Staying home? Take some time to update your LinkedIn profile

As we practice social distancing, it’s a good time to evaluate your online presence and revamp your LinkedIn profile. John Nykolaiszn, director of the Office of Business Career Management at FIU Business, shares tips on how to make the most of your virtual “first impression” on potential employers: Over the years, recruiters and career experts have […]

Q&A with FIU Alumnus Michael Hernandez ’04, MPA ’11

FIU alumnus Michael Hernandez ‘04, MPA ‘11, shares a relationship with FIU that dates back to 1986 – the year his mother started working for Dr. Modesto A. Maidique, our former university president. Now, Hernandez serves as the Board President for the FIU Alumni Association Board of Directors, and is part of the Mercury Florida […]

Almost killed 40 years ago, alumnus went from wheelchair to outrageous success

–By Alexandra Pecharich, for FIU Magazine Carlos Sabater ’81 lay broken in a hospital bed some four decades ago, just months before he was to start classes at FIU. The summertime boating accident threw him immediately into survival mode and would alter the course of his life forever. And all for the better, he says. “Yes, it […]

Young Tiffany & Co. director got her head start at FIU

–By David Drucker for FIU News Calfskin leather bags and sterling silver money clips adorn the aisles of Tiffany & Co. in New York City. The company’s flagship store, a 10-story landmark on Fifth Avenue, dedicates its fourth floor to home and accessories, where ordinary objects like silverware and sunglasses meet modern luxury. It’s a […]

Journalism, business alumna takes home 8 Emmys®

By Sarah Hernandez FIU journalism alumna Amanda Ramirez ’05, MBA ’10, WUVG 34 Univision Atlanta Executive Producer/News Anchor, recently took home 8 Emmys® in several categories, including General Assignment Report – No Time Limit; Weather – Feature, Segment, Program or Special; and Continuing Coverage for the station’s outstanding coverage of Hurricane María, throughout the storm’s passage across Puerto Rico and […]

FIU College of Business is now accepting applications for alumni mentors

Are you ready to make a difference in the life of an FIU student?  The College of Business is current accepting applications for their Mentor Program! As the deadline approaches, we encourage you to submit your application. Intended to enhance classroom experience, the FIU College of Business Mentor Program connects students with leading executives for one-on-one […]

The Business of Falling in Love with Arman Aru ’09 and Suzanna Aru ’10, MBA ’16

Meet Arman Aru ‘09 and Suzanna Aru ’10, MBA ‘16, two successful FIU business graduates who found more than just a great education at FIU – they found each other. A serendipitous classroom encounter brought the pair together during their freshman year, and soon after, they became inseparable. Together, Arman and Suzanna worked their way […]

Spring Forward in Your Career with these Professional Development Events!

Spring is in full bloom at FIU and so are your opportunities to connect with professionals, meet new colleagues and alumni in our community and beyond. From workshops to webinars to in person events, there is something for everyone this spring at FIU!   Saturday Workshop Series Join us for two interactive professional development workshops! […]

Stay fit this new year with COREYAK

The creators of Yonanas have just released their latest invention, and it’s perfect for those wanting to get moving on their New Year’s Day resolutions. Invented by FIU alumni Brian Machovina and Eileen McHale, COREYAK is a home fitness machine that mimics kayaking and rowing. It interacts via wireless technology with COREYAK Apps on smartphone […]

Panther Steps

After years of reflection, I realize that the starting point for many of my successes started at FIU. I believe it all started when I received my commission as a 2LT in the Army through the FIU Army ROTC program. But perhaps I should back track even further. I was a Soldier serving on active […]