Nominations are now being accepted for the 17th Annual Torch Awards Gala

The Alumni Association established the Torch Awards to honor our graduates who have had a positive impact on their profession, the community and the university. These outstanding individuals are our Torchbearers and serve as an inspiration to all. Tell us about the outstanding FIU alumni or professors in your life! Nominations are now being accepted […]

Four alumni named 2017-2018 foundation board of directors officers

The FIU Foundation Board of Directors has named four alumni as officers: Richard Brilliant, Humberto “Burt” Cabañas, Andre L. Teixeira, and Jill M. Granat. As officers, the four alumni, who have contributed to FIU and held volunteer leadership roles over the years, are tasked with advancing the university through philanthropy. “It is our privilege to […]

Q&A with FIU alumni and co-owners of the award-winning Temple Street Eatery in Fort Lauderdale, Diego Ng ‘08 and Alex Kuk ‘08

Get to know the restaurateurs bringing new flavors to Fort Lauderdale’s palate. Cooking up comfort foods reminiscent of their family’s home cooking, Diego Ng ’08 and Alex Kuk ’08 have created an innovative menu introducing flavors with Chinese, Vietnamese and Latin influences. The graduates of the FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management will be giving back […]

Important updates regarding transcripts and career opportunities

We’re excited to share two major university updates with you. Both of these updates directly affect the FIU community, including you, our alumni. You no longer need your Panther ID to order FIU transcripts. Additionally, the university has launched a new user-centric and mobile-friendly job board called Handshake. Please read below for full details. It’s […]

It’s easier than ever to order FIU transcripts

The Office of the Registrar is now live with transcript services from Credentials Solutions. This enhancement will expedite FIU’s transcript ordering and fulfillment processes and enhance the level of service that FIU can provide you. Online ordering dramatically decreases processing time, while electronic sending capability makes delivery virtually instantaneous. FIU’s goal is to streamline the entire process so […]

FIU College of Business is now accepting applications for alumni mentors

Are you ready to make a difference in the life of an FIU student?  The College of Business is current accepting applications for their Mentor Program! As the deadline approaches, we encourage you to submit your application. Intended to enhance classroom experience, the FIU College of Business Mentor Program connects students with leading executives for one-on-one […]

Discover Your Potential with Weyleen Ma ’98, EMBA ‘07

Helping people look and feel their best is the highlight of every day for Weyleen Ma ’98, EMBA ‘07. As a certified image trainer, a fashion expert and a business consultant, Weyleen works with both individuals and businesses to improve communication, confidence, appearance and relationships, both personal and professional. She is the founder and president of […]

FIU alumni organize the first annual Wynwood Beer Festival

The first annual Wynwood Beer Festival is quickly gaining ground as the premier craft beer festival in South Florida. The festival expects to have more than 40 breweries and 150 beer choices, with unlimited tastings for all attendees. The festival was created by an FIU School of Business graduate, Kevin J. Martin ’13. Kevin majored in […]

Alumnus’ app featured in App Store top 10

A new app that helps convey emotion while texting, created by alumnus Jordan Shidlofsky JD ’14, was featured in the App Store’s top 10 most downloaded apps for iMessage in April. The free app, called ContextIsKey, allows users to send messages in different fonts that relay emotions like anger, sadness and happiness. It’s currently available […]