Generous gifts support new focus of College of Business Administration’s fundraising efforts.

Annabelle Rojas The dedication of the College of Business Administration’s new building  complex (CBC) on February 9, 2008, culminated years of fundraising as well as construction. Named spaces throughout CBC reflect the commitment that community leaders feel to the college and its role in providing educational opportunities, high-caliber employees, and an array of resources. One […]

Fashion, friends, and fundraising come together to help Latin American children in need.

Telemundo interviews Carlos Arturo Zapata, haute couture designer. Hot high fashion paraded down the runway to the sound of cool live music as the spirit of generosity soared during the first annual Fashion for Friends fashion show and fundraising event benefiting Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos, a network of orphanages in Latin America and the Caribbean. Students […]

“A Night in Paradise” marks the end of ordinary fundraisers.

After four short months on the Business Alumni Chapter Board, a small group of dedicated volunteers envisioned a creative charity event—one that would create funds for the college’s Business Alumni Scholarship Fund as well as contribute a gift to CHARLEE, a non-profit organization that helps abused and neglected children. The board’s mission was to develop […]

Students and alumni hope to benefit orphans in Nicaragua.

Maria Polanco Planning and fundraising for the second December of Dreams, shifted into high gear recently. With the goal of touching the lives of 3,000 impoverished Nicaraguan children, a hardworking group of alumni and students are enlisting sponsors, fine-tuning logistics, and coordinating activities to secure funds and items for distribution. Likely to draw ten to […]

Largest BBA+ Weekend fundraising attempt surpasses goal.

Ana Lorenzo and son When students in the BBA+ Weekend program in the College of Business Administration embarked on a journey to raise nearly $20,000 for Project Thrive, the Infant & Toddler Stimulation Program of ARC (Association for Retarded Citizens of South Florida), they weren’t sure they’d reach their goal. “It seemed like it could […]