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  • Dr. Maya Thevenot named 2015 Scholar of the Year!

    Release Date: Feb 26, 2015
    Dr. Maya Thevenot has been named the College of Business Assistant Professor Scholar of the Year for 2015.

  • Florida Welcomed Record Number of Visitors in 2014

    Release Date: Feb 24, 2015
    A record 97.3 million people visited Florida in 2014, an increase of 3.9 percent over 2013, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced last week, citing new data from VISIT FLORIDA, the state's tourism marketing corporation.

  • Career Paths of a Hospitality Management Student

    Release Date: Feb 24, 2015
    Whether you are just getting ready to graduate from high school, or you are looking at a career change, hospitality management may be a career path to consider. Getting a college degree in hospitality management gives you the skills needed to prepare you for the wide open field of hospitality. Once you have graduated, you can take several paths to apply your degree.

  • Digital Marketing Engagement

    Release Date: Feb 24, 2015
    The Marketing Department at the FAU College of Business engages its former marketing students with current marketing students!  Daniel Fernandez (2009), Director of Strategy + Development Cendyne/ONE, David Viteri (2008), Viteri Global Marketing, and Matt Crowley, Senior Manager of Optimized Services, More Visibility, recently spoke to our marketing students about job opportunities in the field of Digital Marketing.

  • Secure your Job Offer with these Interviewing Tips!

    Release Date: Feb 20, 2015
    After attending the Career Fair, you may find yourself with an interview, if not multiple. Successful interviews require practice and preparation. This can be a nerve-racking experience, so here are a few tips to convert your interview into a job offer.

  • Consumer Optimism among Hispanics Rises to New High in National Poll from FAU

    Release Date: Feb 19, 2015
    Consumer optimism among Hispanics rose to a new high in the latest survey conducted by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) in the College of Business.

  • Masters of Economics Welcome Session

    Release Date: Feb 18, 2015
    You are cordially invited to the Masters of Economics Welcome Session. Join us and learn about the curriculum, concentrations, and other options available within the Masters Program as well as assistantship and fellowship opportunities. You will meet with current graduate students, the graduate faculty, along with the graduate director, advisors, and department chair.

  • FAU Sport Management Director Dr. Jim Riordan comments on one of Major League Baseball's biggest scandals

    Release Date: Feb 18, 2015
    Alex Rodriguez' steroid supplier will spend the next 4 years behind bars. Anthony Bosh pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute testosterone to athletes from his now closed Coral Gables clinic- leading to the suspensions of 14 Major League Baseball players. Florida Atlantic University Sport Management Director Dr. Jim Riordan (rear-don) says this is one of the biggest scandals to hit baseball.

  • Florida Sets New Tourism Record in 2014 with 97.3 million Visitors

    Release Date: Feb 17, 2015
    Feb. 17--A record 97.3 million visitors traveled to Florida in 2014, the fourth consecutive record year, according to preliminary estimates Monday by Visit Florida, the state's official tourism marketing corporation. Tourism increased 3.9 percent over 2013, Visit Florida said. The previous record was 93.7 million tourists in 2013.

  • Fashion Copyright? A New Defense of Design Copying

    Release Date: Feb 16, 2015
    Undergraduate Speaker Series featuring Dr. Edward Lopez on 2/23/2015 at 2:00pm in the College of Nursing NU-113

  • Four in 10 Hispanics favor ending U.S. trade embargo against Cuba, new FAU poll shows (Sun Sentinel)

    Release Date: Feb 16, 2015
    More than four in 10 Hispanic Americans favor lifting the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba and more than seven in 10 support re-establishing diplomatic relations, according to a new poll aimed at gauging reaction to President Barack Obama's upending of five decades of U.S. policy toward the island nation.

  • Accounting Alumni Promoted at EY

    Release Date: Feb 10, 2015
    Five alumni of the Accounting Scholars Program were promoted to Senior at Ernst & Young. Steve Minutoli, Christian Molineros, Yana Zavistovich, Felizia Mulchan, and Andrea Reino all graduated with their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting before beginning their careers in EY’s Boca Raton office.

  • FAU to Host 2015 Business Plan Competition

    Release Date: Feb 09, 2015
    Florida Atlantic University students, alumni and members of the business community are invited to compete for a share of more than $200,000 in cash and prizes in the 2015 FAU Business Plan Competition, hosted by FAU’s Adams Center for Entrepreneurship and the College of Business.

  • Dr. Julia Higgs receives Distinguished Service Award!

    Release Date: Feb 06, 2015
    Please join us in congratulating Dr. Julia Higgs, Associate Professor in the School of Accounting, who received the Distinguished Service Award presented by the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association!

  • Beta Alpha Psi Chapter Wins Grant Thornton Ethics Award!

    Release Date: Feb 06, 2015
    The Eta Tau Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the prestigious international honor organization for financial information professionals, is one of only ten chapters to advance to the first round of the Grant Thornton Ethics competition.

  • Accounting Scholars Program Alumni Promoted at Ernst & Young

    Release Date: Feb 06, 2015
    Five alumni of the FAU Accounting Scholars Program were promoted to Senior at Ernst & Young. 2012 alums Steve Minutoli, Christian Molineros, Yana Zavistovich and Felizia Mulchan, and 2011 alum Andrea Reino all graduated with their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting before going on to work in the fields of either tax or assurance at EY’s Boca Raton office.

