Faculty trip to Africa serves as catalyst for new international business insights.

“I was looking to improve the relevancy and quality of my online course material on international business and international human resource topics.” This was the primary reason Clifford Perry, who teaches management and international business in the College of Business, joined the recent Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) trip to South Africa, sponsored by […]

Truly, the best of class: 83 are inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma.

With the world frequently using adjectives that “hedge” and accolades that encompass everyone, recognizing absolute excellence is particularly important. In spring 2012, 83 students from the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) were inducted into the international honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma. “Only the top ten percent of undergraduate business students and […]

Honor students have “eye-opening” experience at Memphis leadership forum.

With just weeks until his college graduation, the time was ideal for finance major Alejandro J. Medina to contemplate his future. Happily, Medina was one of two students from Beta Gamma Sigma, the student honor society in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), selected to attend the organization’s National Student Leadership […]

Faculty Notes: July 2011

School of Accounting Kannan Raghunandan, professor and Ryder Eminent Scholar Chair in Business Leadership, was recently appointed to a team that is helping the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) set standards related to the preparation and issuing of audit reports by registered public accounting firms. Stewart Appelrouth, Manuel Dieguez,  Meghna Singhvi and Shawn Wolf […]

Morning workout pays off: Sunrise program graduates 45 determined professionals.

“When I learned I could at last finish my college degree by taking classes at 7:00 a.m. and still get to work on time, I thought ‘That’s perfect!’” Those words from Joel D. Valencia (PBBA ’11) capture the spirit and determination of the latest graduating class earning their Professional BBA from the College of Business […]

Keys high school students take stock of FIU.

Some population figures: Key Largo—about 10,000 Marathon—about 8,000 Key West—about 25,000 Modesto A. Maidique Campus of Florida International University (FIU)—about 32,000 Upon entering Florida’s innovative Take Stock in Children program, seventh-graders sign a contract. They commit to getting good grades, maintaining attendance, behaving well in class, staying crime- and drug-free and meeting with a mentor […]

In Tallahassee, in Tampa, undergrads increase skills and represent FIU.

When the state officers of Future Business Leaders of America–Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) recently visited with legislative leaders in Tallahassee, Florida International University (FIU) had more representation than any other university. FBLA-PBL State President Jose Betancourt, District V Vice President Saul Perez and State Parliamentarian Emmanuella Casimir, all undergraduates in the College of Business Administration, […]