Maria Garcia ’05, JD ’08 elected president of Alumni Association Board of Directors

Maria Garcia ’05, JD ’08, an alumna of the Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs and the College of Law, has been elected the 28th president of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. As president, Garcia will work with the Board of Directors to support the university by connecting alumni through networking opportunities; advocating for […]

In honor of National Poetry Month, meet some of FIU’s emerging poets

FIU is no stranger to the world of poetry. Alumni of FIU’s Master of Fine Arts program have gone on to achieve greatness in the field, including Richard Blanco ’91, MFA ’97, who delivered his poem “One Today” at former President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, and O, Miami founder P. Scott Cunningham MFA ’08. Students […]

A message from Alumni Board President Eduardo “Eddie” Hondal

Fellow FIU Panthers & All Panther Friends: We are experiencing some of the most difficult times in FIU’s history. We will all remember where we were when we heard the tragic news of March 15, 2018. As FIU alumni, our prayers go out to all the victims and their families. A heartfelt thank you also […]

FIU alumna makes an impact during Panther Alumni Week

Each year, FIU welcomes hundreds of alumni back to campus for Panther Alumni Week, during the first week of February. In 2018, we will celebrate the fifth anniversary of this important program. In celebration of this anniversary, we have featured Tiffany Arango, an alumna who has truly made an impact on this program. FIU Alumni Association: Tell us a little […]

17th Annual Torch Awards Updates

The FIU Alumni Association is proud to announce the return of the Torch Awards! The 17th Annual Torch Awards Gala will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Ocean Bank Convocation Center (formerly the FIU Arena). After several years of exciting growth, this signature event will be back on campus for the first […]

FIU Tradition: get your graduation ring!

At FIU we cherish our traditions. Be sure to stop by the FIU Bookstore to learn more about getting your official FIU graduation ring on the following dates: October 10 | MMC Bookstore |12:00 p.m. – 4:00p.m. October 11 | BBC  Bookstore | 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. October 23-25 | MMC Bookstore at Commencement Fair […]

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 […]