Articles by: Mari de Armas

Juntos con Nicaragua

Juntos con Nicaragua

Photos by Christopher Necuze ’11 “Changing the world, one break at a time,” is the mission of alternative Breaks, FIU’s […]

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alternative Breaks Nicaragua 2013: Life-altering journeys

“Changing the world, one break at a time,” is the mission of alternative Breaks, FIU’s largest, year-round, service-learning program offered by […]

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Alina Quintana keeps FIU parents in the loop

Alina Quintana keeps FIU parents in the loop

Recently, Alina Quintana’10, MA’12 became the coordinator of the Division of Student Affairs’ department of Orientation and Parent Programs. She […]

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Honors College students work to create a sustainable environment in Ometepe

In March 2013 members of the FIU Honors College traveled to Nicaragua’s Ometepe Island – one of the world’s natural […]

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VP of Student Affairs: ‘What goes on outside the classroom is as important as what goes on in the classroom’

VP of Student Affairs: ‘What goes on outside the classroom is as important as what goes on in the classroom’

Larry Lunsford was recently appointed vice president of Student Affairs, overseeing 25 departments within the division. He had been serving […]

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From left to right: Coach Chris Alvarez, Coach Ray Alvarez, Sebastian Choi, Alfonso Meneses, and Daniel Cuyun.

Taekwondo club kicks and sweeps the competition

In April 2013, FIU’s Taekwondo club competed in two major contests and emerged victorious. The first victory came at the […]

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Students commit to helping the village of Santa Julia

Students commit to helping the village of Santa Julia

Two groups from MMC traveled to the rural community of Santa Julia in Nicaragua this past March as part of alternative […]

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FIU students in Nicaragua.

Students build a foundation and strong bonds in Nicaragua

In March 2013, nine BBC students worked tirelessly for the residents of Los Fierros, Nicaragua – a remote town an hour […]

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Panthers at Pride

Panthers at Pride

FIU students and President Mark B. Rosenberg show their Panther spirit at the Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade, held Sunday, […]

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Recipients of the 2013 Outstanding Student Life Awards.

Outstanding students recognized at annual award ceremony

The Division of Student Affairs held its annual Outstanding Student Life Awards April 4 at the Graham Center Ballrooms. Students […]

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FIU sends first medical brigade to Nicaragua during alternative Breaks

FIU sends first medical brigade to Nicaragua during alternative Breaks

In March 2013, nine members of the pre-medical honors group Students Taking Initiative Through Collaboration in Honors (STITCH) became FIU’s first […]

Division of Student Affairs sweeps conference season

Division of Student Affairs sweeps conference season

The Division of Student Affairs brought home five prestigious awards from three conferences across the country. BBC Campus Life The […]

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Students to travel across country, abroad for alternative Breaks

Students to travel across country, abroad for alternative Breaks

More than 200 students are getting ready to spend their Spring Break serving others, some as close as Marathon, FL, […]

Associate Director, LGBT Initiatives

Meet FIU’s director of LGBT Initiatives

Recently, Gisela Vega became the associate director of LGBT Initiatives within the Division of Student Affairs. In this new role, […]

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FIU’s Relay for Life raises nearly $90K

More than 70 teams, ranging from student groups to administrative departments, participated in FIU’s 9th annual Relay for Life. The […]

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