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’s finance masters program repeats in Financial Times international rankings.

For the second straight year, the Masters of Science in Finance (MSF) program at Florida International University (FIU) has earned the number four ranking in the category of Master in Finance Post-Experience 2013, according to the Financial Times. The top three rankings were earned by the London Business School, Singapore Management University and University of […]

Faculty Notes: April 2013

An article titled “Executive Education,” written by David R. Klock, dean, appeared in the April 2013 issue of Brickell Magazine. School of Accounting Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, presented a Federal tax update at the Florida Institute of CPAs’  “CPAs in Industry Conference” held in Fort Lauderdale. The presentation, which took place on March 21, […]

Faculty Notes: March 2013

School of Accounting Antoinette Smith, associate professor, was the subject of an article titled “Going for it” in the spring 2013 issue of FIU Magazine. Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Chris Ellis, instructor, was featured in Florida’s MBA professors are pushing the limits, an article in the March issue of Florida Trend. Department […]

John Zdanowicz addresses international leaders on trade fraud.

Trade-based money laundering is an increasingly sophisticated business with high-stakes implications. Spotting an irregular pattern in the shipment of goods across borders is an important tool in the battle against a plethora of financial crimes, from tax evasion to terrorist financing. Florida International University (FIU) College of Business faculty member John Zdanowicz, Department of Finance, […]

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 […]

Dean and faculty members travel to China.

With a growing array of international partnerships with China, the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) continues to hone its exchange programs, touching base with universities already in the college’s Dual Degree network and reaching out to potential new partners. Shortly after his arrival as dean of FIU’s business school, David R. Klock […]