Wertheim lecture generates positive energy, offering insider’s insight into the future of the oil industry.

The topic was timely. The discussion was engaging. The audience was enthusiastic. All and all, the college’s Herbert A. Wertheim lecture held on April 6, 2006, at Florida International University was deemed an enriching experience for the some eighty faculty, students, alumni, and guests in attendance. The guest lecturer was Jesse J. Tyson, president and […]

First Albert Haar Award honors owners of The Keyes Company.

Amid warm memories captured in “Through the Years,” a slide presentation showing members of the Pappas family—owners of The Keyes Company—patriarch Theodore J. Pappas (Ted) Pappas, and his sons, Mike and Tim, who now control the firm, were honored at the inaugural Albert Haar Family Business Award Luncheon. The distinguished award is designated for family […]

Speaker paints clear picture of family-owned business challenges.

From left, Jack Moore, corporate director, Benjamin Moore & Company; Alan Carsrud, director, Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center, and Jon I. Kislak, principal, Antares Capital Corporation and chairman of the Pino Center’s Board of Advisors. Jack Moore, a fourth-generation family member of Benjamin Moore Paints—a company founded in 1883 that turned a profit […]

College receives major award from the U.S. Agency for International Development.

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded $286,209 to the College of Business Administration to conduct a program entitled “Small and Medium Enterprises Center of Excellence” (SMECE). The College’s Knight Ridder Center for Excellence in Management will manage it. “Early support from Florida FTAA, Inc. was crucial in helping us to develop a […]