Accounting is transforming, and no one knows that better than the firms that court FIU College of Business graduates. They want new employees to understand big data and how to use it. FIU is on the front lines of helping firms meet that challenge. Beginning in fall, the School of Accounting will offer a Master […]
New FIU Forensic Accounting track teaches students to follow the money, one class at a time.
Nevin Shapiro, who once owned a legitimate wholesale grocery distribution business, chose to make money an easier way: by defrauding investors and cooking the books. It meant a 20-year prison sentence for the former Miami Beach resident. Yet for students in Associate Professor Antoinette Smith’s introductory class in forensic accounting, Shapiro’s crime served as an […]
Discipline and academic success make FIU Business students “Worlds Ahead”.
Years of study, determination and beating difficult odds placed four College of Business students on the road to success. They received prestigious recognition as Worlds Ahead graduates at the Fall 2015 graduation ceremonies on December 14. Established in 2010, FIU’s “Worlds Ahead” recognition singles out individuals with strong leadership qualities, a desire to change lives […]
FIU Business students and employees celebrate achievements at Spring Commencement.
Approximately 1,011 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) graduated in Spring Commencement ceremonies on May 1, 2013. In the afternoon, 676 business students received their bachelor’s degrees; 335 graduate students, two of them new PhDs, graduated in the evening. Three new Worlds Ahead Graduates majored in business. The Worlds Ahead […]
FIU welcomes PhD Pipeline founder, offers session focused on GMAT success.
The PhD Pipeline Program encourages minority undergraduates to consider pursuing a doctorate in business. On January 24, 2013, the program’s founder, Duke University business school professor Lucy J. Reuben, met with David R. Klock, dean of the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), to thank him and the college for their support. She […]
FIU Business sets record for number of graduate students enrolled for spring term.
Eleven programs in the Chapman Graduate School in Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business admit students in the spring as well as the fall. This year, the business school topped the enrollment numbers from previous springs—390 people opted to enroll in the college’s flexible offerings for working professionals. The menu includes fully classroom programs, […]
College of Business honors its own at awards event.
On November 27, 2012, faculty members of the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) were recognized for their teaching excellence, their research contributions and their dedication to service. The annual Faculty Awards Reception holds special significance for faculty members because it is the students who select the recipients of the teaching awards—an expression […]
In Memoriam: Daniel Zamora
It is with deep sadness that we note the passing of Daniel Zamora (BACC ’10) on August 4, 2012. Born in Guayaquil, Ecuador on January 9, 1989, he had just completed the Master of Accounting (MACC) program in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). A posthumous award of his graduate degree will […]
Faculty Notes: April 2012
Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam was quoted extensively in an article titled “Florida International University doubles size of Brickell center,” which appeared in the Miami Today edition for the week of April 26, 2012. School of Accounting Teresa Hernandez, a student in the Master of Accounting (MACC) program, and Robert W. McGee, associate professor, presented […]
Most recent commencement brings sense of achievement to all.
Nearly 1,000 students in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) graduated in Fall Commencement ceremonies on Tuesday, December 13, 2011. In the morning, 582 business students received their bachelor’s degrees; 411 graduate students, two of them new PhDs, graduated in the afternoon. College has strong presence among Worlds Ahead Graduates. Three […]