The challenges, the excitement, the path to success: panel describes life as a PhD student.

Why did you decide to pursue a PhD? What advice would you give someone considering a PhD? What type of financial assistance do you receive? What courses do you take? What surprises have occurred? Those questions and others were answered by a lively group of panelists during “The Life of a PhD Student Information Workshop” […]

FIU Business announces new executive and assistant directors.

The College of Business Administration at Florida International University is pleased to welcome four new administrators to its staff. Angel Burgos joins FIU business as executive director, MBA programs. In his role as executive director, MBA programs, Angel Burgos will manage the college’s portfolio of MBA offerings including the Executive (EMBA), Professional (PMBA), International (IMBA) […]

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 […]

Walmart vice president has empowering messages for women executives.

Joanne Mena (EMBA ’10) left “Leadership: What’s Next for Me?,” a lecture by Sherry Harriman, divisional vice president of Walmart Supply Chain Florida-Puerto Rico, with specific action items. Mena was among the 30 women who attended the presentation sponsored by the Chapman Executive Women’s Association (CEWA). The April 2011 event was held at the College […]

FIU Downtown MBA Scholarship

FIU Scholarship Offered to A Downtowner One lucky college student may get the chance to get graduate business degree from Florida International University for free. But you have to live or work in downtown Miami. The Miami Downtown Development Authority said Friday that 100 percent of the tuition will be awarded for someone to receive […]

Life’s challenges turn banker into social entrepreneur.

The biggest challenges the United States has faced this century also have personally affected a recent graduate of Chapman Graduate School of Business at Florida International University (FIU). But, like the country, Brenda Leguisamo (PMBA ’09) has shown strength in overcoming obstacles; they, in fact, helped transform her from a banker to a social entrepreneur. […]

Two husbands, two wives, four master’s degrees and two new babies.

Two young women receiving their Downtown MBA in April 2010 had more in common than an advanced degree from the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU). Each of these hard-working students had husbands with an Executive MBA (EMBA) from the Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Graduate School of Business, a school the men […]

Annual luncheon recognizes faculty contributions.

Faculty members toil long and hard on behalf of their students, the College of Business Administration and Florida International University (FIU). That dedication gets recognized annually at the Faculty Awards Luncheon, this year held on September 24th and attended by approximately 65 dedicated colleagues. Undergraduate and graduate students as well as those from student organizations […]

Leadership Miami event invites youths to campus to “Open Minds/Open Doors.”

“All things are possible.” This message resonated for the 30 students brought to campus recently by the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization to participate in the daylong “Open Minds/Open Doors” event. According to Garth D. Headley (MS ’07), director of programs, Center for Leadership, College of Business Administration, the campus visit marks the first of […]