School of Accounting Wendy Gelman, senior instructor, received a Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Faculty Convocation on September 27, 2012. Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Nancy Borkowski, clinical associate professor, and Barbara Perez-Deppman, College of Nursing and Health Sciences adjunct, co-authored the article, “Healthcare managers need to be collaborative leaders […]
Tag: Joyce Elam
FIU welcomes Healthcare MBA China Cohort 3.
This month, Joyce J. Elam, executive dean, College of Business, traveled to Guangzhou China to welcome the third cohort of students under the College of Business’ Dual Degree agreement with Southern Medical University (SMU). SMU students study at SMU for one year, then travel to Florida International University (FIU) to complete FIU’s Healthcare MBA (HCMBA). […]
Summer Commencement characterized by happiness and poignancy.
More than 1,000 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) graduated in Summer Commencement ceremonies on Tuesday, August 14, 2012. In the morning, 523 business students received their bachelor’s degrees; 511 graduate students, three of them new PhDs, graduated in the afternoon. Among the many special moments: FIU President Mark B. […]
Faculty Notes: July 2012
Joyce J. Elam, executive dean, was chosen to receive the Education Award from the Coral Gables Community Foundation. The theme of the 21st anniversary celebration, at which the awards will be presented, is Club Monaco. School of Accounting Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, was quoted in The JOBS Act of 2012: Tools, Tips, and Tactics, […]
Charlene Blevens joins FIU Business as director of finance and administration.
While many people fear major technology implementations, Charlene Blevens, the new director of finance and administration in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), sees the process differently. “Whenever you go live, it’s extremely exciting,” she said. “And the university is doing a lot quickly, so it is always exciting.” An FIU employee […]
David R. Klock named dean of FIU’s College of Business.
David R. Klock, PhD, has been appointed dean of the College of Business and Ryder Eminent Scholar in Business, effective October 1, 2012, succeeding Joyce J. Elam, who became dean in 1998. “Dr. Klock’s distinguished record as an academic and entrepreneurial leader makes him an excellent choice to lead the College of Business forward in […]
Wells Fargo leadership and support is recognized at classroom renaming reception.
A new sign marks the classroom . . . a reception marked the event . . . and an important partnership is celebrated. A classroom in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) has been renamed the Wells Fargo Classroom, reflecting the fact that Wachovia is now Wells Fargo. Executive Dean Joyce […]
Faculty Notes: June 2012
School of Accounting Daniel Medina (MACC ’01, BACC ’97), adjunct, is quoted in an article titled “What’s new with e-discovery,” which appeared in South Florida Legal Guide Midyear 2012 Edition. Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Nancy Borkowski, clinical associate professor; Ariel Gil, Write-to-Learn assistant director in the Chapman Graduate School; and Jean Gordon, […]
Faculty Notes: May 2012
Joyce J. Elam, executive dean, spoke at the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Business Network Luncheon on May 15, 2012. Her topic was “My fifteen-year journey as a business school dean: lessons learned along the way.” School of Accounting Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, presented “Accounting for tax uncertainties from the tax, audit and […]
FIU Downtown on Brickell grows with student demand, new College of Business Administration programs.
Downtown on Brickell is the place to be. That’s the word from an incoming wave of businesses, restaurants and residents—and now, students at Florida International University (FIU). FIU’s Downtown on Brickell programs proved so popular that after less than a year, the university’s space will double. The added square footage will accommodate more students and […]