Why Antoinette Joseph MSW ’03 gives back

Donor Spotlight Antoinette Joseph MSW ’03 Social Worker, Victoria Hospital St. Lucia What do you love most about FIU and your involvement here? FIU is a multicultural campus with many memorable experiences for me. My first advisor, Mrs. Albertini, walked me through FIU’s assistance program and the Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities (LASPAU), which […]

Panther Q&A: Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera ’79

Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera ’79 is a well-known public servant, community activist, entrepreneur and innovator. After going to school full-time and working full-time, Bettina successfully graduated with her BS in Social Work. Bettina perfectly showcases the resilience and driven nature of the FIU Panther. In this interview, you’ll learn a bit about her FIU journey, her […]

Panther Q&A: Lily Savinon ’10

How would you describe your years as an FIU student? Some of the best years of my life! Those were the years that molded me as a leader, showed me the importance of community service, and developed my skills in Marketing/Advertising. It’s also where I met my best friends and my husband! Those 4 years […]

FIU alumnus John Bailly ’90 to feature work at Deering Estate as Artist-in-Residence

John William Bailly ’90 is an accomplished FIU alumnus, he received his MFA in painting and printmaking from Yale University and has been serving as a Faculty Fellow of the Honors College since 2004. His work explores the random nature of information and the manner in which we process it. Utilizing juxtapositions of diverse data […]

Kev Marcus ’03 is Breaking Music Stereotypes

Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester ’03 and Wilner B. “Simply Sick” Baptiste, members of Black Violin, have been making musical waves in the media for some time now. They have stood before the renowned Apollo Theatre, joining musical legends such as Billie Holiday, James Brown and Lauryn Hill.  Both participated at TEDxFIU in 2013 to talk […]

Alumna takes on Alaska’s wild side

When I tell Meredith Marchioni that I’ve just learned there may be a brown bear nearby, she immediately takes off. Not away from the bear but toward it. “Down here?” she turns to ask, heading toward a line of cottonwood trees on the banks of the Kenai River, Alaska’s world-renowned fly-fishing spot. We’ve met here so […]

Your Alumni Association Is Evolving

The FIU Alumni Association is making strategic changes to evolve our alumni programming and become more aligned with the priorities of the university. Effective immediately, all graduates will be part of the FIU Alumni Association. We are no longer operating under a membership fees structure. All of our 215,000 alumni will be privy to all […]

Arnstein & Lehr Welcomes FIU Alumna Katie Edwards to its Ft. Lauderdale Office

Arnstein & Lehr LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Katie Edwards has joined its Fort Lauderdale office Of Counsel. Ms. Edwards brings an extensive and respected background in agribusiness to the firm’s Land Use and Local Government practice. She previously served from 2002-2010 as Executive Director of Dade County Farm Bureau where she advocated […]

Donor Spotlight: Jonathan Cameron, CFP ’07

Jonathan Cameron, CFP ’07 Co-Founder & CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, CameronDowning What do you love most about FIU and your involvement here?There is an energy and a palpable momentum building at FIU. Who doesn’t want to be a part of that? It is also exciting to meet other alumni, hear their stories of success, and learn […]

Nicole Carter ’08: An inspiring woman empowering women

There’s unparalleled value within a strong female support system. That’s just one of the many lessons Nicole Carter ’08 learned while at FIU and, specifically, while in Phi Mu Fraternity. And it’s something she still carries with her today. “As a Phi Mu, I recognized the critical importance of networking and developing relationships with strong […]