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 College of Business names KPMG Classroom.
Expanding a years-long partnership centered on mentoring and recruiting, KPMG has named a classroom in the College of Business. At a ceremony attended by FIU Business alumni who now serve as KPMG partners on May 26, 2017, MANGO 220 was officially named the KPMG Classroom in recognition of a multi-year financial contribution to the School […]
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 […]
Finding a professional future at FIU’s Accounting and Business Expo.
Man Ko, a College of Business student who expects to graduate in December with a double major in Accounting and MIS, is looking for a good job with growth potential. When he made plans to attend the Ahead of the Game Accounting and Business Expo, the career fair for Florida International University’s Accounting, Finance and […]
Alumnus shares stories and insights on accounting with FIU’s EY Scholars.
College of Business alumnus Hector Tundidor Jr., office managing partner of the Miami office of Ernst & Young (EY), returned to his FIU roots February 7, 2017 to meet with students in the EY Scholars Program, sharing stories and offering hands-on guidance. “Be a sponge; take in from everyone you’re going to meet,” said Tundidor […]
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, 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, […]
Discipline and academic success make FIU Business students “Worlds Ahead”.
Years of study, determination and beating difficult odds placed four College of Business students on the road to success. They received prestigious recognition as Worlds Ahead graduates at the Fall 2015 graduation ceremonies on December 14. Established in 2010, FIU’s “Worlds Ahead” recognition singles out individuals with strong leadership qualities, a desire to change lives […]
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 […]
Maidelys Ruiz: PCAOB Scholarship Winner
When she came from Cuba to the United States in 2008, Maidelys Ruiz knew English mainly from books. Coming to Miami marked the first plane ride for Ruiz, who emigrated with her parents and younger sister. Six years later, Ruiz not only graduated summa cum laude from the School of Accounting, but also won a […]