FIU Business Conversations on Race and Equity.

Continuing a new path: FIU Business Conversations on Race and Equity.

With strong motivation to move toward a more inclusive college environment, the FIU Business Dean’s Student Advisory Board brought together students and faculty for its second “Conversation on Race and Equity” in September. Both students and faculty spoke of the importance of having role models they can relate to, as well as direct contact with […]

U.S. News Ranks FIU’s Undergraduate International Business Program No. 2 in the Nation

FIU Business Dean Li featured on international panels to address COVID-19 business school readiness.

No one was prepared for the shutdown when COVID-19 hit U.S. shores. Yet the response of Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) was more nimble than many other schools, said FIU Business Dean Joanne Li, because robust online options have long been a dynamic element of its programs. Li made her remarks during […]

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Six FIU Business alumni honored as Forty Under 40 outstanding professionals.

Six FIU Business alumni have been recognized among the 2020 South Florida Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 Award winners. The annual award recognizes outstanding professionals under the age of 40 based in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties for their leadership, success in business and contributions to their communities. Hundreds of nominations are received annually […]

FIU Business professor Antoinette Smith receives MBAF Professorship in Accounting.

Antoinette Smith, professor in the School of Accounting, has been awarded the Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra (MBAF) Professorship in Accounting at FIU Business. She’s the first woman professor at FIU Business to hold this professorship and recognition for her research productivity. In 2019, Smith became the first Black woman to receive full professorship in the School of […]

FIU Business Dean Li and other women business leaders share guidance for success and survival at MBAF panel.

Survival: will I make it? A new venture: should I go for it? The answers are still unknown for many business owners and entrepreneurs impacted by the economic crisis and the continued uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak. A group of South Florida women business leaders examined these challenges during a panel presented by […]

Equity Action Initiative aims to enhance equality, dignity, inclusion and belonging.

Equity Action Initiative aims to enhance equality, dignity, inclusion and belonging.

Amidst worldwide protests against racial injustice and inequality, and police brutality after George Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis, FIU launched its Equity Action Initiative project. University leaders will review and recommend initiatives that will enhance equality, dignity, inclusion and belonging, particularly as they relate to the university community. “At FIU Business we stand […]

Business schools line up against proposed policies to displace high-skilled immigrant students and workers.

Business schools line up against proposed policies to displace high-skilled immigrant students and workers.

FIU Business alumnus Phani Sai Manohar Gandrakota (MSMIS ’17) has been a software engineer at Citrix for three years. He credits the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program with giving him the workplace experience he needed to secure his professional future. The program allows international students to work in the U.S. for up to three years […]

FIU Business Introduces New Online Masters Programs in Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain Management.

FIU Business introduces new online masters programs in finance, accounting, supply chain management.

To meet the growing demand for fully online programs, a trend that has been magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic, FIU Business has introduced an Online Master of Science in Finance for fall 2020. In addition, online offerings of the college’s existing master’s degree programs in accounting and supply chain management will start in the 2020–2021 academic year. […]