Lorena Estrada ’10: From Student to Journalist

“When I walked across stage at commencement, I knew where I was going,” shared Lorena Estrada ’10.  But her focused direction wasn’t developed overnight. Born to a Greek mother and Nicaraguan father who were always watching the evening news, Lorena knew from a young age that her compass pointed to journalism. As a University student, […]

SJMC Alumni Spotlight – Fall Semester

“The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at FIU played an enormous role in my current career path as a Reporter and Producer at Univision 23. Through dedicated teachers, impressive internship opportunities, and my passion for Journalism, I was able to make my dream a reality. THANK YOU!”  Ashley Marie Lapadula was born in Miami, […]

DC Reception Honoring Katherine Vargas

The FIUinDC Alumni Chapter hosted a spring reception honoring Katherine Vargas, a DC resident and recipient of the Torch 2014 Charles E. Perry Young Alumni Visionary Award during the 2014. As Director of Hispanic Media for the White House, Vargas acts as spokesperson for Hispanics across the country, voicing concerns for laws and policies. Vargas […]