First Herbert A. Wertheim lecture of the season draws nearly one hundred.

When Glenn J. Rufrano (MS Real Estate ’74), CEO of New Plan Excel Realty Trust, Inc., gave the first Herbert A. Wertheim lecture of 2005-2006 on November 10, 2005 at Florida International University, he had an impressive audience: ninety-seven individuals, many of them finance and real estate students in the College, and Herbert A. Wertheim […]

Jamaica Business Alumni Chapter elects its new board of directors

After welcoming nearly 300 alumni and friends at their “War of the Worlds” premiere event to benefit the Homestead Boys Club in Kingston, Jamaica, earlier this year, the Jamaica Business Alumni Chapter hosted another successful event—its annual membership meeting—in November to elect its 2005/06 Board of Directors. The new board looks forward to an active […]

Business Alumni Chapter’s Tarpon Bend Happy Hour builds connections among members.

The College’s Business Alumni Chapter held yet another successful “Traveling Happy Hour” on October 20th with more than seventy alumni mingling at Tarpon Bend in Coral Gables. Alumni and guests enjoyed complimentary drinks and appetizers from the event’s participating sponsors, Bacardi and Tarpon Bend. This is the second event of the networking series which are […]

Alumni Career Fair draws record attendance.

Florida International University’s Alumni Career Fair, held on September 13, 2005 in Modesto A. Maidique Campus’ Graham Center Ballrooms, received an overwhelming response from College and University alumni and area recruiters. Approximately 400 alumni participated in the event and met with potential employers from companies that included Burger King, Carnival Cruise Lines, IBM, and Wachovia, […]

Business Alumni Chapter hosts The Graduates Club Business Affairs Forum – "Blue Ocean Strategy" with author W. Chan Kim

The Business Alumni Chapter and the Graduates Club are co-hosting a morning of networking and discussion featuring a presentation by W. Chan Kim, professor of strategy and international management at INSEAD, on Friday, September 16, from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at The Bankers’ Club, One Biscayne Tower, in Miami. His presentation, based on his new […]

Business Alumni Chapter launches its "Traveling Happy Hour."

This month, the Business Alumni Chapter launches its Traveling Happy Hour—a series of monthly networking events at upscale locations in the Brickell/Downtown and Coral Gables areas—with the kick-off event on September 15th at Mosaico Restaurant, from 6:30-9:00 p.m. Drink specials, free appetizers, and a chance to win fabulous travel prizes highlight the night. The first […]