Apply to be a 2015 TEDxFIU speaker today!

Applications are now open for the 2015 TEDxFIU. Faculty, students and alumni are encouraged to apply to take the stage and share their great idea during our live event on Nov. 5 at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center. The theme for TEDxFIU 2015 is Always Forward, a nod to the future. As FIU celebrates 50 […]

An Open Letter to Undergraduate Students about Mentoring

Dear undergraduate college student: You have MENTORS all around you. Mentors are people in your life that provide you with coaching, advisement, inspiration and motivation. It’s a supporting, professional relationship that develops over time. Because you are a current student at a college/university, you are already surrounded by professionals and leaders that job is to […]

U-Glove: Because Our Alumni Care

It’s easy to agree that one of the least desirable parts of self-service gas stations is having no choice but to handle an unsanitary pump. FIU alumnus, Antonio Lyon ‘09, certainly shares in that sentiment. Fuel nozzles are one of the most widely used public surfaces and, therefore, are highly contaminated with a variety of […]

Carolinas Chapter gathers to cheer on Panthers

When Panther Basketball traveled to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to take on the 49ers, it was too good of an opportunity for area alumni to pass up. “We decided to gather alumni for some pre-game fun and then to cheer on the Panthers,” said J.C. Alvarado ’03, president of the Carolinas Chapter of […]

Alumni Career Webinars : Enhance Your Professional Development

The FIU Alumni Association is proud to bring you Alumni Career Webinars: a series of online events geared towards professional and career development.  Starting at 8pm EST, participate in dynamic sessions by the country’s leading authors and speakers on job searching. Upcoming Events: Got A Bad Boss? Work That Boss to Get What You Want […]

Diana Artunduaga Shares FIU Lovebird Story

I was once an International Student at FIU; it was a big dream of mine, which came true. I was so happy to study at such a beautiful University — so big, so clean, so modern! Well, I think you understand what I am talking about. I studied in the Graduate Management Program in International Business […]

Alumni Give Back During PAW

Between busy schedules and FIU’s ever-expanding campuses, some Panthers find it challenging to come back and visit our vibrant University after graduation. In pairing that with our alumni’s eagerness to give back to the community, Panther Alumni Week (PAW) was created. During this week of service, our exceptional alumni are invited to return as guest […]

The Luxury Marketing Council event reviews upcoming trends

On January 15th, the FIU Alumni Association partnered with the Luxury Marketing Council to host the “2015 – The Year to Come” panel discussion at the Strand Hotel in New York City. The panel was composed of top management executives from Sotheby’s International Realty, Elite Traveler, Ernst & Young, Saks Fifth Avenue, The Shullman Research Center […]

An Introduction to Specialty Coffee

Miami is a revolutionary city, always on the forefront of fashion, design, art and music.  We are constantly trying to stay on top of current trends and thinking out of the box to create new ones. Yet for some reason this sort of tendency hasn’t translated to the city’s coffee offerings. Having such a diverse […]