Another group of “degree-interrupted” adult learners achieve their dream.

The barriers to Claudia Eguiguren going back to college to earn the bachelor’s degree that she started a long time ago were common: two kids, full-time job, busy schedule, lots of responsibilities especially on weekdays. But when Eguiguren discovered the Professional BBA Weekend Program at Florida International University (FIU), all of a sudden, a way […]

New opportunities dawn for Professional BBA Sunrise program graduates.

“The early bird catcheth the worm.” First recorded in a 17th century collection of proverbs by English naturalist John Ray, this familiar saying could well apply to the 43 graduates of the 2012 Professional BBA (PBBA) Sunrise program who, in this case, caught a hard-earned graduated degree. The PBBA Sunrise program, along with the PBBA […]

Truly, the best of class: 83 are inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma.

With the world frequently using adjectives that “hedge” and accolades that encompass everyone, recognizing absolute excellence is particularly important. In spring 2012, 83 students from the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) were inducted into the international honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma. “Only the top ten percent of undergraduate business students and […]

Morning workout pays off: Sunrise program graduates 45 determined professionals.

“When I learned I could at last finish my college degree by taking classes at 7:00 a.m. and still get to work on time, I thought ‘That’s perfect!’” Those words from Joel D. Valencia (PBBA ’11) capture the spirit and determination of the latest graduating class earning their Professional BBA from the College of Business […]

Delta Sigma Pi members hold workshop to learn about advanced business degrees, law school.

The reality in many business professions: a bachelor’s degree simply isn’t enough. To learn more about graduate school and law school opportunities in the local area, two students in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) organized an MBA and Law School workshop for their fellow undergrads. The event, held at FIU’s […]

Florida A&M University names FIU Business alumna dean of School of Business and Industry.

After a national search, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) appointed Shawnta Friday-Stroud (PhD ’97) as dean of its School of Business and Industry (SBI). FAMU Provost Cynthia Hughes Harris made the announcement on February 15, 2010. “I am so proud of Friday-Stroud and I am very confident that she will be an excellent dean,” […]