You Graduated, Now What?

“I graduated…so, now what do I do?” Many recent graduates are faced with this daunting question not long after commencement and don’t exactly know how to answer it. “We find that when FIU students graduate they feel somewhat abandoned or lost by the system. What do they do next? And how do they acquire and achieve their job […]

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 […]

Alumnus R.M. Drake Goes from Sidewalk Poetry to Bestseller

Robert Macias was looking over the food options in the Miami Coral Park Senior High cafeteria one day when he felt a sharp pain. Someone had flicked his ear. The underclassman swung around to eyeball the tormentor, but the kids in line were stone-faced. So he turned back to the steaming lunch options. Flick. Again […]

Alumna Helena Ramirez named one of Forbes 30 Under 30

Helena Ramirez, 26 Eastern Coalitions Coordinator, LIBRE Initiative Puerto Rico native coordinates with entrepreneurs, churches and women in the Hispanic community for Koch-affiliated conservative group. She was the inaugural chair of She Should Run’s Frontrunners, encouraging more women to run for public office, and helped with first GOP Hispanic digital outreach strategy in the 2012 […]

Luis G. Brignoni ’08: From FIU Student to Founder of Wynwood Brewing Company

Luis G. Brignoni ’08 has made it his personal life mission to provide Wynwood Art District and Miami with locally brewed, quality beer. This graduate of the FIU College of Business is the proud founder of Wynwood Brewing Company and celebrated the grand opening of his first taproom last December. But how exactly does someone get started brewing […]

Miami’s 21st Century Economy is Taking Shape at FIU

News of Miami’s economy tends to be dominated by the city’s volatile – and often controversial – real estate market. Gleaming condos towering over Biscayne Bay and multi-million-dollar cash deals between off-shore LLCs give it an extravagance that is hard to ignore. Foreign buyers fleeing unstable economic conditions in Latin America, Russia, and Israel are […]