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 […]

Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences is launching its new Alumni Chapter!

Mark your calendars for a fall kick off event to introduce our new board!  The Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences is proud to announce the development of our own Alumni Chapter.  Dr. Andres Builes (Occupational Therapy ’04) and Jenny Millet (Nursing ’11) are the Chapter Co- Chairs. Stay tuned for more details […]

Worlds Ahead Tour Recap

In an event fit for Gatsby himself, FIU created an atmosphere of prestige, pride, and encouragement during the Worlds Ahead Tour’s stop in New York City. Held within the wooden walls and banisters of The Plaza Hotel’s famed Oak Room, the night offered a taste of Miami culture, featuring traditional Miami cuisine and South Beach-inspired […]

Broward Alumni Chapter Volunteers for Habitat for Humanity

On Saturday, March 15, a group of 12 Panthers from the Broward Alumni Chapter gathered for their annual Panther Day of Service. A day to share the philanthropic FIU spirit, the group chose Habitat for Humanity as their medium. They worked together to paint the exterior of a newly built home in Broward County. Chapter […]

DC Reception Honoring Katherine Vargas

The FIUinDC Alumni Chapter hosted a spring reception honoring Katherine Vargas, a DC resident and recipient of the Torch 2014 Charles E. Perry Young Alumni Visionary Award during the 2014. As Director of Hispanic Media for the White House, Vargas acts as spokesperson for Hispanics across the country, voicing concerns for laws and policies. Vargas […]

Arizona Family BBQ Recap

One of our best events to date! Thank you to Roger for his warm hospitality and to Canute for his mastery of “La Caja China.” A lively mix of graduates ranging from 1976 to 2012 renewed friendships and met new additions to our ever growing group of Arizona Panthers and their families. In addition to […]

Arizona Chapter Supports FIU Softball

On Friday, Feb. 28, the Arizona Chapter Alumni sported their Blue and Gold as they made their way to the Alberta B. Farrington Softball Stadium in Tempe, Ariz. to cheer for their fellow Panthers. Prior to the game, six alumni and three family members gathered to socialize and share their excitement in supporting their alma […]