Stay fit this new year with COREYAK

The creators of Yonanas have just released their latest invention, and it’s perfect for those wanting to get moving on their New Year’s Day resolutions. Invented by FIU alumni Brian Machovina and Eileen McHale, COREYAK is a home fitness machine that mimics kayaking and rowing. It interacts via wireless technology with COREYAK Apps on smartphone […]

Now what? The new grad’s post-commencement checklist

So you’ve crossed the stage, received your diploma and you’re ready to begin a new chapter of life. Many graduates will go right into the workforce, others may take time to travel, and some will continue their education. But the affinity with FIU remains. All graduates now belong to the FIU Alumni Association, enjoying lifelong benefits like career development services, […]

Why Travis Stokes ’09, MPA ’12 gives back

Donor Spotlight Travis Stokes ’09, MPA ’12 Events and Marketing Manager, FIU Parking and Transportation     What do you love most about FIU and your involvement here?What I love the most is looking back at the groundbreaking impact through my student involvement. While participating in Cheerleading, Student Government and Dance Marathon to name a […]

FIU Alumnus Carlos Becerra Celebrates his Birthday with a Fundraiser for Student Scholarships

For his 40th birthday, FIU alumnus Carlos Becerra ’98, M.P.A. ’01 did something special for his FIU family. Together with FIU friends at Miami Ironside and Biscayne Bay Brewing Company, Carlos hosted a fundraising event for FIU’s Make a Difference DC Fund. The Make a Difference DC Fund allows first generation students to experience valuable internships […]

Love and Acceptance Reign in Miami with Miss Black Florida USA

Leyanis Diaz ’15 envisions a bright future for Miami. Currently representing our city as Miss Black Florida USA, Leyanis is using her platform to inspire young girls while promoting and advocating for health, education and entrepreneurship among minorities. She’s also shining light on Florida as a hub for diversity, creativity and opportunity. Despite facing her […]

Good Gift Box: A Better Way to Shop

If you’re like so many of us, holidays, birthdays and special occasions somehow seem to creep up unexpectedly. You’re suddenly left fighting holiday crowds or racing to the mall in a desperate attempt to discover the perfect (usually last minute) gift for that special someone. Meet three female entrepreneurs and FIU alumnae who are ready […]

Voyage into the Unknown with Science Fiction Author and FIU Alumna Lala Hassenberg ’13

Escape to another dimension full of mystery, magic and danger with science fiction author, Lala Elizabeth Tudor Hassenberg ’13. Combining her love for law, literature and fantasy, Lala delves into an adventure-filled world, taking readers on a perilous journey through time and space. With twelve published books in Russian and more on the horizon, Lala plans […]