Zumba co-founder Beto Perez stages a dance-out for College of Business charity.

Zumba co-founder Beto Perez stages a dance-out for College of Business charity.

You almost couldn’t stand still, even if you wanted to. Because Zumba creator himself, Beto Perez, was on the FIU campus, leading a class in an epic workout. The club version of Donna Summer disco hit “Hot Stuff” flowed through the speakers at Florida International University’s Wellness and Recreation Center on the Modesto A. Maidique […]

FIU Health IT students get a close-up look at the marketplace.

Students in the College of Business’ Master of Science in Health Informatics & Management Systems program received a “Peek into the South Florida Healthcare Market” directly from industry insiders. The March 5 forum, presented by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) South Florida chapter, featured executives at local medical institutions discussing topics such as population […]

IMBA scholarship recipients feted at luncheon.

Scholarship recipients in the International MBA (IMBA) program at Florida International University (FIU), gain a two-fold benefit: the awards recognize their potential while easing the way for them financially as they complete the Chapman Graduate School’s 12-month full-time master’s program. For the 2009-2010 academic year, 17 IMBA students received financial support. Fifteen of them celebrated […]

Cuban-American CPAs Association gala celebrates leaders: past, current and future.

When 250 people gathered at this year’s Cuban-American CPAs Association (CACPA) gala, it was like a Florida International University (FIU) reunion bringing, together current leaders with an eye toward future ones. “I appreciate that the CACPA takes the time to honor community leaders,” said Sharon Lassar, director, School of Accounting, in FIU’s College of Business […]

On-target case studies earn scholarships for retail marketing students.

A shopping trip to a Target retail store now takes on new meaning for students who participated in the Target Case Study program as part of the fall session of the College of Business Administration’s Retail Marketing undergraduate course. [flv:http://business.fiu.edu/newsletters/BusinessNetworks/2009/01/videos/cases.flv 480 360] “The program presents students with the opportunity to solve real-world challenges for Target’s […]

Innovative Latin Trade MBA Challenge offers full scholarship to winning candidate.

From left to right: José de la Torre, Chapman School dean; Livia Muzzi, scholarship winner; and Mike Zellner, Latin Trade publisher Florida International University and Latin Trade magazine recently partnered to launch the Latin Trade MBA Challenge, which offered participants the chance to win a full-tuition scholarship for the International MBA (IMBA) program in the […]