BBA+ Weekend class reaches goal and raises the bar on global community service.

Early on, members of the 22nd BBA+ Weekend class knew they had selected a community service project for their Business in Society class that would be both challenging and rewarding. The class chose to support the Adopt-a-Village in Guatemala organization and set an ambitious fundraising goal of $10,000. The final tally for funds raised during […]

Amigos for Kids toy drive plays a part in brightening local children’s holiday season.

Amigos for Kids is a non-profit corporation dedicated to meeting the needs of South Florida’s abused, neglected, and less fortunate children. Every December, the organization caps off its activities with an annual toy drive, collecting and delivering donated gifts to help bring a bit of holiday cheer to thousands of children in the area. Generous […]

Students and alumni hope to benefit orphans in Nicaragua.

Maria Polanco Planning and fundraising for the second December of Dreams, shifted into high gear recently. With the goal of touching the lives of 3,000 impoverished Nicaraguan children, a hardworking group of alumni and students are enlisting sponsors, fine-tuning logistics, and coordinating activities to secure funds and items for distribution. Likely to draw ten to […]

Global Leadership and Service Projects put human face on globalization.

In just two short years, Global Leadership and Service Projects (GLSPs) have established themselves as a potent activity for shaping global business leaders who understand their obligations to the less fortunate in the world. Not only have the three projects drawn ninety students from the university as organizers and participants, but also, students from other […]

Farmer-to-Farmer program helps rural Honduran university develop strategic plan for growth.

Randall Martin Situated on the eastern coast of Honduras between breathtaking mountains and the turquoise Caribbean Sea, Centro Universitario Regional Del Litoral Atlántico (CURLA) is an extension branch of the national university system. Many of its 2,500 students come from low-income families who live and work in the surrounding rural area. Tuition averages approximately $20 […]

College's American Marketing Association chapter wins top prize at Collegiate Conference.

Members of the college’s American Marketing Association (AMA) chapter heard the good news in person when the chapter was honored as “Collegiate Chapter of the Year” at the organization’s 28th Annual International Collegiate Conference in Orlando, FL. Since the American Marketing Association (AMA) chapter in the College of Business Administration was revitalized in 2001, it […]

Largest BBA+ Weekend fundraising attempt surpasses goal.

Ana Lorenzo and son When students in the BBA+ Weekend program in the College of Business Administration embarked on a journey to raise nearly $20,000 for Project Thrive, the Infant & Toddler Stimulation Program of ARC (Association for Retarded Citizens of South Florida), they weren’t sure they’d reach their goal. “It seemed like it could […]

Community service project sparks great interest.

Members of Group 19 in the BBA+ Weekend’s Business in Society class in the College of Business Administration have been working diligently on a special class project, “Spark for ARC” (Association for Retarded Citizens of South Florida). Their goal was to raise $20,000 to provide disabled children with specialized computer equipment to improve their educational […]