  • Research article by Dr. Korgaonkar published in the Journal of Marketing Management one of the most downloaded articles in 2014

    Release Date: Feb 03, 2015
    Congratulations to Dr. Pradeep Korgaonkar, Marketing Professor! His article titled ‘Understanding Consumers’ Social Networking Site Usage’, published in the Journal of Marketing Management, has been included in an online article collection featuring the most downloaded articles published in Routledge Social Sciences journals in 2014. The collection features the top three most downloaded articles that were published and downloaded in 2014 in each Routledge Social Sciences journal.

  • Graduate Advising Sessions

    Release Date: Feb 02, 2015
    Meet one-on-one with Graduate Advisors about the different degree programs offered. The college of business masters degrees are interesting, affordable and flexible. Take a leap into your career by earning an advanced degree! Same day advising and walk-ins welcome!

  • Fed Up: How Will Rising Interest Rates Affect Stocks? (from The Wall Street Journal)

    Release Date: Jan 30, 2015
    Don’t worry about the Fed; be happy. That is the message from analysts and market strategists. The Federal Reserve signaled this past week that it is unlikely to raise short-term interest rates until at least June. And that rise, when it comes, will be a good thing, investment professionals are saying, since the Fed will raise interest rates only when it is confident that the economic recovery is robust and companies have regained the ability to raise prices.

  • Dean Gropper’s Speaker Series on Free Enterprise

    Release Date: Jan 27, 2015
    The Dean's Speaker Series brings economists, entrepreneurs, and business leaders from across the United States to share their expertise

  • Preserving the Essence 
of The Algonquin: An Interview with Manuela Rappenecker, General Manager, The Algonquin Hotel

    Release Date: Jan 16, 2015
    Manuela Rappenecker assumed her current post in June of 2014. Prior to this, she was General Manager at The Renaissance New York Hotel 57 from October 2012. She was an Adjunct Professor in the Hospitality School at Florida Atlantic University and she has held the role of Resident Manager at Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa and Director of Operations at Fort Lauderdale Marina Marriott. She was also Adjunct Professor in the Hospitality School at Johnson & Wales University and Executive Assistant Manager, Rooms Division at The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia. Earlier, she held various managerial positions at several Marriott properties. She received her Master of Business Administration Degree from Florida Atlantic University and her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing/Marketing Management from Florida State University-College of Business.

  • Homebuyers bullish on country club living without the golf (Sun Sentinel)

    Release Date: Jan 16, 2015
    In 2010, with the housing bust winding down, GL Homes had a decision to make on a 280-acre parcel it owned along Lyons Road west of Delray Beach. It could have built another 55-and-over community for active adults or more of a family-type development, but the Sunrise-based builder kept hearing from buyers of all ages that they wanted a country club setting without golf and its pricey fees and mandatory memberships. So GL delivered The Bridges, a 591-home luxury community minus the links, but otherwise packed with amenities. Analysts say it's a model that builders will copy in the coming years.

  • Office Depot's new advertising strategy turns office supplies into 'gear'

    Release Date: Jan 16, 2015
    Pens, paper, folders: For the most part, office supplies are hum-drum commodities sold in many stores and online. Boca Raton-based office-supply retailer Office Depot, which merged in 2013 with rival OfficeMax, is trying to make office supplies more appealing in its new advertising and social media campaign launched this month.

  • FAU Tech Runway Accepting Applications for 2015 Accelerator Class – Deadline January 31

    Release Date: Jan 15, 2015
    Applications are being accepted for the second class of Venture Vintage companies at Florida Atlantic University’s Tech Runway. Startups are sought in all industries with an emphasis in technology. The deadline for applications is Saturday, Jan. 31.

  • FAU’s Hospitality Management program to recruit for Managers in Training at the prestigious Loews Hotels & Resorts

    Release Date: Jan 15, 2015
    If you are an outstanding hospitality professional, Loews is interested to recruit you for their manager in Training Program. Each management trainee will receive his/her department schedule and Executive mentor after successfully going through the interview process. All management trainees (MITs) are met with, at a minimum, one time per month by the Human Resources professionals at Loews that will help plan your future career. This program is extremely personalized and focused to help you and Loews succeed!

  • Economic boycotts often more sizzle than steak (CNBC)

    Release Date: Jan 11, 2015
    Civil rights activists are experimenting with economic boycotts and business shutdowns to highlight racial issues that they say contribute to police violence. Yet some experts question the effectiveness of disrupting "business as usual" and say it could end up doing more harm than good.

  • Hilton Worldwide Recruiting Session

    Release Date: Jan 09, 2015
    Hilton Worldwide, the global hotel organization, is recruiting fall, 2014 and spring, 2015 graduates for their MANAGER IN DEVELOPMENT program.

  • Shelby Ball accepts Job at Texas Tech

    Release Date: Jan 08, 2015
    2009 MBA Sport Graduate Shelby Ball has been named Senior Counselor/Academic Adviser for Texas Tech Women's Basketball and Softball. She previously worked at Southern Methodist University.

  • Eric Buskirk accepts job with IMG College

    Release Date: Jan 08, 2015
    2004 MBA Sport Graduate Eric Buskirk was named General Manager of IMG College-MAC Sport Properties. He previously worked for University of California, Riverside as Senior Associate Athletic Director

  • The FAU COB is Proud to be AACSB Accredited

    Release Date: Jan 07, 2015
    Only 15% of Business Schools are accredited worldwide. Learn more about FAU College of Business's Accreditation.

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