International Excellence: How the Pathway to Philanthropist Program can Change Lives

Greek mythology teaches that Prometheus took fire from the gods to hand to civilization and that made possible the transformative innovations we have today. Though Rahul Mittal ’21 hasn’t taken fire from Mount Olympus, he is providing a gift to Panthers that will be life changing. Mittal’s connections to FIU run deep. He was a […]

Meet a new crop of superstars: young alumni who are crushing it

Originally published on September 15, 2023 on   After months of anticipation, the FIU Alumni 5 Under 35 recipients have been announced. The 5 Under 35 recipients exemplify FIU’s core values. “FIU is committed to engaging Panthers with their alma mater and recognizing them for their achievements and contributions in their professions and communities,” […]

FIU Alumnus Seeks to Diversify Architecture Field

Rome was not built in a day, and that is something that Malcolm Jones ’18 understands better than most. An accomplished Florida International University alumnus, Jones is an emerging professional, an architect with a newly begun practice – MAJ Arch Design – after receiving his license this February, and he is an adjunct professor for […]

Haitian Alumna Dedicates Career to Serving and Elevating her Community

Haiti has faced numerous trials and tribulations. Four unforgiving tropical cyclones in 2008, a devastating earthquake in 2010, and political turmoil are just some of the difficulties the country has faced in the last 20 years. However, despite hardships, Florida International University graduates like Anne Michaelle Roche MIB ’21 have persevered and given back to […]

FIU Alumni Launches Inaugural PantHER Series Webinar

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus argued that “character is destiny.” If that is true, defining one’s character and destiny is a daunting task for students and young alumni, especially as they enter the professional world. However, through role models and stories of resilience, students and alumni become inspired and empowered, helping develop their character that will […]

Behind the Scenes: Lod Mosaic Installation

The Installation of Predators and Prey A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel February 10, 2016 – May 15, 2016 In 1996, workmen widening the Jerusalem – Tel Aviv road in Lod (formerly Lydda), Israel, made a startling discovery: signs of a Roman mosaic pavement were found about three feet below the modern ground surface. A rescue excavation was conducted immediately by the […]

#FootballFridays: Don’t Miss Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights: 2016 Spring Game Set for April 15 MIAMI (April 4, 2016) — The 2016 FIU Football Spring Game will take place on Friday, April 15, under the lights at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium. Kickoff for Friday Night Lights is set for 7 p.m., and admission is FREE to the public. Gates open at […]

Alumni Profile: Vania Toledo ’12, MS ’14

Vania Toledo ’12, MS ’14 is a mother of 2 children ages 11 and 7 living in the Miami area. She has a Masters of Science in Global Strategic Communications from FIU and has been working in the marketing industry for over 15 years. Currently, she is the Director of Marketing & PR in the U.S. […]

Scene at the Frost

We welcomed 40 visitors to the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum this past Thursday, March 24 for Art After Dark, a new event sponsored by the City of Doral. Art After Dark offers adults an opportunity to create an artwork inspired by one of our current exhibitions. Director Jordana Pomeroy kicked off the event […]