Business Dean’s Desk

Florida Tech Welcomes New WBC Director

Florida Tech Welcomes New WBC Director

By Jarin R. Eisenberg   I recently had the opportunity to talk with Beth Gitlin, the new director of the Women’s Business Center (WBC) at Florida Tech. Beth, a volunteer for the WBC for the past [...]

Women’s Business Center Earns National Excellence Award

Women’s Business Center Earns National Excellence Award

Florida Institute of Technology Press Release: The Florida Institute of Technology Women’s Business Center (WBC) was recently awarded the 2012 Women’s Business Center of Excellence Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). To win the [...]

From the Dean’s Desk Spring 2012

From the Dean’s Desk Spring 2012

Dr.  S. Ann Becker, Dean of the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Welcome to the second edition of the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Smart Business@Florida Tech e-newsletter.  In this edition, we highlight recent activities [...]

An Interview with Dr. Donn Miller-Kermani, Director of the Women’s Business, Center on Social Entrepreneurship

An Interview with Dr. Donn Miller-Kermani, Director of the Women’s Business, Center on Social Entrepreneurship

Dr. Donn Miller-Kermani is the director of the Women’s Business Center in the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business at Florida Tech.  In this capacity, Dr. Miller-Kermani is a champion of youth entrepreneurship.  She provides training, mentoring, and [...]

First Annual Be Entrepreneurial Business Plan Challenge

First Annual Be Entrepreneurial Business Plan Challenge

The First Annual Be Entrepreneurial Business Plan Challenge, co-hosted by the Junior Achievement of Space Coast (JASC) and the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Women’s Business Center (WBC), was held on December 8th at Florida [...]

Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Launches Entrepreneurship Initiatives

Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Launches Entrepreneurship Initiatives

By Dr. Ann Becker, Dean of the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business The Nathan M. Bisk College of Business is promoting entrepreneurship in undergraduate and graduate education through strategic initiatives that are currently underway. These [...]

Do you really NEED a business plan?

Do you really NEED a business plan?

What is one of the most frequently asked questions regarding starting a business? Go ahead – guess. That’s right - it is ”Do I REALLY need a business plan?” And unfortunately, when the person hears the answer “yes, you really [...]

From the Dean’s Desk Fall 2011

Dr. S. Ann Becker, Dean of the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Welcome to the newly launched Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Smart Business@Florida Tech e-newsletter.  The College of Business is embracing social media to stay connected [...]

Jacie Stivers, Visiting Entrepreneur, Shares Business Experience, Insights, and Expertise

Jacie Stivers, Visiting Entrepreneur, Shares Business Experience, Insights, and Expertise

By: S. Ann Becker, Dean of the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Ms. Jacie Stivers, accomplished entrepreneur, kicked off  the Nathan  M. Bisk College of Business Visiting Entrepreneur Program on October 6, 2011.  She gave a [...]

Entrepreneurial Business Faculty Lead the Way

Entrepreneurial Business Faculty Lead the Way

by Dr. Annie Becker, Dean of the College of Business Did you know that on Florida Tech’s campus about 90% of business faculty have entrepreneurial backgrounds? They bring to the classroom their entrepreneurial knowledge, experience, and [...]