Posts tagged with: "Disability Resource Center"

Defeating bias through education

Defeating bias through education

The Dean of Students office is encouraging students to use their differences to create a stronger FIU community with its […]

Introduced: Joshua Metellus ’18

Introduced: Joshua Metellus ’18

With more than 54,000 students at FIU, there is no shortage of cool characters with interesting stories. The problem is, who […]

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FIU graduates overcome odds, uplift our community

FIU graduates overcome odds, uplift our community

FIU to celebrate the graduation of more than 4,900 in ceremonies Dec. 11 – 14 Tiffany Gomez, 27, and her […]

IT student overcomes autism and sets sights on grad school

IT student overcomes autism and sets sights on grad school

Ricardo Mizos has autism and didn’t speak until he was four years old, but with support from his parents and […]

Don Quixote in a wheelchair: Remembering a legendary warrior for the disabled

Don Quixote in a wheelchair: Remembering a legendary warrior for the disabled

A curious, hand-drawn picture hung in professor Andrew “Drew” Batavia’s office: a Picasso-style Don Quixote de la Mancha, with spear […]

Student creates foundation to help those with paralysis

Student creates foundation to help those with paralysis

At the beginning of 2011, Woody Beckham was your typical college student. He was an engineering major at Florida Atlantic, had […]

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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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Eric Ngondi, 29, water and environmental engineer and disability advocate.

YALI engineer becomes disability advocate in Kenya

Eric Ngondi, 29, is one of 25 participants in a group of young leaders at FIU as part of President […]

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Disability Resource Center empowers student artist

Disability Resource Center empowers student artist

Roma Ingrid James walks into the Disability Resource Center with an umbrella in her hand and a tote bag heavily […]

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Disability Resource Center’s innovative program helping students, alumni with career planning

When students with disabilities graduate from college, they are often not prepared for making the transition to the workplace. Myths, […]

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