Dean’s Alumni Circle and Dean’s Council come together to celebrate joint 10th anniversary.

Current and previous members of the College of Business Administration’s Dean’s Alumni Circle and Dean’s Council gathered to toast past accomplishments—with a nod to a shared vision for the future at Florida International University (FIU). The evening spent at The Grove Isle Hotel in Miami provided a welcome opportunity for both groups to reconnect. In […]


Two of our alumni recently received significant honors and we’re pleased to congratulate them. Torch Awards recognizes alumna. Gloria Romero Roses (BBA ’92) principal, Nexus_Consulting, LLC, was honored with a “Distinguished Alumni Award” at Florida International University’s (FIU) ninth annual Torch Awards Gala. “The alumni and faculty who are selected represent FIU’s finest—they are our […]

ExxonMobil generously donates to College of Business Administration . . . again.

“ExxonMobil has a commitment to educational activities wherever we do business around the world,” said Bennett P. Hansen, president and sales director, ExxonMobil Inter-America Inc. and new member of the Dean’s Council in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU). While that commitment shows itself in such activities as a partnership with […]

Two FIU MBA students earn Espirito Santo Bank Scholarships.

When Jessica Valente (BBA ’09) and Carolina Nieto became Florida International University’s (FIU) first graduate students to win the Espirito Santo Bank Scholarship, they were not the only ones to benefit, though benefit they did. Each received $15,000 toward their tuition in FIU’s International MBA (IMBA), a one-year, full-time program. As part of the award […]

Alumni Notes

BankUnited has named Nicholas G. Bustle (MIB ’88) senior executive vice president, Commercial Banking. Bustle will oversee commercial, middle market, small-business banking and commercial real estate services to customers in BankUnited’s Florida footprint. Bustle is the chair of the Dean’s Council. Jeremy Ahwee (BACC ’95) was promoted to principal at Goldstein Lewin & Co. Albert […]

Dean’s Council and new FIU president hit the ground running.

It’s a new beginning for the Dean’s Council—the college’s principal advisory board, which offers strategic guidance to the business school administrators—and for Mark Rosenberg, FIU’s fifth president. At its first meeting of the 2009-2010 fiscal year, the two had the chance to interact. Dean’s Council members learned about Rosenberg’s plans to “Hit the Ground Running,” […]

Executive MBA students from Jamaica complete Miami residency.

As part of the curriculum of the Executive MBA-Jamaica program (EMBA Jamaica), offered by College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) and delivered in Kingston at University College of the Caribbean (UCC), students make a required—and enjoyable—trip to Miami. “After being a student for the past nine months, FIU to me now is […]