Music, networking and an innovative bingo game greeted new and returning College of Business students to the start-of-semester tradition, “Welcome to the BizLife.” A celebration of education, the September 1 event highlighted the resources the College of Business offers its students including advising, career management and international studies, as well as the multiple student organizations. […]
“Welcome to the BizLife” gets students thinking about their FIU college years – and beyond.
Enjoying an island atmosphere, food, fun and giveaways, an estimated 350 students – and Roary and the Golden Dazzlers — stopped in at Welcome to the BizLife in the courtyard of the College of Business Center at Florida International University (FIU). This event, sponsored by PwC, kicked off the fall semester for new and returning […]
Maidelys Ruiz: PCAOB Scholarship Winner
When she came from Cuba to the United States in 2008, Maidelys Ruiz knew English mainly from books. Coming to Miami marked the first plane ride for Ruiz, who emigrated with her parents and younger sister. Six years later, Ruiz not only graduated summa cum laude from the School of Accounting, but also won a […]
Generous gift from PwC to FIU’s accounting and business students
For years, Florida International University’s College of Business has delivered high-quality employees and interns to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Now the firm is giving back with a $100,000 donation to support the School of Accounting. “We have a very strong vested interest in the success of the College of Business and the School of Accounting because we […]
Getting Into The Rhythm
Music, networking and lunch greeted FIU College of Business students at “Welcome To The BizLife,” which showcased in-school resources including advising, career management, international studies, and student organizations. Shaila Jaime and María Martínez, seniors in the Finance and International Business programs, looked into internships and study abroad opportunities – including opportunities in Barcelona, Doha, Dubai, […]
PwC to help welcome COB students on September 8.
College of Business students will be received next week with a start-of-semester tradition – “Welcome to the BizLife,” shining the spotlight on a celebration of education. The event is sponsored for the first time ever by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Ileana Cañizares, special events coordinator, describes this year’s event as a “carnival-pep rally-barbecue all rolled into one.” […]
FIU Interns Are No. 1 At PwC
Two Florida International University (FIU) School of Accounting undergrads, Daniel Rodriguez and Peter De La Rosa, won two multi-team competitions aimed at boosting PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) and its clients’ bottom line. The interns analyzed megatrends identified by PwC as “shaping the world, driving markets and business.” Both groups competed against participants in multiple cities, and made […]
Accounting students tackle real-world challenges in 2009 xTAX competition.
Business is a place where theory is executed in real-time. Decisions carry consequences, communication is key and collaborative thinking a must. The national xTAX case study competition, sponsored by global tax services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), encourages students to think outside the confines of the classroom where these business lessons can best be learned. In late […]
Investing in Real Estate seminar designed for high-end investors.
The College of Business Administration’s Chapman Graduate School of Business and Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute have joined forces with Ocean Bank, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Steel, Hector & Davis LLP to offer an intensive, hands-on, five-day seminar on investing in high-stakes real estate. J. Antonio “Tony” Villamil, CEO of the Washington Economics Group, Inc., will open […]