College of Business honors its own at awards event.

College of Business honors its own at awards event.

On November 27, 2012, faculty members of the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) were recognized for their teaching excellence, their research contributions and their dedication to service. The annual Faculty Awards Reception holds special significance for faculty members because it is the students who select the recipients of the teaching awards—an expression […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Largest-ever IMBA group participates in first-time off-campus orientation.

Though you can swim with dolphins at Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys, the newest members of the International MBA (IMBA) program in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) recently got a completely different kind of immersion. Over an intense two-day period, almost all of the 91 students—a record enrollment—participated […]

Rubik’s cube adds new dimension to statistics course.

The American Heritage Dictionary defines statistics as “the mathematics of the collection, organization, and interpretation of numerical data, especially the analysis of popular characteristics by inference from sampling.” Many of the College of Business Administration’s undergraduate students view required statistics courses as a barrier that stands between them and their diploma. But they should not fear. […]

Faculty team shares their knowledge in train-the-trainers program.

Chris Ellis, Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems instructor, looks on during an exercise using matches and dice designed to teach the theory of constraints. Jerry Haar, associate director of the Knight Ridder Center for Excellence in Management and professor in the Department of Management and International Business at the head of the table, […]