Over two decades before COVID-19 created a tsunami of demand for remote classes, FIU Business began its venture into distance learning. In 1999, a pilot program of 10 classes was developed to meet the needs of a growing audience of working professionals who could not access traditional in-person learning. The goal: open educational opportunities to […]
Tag: Master of Accounting
New Master of Accounting program prepares for the rise of analytics.
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 […]
Scholarship winner gets big surprise.
Daniel Perrino, who graduated this spring with his bachelor’s in accounting from Florida International University’s College of Business, didn’t know what to think when he was asked to report to the office of Ruth Ann Mc Ewen, director of the School of Accounting, in early May. Yet his concerns were assuaged in the nicest […]
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 […]
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. […]