A life full of experiences can give a person the tools and resources to face daily situations with better response capacity, but few will inspire you as much as travel. Earlier this summer, I had the opportunity to participate in a study abroad program called “Business at Sea,” aboard a transatlantic cruise on Royal Caribbean’s […]
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Trip down under uncovers new vision of business learning.
Some call Australia the Land Down Under. Or Oz. Or Aussie. Elizabeth Carril calls it “amazing.” This summer, Carril joined a group of Florida International University (FIU) College of Business students on a study abroad trip to Australia. “The trip was eye-opening right from when we first landed in Sydney,” she said. “I was immediately […]
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, […]
Annual Faculty Awards Luncheon honors professional accomplishments.
All awards are welcome, but recognition by one’s peers, and for professors, recognition by one’s students, is particularly meaningful. Each year, the dedication of members of the faculty of the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) gets special attention at the Faculty Awards Luncheon. Held this year on October 20th, the luncheon […]
Undergraduates expand their international business acumen on Eastern Mediterranean cruise.
When the subject is “international business,” classroom and textbook learning is greatly enhanced through firsthand knowledge. That’s why Doreen Gooden, who teaches management and international business in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), organized and led an Eastern Mediterranean Cruise study abroad program this summer for undergraduate business majors. “These students […]
European study abroad trip yields new perspectives.
Selisha Paul had never traveled to Europe before. In fact, her recent trip to Austria and the Czech Republic as part of the College of Business Administration’s study abroad program marked the first time any member of her family had touched down on European soil. “I saw this program as an opportunity to broaden my […]
Two cities provide multiple experiences during short-term study abroad.
For Issam Skalli, a seasoned European traveler, a study abroad program to Munich and Paris was still “eye opening.” Moroccan-born Skalli, a senior majoring in management and international business in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), has already been to Belgium, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland with family and […]
Annual luncheon recognizes faculty contributions.
Faculty members toil long and hard on behalf of their students, the College of Business Administration and Florida International University (FIU). That dedication gets recognized annually at the Faculty Awards Luncheon, this year held on September 24th and attended by approximately 65 dedicated colleagues. Undergraduate and graduate students as well as those from student organizations […]
Thriving program graduates and enrolls record numbers, updates name.
The College of Business Administration’s BBA+ program, long a popular option for working professionals, recently concluded another set of graduations: forty students in the 26th group of the BBA+ Weekend in February, 30 from the 6th Sunrise offering in April and 50 from the 27th BBA+ Weekend in May. Students and faculty were honored for […]
Sub-Saharan Africa trip overwhelms faculty member.
“I was absolutely transformed, professionally and personally, by what I learned in Africa.” That’s how Doreen Gooden, who teaches management and international business in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), describes a life-changing trip she feels privileged to have made. In May 2010, Gooden was among 30 people who traveled to […]