Announcing our 2016 Scholarship Recipients

The FIU Alumni Association proudly announces the 2016 Scholarship Recipients for the Legacy Scholarships. These FIU students were chosen by our Scholarship Committee.  Each student has a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  Each of our recipients are an FIU legacy, the son/daughter, grandchild or sibling of an FIU alumni.  Each recipient will […]

Alumni annual meeting celebrates new board of directors and $50,000 donation from Wells Fargo

On Wednesday, May 4, the FIU Alumni Association celebrated the Annual Meeting & Cocktail Reception, a spirited event which has helped the Alumni Association propel into each new year for over a decade. Before the cocktail reception kicked off, an intimate group of volunteers gathered to be inducted into the 2016-2017 Alumni Association Board of […]

Diana Beltran ’07 on the importance of giving back

Donor Spotlight Diana Beltran ’07 Learning and Delivery Manager, Wyndham Hotel Group   What do you love most about FIU and your involvement here? What I love most about FIU is the continuous reach from the faculty. Also, all the different opportunities of financial aid provided to the students. Last I will mention I love the […]

Rosenberg family donates $1 million for scholarships

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg and his wife Rosalie announced their $1 million donation to FIU for first-generation scholarships at the launch of this year’s Ignite Campaign, designed to encourage faculty and staff to give back to FIU. “As a first-generation college graduate myself, I understand what it means to receive financial assistance to achieve […]

Why Antoinette Joseph MSW ’03 gives back

Donor Spotlight Antoinette Joseph MSW ’03 Social Worker, Victoria Hospital St. Lucia What do you love most about FIU and your involvement here? FIU is a multicultural campus with many memorable experiences for me. My first advisor, Mrs. Albertini, walked me through FIU’s assistance program and the Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities (LASPAU), which […]

The value of volunteering and social innovation

If Phillip Rincon MA ’09 had one piece of advice to share with FIU students it’s to volunteer. “Seek ways to broaden your understanding and increase your knowledge of social issues that affect others,” he notes. “Consider volunteer work during your studies at FIU as a way to put your education into practice and as […]

Donor Spotlight: Jonathan Cameron, CFP ’07

Jonathan Cameron, CFP ’07 Co-Founder & CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, CameronDowning What do you love most about FIU and your involvement here?There is an energy and a palpable momentum building at FIU. Who doesn’t want to be a part of that? It is also exciting to meet other alumni, hear their stories of success, and learn […]

New License Plate Strengthens Panther Pride

After more than 10 years, a new FIU license plate is now available through the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV). The plate has been completely redesigned, featuring the university’s logo and mascot, Roary the Panther, on a white background. The specialty plate is available through all Motor Vehicle Service Centers in Florida […]