Bob Hewes Boats takes home top prize at annual fishing tournament

In a landslide victory, Bob Hewes Boats’ fishing team reeled in 44 pounds of dolphin and took home the top prize at the 16th Annual TotalBank Scholarship Fishing Tournament and Block Party. The event, hosted at Shake A Leg Miami in Coconut Grove, raises money for the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. In addition, six students […]

Wolfsonian–FIU opens its first major Art Deco exhibition in Fall 2018

Deco: Luxury to Mass Market (opening October 19, 2018) will trace Art Deco’s European origins, migration to the U.S., and spectacular culmination in 1930s Miami Beach Walking tour neighborhood guide to bring the Wolfsonian experience  out of the galleries and into the streets The Wolfsonian–Florida International University announces the museum’s first large-scale exhibition devoted to Art […]

Alumni, community hyped for football season at Annual Cocktail Reception

Alumni, family and friends gathered at Coral Gables Country Club on May 17 to mingle and network at the 2018 Annual Cocktail Reception. The reception introduces new members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors, who are sworn in each year before the event begins, to the FIU community. This year, Sean Gazitúa ’04, Cisely […]

Maria Garcia ’05, JD ’08 elected president of Alumni Association Board of Directors

Maria Garcia ’05, JD ’08, an alumna of the Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs and the College of Law, has been elected the 28th president of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. As president, Garcia will work with the Board of Directors to support the university by connecting alumni through networking opportunities; advocating for […]

In honor of National Poetry Month, meet some of FIU’s emerging poets

FIU is no stranger to the world of poetry. Alumni of FIU’s Master of Fine Arts program have gone on to achieve greatness in the field, including Richard Blanco ’91, MFA ’97, who delivered his poem “One Today” at former President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, and O, Miami founder P. Scott Cunningham MFA ’08. Students […]

Scholarship recipients meet their benefactors for breakfast

When longtime professor of architecture Nicolas Quintana passed away in 2011, his wife, Isabel Quintana, knew she must do something to commemorate his dedication to the university and to his profession. In honor of their mutual love for FIU, she set up a scholarship in his name for students studying architecture in the College of […]

More than 1,000 attend vigil to mourn victims of pedestrian bridge tragedy

On Wednesday, March 21, the FIU Student Government Association held a moving vigil to remember the victims and their families of the pedestrian bridge tragedy. During the event, President Mark B. Rosenberg shared a message with the community in both English and Spanish, and Alexa Duran’s best friends bravely sang “Stay” by Rihanna for those […]

During Difficult Times, Panthers Unite

We have received many inquiries from members of the community as to how they can donate funds through FIU to help the victims and families of the recent pedestrian bridge accident. In response, we have created a dedicated fund to help support those affected by this tragedy. As a university community, we continue to grieve […]

A message from Alumni Board President Eduardo “Eddie” Hondal

Fellow FIU Panthers & All Panther Friends: We are experiencing some of the most difficult times in FIU’s history. We will all remember where we were when we heard the tragic news of March 15, 2018. As FIU alumni, our prayers go out to all the victims and their families. A heartfelt thank you also […]