A first step to college: Latin Builders Association Academy Charter High School students visit FIU Business.

Students from the Latin Builders Association Academy Charter High School paid their first visit to FIU’s College of Business on November 26, 2013 with open minds and dozens of questions. Many had never been on a college campus before and didn’t know what to expect. Starting with a photo op and greeting from Dean David […]

Marketing Department offers two new minors to non-business majors.

Non-business students are making their way to the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) to take advantage of two new minors being offered by the Department of Marketing. Minors in “Social Media and E-Marketing Analytics” and “Professional Sales” are now available to FIU students in all non-business colleges and majors. Giving students skills […]

Sales team achieves high ranking in national competition.

Sales team achieves high ranking in national competition.

In just its second appearance in a national sales competition, the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) placed 23rd. Representing the college at the National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC) were Jessica Carbajal, Joseph Mendola, Juan Mugica, Jose Nunez and Daniel Torrens. The rigorous competition puts students through a number of elimination rounds. Using […]

Business students’ insights prove powerful to City Furniture.

With the effort to capture a new customer costing eight times what retaining a customer does, companies understandably see customer retention as a competitive advantage. Recently, one of City Furniture’s retail stores was the beneficiary of input from students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) who proposed ways for the store […]

Birth of a salesperson: business students shine at International Collegiate Sales Competition.

Neither Ashley Castillo nor Joseph Mendola had ever done anything like this before. But both students turned their keen interest in business sales into winning performances, making a name for themselves and the College of Business at the recent International Collegiate Sales Competition (ICSC). The competition focuses on developing the critical skills today’s collegiate sales […]

Faculty Notes: June 2012

School of Accounting Daniel Medina (MACC ’01, BACC ’97), adjunct, is quoted in an article titled “What’s new with e-discovery,” which appeared in South Florida Legal Guide Midyear 2012 Edition. Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Nancy Borkowski, clinical associate professor; Ariel Gil, Write-to-Learn assistant director in the Chapman Graduate School; and Jean Gordon, […]

Faculty Notes: April 2012

Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam was quoted extensively in an article titled “Florida International University doubles size of Brickell center,” which appeared in the Miami Today edition for the week of April 26, 2012. School of Accounting Teresa Hernandez, a student in the Master of Accounting (MACC) program, and Robert W. McGee, associate professor, presented […]

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 […]