Lorena Estrada ’10: From Student to Journalist

“When I walked across stage at commencement, I knew where I was going,” shared Lorena Estrada ’10.  But her focused direction wasn’t developed overnight. Born to a Greek mother and Nicaraguan father who were always watching the evening news, Lorena knew from a young age that her compass pointed to journalism. As a University student, […]

FIU alumni gather over empanadas in Arizona

On Thursday, September 18 the Arizona Alumni Chapter met at Sydney’s Café in Tempe Arizona for their world famous empanadas. The gathering was attended by graduates from 1976 to 2006.  The Arizona Alumni Chapter plans to host a few more events this year including a community service event. If your interested in connecting with the […]

SJMC Alumni Spotlight – Fall Semester

“The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at FIU played an enormous role in my current career path as a Reporter and Producer at Univision 23. Through dedicated teachers, impressive internship opportunities, and my passion for Journalism, I was able to make my dream a reality. THANK YOU!”  Ashley Marie Lapadula was born in Miami, […]

Broward Alumni Chapter Gives Back to Local Community

On Saturday, August 16, the FIU Broward Alumni Chapter got together to volunteer for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Broward Chapter at their back to school picnic. The Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong, enduring and professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. […]

Alumni Give Back Through Meet and Greets with FIU Students

Nationwide, FIU alumni and chapter members have come together to give back to their alma mater and share their experiences with current students. These meet and greets provide students an opportunity to mingle, interact and network intimately with alumni who are willing and able to share their personal stories and seasoned knowledge. Current Panthers have […]

Big Apple Panthers Enjoy Memorable Night at Yankee Stadium

  [vision_dropcap style=”text” color=”navy”]A[/vision_dropcap]fter a late afternoon thunder storm resulted in a muggy rush hour commute, it felt more like a humid day in South Florida, rather than a crisp evening in New York City. But it was going to take a lot more than a little August shower to keep the Big Apple Panthers […]

Join us for the Black Professionals Summit

Black Professionals Summit
Come enjoy a series of workshops, résumé critiquing, business etiquette lunch and a keynote address tailored to current students and emerging black professionals within South Florida that will empower and teach all who attend how to mold the keys of success for our unlocking! Saturday, September 27th, 2014 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Biscayne […]

Palm Beach Alumni Chapter

Palm Beach is home to more than 6,000 FIU graduates, many of which are interested in preserving their ties with FIU after graduation. The Palm Beach Alumni Chapter’s objective is to help keep alumni connected with FIU. Our chapter sponsors and participates in a variety of activities that support our university. These areas of support […]

Chapter Leader Spotlight: Peter Smith

A proud graduate of the FIU College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Law, Peter Smith was one of forty young professionals honored during the 5th Annual Vanguard Conference in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The conference features the best and brightest young leaders working to improve cities across the country with developments in urban planning, […]

San Francisco Alumni Chapter Wine Tasting

Our newly developed San Francisco Alumni Chapter invites FIU alumni and friends to celebrate the peak of harvest season in Napa Valley on August 23! Celeste Carducci ’77 and husband Bruce Ahnfeldt are opening the doors to their Napa Valley wine tasting venue, Uncorked at Oxbow. They are welcoming Panthers from across the globe to […]