Florida International Bankers Association expands scholarships for FIU College of Business students.

Florida International Bankers Association expands scholarships for FIU College of Business students.

Shakir Simon was a part-time teller at a Chase branch in Hollywood, FL, starting her FIU classes at 7:50 am, going to work around noon and returning for classes that ran until 10 pm. That grueling scheduled ended in the fall of 2014, when she received a scholarship from the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA). […]

Faculty Notes

School of Accounting C. Delano Gray, instructor, was elected vice chair of the Faculty Senate for the 2010-2012 academic years. According to a study published in Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting (2010) Robert W. McGee, director, Center for Accounting, Auditing and Tax Studies (CAATS), ranked #1 in North America for the 23-year […]

Presentation zeroes in on trade data and money laundering.

John Zdanowicz, Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA) Chair and professor, Department of Finance and Real Estate, College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), spoke at the High Intensity Financial Crime Area (HIFCA) Financial Symposium on June 24, 2009. He presented on “Statistical Use of Trade Data to Identify Money Laundering.” Held at the […]

Executive and Professional Education strengthens partnerships to benefit lifelong learners.

Robert Garcia A new partnership between Executive and Professional Education (EPE) in the College of Business Administration and the human resources (HR) organization—the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)—has enabled EPE to expand its offerings to include the “SHRM Learning System” and the “Essentials of HR Management” programs. These join the two other HR certification […]

College partners with banking industry to offer anti-money laundering compliance training.

Members of financial institutions facing increased pressure from the federal government to comply with anti-money laundering (AML) regulations got good news on February 13, 2007: a new—and possibly unique—partnership between industry and an accredited academic institution will make the task easier. A joint announcement from the College of Business Administration and Florida International Bankers Association […]

College finance professor helps banks track terrorist financing.

The words of Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward’s secret source Deep Throat to “follow the money” in their Watergate investigation resonate today with multiple law enforcement agencies as they try to uncover money-laundering schemes and terrorist financing. John Zdanowicz For sixteen years, John Zdanowicz, professor, Department of Finance, in the college, has worked with data […]