Months of planning paid off in a huge way when, on March 19, 2010, 50 students from Coral Gables High, Edison High and South Ridge High were transported to Florida International University’s (FIU) Modesto A. Maidique Campus for a career day of guidance organized by FLIP (FIU Leaders in Practice). Since its inception in October […]
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Tony Argiz (BBA ’74) has been installed as president and chairman of the Orange Bowl Committee Board. Steve R. Picha (MS ’95 in taxation), CPA, was elected treasurer of the South Florida Chapter of the NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association) for 2010. Alvaro J. Luis (BBA ’99) has been promoted to senior vice president […]
New group plays key liaison role between current and future alumni.
“We see ourselves as the United Nations of the College of Business Administration—a place to share ideas for achieving greater success through more cooperation, and where student leaders come to offset weaknesses through others’ strengths.” With those words, Francesco Orofino, student liaison to the college’s Business Alumni Chapter (BAC) at Florida International University (FIU) set […]
FIU Leaders in Practice offer career day for underprivileged high school students.
Since forming in October 2009, members of FLIP (FIU Leaders in Practice) have been regularly meeting to plan an important community service project—a career day of guidance for underprivileged high school students. Inspirational speakers motivate community service-oriented group. During a weekend meeting in December, the FLIP team listened to two speakers, Rodrigo Arboleda Halaby, president […]
Leaders are not born . . . they are made.
One goal the Business Alumni Chapter established for 2009-2010—to cultivate future Florida International University (FIU) business alumni leaders by enriching and enhancing the experiences of business students—is on the road to fulfillment. Thanks to chapter sponsorship, eight business organization leaders participated in FIU’s Center for Leadership and Service’s Academy of Leaders (AOL) certificate program […]
FIU business students and alums FLIP for social change.
Tackling health care issues, affecting education, stewarding the environment and fostering social entrepreneurship are among the areas of interest that the new Florida International University (FIU) Leaders in Practice (FLIP) organization boldly aims to advance. Michelle Joubert, assistant director of advancement and alumni relations in the College of Business Administration, devised the idea after an […]
New Business Alumni Chapter Board members devise engaging alumni programming.
A team of 12 dedicated individuals have come together to serve the Business Alumni Chapter this fiscal year. Summer meetings yield ideas for innovative programs focused on leadership. The enthusiastic group met several times over the summer to begin planning the coming fiscal year’s alumni program. The theme is leadership: “Lead in life, lead in […]
Michael Fenton (BBA ’07)
Michael Fenton (BBA ’07) Associate Director Catholic Community Foundation in the Archdiocese of Miami, Inc. Michael Fenton (BBA ’07), associate director, Catholic Community Foundation in the Archdiocese of Miami, Inc., traces much of his professional success to his experiences at Florida International University (FIU). He holds an undergraduate degree in finance and a Professional Certificate […]
The College of Business Administration alumni groups get off to fast start in 2009.
School of Accounting Alumni Affinity Council hosts “pre-busy season” kickoff. The School of Accounting Alumni Affinity Council (SOAAAC), along with presenting sponsor U.S. Century Bank, hosted the “pre-busy season” kickoff on January 15, 2009. More than 100 alumni and friends gathered at the college for cocktails and networking with the Cuban American CPA Association and […]
Business Alumni Chapter Board induction takes place, plans laid for upcoming year.
The College of Business Administration’s Business Alumni Chapter inducted its new board members on May 30, 2008 at a breakfast held in the new College of Business Complex. The breakfast honored the board members who served during the 2007-2008 term and welcomed the incoming board members who will serve the 2008-2009 fiscal year. The College […]