Posts tagged with: "Alternative Breaks"

Learning through leadership, experience and service

Learning through leadership, experience and service

  In the summer of 2016, Anthony Suarez organized a student trip to Managua, Nicaragua, as part of FIU’s Alternative […]

All of us cleaning up microplastic and trash.

Our trip to help clean up Curacao

By Stephanie Martinez, junior business administration and finance major Bon bini na Korsou! Or Welcome to Curacao! This Alternative Break […]

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Students honored at 2016 Student Life Awards

Students honored at 2016 Student Life Awards

On Thursday, April 7, the Outstanding Student Life Awards honored 21 students and four student organizations who have demonstrated the […]

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Inauguration of the first Capital Leaders cohort at the Frost Art Museum hosted by President Mark B. Rosenberg

Program connects students with thought leaders in Miami, D.C.

FIU kicked off the first year of the Capital Leadership Experience program this March with a cohort of students versed in […]

International Business Honors Society students devise a plan to help grow economy in Tortuguero

Business students help tourist town compete with big resorts in Costa Rica

In an unorthodox, but rewarding, Alternative Breaks trip, 11 members of the International Business Honors Society travelled to Costa Rica during […]

Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

On Thursday, Apr. 2, the annual Outstanding Student Life Awards recognized three student organizations and 21 student leaders who serve […]

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Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative University opening plenary session on March 6, 2015. //www.elkharttruth.com/news/national/2015/03/08/Bill-Clinton-defends-foreign-donations-to-foundation.html

Student reflects on the Clinton Global Initiative University

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) University, a program founded 10 years ago by President Bill Clinton, brings together students, university […]

aB Selma, Alabama: Footsteps of history

aB Selma, Alabama: Footsteps of history

During spring break, Alternative Breaks (aB) sent students on 21 trips to varying locations from Nicaragua and Dominican Republic, to […]

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Student’s service, passion shape career path

Student’s service, passion shape career path

This article is part of an occasional series that focuses on FIU students, employees and alumni who contribute to either […]

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The Alternative Break group visited the Harvest Power Plant at Walt Disney World where food scraps are transformed into electric energy and marketable crop fertilizer by-product.

Students explore sustainability efforts by Disney, Orlando businesses

In early November 2013, eight FIU students visited the Clean the World Foundation, UCF and Walt Disney World, where they […]

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Students for the Poor, in partnership with alternative Breaks, teach English and other subjects to children in Nicaragua in April.

Student club committed to helping the poor locally and internationally

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting student-run clubs at FIU. The passion and commitment behind Nashua Wisdom’s […]

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aB Guatemala: ‘An incredible and humbling experience’

aB Guatemala: ‘An incredible and humbling experience’

Six members of the university community are spending their Spring Break in Guatemala as part of FIU alternative Breaks. They will […]

aB Guatemala: ‘Permanent impact’

aB Guatemala: ‘Permanent impact’

Six members of the university community are spending their Spring Break in Guatemala as part of FIU alternative Breaks. They will […]

aB Guatemala: Four hikes and a ‘tuc-tuc’

aB Guatemala: Four hikes and a ‘tuc-tuc’

Six members of the university community are spending their Spring Break in Guatemala as part of FIU alternative Breaks. They will […]

aB Guatemala: ‘The adventure begins’

aB Guatemala: ‘The adventure begins’

Six members of the university community are spending their Spring Break in Guatemala as part of FIU alternative Breaks. They will […]