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 […]

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 […]