Why Travis Stokes ’09, MPA ’12 gives back

Donor Spotlight Travis Stokes ’09, MPA ’12 Events and Marketing Manager, FIU Parking and Transportation     What do you love most about FIU and your involvement here?What I love the most is looking back at the groundbreaking impact through my student involvement. While participating in Cheerleading, Student Government and Dance Marathon to name a […]

FIU Alumnus Carlos Becerra Celebrates his Birthday with a Fundraiser for Student Scholarships

For his 40th birthday, FIU alumnus Carlos Becerra ’98, M.P.A. ’01 did something special for his FIU family. Together with FIU friends at Miami Ironside and Biscayne Bay Brewing Company, Carlos hosted a fundraising event for FIU’s Make a Difference DC Fund. The Make a Difference DC Fund allows first generation students to experience valuable internships […]

Ratcliffe Foundation invests in Arts + Design Incubator at FIU

FIU’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) has partnered with The Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Inc., to create an incubator aimed at giving FIU art and design students the tools and support needed to turn their ideas into profitable businesses. With funds from a recent $831,000 gift from the Ratcliffe […]

Barbara Llaneras-Rodriguez ’02, MBA ’12 makes a difference

Donor Spotlight Barbara Llaneras-Rodriguez ’02, MBA ’12 Associate Director, Research Integrity FIU Office of Research & Economic Development   What do you love most about FIU and your involvement here? FIU is like a second home to me. My mother enjoyed working here at FIU for 30 years and during her employment, I grew along […]

What to Expect When You Receive a Call from FIU

Have you received a phone call from FIU recently? These are the friendly faces of our student callers this semester! They’re calling to confirm your address so you’ll keep receiving FIU Magazine; to catch you up on new and exciting campus happenings; and to tell you about a few ways you can give back to your FIU. Take a few minutes to chat […]

Why Katrin Hussmann Schroll JD ’06 gives back

Donor Spotlight Katrin Hussmann Schroll, JD ’06 Assistant Dean of Admissions, University of Maryland Carey School of Law   What do you love most about FIU and your involvement here? FIU is truly a unique and special place. FIU gives diversity a whole new meaning. The quality and richness of the student body is truly amazing. What […]

Mario Rodriguez ’10 on the importance of giving back

Donor Spotlight Mario Rodriguez ’10 Assistant Director for Multicultural Student Center, UW Madison   What do you love most about FIU and your involvement here? I love the fact that FIU graduates the highest level of Latinx students undergrad, masters and doctoral level, as well as the location and the branding of the school. What advice […]

Alumna donates scholarship for First Generation Student

Alumna Marcia del Rey ’05, a graduate of the College of Law’s inaugural class, has recently committed to funding a $25,000 scholarship in support of the Marcia del Rey ’05 First Generation Scholarship. The gift is aimed to support a student who is the first in their family to attend professional school. The scholarship, when […]