On August 13, 2011, undergraduate and graduate students at Florida International University (FIU) shared the excitement of the university’s first-ever Summer Commencement. The added ceremony was needed to accommodate the growing number of annual graduates, currently about 10,000. Among the happy new alumni were 426 students from the College of Business Administration’s R. Kirk Landon […]
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Hospitalized children benefit from FIU students’ altruism.
Over the course of a week in February 2010, Florida International University (FIU) students celebrated hundreds of kids in local children’s hospitals. “The success of our ‘A Tribute to Children’ week was truly a dream come true,” said Megan Lee, finance major in the College of Business Administration and vice president, community service for FIU’s […]
Students compete in university’s first-ever Business Olympics.
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 […]
Future business leaders train for success at FIU.
Jose Betancourt went from being a shy high school student to winning the public speaking competition at the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) National Leadership Conference last summer. He credits his decision to join the organization as a high school sophomore with making that growth possible. In a show of gratitude, Betancourt, […]
Students distinguish themselves at national leadership event.
Eleven students from the College of Business Administration participated in competitions at Phi Beta Lambda’s (PBL) National Leadership Conference, “Get the Edge,” attended by more than 1,700 college students from across the country. Jose Betancourt, president of the Florida International University (FIU) chapter of PBL and Florida PBL state secretary took first place in public […]