Accounting students pitch in to help with tax returns for low-income earners.

For some, preparing their tax return is a simple, albeit not enjoyable, exercise. For other people, help is sorely needed. This past tax season once again, accounting students from the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) helped low-income earners complete their tax forms. The students participated in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance […]

FIU President Mark Rosenberg meets with business school faculty.

At the invitation of Joyce J. Elam, executive dean, College of Business Administration, Mark Rosenberg, the new president of Florida International University (FIU) spoke to the college faculty on November 2, 2009. Since becoming president, Rosenberg has been describing his commitment to “Hit the Ground Running.” The plan seeks to: revitalize and expand the financial […]

New Business Alumni Chapter Board members devise engaging alumni programming.

A team of 12 dedicated individuals have come together to serve the Business Alumni Chapter this fiscal year. Summer meetings yield ideas for innovative programs focused on leadership. The enthusiastic group met several times over the summer to begin planning the coming fiscal year’s alumni program. The theme is leadership: “Lead in life, lead in […]

New graduate student organization GROWs sense of social responsibility.

A collective goal motivated Master of International Business (MIB) students in the College of Business Administration’s Chapman Graduate School: to apply their skills in both a business and social context to help communities nearby and around the world. Their passion and commitment fueled the launch of Graduates Reaching Out Worldwide, or GROW. “Through GROW, we […]

BBA+ Weekend group takes community service to new level by entering the policy-making process.

How bright is the Sunshine State when it comes to autism? Weekend BBA+ class with Professor Robert Hogner That’s the question students in the Business in Society class, part of their BBA+ Weekend program in the College of Business Administration, asked in their required community service project. The answer: Not very. Although the conclusion takes […]