The New Tax Law: FIU Business Professor Weismann on impacts, changes and opportunities.

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 […]

A diplomat in the classroom: Stanislav Jansta named honorary Czech consul.

A diplomat in the classroom: Stanislav Jansta named honorary Czech consul.

Florida International University students are used to having accomplished international professors in their classrooms. But in the case of Stanislav Jansta, clinical instructor in the College of Business’s School of Accounting, they have something more: an honorary consul. In April 2017, Jansta was notified that the Czech Republic had officially approved his appointment. And on […]

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 […]

ALPFA FIU named Southern Region Student Chapter of the Year.

ALPFA FIU named Southern Region Student Chapter of the Year.

ALPFA FIU, the largest student organization in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) has been named the Southern Region 2015-16 Student Chapter of the Year by ALPFA, the Association of Latino Professionals For America. The chapter received this honor at the national convention held this year on August 5-9, 2016, in Dallas, […]

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 […]

Tech Group events offer students big advantages in career search.

Tech Group will be presenting a powerhouse of programs for the upcoming academic year at Florida International University (FIU), according to Tech Group president Alejandro Porras. This vibrant new group is a chapter within ALPFA at FIU, one of the student organizations in the College of Business. “Students who have technical training have a distinct […]