Tell us why you give to FIU

Through the generous support of individuals like you, we’re able to make a difference in the lives of our students and keep FIU WorldsAhead. Please take the brief survey below and help us better serve our alumni and students. Every gift makes a difference. To learn more or support an area you’re passionate about, visit give.fiu.edu. […]

Why Marla Oliu ’09, MS ’13 gives back

Donor Spotlight Marla Oliu ’09, MS ’13 Learning and Development Coordinator, Hilton Worldwide   What do you love most about FIU and your involvement here? I love that FIU is and always will be a second home to me. I worked and went to school at both MMC and BBC and truly felt like I […]

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 […]