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Helping to build a lifeline to a better future, FIU Business professor works with Afghan refugees in Greece

Helping to build a lifeline to a better future, FIU Business professor works with Afghan refugees in Greece

What drives people to leave their homes, their families, their culture, and confront the struggles of immigration?

Business classmates work together, learning teamwork as they fund a “wish”

Business classmates work together, learning teamwork as they fund a “wish”

Students in a class taught by Donald Roomes, an FIU Business teaching professor of international business, has raised over $5,000 for the Make-A-Wish foundation.

High school students prepare for college with a customized visit to FIU Business

High school students prepare for college with a customized visit to FIU Business

Students from five Miami-Dade County public high schools received a firsthand look at the process of admissions and financial resources as part of the FIU Business College and Career Readiness initiative.

Paving the way to academic wellness and career success

Paving the way to academic wellness and career success

As high school graduations near and students begin to face the challenges of applying for college, budgeting money and paying for their education, FIU Business and the Truist Foundation presented the “I am C2” College & Career Ready Conference.

Global executive brings a new perspective on entrepreneurial thinking to FIU Business

Global executive brings a new perspective on entrepreneurial thinking to FIU Business

Deepak Ohri leads one of the world’s most admired luxury brands by marshalling his team to push boundaries.

FIU receives $2.5 million SBA grant to help local businesses

FIU receives $2.5 million SBA grant to help local businesses

Florida International University has received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Community Navigator Pilot Program.

Florida SBDC at FIU tops $300 million in capital assistance to local small businesses and startups

Florida SBDC at FIU tops $300 million in capital assistance to local small businesses and startups

Over the past 18 months the Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC) has helped more than 3,000 local businesses in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties survive the COVID-19 pandemic and continue on the path to growth.

FIU Business Real Estate Conference Brings Networking, Thought Leadership to Miami’s “Hot” Market

FIU Business Real Estate Conference Brings Networking, Thought Leadership to Miami’s “Hot” Market

Newcomers have descended on South Florida, snapping up housing and commercial space at unprecedented speed. The build-to-rent market is on fire. Inventory is low, and land prices are sky high.

How to rock the semester, get back to in-person routines

How to rock the semester, get back to in-person routines

Angela Bullard-Thomas, associate director of the Office of Academic Advising at the College of Business, shares her top tips for how students can triumph this fall.

The CIBER South Korea experience: FIU Business helps lead faculty on a virtual visit, with help from corporate leaders, a K-pop star, Choco Pie and more

The CIBER South Korea experience: FIU Business helps lead faculty on a virtual visit, with help from corporate leaders, a K-pop star, Choco Pie and more

Driven by its mission of bringing business and cultural awareness to U.S. educators in spite of the challenges of the pandemic...

“Power Up: Survive and Thrive” spotlights women’s leadership lessons in pandemic times and beyond

“Power Up: Survive and Thrive” spotlights women’s leadership lessons in pandemic times and beyond

The effects of COVID-19 have been felt throughout hospitality industry. To address these challenges, this summer’s Power Up Women’s Leadership Conference focused on surviving and thriving through the pandemic and whatever new normal comes next.

AIB recognizes FIU Business alumnus as International Executive of the Year

AIB recognizes FIU Business alumnus as International Executive of the Year

Eduardo del Riego (BBA ’82), CEO of PayCargo, received the International Executive of the Year Award from the Academy of International Business (AIB) fellows.

Tropical Storm Elsa update: FIU libraries will close at 6 p.m. Sunday as a precaution

Tropical Storm Elsa update: FIU libraries will close at 6 p.m. Sunday as a precaution

At FIU, we continue to monitor Tropical Storm Elsa, which was downgraded from hurricane status this morning. The university’s emergency operations center remains activated.

FIU Business appoints Mark Myring Director of the School of Accounting

FIU Business appoints Mark Myring Director of the School of Accounting

Mark Myring has joined Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) as director of the School of Accounting.

FIU-led hurricane loss model recertified by the State of Florida

FIU-led hurricane loss model recertified by the State of Florida

The FIU-led Florida Public Hurricane Loss Model (FPHLM) was recertified by the State of Florida for the next two years. The $960,000 grant pays to update and run the existing program.

Setting a restaurant up for success post COVID-19 can be easy with some fundamental steps, SBDC panelists say

Setting a restaurant up for success post COVID-19 can be easy with some fundamental steps, SBDC panelists say

In the COVID-19 pandemic, every business adopted a new way of functioning and a new set of norms. The restaurant business was severely impacted. But now, many restaurants are following a fundamental plan to maximize success.

$5.7 billion moved out of Northern Triangle countries by illicit financial flows in international trade, FIU Business research finds

$5.7 billion moved out of Northern Triangle countries by illicit financial flows in international trade, FIU Business research finds

Mispriced trade was a key driver of the $5.7 billion moved to the U.S. from the combined economies of Northern Triangle – El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras –...

Keep your customers engaged and you’ll reap rewards, FSBDC panelists say

Keep your customers engaged and you’ll reap rewards, FSBDC panelists say

To find a new customer, it takes time, effort and money – all in short supply for most small businesses.

