for accounting, finance and information systems students. Several decades later, FIU warmly welcomed back over 100 of those who made Beta Alpha Psi part of their College of Business experience. The […]

Gold again! FIU’s Beta Alpha Psi named one of the organization’s top 12 chapters in the world.

For the second straight year, Florida International University’s Beta Alpha Psi chapter, an honors organization at FIU’s College of Business, received the Gold chapter designation. The announcement was made at the August 6, 2015, opening session of the national organization’s Annual Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This award is given to competing chapters that have shown […]

College of Business honors its own at awards event.

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 […]

Business expo for accounting, finance and MIS students grows in popularity.

“So much better than ordinary career fairs” is how students Eddy Aiello and Yegor Nadvornyy enthusiastically describe the Ahead of the Game Accounting and Business Expo offered semi-annually at Florida International University (FIU). The spring expo, held January 27, 2012, drew 229 students, a 38 percent increase over the spring 2011 event. An increase in […]

Annual Faculty Awards Luncheon honors professional accomplishments.

All awards are welcome, but recognition by one’s peers, and for professors, recognition by one’s students, is particularly meaningful. Each year, the dedication of members of the faculty of the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) gets special attention at the Faculty Awards Luncheon. Held this year on October 20th, the luncheon […]

An on-target expo: top companies meet accounting, finance and MIS students.

“Employers often tell us that some of their companies’ best performers are graduates of Florida International University (FIU),” said Dawn Lazar (MS ’06), assistant director, Career Management Services, School of Accounting. “Our Ahead of the Game Expo lets recruiters meet ideal candidates from FIU’s accounting, finance and management information systems (MIS)  programs.” The Ahead of […]

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 […]

Peers and business community benefit from student efforts.

With job searches always a challenge for students, and with businesses seeking capable interns or employees, events that match the two groups can only bring benefits to both. Firms Night, organized by Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) and Business Industry Night, organized by the Florida International University Accounting Association (FIU-AA) offer just that. Firms Night preserves […]