Marakas family gift supports a new level of doctoral student collaboration at FIU Business.

Marakas family gift supports a new level of doctoral student collaboration at FIU Business.

Since his days as a doctoral student at FIU, George Marakas has seen magic happen when doctoral students from different disciplines get together: innovative scholarship, new ideas, and, in a nod to the Beatles, a “Lennon and McCartney” kind of creative energy. And, from his own experience, Marakas knows that these students benefit when they […]

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). […]

Master of Finance program Wins CFA affiliation, with 15 Scholarships

Master of Finance program Wins CFA affiliation, with 15 Scholarships

Joining only 146 participating institutions nationally and 331 worldwide, FIU’s Master of Science in Finance program has earned the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst Program affiliate. “It brings a lot of prestige,” said Mark Del Pezzo, a finance and investments instructor in FIU’s Business College and CFA charterholder for over 20 years, who is the […]