Veteran Tower Ribbon Cutting

On Thursday, January 23, FIU’s recently remodeled air traffic control tower building officially became the new home for the Veteran and Military Affairs office. President Rosenberg along with the FIU Veterans Alumni Chapter Vice President and Director of FIU’s Veteran and Military Affairs Office, Mike Pischner, welcomed Congressman Joe Garcia, Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz, Lt. […]

Become an FIU Advocate

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The 2014 Legislative Session is now entering its fourth week, and the House and Senate are vigorously working to pass legislation and craft their respective budgets.  In the coming weeks, each Chamber will approve a budget and later, the two will enter the Conference process to negotiate and agree on one budget that can be […]

March 2014 Member Spotlight

Roger Beguiristain FIU Degree: B.Acc Graduation Year: 1979 Lifetime Member since: 2012 Profession: Financial Advisor for Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC Why he joined the FIU Alumni Association: I’m proud of the work that FIU has done and what it did for me. I also wanted the opportunity to connect with other alumni who ventured out west […]

February 2014 Member Spotlight

Alberto Padron FIU Degrees: BS in Public Administration and MBA Graduation Years: 1998, 2009 Lifetime member since: 2004 Profession: CEO of Stinghouse Why he joined the FIU Alumni Association: To strengthen my ability to have a positive impact on my alma mater and thus a greater impact on our community. I could network anywhere. However, […]

FIU Relay for Life Team

FIU Relay For Life Founder and alumna, Marly Q, invites you to join the FIU RFL Team for the 10th Annual Relay For Life! In the past decade we’ve raised over half a million dollars in the fight against cancer and this year we hope to surpass our goal of $100,000! We want to leave […]

Chilean Yoga Retreat

March 29, 2014 – April 13, 2014 One to two weeks in Central Chile $1500/week (airfare not included) Escape the everyday to an exclusive private farm with hiking nature trails, beautiful tame horses, daily yoga with Yoga Alliance trained instructors Kimberlee Smith and Beth Buchanan and three meals from organic garden prepared fresh daily in […]

Jamaica Alumni Chapter Holiday Soirée

On December 9th, alumni and current students gathered at the CRU Bar in Kingston, Jamaica to celebrate the holiday season. About 50 Panthers attended to meet with peers and hear from university representatives. The soirée was organized by the FIU Alumni Association Jamaica Chapter and co-sponsored by the Alumni Association, College of Business and College […]

December 2013 Member Spotlight

Alberto Castro FIU Degrees: BS in Criminal Justice Graduation Year: 2007 Lifetime Member since: 2012 Profession: Miami Beach Police Department Why he joined the FIU Alumni Association: Why not join the Alumni Association?  I love having the opportunity  to keep in touch with what is going on at fIU, building my network, reaching out to friends, […]

November 2013 Member Spotlight

Paul Defay FIU Degrees: BS in Electrical Engineering Graduation Year: 2002 Lifetime Member since: 2002 Alumni Chapter Affiliation: Atlanta Profession: Electrical Engineer with S-E-A Limited Why he joined the FIU Alumni Association: To network with fellow FIU graduates. What does FIU mean to him: Florida International University is the reason for my success in life. […]

October 2013 Member Spotlight

Newly Guajardo FIU Degrees: BA in Health Administration, MS in Special Education Graduation Years: 2002, 2006 Member since: 2013 Alumni Chapter Affiliation: Dallas Profession: Grade School Teacher Why she joined the FIU Alumni Association: I joined the FIU Alumni Association because of my commitment to the university and to give back. As an educator, I […]