FIU Business alumnus Javier Herran (MSMIS ’02) is driving an initiative that’s coming to the aid of employees at two of Miami’s iconic names in the food businesses, Sedano’s Supermarkets and Versailles. Sedano’s Supermarkets will offer temporary jobs to up to 400 employees of Versailles, La Carreta, Casa Juancho and the company’s 11 other restaurants […]
College of Business Masters of MIS alum leads Jackson Health’s IT Division to a stellar achievement.
How well a healthcare system handles the mass of data, records and other critical information has an enormous impact on patient safety and care. In March, 2015, HIMSS Analytics, a subsidiary of Healthcare Information and Management Systems, announced that Jackson Health System in Miami had earned their “Stage 6 Recognition” on the Electronic Medical Record […]
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, […]
Fall Commencement celebrates excellence.
For 1083 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), December 12, 2012, was a landmark day. Years of dedicated study, often while juggling work and family responsibilities, translated into college degrees—689 of them from the R. Kirk Landon Undergraduate School of Business and 394 from the Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Graduate […]
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. […]
FIU Downtown on Brickell grows with student demand, new College of Business Administration programs.
Downtown on Brickell is the place to be. That’s the word from an incoming wave of businesses, restaurants and residents—and now, students at Florida International University (FIU). FIU’s Downtown on Brickell programs proved so popular that after less than a year, the university’s space will double. The added square footage will accommodate more students and […]
MSMIS students gain expert insight on Health Information Exchange.
One of the hottest topics in management information systems is Health Information Exchange (HIE), the mobilization and moving of healthcare data across organizations within a region, community or hospital system. In the United States, the regulations are still being defined for this complex concept. Students and alumni from the Master of Science in Management Information […]
Annual Faculty Awards Luncheon honors professional accomplishments.
All awards are welcome, but recognition by one’s peers, and for professors, recognition by one’s students, is particularly meaningful. Each year, the dedication of members of the faculty of the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) gets special attention at the Faculty Awards Luncheon. Held this year on October 20th, the luncheon […]
Faculty Notes: October 2011
Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Karlene C. Cousins, associate professor, moderated the panel at the Distinguished Lunch and Learn Series for students in the Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MSMIS) program. The topic was “Legal Issues Facing the Technology Entrepreneur.” Law School faculty and local intellectual property attorneys participated. More than […]