The FIU Business collegiate chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) has brought home a prestigious national victory: the International Collegiate Chapter of the Year Award, earning the top slot over more than 350 AMA collegiate chapters. The announcement came as AMA FIU joined dozens of other schools for the organization’s International Collegiate Conference in […]
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An “AMAzing” experience: AMA at FIU named a Top 5 chapter.
Every year, over 380 student chapters of the American Marketing Association (AMA) work diligently to be on top. Each chapter helps members expand their network by connecting them to professionals, giving them marketing experience through their in-house agencies, and broadening their skills with participation on committees. But what most AMA members don’t see is the […]
FIU marketing students competing in national Acura ILX Marketing Challenge.
Be Seen. That’s the slogan conceived by a team of FIU students who created a marketing campaign for Acura’s remodeled 2019 ILX. They worked hard to draw students to “be seen” at their big event promoting the remodeled car on April 9 at GC Lawns from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “We think of it […]
FIU marketing professor Tim Birrittella honored with a lifetime achievement award.
FIU Business marketing professor Tim Birrittella is a hero to a cadre of former and current students who credit him for caring mentorship and inspiring them to go further than they thought they might. The American Marketing Association Collegiate Chapters Council recognized Birrittella’s dedication, unanimously selecting him to receive the 2018 AMA Collegiate Lifetime Achievement […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]