Accounting research: For professors Raghunandan and Rama, it’s all in the family.

Accounting research: For professors Raghunandan and Rama, it’s all in the family.

School of Accounting professors Kannan Raghunandan and Dasaratha Rama met in 1985 as young professionals working at a computer company in India. While it is not unusual for academics to be married to other academics, Raghunandan and Rama are not only life partners, but research partners, who, both separately and together, are prolific in expanding […]

Employee-driven campaign at Kaufman Rossin results in $100,000 gift to School of Accounting.

Employee-driven campaign at Kaufman Rossin results in $100,000 gift to School of Accounting.

Incredible results happen when those who have “made it” help those who are starting out. The employees at Kaufman Rossin, one of Florida’s largest independent accounting firms, and the firm itself pledged $100,000 to the School of Accounting and the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). A 2008 campaign at the firm raised […]

International initiative gives FIU Accounting students a leg up.

This fall, accounting students at Florida International University will have an advantage available at only three other U.S. universities: Upon graduation, they will automatically be deemed to have fulfilled eight sections of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants exam, a designation similar to the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. “It gives our students a huge […]

“Welcome to the BizLife” gets students thinking about their FIU college years – and beyond.

“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 […]

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.” […]

EY Scholars Program to grant $128,000 in scholarships to FIU School of Accounting students.

A group of College of Business alumni from EY (Ernst & Young) has awarded a gift of $128,000 for scholarships for School of Accounting students at Florida International University (FIU). The new EY Scholars Program will provide support for undergraduate accounting students who intend to pursue a master’s degree in accounting. The scholarship is available […]

Orientation program rolled out for all Accounting students.

He may be getting ready to graduate from the School of Accounting at Florida International University (FIU), but Frank Metellus still remembers his orientation. “Without a doubt, I wouldn’t be where I am without getting such an excellent start,” Metellus said. “Learning about the profession and the requirements to succeed, starting with the curriculum and […]

College of Business maintains prestigious AACSB International Accreditation.

Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business and its School of Accounting have been reaccredited for a standard five-year extension by AACSB International, the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools offering undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. The business school was one of 17 universities in the United States to maintain […]