On November 27, 2012, faculty members of the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) were recognized for their teaching excellence, their research contributions and their dedication to service. The annual Faculty Awards Reception holds special significance for faculty members because it is the students who select the recipients of the teaching awards—an expression […]
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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 […]
Third place in Johnson & Johnson case competition captured by international business, finance students.
Competing against other top business schools, students from the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) won third place in the national Johnson & Johnson Business Case Competition, March 29-April 1, 2012. A team of international business, finance and Honors College undergraduate students—Litong Chen, Carlos E. Gomez, Giorgio Izzo, Prince Mikado and Maximilian […]
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 […]
An on-target expo: top companies meet accounting, finance and MIS students.
“Employers often tell us that some of their companies’ best performers are graduates of Florida International University (FIU),” said Dawn Lazar (MS ’06), assistant director, Career Management Services, School of Accounting. “Our Ahead of the Game Expo lets recruiters meet ideal candidates from FIU’s accounting, finance and management information systems (MIS) programs.” The Ahead of […]
Expo puts accounting, finance and MIS students “Ahead of the Game.”
When planning a career event at a university, paying careful attention to the needs of visiting employers and of eager students leads to good results for everyone. That’s why the Ahead of the Game Accounting and Business Expo at Florida International University (FIU) this fall was such a success. The expo was hosted by two […]
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 […]
College begins to cement relationship with Tarmac, a Titan America Business.
A chance meeting at a Florida International University (FIU) event in the spring of 2009 between Barry Shiflett, director, Career Management Services (CMS) in the College of Business Administration, and Carlo Amato, human resources director, Titan America, has led to a new relationship between the business school and the global corporation. Titan America is part […]
Business Etiquette Dinner gives students taste of good manners.
If you were presented with a dish of sorbet after eating a salad, would you understand why? Thanks to the five-course Business Etiquette Dinner, sponsored by Enterprise Rent-A-Car and organized by Career Management Services (CMS), 78 students know the protocol and would be at ease. [flv:http://business.fiu.edu/biznews/2009/5/business_etiquette_dinner.mp4 480 360] “I learned that the sorbet is eaten […]
Business Alumni Chapter Board induction takes place, plans laid for upcoming year.
The College of Business Administration’s Business Alumni Chapter inducted its new board members on May 30, 2008 at a breakfast held in the new College of Business Complex. The breakfast honored the board members who served during the 2007-2008 term and welcomed the incoming board members who will serve the 2008-2009 fiscal year. The College […]