Worlds Ahead Tour returns to the city that never sleeps

The Big Apple Panthers came together once again for the FIU Worlds Ahead Tour in New York City. The venue for the 2016 edition was the Refinery Rooftop, nestled on the top floor and outer-deck of the Refinery Hotel in Midtown Manhattan. This was a truly unique experience, with high-definition flat screens displaying still shots of […]

Greater New York Panthers enjoy the Brooklyn Museum

The Panthers were on the Parkway for Brooklyn Museum’s monthly Target First Saturday, a free social event offered every month with a different theme. In honor of March being Women’s History Month, the lineup for the evening was centered around women’s empowerment portrayed through films produced by women, the Harriet Apothecary Healing Circle, a performance by Colored Girls Hustle, […]

Panther Network leaders gather from around the world for our annual summit

On February 4 – 6, our 4th annual Panther Network Leadership Summit brought together 23 network leaders from all around the globe. This two day summit was jam-packed with activities meant to reinvigorate their Panther Spirit, with sessions ranging from the importance of giving back to networking and goal setting. As proud representatives of FIU […]

Metro Houston Network New Year’s Mixer

Our Houston Panther family came together to bring the New Year in with a bang and a howl! The mixer hosted at Howl At The Moon, a popular live piano bar, drew a large crowd of diverse Panthers from all parts of the city who laughed, networked, reminisced and had a great night. This was […]

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 […]

Hospitality Alumnus Gives Students Insight on Opening a Restaurant

Andreas Schreiner ’00 came back to where it all started. The Chaplin School alumnus is the founding partner of the Pubbelly Restaurant Group. He spoke with hospitality students on September 14 as part of the School’s first alumni talk of the semester. The restaurant and hotel expert not only offered a look back at his […]

Class Gifts a New Way of Giving for Business Alumni

At FIU’s 2015 commencement ceremonies, for the first time, many College of Business students are wearing a special cord or stole with their graduation gown to show their support of a new way of giving back: the class gift. “This year marks the 50th anniversary of the university and the College of Business has initiated […]

Let your involvement open doors

Get involved. Luis Masieri ’13 can’t stress its importance enough. With his active involvement at FIU, Luis was able to network, leave his mark on our university and open up doors that affected his future for the better. As a student, Luis was a member of the Honors College and later became a Student Ambassador for the FIU Student Alumni […]

Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute honors FIU on its 50th Anniversary

The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) will honor Florida International University on May 13th at its Annual Gala & Leadership Awards at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C. This year, CHLI is celebrating its commitment to Latino youth and honoring exceptional leaders and institutions that have been involved with CHLI in the past and have […]