Young Tiffany & Co. director got her head start at FIU

–By David Drucker for FIU News Calfskin leather bags and sterling silver money clips adorn the aisles of Tiffany & Co. in New York City. The company’s flagship store, a 10-story landmark on Fifth Avenue, dedicates its fourth floor to home and accessories, where ordinary objects like silverware and sunglasses meet modern luxury. It’s a […]

Journalism, business alumna takes home 8 Emmys®

By Sarah Hernandez FIU journalism alumna Amanda Ramirez ’05, MBA ’10, WUVG 34 Univision Atlanta Executive Producer/News Anchor, recently took home 8 Emmys® in several categories, including General Assignment Report – No Time Limit; Weather – Feature, Segment, Program or Special; and Continuing Coverage for the station’s outstanding coverage of Hurricane María, throughout the storm’s passage across Puerto Rico and […]

FIU College of Business is now accepting applications for alumni mentors

Are you ready to make a difference in the life of an FIU student?  The College of Business is current accepting applications for their Mentor Program! As the deadline approaches, we encourage you to submit your application. Intended to enhance classroom experience, the FIU College of Business Mentor Program connects students with leading executives for one-on-one […]

The Business of Falling in Love with Arman Aru ’09 and Suzanna Aru ’10, MBA ’16

Meet Arman Aru ‘09 and Suzanna Aru ’10, MBA ‘16, two successful FIU business graduates who found more than just a great education at FIU – they found each other. A serendipitous classroom encounter brought the pair together during their freshman year, and soon after, they became inseparable. Together, Arman and Suzanna worked their way […]

Spring Forward in Your Career with these Professional Development Events!

Spring is in full bloom at FIU and so are your opportunities to connect with professionals, meet new colleagues and alumni in our community and beyond. From workshops to webinars to in person events, there is something for everyone this spring at FIU!   Saturday Workshop Series Join us for two interactive professional development workshops! […]

Stay fit this new year with COREYAK

The creators of Yonanas have just released their latest invention, and it’s perfect for those wanting to get moving on their New Year’s Day resolutions. Invented by FIU alumni Brian Machovina and Eileen McHale, COREYAK is a home fitness machine that mimics kayaking and rowing. It interacts via wireless technology with COREYAK Apps on smartphone […]

Panther Steps

After years of reflection, I realize that the starting point for many of my successes started at FIU. I believe it all started when I received my commission as a 2LT in the Army through the FIU Army ROTC program. But perhaps I should back track even further. I was a Soldier serving on active […]

College of Business Mentor Program

The countdown to the College of Business Mentor Program kick-off has begun! As the deadline approaches, we encourage you to submit your application today. Intended to enhance classroom experience, the program connects students with leading executives for one-on-one mentoring. Mentors share their business experience and expertise, offering practical advice and leading industry insight. Students gain […]

Sweet cravings, real estate lessons fuel success for Joseph’s Cookies

Barred by diabetes from eating sweets, Joseph Semprevivo was determined to find a way to enjoy the baked goods he craved. Diagnosed at 9 years old, he had no cooking or baking experience, but really missed the sugary treats. Two years later, he started experimenting in the kitchen of his parents’ restaurant. At 15 years […]

An icy treat makes the move to Miami, guided by SBDC at FIU

Ice cream has long been one of Luisa Santos’ favorite things. As the nitrogen-frozen ice cream trend intensified, she made her first batch during her last semester at Georgetown University. In November 2014, she also incorporated nitrogen into a business pitch, winning the Startup Hoya Challenge Rocket Pitch, along with a cash prize, just days […]