FIU Clinical Professor Stanislav Jansta

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, […]

Discipline and academic success make FIU Business students “Worlds Ahead”

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 […]

Bridge to Tomorrow: FIU College of Business shows upcoming college students that today’s accounting career options are limitless.

World travel. A path to top management positions. Mastering the underlying language of business. Those are some of the opportunities in the field of accounting that recent high school graduates and upcoming seniors learned about during a two-day School of Accounting event in mid-July. “It’s not just sitting in a cubicle and crunching numbers,” said […]

School of Accounting faculty member selected to help the PCAOB.

Honors are not new for Kannan Raghunandan, professor and Ryder Eminent Scholar Chair in Business Leadership in the School of Accounting in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University. According to a study conducted by professors at Brigham Young University (BYU), Raghunandan ranked as the top auditing researcher in the world over the […]