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 […]
Peers and business community benefit from student efforts.
With job searches always a challenge for students, and with businesses seeking capable interns or employees, events that match the two groups can only bring benefits to both. Firms Night, organized by Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) and Business Industry Night, organized by the Florida International University Accounting Association (FIU-AA) offer just that. Firms Night preserves […]
Junior accounting major wins “National Student of the Year” award from ALPFA.
For the third time, the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) has named a Florida International University (FIU) student “National Student of the Year.” Daniel Zamora, a junior majoring in accounting, joins Krystel Ramos (MACC ’08, BACC ’07) and Zameer Upadhya (BACC ’02) as the winner of the highest student award given […]
Accounting students gain valuable experience at national workshop . . . for free.
Where can a group of talented accounting students from all over the country meet for sessions on networking, mentoring and techniques to prepare for and pass the CPA exam plus conduct self-assessments to determine their personality and working style? At the Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop, held in Peachtree City, Georgia from May 28-30, 2009-part of […]
ALPFA National Convention puts students past and present in the spotlight.
FIU Accounting Association at 2007 ALPFA National Convention in Orlando, FL “South Region Student of the Year.” “ALPFA National Student of the Year.” “South Region Chapter of the Year” award. Regional winners, KPMG case competition. Those honors accrued to students and alumni from the College of Business Administration during the Association of Latino Professionals in […]
College of Business Administration distinguishes itself at ALPFA convention…again.
Twenty-two students funded by the College of Business Administration were among the approximately 2,000 attendees at the recent Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting’s (ALPFA) annual meeting at the Fort Worth Convention Center, held from August 5-9, 2006. College Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam, who sits on the organization’s Corporate Advisory Board, also […]