Networking encounter helps launch finance major’s career.

Anyone who doubts the power of networking doesn’t know the story of Roark (Rocky) Young, president and CEO, Young Stovall, and Nina Nikolic (BBA ’10). Young serves on the advisory board of the Student Management Investment Fund through which students in the College of Business Administration present recommendations for actual stock purchases. Board members challenge […]

Future business leaders succeed at national competition.

After a stellar showing at a state competition in March 2010, the Florida International University (FIU) chapter of Future Business Leaders of America–Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) was victorious in the national competition this summer, including winning three first-place awards. The group of 19 students, the majority of them from the College of Business Administration, attended […]

Number of firsts mark 2010 School of Accounting Awards Banquet.

This spring, for the first time, the School of Accounting combined its semi-annual awards ceremonies into one festive evening. Members of two student organizations at Florida International University (FIU)—Beta Alpha Psi and ALPFA at FIU—were recognized for their achievements and in turn recognized advisors, professors, other supporters and each other for their invaluable contributions. For […]

Summer plans shape up for current and future accounting students.

The School of Accounting at Florida International University (FIU) is the first school in the United States to host the Accounting Development Program (ADP) sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA) and FIU. Designed for community college students planning to transfer to a four-year institution and modeled on the five-day Minority Summer […]

Future business leaders of FIU’s Phi Beta Lambda excel at state conference.

They came, they saw, they conquered! The Florida International University (FIU) chapter of Future Business Leaders of America–Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) returned to campus with a plethora of honors and achievements following the 2010 FBLA-PBL State Leadership Conference. “We exceeded all expectations this year,” said chapter president Bruno Cevallos, “including earning the prestigious ‘Chapter of […]