FIU Business’ Hall of Fame Class of 2015 is now official. Five outstanding alumni and business icon Manny Medina were honored on October 29, 2015 at the Adrienne Arsht Center’s Ziff Ballet Opera House. Cheers and applause resonated throughout the ceremony as the inductees – a banking executive, an accounting authority, a prominent Spanish-language television […]
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Generous gift from PwC to FIU’s accounting and business students
For years, Florida International University’s College of Business has delivered high-quality employees and interns to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Now the firm is giving back with a $100,000 donation to support the School of Accounting. “We have a very strong vested interest in the success of the College of Business and the School of Accounting because we […]
Mario de Armas of PwC named School of Accounting Alumnus of the Year.
Some alumni return to campus for nostalgic reasons, to relive the “glory days,” to stay connected with friends or for other sentimental reasons. Mario de Armas (BACC ’85) comes back to Florida International University (FIU) to gather brilliant young graduates for his firm, the Florida offices of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he serves as market managing […]
Students benefit from early contact with professionals.
“Most of the problems I’ve had, he’s had, too. It was great to talk to somebody who had the challenges—and made it.” Those words from incoming accounting student Muhammad Ramjohn describe his conversation with FIU alumnus Lazaro Alfaro (MACC ’12, BACC ’11) during a “Meet the Employers” networking event on June 15, 2012, part of […]
Fall Commencement ceremony brings all business school graduates together.
On December 16, 2008, approximately 1,274 individuals made the passage from student to alumna or alumnus at the Fall Commencement in the U.S. Century Bank Arena on the University Park campus. For the first time since the 2004 Spring Commencement, the business school’s entire student body—from the undergraduate, graduate, and School of Accounting programs—participated in […]
Business alumni conference draws large crowd.
The Business Alumni Conference was held on Friday, March 23, 2007, at the college’s Downtown Center. Guest speakers and moderators pictured, from left to right: Joseph Caruncho (BBA ‘81), CEO Preferred Care Partners Holding Corporation;, Mario de Armas (BBA ‘85), managing partner Price Waterhouse Coopers; Al de Molina, former CFO, Bank of America; George Foyo, […]