Newsroom Listing - Initiatives
This fall, the Phil Smith Center for Free-Enterprise welcomed two guest speakers to draw attention to aspects of business often swept under the rug. Terms typically limited to news headlines, such as inflation, unemployment, and productivity, became more accessible to College of Business students this semester.
Florida Atlantic University has been named as a Fulbright Hispanic-Serving Institution Leader for 2023. Each year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recognizes the strong engagement of select Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) with the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international academic exchange program. This is the first time FAU has been featured as part of this initiative.
Organizers of FAU College of Business’ inaugural Golf Classic at Broken Sound Country Club say they expect the event to launch a new tradition of connecting alumni and local businesses.
Military veterans hoping to start or grow a business can learn the basics through a free course offered by Florida Atlantic University’s Adams Center for Entrepreneurship.
Hispanic consumer confidence in the economy dropped in the third quarter of 2023, in part due to uncertainty surrounding a possible federal shutdown, according to a poll released by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economic Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).
Inflation rebounded in August, but signs are emerging that it could be getting back on track to the Federal Reserve’s goal of 2 percent, according to a Florida Atlantic University economist.