Residency program for high school accounting students returns to FIU.

Last year, the inaugural offering of the Minority Summer Residency Program (MSRP) at Florida International University (FIU) drew 33 high school students from around South Florida to the Modesto A. Maidique campus for a packed five-day program. This year, 37 students had the fun and intellectual stimulation of the experience, which always includes site visits […]

New director of the School of Accounting feted at Deloitte-hosted reception.

Attendees at reception for Director of School of Accounting Sharon Lassar The College of Business Administration and the hard-working committee that conducted a national search were delighted when Sharon Lassar accepted the position as director of the School of Accounting. She, in turn, was pleased recently by a reception that Deloitte, and Carlos Sabater, Deloitte […]

Accounting sector sees future leaders within the College of Business Administration’s ranks.

While many people kick back in the summer, an elite group of students from the College of Business Administration stayed busy attending special events designed to prepare them for careers in accounting. Grant Thornton (GT) LLP, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), and KPMG ran programs this summer targeting those from diverse backgrounds, helping groom […]