“We made a difference. We made a beginning.” Those words from Constance Bates, a faculty member in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), encapsulated the service learning experience she and eight FIU students underwent during their seven-day stay in Nicaragua in March 2013. The students are members of the college’s International Business […]
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International specialists share wisdom with IBHS members.
“Your competitors are not just down the street anymore; they are truly around the globe and you absolutely must be in tune internationally.” That strong message from Herb Payan (MBA ’09), Sony Music Entertainment vice president, Digital Business Development (U.S. Hispanics, Latin America, Spain & Portugal), was part of a panel discussion presented to members […]
Undergrads serve as editorial team—and writers—for CUIBE international business journal.
Having a keen focus on international business isn’t the only differentiator for the Journal for Global Business and Community (JGBC), an academic journal from CUIBE, the Consortium of Undergraduate International Business Education, with 30 member schools. The multidisciplinary journal, housed at FIU, is a project of the International Business Honor Society (IBHS), a student organization […]
IBHS members visit Miami International Airport, Federal Reserve Bank.
Miami International Airport (MIA) is the largest U.S. gateway for Latin America and the Caribbean and one of the leading international passenger and freight airports in the world. Over 80 airlines provide flights to approximately 150 destinations around the globe. Members of the International Business Honor Society (IBHS), a student organization within the College of […]
FIU contingent hears Madeleine Albright speak in Miami.
Thanks to the generosity of the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at Florida International University (FIU), five representatives from the College of Business Administration were able to attend the Miami Leadership Roundtable, presented by Miami Dade College and featuring Madeleine Albright. Albright, the first woman secretary of state—the highest governmental position held […]
Annual luncheon recognizes faculty contributions.
Faculty members toil long and hard on behalf of their students, the College of Business Administration and Florida International University (FIU). That dedication gets recognized annually at the Faculty Awards Luncheon, this year held on September 24th and attended by approximately 65 dedicated colleagues. Undergraduate and graduate students as well as those from student organizations […]
College ranks #7 in sustainability for undergraduate business programs.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek asked senior business students nationwide to grade their business programs from A-F in 12 specialty areas. The results: the College of Business Administration captured an impressive seventh-place standing in sustainability. But the college is just getting started. An expansion to the curriculum and increased journal submissions are among the areas that are expected […]
Employee Service and Recognition Awards Ceremony honors dozens.
Approximately 500 people attended the most recent Employee Service and Recognition Awards Ceremony, during which Mark Rosenberg, president of Florida International University (FIU), traced the history of the university by focusing on milestone events in increments of five years, matched to the equivalent years of service of those being honored. The theme of the event, […]
Faculty gathers to celebrate achievements.
On September 25, 2009, the Faculty Awards Luncheon reinforced that students truly appreciate the efforts that faculty members in the College of Business Administration make on their behalf. Undergraduate and graduate students as well as those from student organizations selected the recipients for a series of highly competitive teaching awards. The event also provided the […]
Learning continues for student during BBA+ Weekend graduation.
When Russian-born Svetlana Itlyasheva (BBA ’09) saw her name on the program for the recent dinner for the 25th group of BBA+ Weekend graduates, she was confused. Although she is fluent in English, there was a word that she didn’t know: valedictorian. “I was asking my fellow students, ‘why is my name there next to […]