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 […]

2012 Digicel Entrepreneur of the Year prepared at FIU.

The award for the Digicel Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 took place in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti in December 2012. Jean Lionel Pressoir of Lojistik S.A.—who has built a tourism company to promote Haiti’s beauty and culture—was selected for the honor. Prior to the competition, Pressoir was one of 24 Haitian entrepreneurs who attended a Digicel CEO […]

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: April 2012

Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam was quoted extensively in an article titled “Florida International University doubles size of Brickell center,” which appeared in the Miami Today edition for the week of April 26, 2012. School of Accounting Teresa Hernandez, a student in the Master of Accounting (MACC) program, and Robert W. McGee, associate professor, presented […]

Faculty Notes: March 2012

Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam was profiled in an article titled “Florida MBA Standouts” in Florida Trend on March 16, 2012. School of Accounting Antoinette L. Smith, assistant professor, and Monica Chiarini Tremblay, assistant professor, Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems, were two of the co-authors on a paper titled “IT governance characteristics, electronic […]

Faculty Notes: January 2012

Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems An article titled “Health Informatics: Critical to Healthcare’s Success” by Nancy Borkowski, clinical associate professor and director of graduate health management programs, was published in the South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Reporter in January 2012. The article highlighted the College of Business Administration’s new degree—the Master of […]

Digicel program recognizes and encourages Haitian entrepreneurs.

 As Haiti marked the second anniversary of its devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010, one of the most significant signs of economic growth is a strong entrepreneurial spirit, very much a part of that country. The “2011 Digicel Entrepreneur of the Year” from telecommunications operator Digicel fosters that success. As part of the program, for […]

Top Latin American Coca-Cola retailers improve their strategies at FIU.

An ever-changing competitive marketplace means that only retailers who stay on top of transitions can continue to succeed. To that end, the Coca-Cola Company invited top retailers from their Latin Center Business Unit for a “Retail Leadership Immersion Program” at Florida International University (FIU), September 28-30, 2011. The program was in conjunction with RetailNet Group […]