“Dinner with 12 Strangers” combines Chinese food, the business of global flowers and networking.

It’s an innovative idea that’s part business, part social—and totally interesting. “Dinner with 12 Strangers,” a brainchild of the Student Alumni Association at Florida International University (FIU), lets alumni and community partners host a dinner for a dozen FIU students to impart career and real-world insight. Carlos Oramas (BBA ’93), a seasoned marketing professional and […]

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 […]

The College of Business Administration alumni groups get off to fast start in 2009.

School of Accounting Alumni Affinity Council hosts “pre-busy season” kickoff. The School of Accounting Alumni Affinity Council (SOAAAC), along with presenting sponsor U.S. Century Bank, hosted the “pre-busy season” kickoff on January 15, 2009. More than 100 alumni and friends gathered at the college for cocktails and networking with the Cuban American CPA Association and […]

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 […]

Burger King

Summer interns keep good company at Burger King.

Barry Shiflett This summer, six students from the College of Business Administration interned in a variety of departments at Burger King’s corporate headquarters in Miami. They worked alongside students from other leading universities, such as Harvard, Duke, Wharton, and the Rochester Institute of Technology. In fact, according to Barry Shiflett, director of Career Management Services […]

Alumni Notes

The International Bank of Miami has promoted Ana Navas (BBA ’98) to vice president and senior portfolio manager in the real estate financing division. Berkowitz Dick Pollack & Brant CPA & Consultants promoted Joshua P. Heberling (BA ’99, MS ’00) to tax manager. David P. Johnson (MS ’94) has been promoted to chief financial officer […]

Wertheim lecture generates positive energy, offering insider’s insight into the future of the oil industry.

The topic was timely. The discussion was engaging. The audience was enthusiastic. All and all, the college’s Herbert A. Wertheim lecture held on April 6, 2006, at Florida International University was deemed an enriching experience for the some eighty faculty, students, alumni, and guests in attendance. The guest lecturer was Jesse J. Tyson, president and […]