Cancer Wars: Alumna and students tackle science, policy in new Honors College course

—By Lianna Farnesi ’18 This fall, 20 students from FIU’s Honors College and one influential alumna are charting a new course for education at FIU in Washington, D.C. The Cancer Wars is a year-long class — taught virtually by Kate Houghton ’06, CEO of Critical Mass, the Young Adult Cancer Alliance — which will bridge policy, politics, history and […]

Greater New York Panther Network Joins All-Florida Alumni Kickball Team

The Greater New York Panther Network has joined forces with other Florida universities to form an All-Florida Alumni Kickball team for a popular Central Park League. They are actively recruiting New York-based alumni and friends to come shake off the winter blues, join some kickball fun, then celebrate with postgame happy hour specials and beer pong! Register now! […]

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 […]

Hospitality alumni honor mentor, support students, through Rocco Angelo Legacy in Leadership Campaign

Alumni of the FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management have donated more than half a million dollars to a fund that honors their beloved professor Rocco Angelo, an associate dean who has mentored generations of hospitality students and helped them succeed. Three alumni are leading the way: Burt Cabañas, founder and chairman of BENCHMARK®, a […]

FIU Theatre presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

FIU Theatre kicked off its Spring 2017 season Jan. 27 with the rock-comedy musical Little Shop of Horrors, written by Howard Ashman with music by Alan Menken. The show centers around a young florist’s assistant turned botanist who discovers a mutant plant with a taste for human blood – he names her Audrey II.  It was first […]

Join FIU in Washington, DC for the 58th Presidential Inauguration

Every Presidential Inauguration provides the FIU community an opportunity to commemorate history and analyze the potential impact of the new presidency on our country. While planning is still underway, we wanted to take this opportunity to share a preliminary schedule of events being planned with our alumni around the country. Feel free to share with […]

County officials appoint Guilarte to HIV/AIDS task force

On this World AIDS day, Miami-Dade County leads the nation in new HIV infections. Only 65 percent of those infected receive regular medical care, and one HIV-positive person can potentially infect more than 1,000 people in three years if undiagnosed or untreated. To combat this alarming trend, Miami-Dade County officials created the Getting to Zero […]

Navy veteran makes triumphant return to civilian life

By Roya Gordon ’14, MA ’16 I was told that my country needed me. I heard the call and reported without question. I did what many were not willing to do. My name is Roya Gordon, and I am a U.S. Navy veteran. I joined the Navy on Sept. 26, 2005. That day changed my life […]

College of Business Mentor Program

The countdown to the College of Business Mentor Program kick-off has begun! As the deadline approaches, we encourage you to submit your application today. Intended to enhance classroom experience, the program connects students with leading executives for one-on-one mentoring. Mentors share their business experience and expertise, offering practical advice and leading industry insight. Students gain […]