In honor of National Poetry Month, meet some of FIU’s emerging poets

FIU is no stranger to the world of poetry. Alumni of FIU’s Master of Fine Arts program have gone on to achieve greatness in the field, including Richard Blanco ’91, MFA ’97, who delivered his poem “One Today” at former President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, and O, Miami founder P. Scott Cunningham MFA ’08. Students […]

Alumnus Marcos Garcia ’10 Seeks Justice for All

As a personal injury attorney, Marcos Garcia ’10 defends the innocent and seeks justice for his clients, fighting to ensure they receive compensation for their injuries. Beyond the courtroom, Marcos continues his fight, advocating for the dogs left behind at the Miami-Dade Animal Services (MDAS) shelter. Marcos is compassionate and down-to-earth; he dedicates his time […]

Alumna releases album with Cash Cabin Studio

Alumna Ana Cristina Cash ’10 released her new album, “The Tough Love EP,” this month, recorded at the historic Cash Cabin Studio. A Miami native, Cash (née Alvarez) began her singing career at age 6 and grew up performing on Univision’s Spanish-language variety show “Sábado Gigante.” The daughter of an engineer and a stay-at-home mom […]

Now what? The new grad’s post-commencement checklist

So you’ve crossed the stage, received your diploma and you’re ready to begin a new chapter of life. Many graduates will go right into the workforce, others may take time to travel, and some will continue their education. But the affinity with FIU remains. All graduates now belong to the FIU Alumni Association, enjoying lifelong benefits like career development services, […]

FIU Alumni Night at Villain Theater

Picture yourself standing on a stage. There’s an eager crowd anticipating your next move and it’s your turn to speak, but you haven’t a clue what you’re going to do next. For most people, this is the beginning of a nightmare. But for the improvisers at Villain Theater, it is an experience they crave. Villain Theater […]

#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 […]

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 […]

Class Gifts a New Way of Giving for Business Alumni

At FIU’s 2015 commencement ceremonies, for the first time, many College of Business students are wearing a special cord or stole with their graduation gown to show their support of a new way of giving back: the class gift. “This year marks the 50th anniversary of the university and the College of Business has initiated […]

Thirteen alumni to be honored as Legacy magazine’s leaders of tomorrow

Thirteen FIU graduates have the distinct honor of being among Legacy magazine’s 2015 40 Under 40 Leaders of Today and Tomorrow. These honorees were nominated by their peers, then carefully chosen by a selection committee comprised of 40 under 40 alumni. These individuals were chosen for having made a significant impact not only in their professional […]