For 1083 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), December 12, 2012, was a landmark day. Years of dedicated study, often while juggling work and family responsibilities, translated into college degrees—689 of them from the R. Kirk Landon Undergraduate School of Business and 394 from the Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Graduate […]
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FIU Business makes its mark at Spring Commencement.
More than 1,100 students in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) graduated in Spring Commencement ceremonies on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. In the afternoon, 746 business students received their bachelor’s degrees; 411 graduate students, two of them new PhDs, graduated in the evening. Four new Worlds Ahead Graduates come from FIU […]
Graduate students gain from South Florida ACG Cup Competition.
“In a tight job market, smart students take advantage of every opportunity to network with professionals,” said Chun-Hao Chang, chair of the Finance and Real Estate Department at Florida International University (FIU). “That’s why the recent South Florida ACG Cup Competition was quite beneficial.” For the second year, graduate students in FIU’s College of Business […]
Graduate students tackle real problems, real solutions for Raymond James.
Financial services company Raymond James, like others in the industry, just weathered a tough year. So where does Raymond James turn for advice on how to move forward successfully in the wake of the financial crisis? To savvy business graduate students from six Florida universities participating in the 2010 Intercollegiate Case Competition. Competition provides learning […]
Fall Commencement helps close 2009 on upbeat note.
For students and their families and friends, there’s no more exciting event than when all the hard work, dedication and sometimes considerable sacrifice is recognized in the form of a college commencement. That was true for the more than 5,500 students who graduated from Florida International University (FIU) on December 14 and 15, 2009. Among […]
Strategic use of social media levels playing field cost-effectively.
Business schools with significant resources—such as full-time public relations personnel—can cultivate relationships with reporters in the hopes of gaining coveted press coverage. Now, thanks to social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, a whole new group of players can be pro-active and get their message out in a very cost-effective way. Case in […]
National Society of Hispanic MBAs conference urges attendees to “Think Ahead. Move Forward.”
The weather in Minnesota was decidedly chilly in early October, but for the Florida International University (FIU) contingent attending the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) Conference and Career Expo in Minneapolis, the atmosphere was anything but cold. More than a dozen students and alumni pursued hot job leads and participated in warm networking events […]