Students of ALPFA FIU learn about Latino leadership at Las Vegas convention.

Contrary to the advertising slogan, business student Gillyana Santos hopes that what happened in Vegas does not stay in Vegas. “I want to remember everything I learned and keep the contacts I made,” she said concerning the annual convention of ALPFA, an organization dedicated to enhancing opportunities in business, accounting, finance and related professions for […]

Accounting students take on the Deloitte FanTAXtic competition.

This year, for the first time, Deloitte invited FIU accounting students to participate in its FanTAXtic competition. The annual event gives students from some of the nation’s top accounting and tax programs the opportunity to gain real-world experience through participation in a unique interscholastic case study competition. A team of one graduate and four undergraduate […]

ALPFA 2012 Miami Regional Student Symposium declared a rousing success.

More than 100 students from Florida International University (FIU), Georgia State, Miami Dade College, University of Miami and University of South Florida plus representatives from 12 area employers recently chose to spend a springtime Saturday at the ALPFA 2012 Miami Regional Student Symposium held on the FIU campus. The theme was part of the draw: […]

An on-target expo: top companies meet accounting, finance and MIS students.

“Employers often tell us that some of their companies’ best performers are graduates of Florida International University (FIU),” said Dawn Lazar (MS ’06), assistant director, Career Management Services, School of Accounting. “Our Ahead of the Game Expo lets recruiters meet ideal candidates from FIU’s accounting, finance and management information systems (MIS)  programs.” The Ahead of […]