Mark Myring has joined Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) as director of the School of Accounting. Additionally, he will focus on external engagement with local firms and teach a graduate managerial accounting class. Most recently, Myring was associate dean for graduate programs and strategic initiatives at the Miller College of Business at Ball State University and from 2018-2019 […]
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FIU Business welcomes seven new faculty across four academic departments for Fall 2020.
FIU Business welcomed seven new faculty members across four academic departments for fall 2020, strengthening its position as a leader in business education and research. Michael (Minye) Tang has joined the FIU Business as an assistant professor of accounting. Tang, who earned his PhD from the University of Rochester, was previously an assistant professor of […]
FIU Business professor Antoinette Smith receives MBAF Professorship in Accounting.
Antoinette Smith, professor in the School of Accounting, has been awarded the Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra (MBAF) Professorship in Accounting at FIU Business. She’s the first woman professor at FIU Business to hold this professorship and recognition for her research productivity. In 2019, Smith became the first Black woman to receive full professorship in the School of […]
Hard work makes for a “Gold” year for Beta Alpha Psi at FIU.
A record-breaking year for member involvement and new, innovative programming helped Beta Alpha Psi’s FIU chapter once again win Gold Chapter status, placing in the top three percent of chapters worldwide. Gold Chapter status, awarded during the organization’s annual conference in August to the top 10 of 328 worldwide chapters, is a point of pride […]
Is Elon Musk serious? Was his tweet legal?
Tesla CEO Elon Musk stunned Wall Street on August 7, 2018 by tweeting that he planned to take the $61 billion electric-car maker private at $420 per share. He indicated he had “funding secured” for the deal. We spoke to Frederick Perry, clinical professor in the School of Accounting, to discuss the legal concerns over […]
Process excellence impacts competitive advantage for hospitals, FIU Business study.
As hospitals face increasing pressure to balance strategic priorities and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of care delivery, new research from Antoinette Smith, associate professor in the School of Accounting, reveals that a focus on process excellence can improve a hospital’s competitive position. The research looked at what happens when hospitals make improvements in three […]
OpEd: What Are WE Doing to The World?
By Frederick V. Perry, PhD, JD – Florida International University Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) just won the presidency of Mexico. He is a populist firebrand who dislikes government institutions and as Mayor of Mexico City, ignored an order by the country’s Supreme Court. He encourages Mexicans to break laws he dislikes. Likewise, for years […]
Oh the places you’ll go: FIU accounting students get “Seuss”ian insights from a corporate success story.
Right off the bat it was clear the presentation by Will Billings, vice president and global controller at World Fuel Services, would be different. He brought a copy of Dr. Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” which he asked the graduate students in Associate Professor Antoinette Smith’s IT Auditing class to sign. His talk, on […]
New Master of Accounting program prepares for the rise of analytics.
Accounting is transforming, and no one knows that better than the firms that court FIU College of Business graduates. They want new employees to understand big data and how to use it. FIU is on the front lines of helping firms meet that challenge. Beginning in fall, the School of Accounting will offer a Master […]
The New Tax Law: FIU Business Professor Weismann on impacts, changes and opportunities.
How will the new tax law impact higher education, corporate taxes and individual paychecks? We spoke to Miriam Weismann, clinical professor at the School of Accounting and academic director of FIU’s Healthcare MBA, for her analysis. How will the tax bill affect employees and their paychecks? Will workers actually see a bigger paycheck, when can […]