Years of study, determination and hard work paid off for 987 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) when they were awarded degrees at the Spring 2016 Commencement. President Mark B. Rosenberg welcomed the graduates and their proud families and friends to ceremonies held Monday, May 9, 2016, at the FIU […]
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Over 1,000 students awarded business degrees at December 14 commencement ceremonies.
Celebrate! Jubilation filled every corner of the U.S. Century Bank Arena on Monday, December 14, 2015, as friends and relatives, along with FIU President Mark Rosenberg, Acting Dean Jose Aldrich and the business school faculty witnessed 1,064 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) being conferred with a business degree. In […]
Amazon Going Global challenges FIU students at CUIBE competition in Boston.
Business problems don’t come any bigger than this: create a plan to expand Amazon’s global reach, with specific strategies to expand products and services in advanced and emerging markets. That was the challenge for four students from the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) who traveled to Boston, Mass., to represent the university […]
College of Business awards nearly 1,000 degrees at FIU commencement.
Nearly 1,000 students in FIU’s College of Business were awarded degrees at Commencement ceremonies on December 15, 2015. President Mark B. Rosenberg welcomed the graduates and their family and friends to two ceremonies at the U.S. Century Bank Arena, located at FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus. Dean David R. Klock presented the diplomas. With faculty […]
Donald Roomes named as Community Engagement Educator of the Year.
Recognizing his outstanding contributions to service learning, Florida Campus Compact has named Donald Roomes as Community Engagement Educator for 2014. Roomes, senior instructor in Management and International Business at Florida International University (FIU), was honored at the organization’s awards gala on October 15, 2014 at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Florida Campus Compact […]
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 […]
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: July 2012
Joyce J. Elam, executive dean, was chosen to receive the Education Award from the Coral Gables Community Foundation. The theme of the 21st anniversary celebration, at which the awards will be presented, is Club Monaco. School of Accounting Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, was quoted in The JOBS Act of 2012: Tools, Tips, and Tactics, […]
Faculty Notes: February 2012
School of Accounting An article titled “Shareholder voting on auditor selection, audit fees, and audit quality” by Kannan Raghunandan, professor and Ryder Eminent Scholar Chair in Business Leadership and Dasaratha Rama, Knight Ridder Center Research Fellow, Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems, appeared in the January/February issue of The Accounting Review, published by the […]
Undergraduate student leaders enjoy dessert reception with faculty.
When Donald Roomes (MBA ’90), a faculty member in the Department of Management and International Business in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), decided to attend a September 8th dessert reception for undergraduate student leaders, he had a set of expectations. “I looked forward to the opportunity to network with students […]