Articles by: Cynthia Corzo

Oh the places you’ll go: FIU accounting students get “Seuss”ian insights from a corporate success story

Oh the places you’ll go: FIU accounting students get “Seuss”ian insights from a corporate success story

Right off the bat it was clear the presentation by Will Billings, vice president and global controller at World Fuel […]

Skating into a business future

Skating into a business future

Many FIU students have hidden talents. But few can look back and reminisce about life as a world-class figure skater […]

Technology strategies are integral to a firm’s success, professor says

Technology strategies are integral to a firm’s success, professor says

How do firms respond to technological change? This is one of the important research questions Curba Morris Lampert, assistant professor in […]

Digital entrepreneurs win big at Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge FIU Track

Digital entrepreneurs win big at Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge FIU Track

After winning both the FIU track and the People’s Pick of The Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge, the folks behind […]

Alumnus leads audit department at one of Florida’s largest accounting firms

Alumnus leads audit department at one of Florida’s largest accounting firms

Business alumnus Frank Gonzalez ’90 was planning to study law when an accounting class at FIU captured his attention. The […]

Study finds small businesses employ most workers in Miami-Dade County

Study finds small businesses employ most workers in Miami-Dade County

More than 82,000 small businesses employ 53.3 percent of Miami-Dade County’s workforce, according to a new study commissioned by the […]

Supporting economic development, women’s empowerment in India

Supporting economic development, women’s empowerment in India

IBHS student Cindy Makita and local women They left for Spring Break with suitcases stuffed with kids’ clothing, notebooks and […]

Professor’s real estate research recognized with top award

Professor’s real estate research recognized with top award

William Hardin, director of FIU Business’ Hollo School of Real Estate, has been awarded the David Ricardo Medal, the highest […]

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Business professor explains the impact of Bitcoin on trading, investments

Editor’s note: This article was published originally in February 2018 and updated May 2018 to reflect the most recent changes […]

Alumnus brings digital white glove service to the hotel industry

Alumnus brings digital white glove service to the hotel industry

Perhaps no other industry relies as heavily on customer service as the hotel industry. So, imagine if there was a […]

Students deliver the perfect pitch at annual sales tournament

Students deliver the perfect pitch at annual sales tournament

Jennifer Elias, a recruiter at Carnival Corp., watched as FIU Sales student Melanie Crespillo pitched an advertising spot to the […]

Spotify mixes music and careers with College of Business students

Spotify mixes music and careers with College of Business students

On a quest for dynamic college students as interns and student ambassadors, Spotify executives arrived at FIU’s College of Business […]

Cybersecurity reaches a critical point, FIU and OAS create specialized program

Cybersecurity reaches a critical point, FIU and OAS create specialized program

The magnitude of cybersecurity threats has never been higher and shows no sign of slowing down. The global cost of […]

A conversation with business alumnus now in top ranks at GM

A conversation with business alumnus now in top ranks at GM

Two-time College of Business graduate Jose Tomas ’92, MS ’03 began his rise to human resource leadership working at Publix Super […]

Students partner with Indian women, create craft business

Students partner with Indian women, create craft business

It all began with a pouf, a fabric-covered hassock created last year by a group of village women of Bandhwari, […]