14th Annual Torch Awards: Breaking records by the numbers

The 14th Annual Torch Awards already broke one university record: The gala in March boasted the highest attendance in its history, with nearly 800 guests flooding the Fontainebleau’s Crystal Ballrooms. Now, it’s broken a second record: The Torch Awards raised its highest amount of funding ever, with more than $100,000 being divided evenly between first-generation scholarships and […]

Now accepting nominations for 2016 MLK Hall of Fame Inductees

FIU proudly announces the 25th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration to be held during the month of January.  FIU’s Office of Multicultural Programs and Services (MPAS) have steadily planned one of the finest annual commemorations honoring the legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The 2016 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther […]

Roar Lounge & tailgate plan for 2015 season

Leave the grill at home and join us at the Official Alumni Pre-game Party! Roar Lounge offers something for everyone, including music, food, beverages, giveaways, appearances by the FIU Marching Band and much more. Get pumped up for game time in our family-friendly, air-conditioned tent. Click here to register today. In our continued efforts to […]

Submit Your Nominations for the 15th Annual Torch Awards Gala

We established the Torch Awards to honor our graduates who have had a positive impact on their profession, the community and the university. These outstanding individuals are our Torchbearers and serve as an inspiration to all. Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s awards ceremony. Nominees must be FIU graduates (not applicable to Faculty […]

Serve as a Peer Collaborator for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship

Are you an established professional working in business, government, or the non-profit sector? Are you interested in establishing partnerships and professional networks with African peers through one-on-one networking and collaboration? If so, we invite you to consider serving as a Peer Collaborator for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship! Mandela Washington Fellows are early to mid-career professionals between […]

Historic Day for FIU

On a summer day exactly 50 years ago, FIU history was made. On June 22, 1965, Florida Governor W. Haydon Burns signed Senate Bill 711, introduced by Senator Robert M. Haverfield, paving the way for the creation of our FIU. We’ve come a long way! From our opening day enrollment of less than 6,000 students to our current Panther […]

Presenting the 2015 Fishing Tournament Paw Wall Sponsors & Prizes

The members of the FIU Student Alumni Association are excited to announce the 2015 Fishing Tournament Paw Wall Sponsors and Prizes.  The wall will feature numbered Paws, which correspond to different prizes. Guests can contribute a donation to select a Paw, which will win them a mystery prize guaranteed to be valued higher than the […]

Timothy Rodgers Appointed as New Director of The Wolfsonian–FIU

Timothy Rodgers has been named director of The Wolfsonian–FIU. Rodgers comes to FIU from Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA). “We are looking forward to having Dr. Rodgers lead The Wolfsonian–FIU into the next phase of its development. The museum is an incredible resource to our community and the art world,” said FIU Provost and […]

The Wolfsonian Highlights Southern Artistry in Major Survey of Newcomb Pottery

Pictured: Bowl, c. 1925–26.  Low relief, stylized cotyledon design. Corinne M. Chalaron, decorator; Joseph Meyer, potter. Newcomb Art Collection; gift of Anne Milling in memory of Marie Delery Wasserman and Hilda Wasserman McDonald, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. Most comprehensive Newcomb Pottery presentation in nearly three decades comes to Miami Beach in June 2015 This summer, […]