Fall Commencement helps close 2009 on upbeat note.

For students and their families and friends, there’s no more exciting event than when all the hard work, dedication and sometimes considerable sacrifice is recognized in the form of a college commencement. That was true for the more than 5,500 students who graduated from Florida International University (FIU) on December 14 and 15, 2009. Among […]

Friends with strong FIU connection band together to create music with a message.

With the release of their new music video “Coexiste,” the Miami-based Latin pop-rock band ORIGEN seeks to bring a little peace and harmony into today’s turbulent world. “The philosophy driving our music is simple—to coexist is freedom,” said Ruben A. Martinez (BBA ’06). “Our music video contains scenes that aim to promote tolerance among races, […]

Master of International Business graduate becomes first to pursue second degree in Spain.

Through the College of Business Administration’s Dual Degree program, students receive an MBA from their “home” business school and a Master of International Business (MIB) degree from Florida International University (FIU)’s Chapman School. In a second, rarer scenario—but one the Chapman Graduate School has begun to vigorously promote—MIB students complete an MBA in one of […]

The intersection of the modern and traditional in Dubai captivates students.

“Seeing the desert for me was like someone who had never seen the ocean,” said Jessica Aristizabal (IMBA ’07), program coordinator, international graduate programs, who helped plan the latest Master of International Business (MIB) trip, which took her and 51 others to Dubai from March 14-21, 2009. Like all MIB trips, this one involved a […]

New graduate student organization GROWs sense of social responsibility.

A collective goal motivated Master of International Business (MIB) students in the College of Business Administration’s Chapman Graduate School: to apply their skills in both a business and social context to help communities nearby and around the world. Their passion and commitment fueled the launch of Graduates Reaching Out Worldwide, or GROW. “Through GROW, we […]

Burger King Corporation gives MIB students a taste of international corporate concerns.

The King, Burger King Corporation’s brand icon As the College of Business Administration forges deeper relationships with the business community, one of the most productive is the one with Burger King Corporation (BKC). Through internships offered by the company, the participation of BKC executives on college advisory boards and panels, Alumni Days, and other efforts, […]