Business and culture combined in marketing study abroad trip to Europe.

Business and culture combined in marketing study abroad trip to Europe.

Students in the College of Business’ marketing study abroad program spent a packed 12 days in Spain, Italy and France getting a first-hand look at important local manufacturing and service-based companies including the Codorniu Winery in Barcelona and the L’Occitane manufacturing facility in Provence, as well as the Port Authority in Nice. Their hotel: Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the […]

College of Business “Ignites” for a record 100 percent FIU campaign support.

College of Business “Ignites” for a record 100 percent FIU campaign support.

Shortly after Dean Joanne Li came to the College of Business in May 2017, she issued a challenge to faculty and staff: help us demonstrate our commitment to the college by participating in Ignite, the university’s annual faculty and staff fundraiser. As of late May, only 33 percent of the college had donated to Ignite, […]

Professor and mentor: Tim Dugan Birrittella honored by FIU for teaching through stories and real-life experience.

Professor and mentor: Tim Dugan Birrittella honored by FIU for teaching through stories and real-life experience.

Marketing professor Tim Dugan Birrittella’s students expressed their admiration for him in a unique way: they elected him King. The popular College of Business professor was voted Florida International University’s first-ever faculty-staff homecoming king in 2014, crowned at a ceremony with alumni, students, husband Meredith Birrittella and their 11-year-old daughter Emma watching. Birrittella’s excellence in […]

Consistent excellence keeps AMA@FIU in international Top Ten for over a decade.

Consistent excellence keeps AMA@FIU in international Top Ten for over a decade.

The winning streak continues for the American Marketing Association’s FIU Collegiate Chapter, AMA@FIU, with its 14th consecutive Top Ten Chapter award. The honor was bestowed at the 38th annual AMA International Collegiate Conference, held March 17-19 in New Orleans. Two College of Business students also placed #1 in individual categories. “It’s an incredible feat to […]

FIU student marketing agency and AMA chapter score high-profile clients and national awards.

Research. Strategize. Create. Execute… and learn from errors made along the way. Rolling up your sleeves to put marketing ideas into practice for real-world clients is the purpose behind the American Marketing Association’s (AMA) Roaring Concepts, the College of Business’ student-run marketing agency. Managed by students who are members of the AMA’s FIU Collegiate Chapter […]

Business students capture record number of awards at International AMA Collegiate Conference.

The 35nd Annual International AMA Collegiate Conference proved a winner, 16 times over, for the AMA chapter in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). “Live the Marketing Life” was the theme of the event, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 21-23, 2013, at which more than 300 chapters competed. Chapter awards set […]

College of Business honors its own at awards event.

College of Business honors its own at awards event.

On November 27, 2012, faculty members of the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) were recognized for their teaching excellence, their research contributions and their dedication to service. The annual Faculty Awards Reception holds special significance for faculty members because it is the students who select the recipients of the teaching awards—an expression […]

Innovation plus practical implementation details prove on target for winning case study.

Every semester, Tim Dugan Birrittella, who teaches marketing courses in the College of Business Administration, continues to be impressed by the hard work, original thinking and presentation skills his students display during the Target case study competition, a key component of the undergraduate Retail Marketing course. The winning case study presented by Alejandra Guardia (BBA […]

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 […]