Student organizations enjoy a “wonderland” night of trophies, dinner and dancing.

“More than ever, employers want students with more than just a degree,” said Michael Perez, president of the American Marketing Association (AMA) at Florida International University (FIU). “They look for students involved in campus life and beyond, and the student organizations in FIU’s College of Business Administration offer us a way to earn distinction.” Recognizing […]

FBLA-PBL brings home buckets of awards from state competition.

It’s outstanding math: 30 members of Future Business Leaders of America–Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) from Florida International University (FIU) brought back 32 awards from the organization’s 2012 State Leadership Conference held March 15-18 in Tampa. “FIU became one of the universities to take home the most awards, the most ever for our team,” said chapter […]

Business expo for accounting, finance and MIS students grows in popularity.

“So much better than ordinary career fairs” is how students Eddy Aiello and Yegor Nadvornyy enthusiastically describe the Ahead of the Game Accounting and Business Expo offered semi-annually at Florida International University (FIU). The spring expo, held January 27, 2012, drew 229 students, a 38 percent increase over the spring 2011 event. An increase in […]

High school students compete in FBLA-PBL’s “The Great Debate.”

National political debates are now frequent events but lively debates occur every minute in the international business world, at companies large and small. Because the art of convincing can be an important business skill, members of the Future Business Leaders of America–Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) at Florida International University (FIU) made debating the focus of […]

IBHS members visit Miami International Airport, Federal Reserve Bank.

Miami International Airport (MIA) is the largest U.S. gateway for Latin America and the Caribbean and one of the leading international passenger and freight airports in the world. Over 80 airlines provide flights to approximately 150 destinations around the globe. Members of the International Business Honor Society (IBHS), a student organization within the College of […]

New graduate student organization promotes diversity and involvement.

College of Business Administration graduate students looking for a way to connect on a personal and professional level with fellow students now have a new way to do so: the Chapman International Students Association (CISA). With support from the Chapman Graduate School of Business at Florida International University (FIU), CISA encourages students to become involved […]

Honor students have “eye-opening” experience at Memphis leadership forum.

With just weeks until his college graduation, the time was ideal for finance major Alejandro J. Medina to contemplate his future. Happily, Medina was one of two students from Beta Gamma Sigma, the student honor society in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), selected to attend the organization’s National Student Leadership […]

FBLA-PBL members learn, compete and promote FIU at State Leadership Conference.

The Fall Leadership Conference offered by Florida’s Future Business Leaders-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) on November 4, 2011, had an agenda packed with opportunities and the representatives from the FBLA-PBL chapter at Florida International University (FIU) took advantage of each and every one. The conference, held in Clearwater Beach, drew approximately 400 people from across the […]

Marketing conference tells students how to “heat up” their career.

Hearing from top marketing professionals about how they got their start was an exciting component of the American Marketing Association’s (AMA) fourth annual Florida Regional Collegiate Conference, held November 4th at the College of Business Complex at Florida International University (FIU). It was the third time FIU hosted the conference. Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam […]