#FootballFridays: Don’t Miss Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights: 2016 Spring Game Set for April 15 MIAMI (April 4, 2016) — The 2016 FIU Football Spring Game will take place on Friday, April 15, under the lights at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium. Kickoff for Friday Night Lights is set for 7 p.m., and admission is FREE to the public. Gates open at […]

Annual Torch Awards gala celebrates 15th anniversary

The annual Torch Awards celebrated its 15th anniversary March 19 with a gala honoring distinguished alumni in the FIU community. The event, held at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, raises money for the university’s Alumni Center Building Fund and its First Generation Scholarship Fund, which benefits students who are the first in their families to attend college. […]

FIU Alumni Night with the Miami HEAT

The Miami HEAT has partnered with the FIU Alumni Association to close out the 2015-16 season! Due to your involvement with the FIU Alumni Association, you could be part of this exciting evening while supporting our Student Scholarship Fund. We’ve created two special packages for you to choose from! Detroit Pistons vs Miami HEAT Tuesday, April […]

Cyber Conference Highlights Criminal Activity Under our Noses

In a bone-chilling demonstration, FIU alumnus and Secret Service Agent Robert Villanueva recently directed an operative to commit cybertheft from the comfort of the MARC Pavilion. Shielded from view by a black curtain, the man with a Russian accent spoke over a microphone while his interaction with the “Deep Web”—the part of the Internet not […]

Soledad O’Brien selects FIU to kick off Latino in America tour

As the No. 1 university in the nation for awarding bachelor’s and master’s degrees to Hispanic students, it’s fitting that award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien will kick off her national tour, I Am Latino in America, at FIU’s Graham Center ballrooms Monday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. “I am pleased to kick off our tour at FIU with a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Announcing the winners of the 13th Annual FIU Scholarship Fishing Tournament!

This year, 25 teams embarked on FIU’s offshore, open water fishing tournament, which directly benefited the Student Alumni Association’s Panther Pride and Legacy scholarships. Anglers set out at the crack of dawn in hopes of reeling in the winning fish and ended their day at the CocoPlum Yacht Club for the official weigh and Dock Party. Catch the tournament […]