FIUNYC Builds Walls with Panther Paws

On Saturday, May 21, the FIU Alumni Association of Greater New York (FIUNYC), in partnership with the Friends of Rockaway/St. Bernard Project, put their paws to the wall to help a Brooklyn family rebuild their still devastated home, following the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy nearly four years ago. Hurricane Sandy was the deadliest and […]

Worlds Ahead Tour returns to the city that never sleeps

The Big Apple Panthers came together once again for the FIU Worlds Ahead Tour in New York City. The venue for the 2016 edition was the Refinery Rooftop, nestled on the top floor and outer-deck of the Refinery Hotel in Midtown Manhattan. This was a truly unique experience, with high-definition flat screens displaying still shots of […]

Greater New York Panthers enjoy the Brooklyn Museum

The Panthers were on the Parkway for Brooklyn Museum’s monthly Target First Saturday, a free social event offered every month with a different theme. In honor of March being Women’s History Month, the lineup for the evening was centered around women’s empowerment portrayed through films produced by women, the Harriet Apothecary Healing Circle, a performance by Colored Girls Hustle, […]

The Luxury Marketing Council event reviews upcoming trends

On January 15th, the FIU Alumni Association partnered with the Luxury Marketing Council to host the “2015 – The Year to Come” panel discussion at the Strand Hotel in New York City. The panel was composed of top management executives from Sotheby’s International Realty, Elite Traveler, Ernst & Young, Saks Fifth Avenue, The Shullman Research Center […]

‘Tis The Season to Give Back

During the holidays it is always important to remember the real reason for the season: giving back. Whether it was by volunteering or collecting toys for those less fortunate, there was no shortage of good Panther deeds throughout the nation. Here are just some of the ways our regional chapters chose to pay it forward: […]

FIUNYC: How Social Media is Changing PR

The Greater New York Alumni Chapter joined Ninan Chacko, Global Chief Executive Officer of PR Newswire, and Alex de Carvalho, Knight Innovator in Residence for the FIU School of Journalism & Mass Communication, for an evening of conversation on the state of public relations and how social media has influenced it. Listen to an excerpt from […]

Big Apple Panthers Enjoy Memorable Night at Yankee Stadium

  [vision_dropcap style=”text” color=”navy”]A[/vision_dropcap]fter a late afternoon thunder storm resulted in a muggy rush hour commute, it felt more like a humid day in South Florida, rather than a crisp evening in New York City. But it was going to take a lot more than a little August shower to keep the Big Apple Panthers […]

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 […]