The “perfect” real estate master’s program holds a surprise for three students.

David Blount thought the Master of Science in International Real Estate (MSIRE) program at Florida International University (FIU) was exactly what he wanted. Little did he know, the opportunity was going to become even better. “I’m working at an engineering consulting firm and want a master’s degree to become better-rounded and to move more into […]

Leadership Miami team reaches out to give area youth a step up and out into the world.

Growing up as a foster child is never an easy path. Then comes turning 18—and the challenges that come with aging out of the system. Thanks to the help of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Miami program and dedicated team members like Yolanda Rodriquez (MBA ’10, BS ’07), assistant director, operations, advancement, alumni […]

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 […]

Alpha Kappa Psi event in Atlanta focuses on leadership principles.

It took four vans and one hybrid car to transport 48 members of Alpha Kappa Psi from Miami to Atlanta—for one incredible weekend which included a first-place finish in a case competition. The “2011 Principled Business Leadership Institute” (PBLI) offered by the national fraternity gave students from Florida International University (FIU) a weekend focused on […]