Announcing our newest affinity partner: Seven, For Life’s Unexpected

Seven Video Screen Capture
Seven, for Life’s Unexpected, is the newest affinity partner of the FIU Alumni Association. The Protection Group offers exclusive offerings for FIU alumni and friends.  Seven is a unique group benefit plan designed to manage both every day needs and the unexpected. Some of Seven’s protection services include auto deductible reimbursement, key remote replacement, roadside […]

Worlds Ahead Tour Recap

In an event fit for Gatsby himself, FIU created an atmosphere of prestige, pride, and encouragement during the Worlds Ahead Tour’s stop in New York City. Held within the wooden walls and banisters of The Plaza Hotel’s famed Oak Room, the night offered a taste of Miami culture, featuring traditional Miami cuisine and South Beach-inspired […]

Broward Alumni Chapter Volunteers for Habitat for Humanity

On Saturday, March 15, a group of 12 Panthers from the Broward Alumni Chapter gathered for their annual Panther Day of Service. A day to share the philanthropic FIU spirit, the group chose Habitat for Humanity as their medium. They worked together to paint the exterior of a newly built home in Broward County. Chapter […]

2014 Scholarship Recipients Announced

We’re happy to announce our 2014 FIU Alumni Association Scholarship winners! Congratulations to you all and thank you to those who applied. FIU Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship Name Degree Antonio Arias Bachelor of Accounting Brian Carvajal Bachelor of Finance, Int’l Business and two Certificates Genesis Cuevas Master of Public Administration Javier  Morales Bachelor of Finance […]

Tweet to Win: Cher

Tweet to Win Cher Tickets
Two lucky FIU alumni will be selected to win a pair of tickets in the ADT Club Level to see Cher with Special Guest Cyndi Lauper at the BB&T Center this Saturday night. Winners will also receive complimentary parking passes. ($500 value) To enter, you must: 1. Sign up or Log in to your Twitter account 2. Follow @FIUalumni 3. Tweet using the hashtag […]

Legislative Session Highlights

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Dear FIU Family: The 2014 Legislative Session came to an end last Friday, May 2nd. Much attention was paid to higher education issues this year, but a focal point became legislation that granted in-state tuition rates to undocumented students who attended high school in Florida. Bill sponsors Representative Jeanette Nuñez, an FIU alumna, and Senator Jack […]

May 2014 Member Spotlight

Joy Wallace FIU Degree: B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management Graduation Year: 1981 Lifetime Member since: 2005 Profession: President and CEO of A Joy Wallace Catering Why she joined the FIU Alumni Association: FIU is a fantastic school, which has grown tremendously over the years. I am so proud to be a part of that […]

DC Reception Honoring Katherine Vargas

The FIUinDC Alumni Chapter hosted a spring reception honoring Katherine Vargas, a DC resident and recipient of the Torch 2014 Charles E. Perry Young Alumni Visionary Award during the 2014. As Director of Hispanic Media for the White House, Vargas acts as spokesperson for Hispanics across the country, voicing concerns for laws and policies. Vargas […]

Don’t miss the Statewide Job Fair on May 8

Hey Panthers! Don’t forget the LAST Career Fair of the 2013 – 2014 Academic year will take place on Thursday, May 8th from 10:00am – 3:00pm in Orlando, FL at the University of Central Florida! If you would like to attend, but do not have transportation, the Career Services Office is providing bus service to […]