Apps, technology innovations win top honors at Miami Herald Startup Pitch Competition’s FIU Track

Apps, technology innovations win top honors at Miami Herald Startup Pitch Competition’s FIU Track

Now in its 20th year as South Florida’s signature entrepreneurship outreach competition, the Miami Herald Startup Pitch Competition named two FIU Business alumni entries and a student team as winners in its FIU Track.

Florida SBDC at FIU Business posts record level of assistance for small businesses to recover and thrive

Florida SBDC at FIU Business posts record level of assistance for small businesses to recover and thrive

The Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC) has increased its support to the small business community in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties...

How do you step up your startup? Start here

How do you step up your startup? Start here

“Entrepreneurship — it’s not for everybody. You have to be able to weather uncertainties, and you have to fail your way to the top.”

William Hardin appointed interim dean of FIU Business

William Hardin appointed interim dean of FIU Business

William Hardin has been named interim dean of FIU Business, effective May 8, 2021. He takes the position after the college’s dean, Joanne Li, was appointed as the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

FIU Business celebrates 2020 and 2021 graduates at in-person commencement ceremonies

FIU Business celebrates 2020 and 2021 graduates at in-person commencement ceremonies

Marking graduation with its first in-person commencement ceremonies since December 2019, FIU Business students joined their FIU peers to celebrate their achievements.

FIU Business launches Global Business Forum virtual series

FIU Business launches Global Business Forum virtual series

A leader in global business education, FIU Business has launched the Global Business Forum, a series of online conversations with prominent business leaders and scholars.

The Pink Tank: Launching A New Chapter for Women Tech Talent at FIU

The Pink Tank: Launching A New Chapter for Women Tech Talent at FIU

To increase the number of women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, FIU Business has launched the Pink Tank...

Students overcome pandemic’s challenges to grant a “Wish” – and learn a lesson

Students overcome pandemic’s challenges to grant a “Wish” – and learn a lesson

In a year marked by isolation and crisis, a class taught by Donald Roomes, an FIU Business teaching professor of international business...

Bilingual Sales Competition increases international participation and FIU Business students win big

Bilingual Sales Competition increases international participation and FIU Business students win big

FIU Business’ 2021 Global Bilingual Sales Competition attracted participants from a record 20 universities, including those in Mexico, Spain, Peru and Puerto Rico

Logistics firm WTDC hires seven FIU Business interns

Logistics firm WTDC hires seven FIU Business interns

When junior Kristina Khudiakova isn’t learning international business theory in class, she is putting it into practice as a digital marketing intern at WTDC...

FIU center creates a passage to India, virtually

FIU center creates a passage to India, virtually

Since 2008, FIU’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) has sponsored a trip to India...

BankUnited iCare Scholarship targets students engaged in diversity

BankUnited iCare Scholarship targets students engaged in diversity

In the summer of 2020, BankUnited launched its iCARETM program.

Power Up 2021: Reinvent Yourself

Power Up 2021: Reinvent Yourself

With an eye toward the importance of career reinvention, the FIU Business 2021 Power Up Women’s Leadership Summit encouraged participants to “flip the switch.”

Altria grant establishes FIU Business program to promote diversity and inclusion

Altria grant establishes FIU Business program to promote diversity and inclusion

As part of its ongoing effort to combat structural racism, FIU Business has been awarded a $100,000 grant from Altria to establish a unique multi-platform program designed to train more inclusive leaders and further the goals of diversity and justice.

Shanequa Fleming, CEO of Culture Accelerators, Shares Insights on Leadership in the Post-Pandemic World

Shanequa Fleming, CEO of Culture Accelerators, Shares Insights on Leadership in the Post-Pandemic World

As organizations reimagine the future and redesign business models, leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic doesn’t look all that different from leadership during times of normalcy...

Town Hall brings FIU Business faculty and staff together to discuss student engagement during the pandemic and upcoming plans

Town Hall brings FIU Business faculty and staff together to discuss student engagement during the pandemic and upcoming plans

As part of their efforts to guide students’ safe return to in-person classes, FIU Business faculty and staff gathered February 16 to review the impact of the past year of remote and hybrid learning and...

FIU Business receives $1.7 million grant to expand financial literacy program

FIU Business receives $1.7 million grant to expand financial literacy program

FIU Business has received a $1.7 million grant from the Truist Foundation to expand the reach of a high school financial literacy program, delivered through the Truist FIU Financial Wellness Clinic, to school systems across the U.S.

New FIU book shows how America’s best entrepreneurs financed venture launches without venture capital

New FIU book shows how America’s best entrepreneurs financed venture launches without venture capital

Starting a new business venture is among the most popular goals of the new year. Yet many potential founders quickly hit the wall, deterred by the slim prospect of finding venture capital (VC) to finance their endeavor.

Lessons from COVID-19: a changing mission, FIU Business dean Joanne Li tells EFMD Global Network conference participants

Lessons from COVID-19: a changing mission, FIU Business dean Joanne Li tells EFMD Global Network conference participants

FIU Business dean Joanne Li urged educators and university leaders at the EFMD Global Network Americas Annual Conference to make the pandemic’s impact an opportunity to move higher education forward.

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