Historic Shark Census Catches Predators on Camera

Researchers are embarking on the largest-ever attempt to survey the world’s shark populations. Predators are disappearing from the oceans in alarming numbers with nearly a quarter of shark, ray and skate species threatened with extinction. The lack of comprehensive and up-to-date data on species abundance and distribution is hindering efforts to protect and replenish these ecologically […]

Let your involvement open doors

Get involved. Luis Masieri ’13 can’t stress its importance enough. With his active involvement at FIU, Luis was able to network, leave his mark on our university and open up doors that affected his future for the better. As a student, Luis was a member of the Honors College and later became a Student Ambassador for the FIU Student Alumni […]

June 2015 Member Spotlight

Evelyn Diaz FIU Degrees: B.S. in Accounting Graduation Year: 1989 Lifetime Member since: 1992 Profession: Senior Manager, Financial Reporting, Rialto Capital Why she joined the FIU Alumni Association: I joined the FIU Alumni Association as a lifetime member to stay abreast of all the wonderful things happening at FIU. It is an honor and joy to see it grow and see […]

May 2015 Member Spotlight

Brett Dunne FIU Degrees: B.S. in Hospitality Management Graduation Years: 1989 Lifetime Member since: 2014 Profession: Executive Vice President at Disaronno International Why he joined the FIU Alumni Association: I joined the Alumni Association because I am proud to be a Golden Panther and so very proud of how far the University has come since my graduation 25 years […]

FIU wants to interview you!

Have you ever wanted an opportunity to share your thoughts and opinions with FIU? Or have you been longing for an opportunity to meaningfully engage with your university by connecting with current FIU students? Well, we have just the program for you… Panther Discovery! Endorsed by FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg, the Panther Discovery program […]

14th Annual Torch Awards Gala breaks attendance record

With over 800 people in attendance this year, the 14th Annual Torch Awards Gala broke a university record. “We know you could’ve been at Ultra, but you’re here. This is our Ultra,” President Mark B. Rosenberg told alumni and guests during his keynote address at dinner. The Torch Awards, hosted by the Alumni Association and held at the Fontainebleau […]

April 2015 Member Spotlight

Franklin McCune FIU Degrees: B.S. and M.S. in Education Graduation Years: 2005 and 2008 Lifetime Member since: 2009 Profession: Senior Manager of Civic Engagement at City Year Why he joined the FIU Alumni Association: As a Golden Panther, it is my duty to give back and be involved with my school. We are all one big #GoldenPantherNation. […]

From FIU to Google

Hector Mujica ’11 is very familiar with leaving his comfort zone. In fact, as Google’s Social Responsibility Strategist & Policy Lead for U.S. Hispanic Community Outreach, Mujica thinks it is vital for one’s success and self-growth. Had he stayed within comfortable confines, Mujica might have not done public policy work for a Congresswoman, worked at […]

Young Alumni Make Connections

On Thursday, February 26, the FIU Young Alumni Council hosted their first event of 2015 at Lexus of North Miami. Graduates gathered over some great food and music to catch up, share their experiences and build valuable connections to keep pushing their careers forward. Alumnus Joaklin Raphael ’09 mentioned, “It’s great to reconnect with other young […]

March 2015 Member Spotlight

Betty Perry FIU Degree: B.S. in Nursing Graduation Year: 1974 Lifetime Member since: 1978 Profession: Founding First Lady of Florida International University Why she joined the FIU Alumni Association: Part of my DNA. Keeping in touch! What does FIU mean to her: Chuck and I moved to Miami in 1969 when FIU was but a gleam in our eyes. […]