The U.S. Department of Education has renewed Florida International University’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) grant. Increased to $1.33 million, the grant will have a total impact of nearly $2.7 million with matching funds.
The grant is one of just 16 CIBER grants awarded to leading universities across the country this year and, for the second time, the only one awarded in Florida.
The CIBERs were created by Congress to increase and promote the nation’s capacity for international understanding and competitiveness. The CIBER, house at the university’s College of Business (FIU Business), intends to continue to create and/or support more than 50 programs focusing on three themes: diversity, equity and inclusion, sustainability through innovation, and student intercultural proficiency and competitiveness.
“FIU Business is integral to creating leaders who understand the role of international…