2016-7 in review: FIU’s Power Up Women’s Leadership Summit launches expanded program.

2016-7 in review: FIU’s Power Up Women’s Leadership Summit launches expanded program.

This summer, BizNews will present highlights of College of Business events held throughout the year. New insights, new colleagues and new inspiration: these were the takeaways for more than 200 attendees of the second annual PowerUp Women’s Summit. The conference, presented by the College of Business and its Women’s Alumni Advisory Council, took place on […]

Celebrate! College of Business awards almost 1,300 degrees at FIU commencement.

Celebrate! College of Business awards almost 1,300 degrees at FIU commencement.

As their families and friends cheered, 1,278 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) were awarded degrees at Fall 2016 commencement. President Mark B. Rosenberg congratulated business school graduates at three ceremonies held at the FIU Arena, located at FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus. Acting Dean Jose Aldrich presented the diplomas. […]

More professionals step forward to mentor FIU business students.

More professionals step forward to mentor FIU business students.

The number of mentors for students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) grew by almost 20 percent for the 2016-17 academic year, as more professionals stepped forward to help students prepare for the business world. Jose Aldrich, acting dean of the college, shared this information as he welcomed mentors and students […]

From left to right: Ashley Pozo (5th place Community Service Project), Jesus Mendez (5th place Hospitality Management), Karina Hleuka (7th place Help Desk), Carolina Chavez (5th place Sales Presentation), Albert Amaya (3rd place Future Business Executive, 5th place Community Service Project and elected National President), Elizabeth Alvarez (appointed National Parliamentarian), Michael Angrand (5th place Hospitality Management) , Lai Eng and Alexander Alonso (5th place Hospitality Management).

FIU Business student elected national president of Phi Beta Lambda at conference.

Albert Amaya, a human resource management major at Florida International University (FIU), has been elected as president of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), the largest collegiate business student organization in the world. The announcement was made at the National Leadership Conference for PBL, the collegiate division of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), which was held […]

FIU’s FBLA-PBL named Florida Chapter of the Year! Members capture state offices, other honors.

FIU’s FBLA-PBL named Florida Chapter of the Year! Members capture state offices, other honors.

Florida International University’s (FIU) chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) was named the Florida Chapter of the Year at the 66th annual Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference held March 17-20, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Fourteen members of the chapter attended the conference. The FIU chapter also captured five first-place […]

MasterCard executives say “yes” to mentoring FIU business students.

MasterCard executives say “yes” to mentoring FIU business students.

Jennifer Mohammed (MS ’08), a director, talent management and development in the Human Resources department at MasterCard, is mentoring a college student because she thinks it’s the right thing to do. But Mohammed also thinks it’s a smart business move to mentor students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). “Mentoring is […]

Class of 2015

Raise your glass to the Class of 2015! Grads enjoy Dean Aldrich toasting their success.

  In the hectic days before commencement, many students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) answered the open invitation for a champagne toast held in their honor. The toasting event was held the evening of November 19, 2015, at the college’s Special Events Center. At the start of the evening, Sergio […]