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 Roar Lounge!

Over 130 alumni and friends were treated to an exclusive pre-game experience featuring food, music, beverages and interactive games in a chic Miami atmosphere on August 30. Our next Roar Lounge, presented by GEICO, will take place on October 18 just before our Homecoming game against Marshall. Click here to RSVP or for more information. We […]

September 2014 Member Spotlight

Jason McWilliams FIU Degree: B.S. in Journalism and Mass Communication Graduation Years: 1999 Lifetime Member since: 2014 Profession: Director of Admissions, Southern Careers Institute Why he joined the FIU Alumni Association: FIU became my family when I moved back home in 1997. I always had someone in my life that supported me in my endeavors and I wanted to […]

Miami-Dade commission puts FIU expansion on November ballot

Miami-Dade commissioners on Wednesday approved ballot language for a Nov. 4 referendum on FIU’s proposed expansion to land adjacent to its Modesto A. Maidique Campus. “We are thankful for the support the County Commission and Mayor Carlos Gimenez and his staff have shown for the future of FIU and our community,” said President Mark B. […]

FIU seeks respectful coverage from Miami Herald

We are disappointed that the Miami Herald has decided not to cover our football home opener, although we have credentialed members of the Herald staff. We did not issue a media credential to the Herald’s beat reporter because of concerns we have brought up to the reporter and editors about his antagonistic interactions with our […]

Worlds Ahead Tour Dates Announced

Worlds Ahead Tour
Over the next 2 years, Florida International University will be visiting Orlando, Tampa, San Francisco, Colombia, Los Angeles, Panama, Atlanta and New York City as part of the FIU Alumni Association’s Worlds Ahead Tour. These events bring the irresistible music, mouthwatering food and chic atmosphere of FIU and Miami to alumni living in the area. As the […]

A Dining with 12 Panthers Success

Law and Order: SVU co-star Danny Pino ’97 and his wife Lily Pino ’97 opened up their home to host a Dining with 12 Panthers (D12) with fellow alumni Jose A. Hernandez-Solaun ’98 and Aubrey Hernandez-Solaun, Esq. ’04 on July 30.  The pizza party provided 15 students a way to connect with the FIU graduates […]

Upcoming Cuban Research Institute Events

Revisiting the Balsero Crisis and Its Aftermath Twenty Years Later: A Symposium When: September 4, 2014 | 2:00 PM Where: FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | Graham Center 150 On August 12, 1994, Fidel Castro announced that his government would let those Cubans who wanted to leave the island do so in any way they […]

Alumni Member Night @ Marlins Park

This past weekend, 65 Alumni Association members came together for a fun-filled Panther night at the Marlins Parks for the Marlins vs. Diamondbacks baseball game! Proudly donning their free Blue & Gold Marlins cap, the guests’ spirits were high and cheers filled the air as the Marlins beat the Diamondbacks 2-1. Don’t want to miss […]