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New program hopes to minimize obesity risks among elementary school students

Teachers are the secret weapon in a new program designed to fight childhood obesity. The program – developed by FIU’s […]

Erskine Dottin, College of Education Dean Delia C. Garcia, and Leonard Bliss pose for a photo at a ceremony honoring the four retiring professors from the College of Education. Bliss, Dottin, and professors Linda Blanton and Joan Wynne are stepping calling it a career.

Four College of Education faculty members call it a career

The thousands of graduates who walked across the stage at FIU Arena this week won’t be the only ones leaving […]

FIYou: Daniela Ottati Reperger

FIYou: Daniela Ottati Reperger

Name: Daniela Ottati Reperger Hometown: Montevideo, Uruguay Job Title/Department: Professor, Communication Arts Campus: MMC In a nutshell: I teach Intercultural Communication, Advanced Business Communication, Business and […]

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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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14th Annual Torch Awards Gala breaks attendance record

14th Annual Torch Awards Gala breaks attendance record

With over 800 people in attendance this year, the 14th Annual Torch Awards Gala broke a university record. “We know […]

Teachers learn new lessons to develop high-performing students

Teachers learn new lessons to develop high-performing students

At least one goal will be top of mind for the more than 400 educators, administrators and scholars descending on […]

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which sponsored this welcome event at the College of Business last year, was one of ten companies named to FIU's President's Internship Honor Roll.

Top 10 internship providers for students

In today’s increasingly competitive job market, college graduates who have experience in their fields are far more likely to receive […]

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Patricia Gándara, a professor of graduate education and co-director of the UCLA Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Civil shares the results of her research on how balanced bilinguals are more successful.

Proficient bilinguals see higher earnings, research shows

In a globalized, digitized world, new research shows the key to employability and higher earnings hinges on something South Florida […]

Alumni visit College of Education for Panther Alumni Week

Teaching isn’t always easy, but ask the alumni who visited the College of Education during Panther Alumni Week and they […]

FIYou: Tonette S. Rocco

FIYou: Tonette S. Rocco

Name: Tonette S. Rocco Hometown: Columbus, OH Job Title/Department: Professor of Adult Education and Human Resource Development, College of Education Campus: MMC In […]

Panther LIFE Director Diana M. Valle-Riestra and College of Education Dean Delia C. Garcia address the Florida Senate Higher Education Committee in support of Panther LIFE and postsecondary transition programs.

Leaders pitch state Senate for continued transition program support

Florida should continue its support of transition programs that help students with intellectual disabilities attend college and become more independent, […]

Campus tour sparks English-learning students’ dreams of higher ed

Campus tour sparks English-learning students’ dreams of higher ed

On a cool South Florida winter morning almost 30 Miami-Dade high school students wandered through FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus […]

College of Education alumna Naylet LaRochelle competes on Food Network's "Holiday Baking Championship." Photo courtesy of Food Network.

Education alumna shines in Food Network’s holiday baking contest

We recently caught up with College of Education alumna Naylet LaRochelle. The mother of three and Miami-Dade Public Schools psychologist […]

Master of Art Education exhibition displays art with a personal touch

Master of Art Education exhibition displays art with a personal touch

For any student, walking in the upcoming Commencement ceremonies will be reason enough to cheer. But the four Master of […]

All-Stars program helps middle school students excel in school, life

All-Stars program helps middle school students excel in school, life

    For the parents of countless Miami-Dade middle school children living in at-risk communities, the end of the school […]