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 […]
FIU students help locals file tax returns.
Each year, hard-working students from Florida International University (FIU) participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, a free service established by the Internal Revenue Service to help low-income earners complete their tax forms. In 2010, 55 students—52 of them accounting students who belong to ALPFA at FIU and Beta Alpha Psi in the […]
School of Accounting brings back the pride.
The School of Accounting will celebrate the reaffirmation of its AACSB-International accreditation this year at a special reunion to be hosted by its Alumni Affinity Council. The event, open to all students, alumni, faculty, and friends, will take place in the college’s new building complex at University Park on June 19, 2008, from 6:00 to […]
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 […]