Remote learning and the coronavirus: what you need to know.

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the academic reality for students across the U.S., abruptly driving them into digitally enhanced forms of learning, away from face-to-face contact with faculty, other students and on-campus facilities. What does that mean for higher education? Although the trend of online classes has been on the rise, the range of student reactions […]

First GUST Inbound Study Tour receives high praise from participants.

As much as professors would like it, students rarely say “we need more hours.” Yet, that was one person’s reaction to a recent Inbound Study Tour, offered through Executive and Professional Education (EPE) in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). These short-term non-credit study modules have attracted students from around the world. […]

Redesigned EMBA program starts with weeklong residency.

To re-launch its Executive MBA program, the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) brought the 21 enrollees together for a full week’s immersion in teambuilding activities and a range of presentations covering innovation, leadership and public speaking skills. During sessions at FIU Downtown on Brickell—where the students will meet twice monthly for face-to-face […]

FIU’s Corporate MBA wins top spot in ranking.

The Corporate MBA, a fully online program offered through the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), captured the top spot in a ranking of online MBA programs with no GMAT requirement option. Fifty programs earned the “awesome” designation. Results were based on’s evaluation of nearly 300 schools. The criteria, in order of […]

FIU Business sets record for number of graduate students enrolled for spring term.

Eleven programs in the Chapman Graduate School in Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business admit students in the spring as well as the fall. This year, the business school topped the enrollment numbers from previous springs—390 people opted to enroll in the college’s flexible offerings for working professionals. The menu includes fully classroom programs, […]

PMBA alumni group forms in Panama.

Graduates of the Professional MBA-Panama program of Florida International University (FIU) in Panama City, Republic of Panama, recently launched an alumni association. Group members and Quality Leadership University. where the program is taught, hosted the event at Panama City’s Union Club on October 23, 2012. Carlos Gonzalez (PMBA ’09), national sales manager, Johnson and Johnson, […]

Summer Commencement characterized by happiness and poignancy.

More than 1,000 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) graduated in Summer Commencement ceremonies on Tuesday, August 14, 2012. In the morning, 523 business students received their bachelor’s degrees; 511 graduate students, three of them new PhDs, graduated in the afternoon. Among the many special moments: FIU President Mark B. […]

Faculty Notes: June 2012

School of Accounting Daniel Medina (MACC ’01, BACC ’97), adjunct, is quoted in an article titled “What’s new with e-discovery,” which appeared in South Florida Legal Guide Midyear 2012 Edition. Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Nancy Borkowski, clinical associate professor; Ariel Gil, Write-to-Learn assistant director in the Chapman Graduate School; and Jean Gordon, […]