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 […]

October 2013 Sports Update

Roary at football game
FIU Football Football had its first-ever Conference USA league game at Southern Miss on Oct. 5. Following the game with the Golden Eagles, the Panthers will play three straight home games against UAB (Oct. 12), Louisiana Tech (Oct. 26) and East Carolina (Nov. 2). The Oct. 12 game against the Blazers will serve as the […]

September 2013 Member Spotlight

Harold Ford FIU Degrees: MA, MBA, Specialist in Education Leadership Graduation Years: 2004, 2005, 2008 Lifetime Member since: 2005 Profession: Assistant Principal at Brownsville Middle School and Volunteer Executive Director of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Miami-Dade County Chapter Why he joined the FIU Alumni Association: I joined the FIU Alumni Association to […]

August 2013 Member Spotlight

Rebecca Schultz FIU Degrees: BA Graduation Year: 2011 Lifetime Member since: 2012 Alumni Chapter Affiliation: Broward Profession: Volunteer Coordinator at Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital Why she joined the FIU Alumni Association: I joined as a student to keep up to date and to take advantage of networking opportunities. When I graduated I became […]

Miami’s Rise in Logistics Leads to Launch of New Professional Programs

With the expansion of the Miami port to accommodate the largest ships in the world, and the rise of the Miami International Airport to take first place among all U.S. airports in international freight and cargo, Miami is becoming the North American hub for logistics. The FIU College of Engineering and Computing is responding with the launch […]

July 2013 Member Spotlight

Jason Poblete FIU Degrees: BA Graduation Years: 1992 Alumni Chapter Affiliation: Washington D.C. Profession: Partner at Poblete Tamargo, LLP Why he joined the FIU Alumni Association: To help fellow FIU alumni in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area with their goals for a rewarding legal or public policy career. Professional Organizations: Federalist Society, ABA National Security […]

June 2013 Member Spotlight

Ralph Rosado FIU Degrees: BA and MA in English Graduation Years: 1996, 2003 Profession: Executive Director, South Florida Community Development Coalition Why he joined the FIU Alumni Association: I joined the Alumni Association while still an undergraduate at the school, because of the relationships I had forged with so many caring individuals that worked with me […]

DC Alumni Week

Your FIUinDC Chapter is bringing Miami to you! This Labor Day weekend, come celebrate in Washington at the FIU DC Alumni Week – all with a taste of Miami. A weekend of events will culminate with our inaugural football game in Conference USA against the University of Maryland. Noshing with Notables: Immigration Reform  Thursday, August […]

May 2013 Member Spotlight

Dr. Rebecca Mae “Becky” Salokar FIU Degrees: B.A. in Political Science; J.D. (Law) Graduation Years: 1981; 2009 Profession: Chair, Department of Politics and International Relations, Florida International University and Rebecca M. Salokar (Law Practice) Why she joined the FIU Alumni Association: Joining the Alumni Association was one way to show my pride in FIU as a […]

April 2013 Member Spotlight

Marisol Sierra FIU Degree: Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies, Minor: Marketing and Public Relations. Currently pursuing a Professional MBA with a specialization in marketing. Graduation Year: 2009, MBA anticipated 2014 Profession: FIU Office of Alumni Relations; My Grooms Room Why she joined the FIU Alumni Association: I bleed blue and gold! Aside from obtaining […]