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. […]
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State Farm Financial Literacy Lab wins national award.
A national financial planning magazine has awarded its top honor to a Florida International University (FIU) College of Business program that brings financial literacy education to low-income students. The State Farm Financial Literacy Lab and Helen Simon, senior instructor and a certified financial planner who brought the program to the lab, were selected by Financial […]
High schoolers learn financial basics on their road to college.
Getting to college can be tough. Upward Bound makes it easier—and so does learning at the State Farm Financial Literacy Lab. Since 1995, the Upward Bound TriO Program at Florida International University (FIU), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, has been helping high school students who have potential but need additional academic preparation and […]
FIU Business faculty member forecasts Facebook filing at panel discussion.
Helen Simon had a hunch about Facebook. In her research for a faculty panel held at Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business Administration, she saw too many signs of hype around the initial public offering (IPO) of the popular social networking site. “I had a sixth sense that if Facebook flew, it would fly […]