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 […]
Student organizations enjoy a “wonderland” night of trophies, dinner and dancing.
“More than ever, employers want students with more than just a degree,” said Michael Perez, president of the American Marketing Association (AMA) at Florida International University (FIU). “They look for students involved in campus life and beyond, and the student organizations in FIU’s College of Business Administration offer us a way to earn distinction.” Recognizing […]
FBLA-PBL brings home buckets of awards from state competition.
It’s outstanding math: 30 members of Future Business Leaders of America–Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) from Florida International University (FIU) brought back 32 awards from the organization’s 2012 State Leadership Conference held March 15-18 in Tampa. “FIU became one of the universities to take home the most awards, the most ever for our team,” said chapter […]
High school students compete in FBLA-PBL’s “The Great Debate.”
National political debates are now frequent events but lively debates occur every minute in the international business world, at companies large and small. Because the art of convincing can be an important business skill, members of the Future Business Leaders of America–Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) at Florida International University (FIU) made debating the focus of […]
FBLA-PBL members learn, compete and promote FIU at State Leadership Conference.
The Fall Leadership Conference offered by Florida’s Future Business Leaders-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) on November 4, 2011, had an agenda packed with opportunities and the representatives from the FBLA-PBL chapter at Florida International University (FIU) took advantage of each and every one. The conference, held in Clearwater Beach, drew approximately 400 people from across the […]
FBLA-PBL conducts training for hundreds of high school and middle school students.
To learn important skills, it pays to go to people who know what they’re doing. Three-hundred-fifty officers and fifty advisors from Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) at high schools and middle schools in Miami-Dade County came to Florida International University (FIU) to learn more about being effective leaders and running a strong organization. They […]
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 […]
Inaugural FIU Summer Commencement brings recognition to business students.
On August 13, 2011, undergraduate and graduate students at Florida International University (FIU) shared the excitement of the university’s first-ever Summer Commencement. The added ceremony was needed to accommodate the growing number of annual graduates, currently about 10,000. Among the happy new alumni were 426 students from the College of Business Administration’s R. Kirk Landon […]
Hospitalized children benefit from FIU students’ altruism.
Over the course of a week in February 2010, Florida International University (FIU) students celebrated hundreds of kids in local children’s hospitals. “The success of our ‘A Tribute to Children’ week was truly a dream come true,” said Megan Lee, finance major in the College of Business Administration and vice president, community service for FIU’s […]
Students compete in university’s first-ever Business Olympics.
In today’s challenging economy, the need to distinguish oneself from the competition has taken on a new urgency. To help business students adapt, the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) chapter at Florida International University (FIU) held the 1st Annual Business Olympics on January 22, 2010. The day-long competition, which combined both written […]