Faculty Notes: October 2013

School of Accounting Elio Alfonso, assistant professor, was featured on radio station 880, The Biz, on the Pete De La Torre program on October 3, 2013. Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Monica Chiarini Tremblay, associate professor, and Gloria Deckard, associate professor and associate dean of the Landon Undergraduate School, presented the seminar “One […]

FIU team named a regional champion at Enactus competition.

Enactus enables students to apply business concepts and entrepreneurial action in projects that positively affect their communities, combining two key focus areas for the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU): entrepreneurship and community service. When a team from FIU Enactus showcased their projects at the Enactus United States Regional Competition in Atlanta, Georgia […]

College of Business maintains prestigious AACSB International Accreditation.

Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business and its School of Accounting have been reaccredited for a standard five-year extension by AACSB International, the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools offering undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. The business school was one of 17 universities in the United States to maintain […]

Competition focuses on community engagement.

To show its support for service learning, the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) offers courses in which students “participate in and reflect on a service activity as a means to attain the course’s learning objectives.” This year, it went even further by helping prepare students for the Enactus (Entrepreneurial, Action, Us) Competition […]

Faculty Notes: February 2013

Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Stylianos Drakatos, adjunct, learned his course, Application of Quantitative Methods (QM) in Business, received QM certification. Department of Finance Deanne Butchey (PhD ’05), senior lecturer, was quoted in “Florida International University attempts to infuse global learning across the curriculum,” in Inside Higher Ed on February 2, 2013. “Debt […]

Florida International University attempts to infuse global learning across the curriculum

Florida International University may have “international” as its middle name, but only recently has it moved to make global learning a centerpiece of its undergraduate curriculum. The Miami-based university is very diverse: it is a Hispanic-serving institution, and more than 80 percent of its 40,000 undergraduates are racial minorities. But in seeking input a few […]

College of Business honors its own at awards event.

College of Business honors its own at awards event.

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 […]

Faculty Notes: October 2012

Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Neera Bhansali, visiting clinical assistant professor; Gloria Deckard, associate professor; and Monica Chiarini Tremblay, assistant professor, spoke at the 3rd Annual South Florida Healthcare Trade Faire & Regional Conference, held in Miramar, Florida, on October 25, 2012. Bhansali was on the panel titled “Governance: The Engine of Health […]

Faculty Notes: June 2012

School of Accounting Daniel Medina (MACC ’01, BACC ’97), adjunct, is quoted in an article titled “What’s new with e-discovery,” which appeared in South Florida Legal Guide Midyear 2012 Edition. Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Nancy Borkowski, clinical associate professor; Ariel Gil, Write-to-Learn assistant director in the Chapman Graduate School; and Jean Gordon, […]