FIU Business students and employees celebrate achievements at Spring Commencement.

FIU Business students and employees celebrate achievements at Spring Commencement.

Approximately 1,011 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) graduated in Spring Commencement ceremonies on May 1, 2013. In the afternoon, 676 business students received their bachelor’s degrees; 335 graduate students, two of them new PhDs, graduated in the evening. Three new Worlds Ahead Graduates majored in business. The Worlds Ahead […]

Graduates increasingly seize out-of-state career opportunities.

As the doors open to job opportunities outside the South Florida area, many students with undergraduate and graduate degrees from the College of Business are increasingly ready to pack their bags and head to other locales to achieve career goals or to take advantage of attractive job offers. According to Barry Shiflett, executive director, Bank […]

Career Management Services welcomes staff members.

Career Management Services (CMS) has expanded its expertise with three new employees. Naomi Hutchinson-Salazar is administrative coordinator. “I appreciate data and measuring tools. It’s intriguing for me.” So says Naomi Hutchinson-Salazar, administrative coordinator,  in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). Another interest: entrepreneurship. In fact, Hutchinson-Salazar hopes to establish a physical therapy […]

At FIU, Career Management Services helps on-campus and online business students.

Looking at the career services a university offers is a smart move for prospective online students. That’s one criterion Daniel Vargas (CMBA ’12, BBA ’05) used to select Florida International University (FIU) for his online Corporate MBA (CMBA). “I had reached the ceiling in my job and needed to improve my credentials,” Vargas said. “My […]

Career Management Services panel discussions connect students with business leaders.

It’s no secret. In the current job market, College of Business Administration students and graduates need as many contacts and tools as they can get to make a mark in the marketplace. Career Management Services (CMS) is helping—with a variety of scheduled events, including panel discussions designed to provide students with valuable connections into today’s […]

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 […]

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 […]