Posts tagged with: "Engagement"

Alina Parbtani, Assistant Director of Engagement, Joanna Garcia, Associate Director,Center for Leadership and Service, 	
Patricia Lopez-Guerrero, Director, Center for Leadership and Service

FIU named Engaged Campus of the Year

In recognition of the university’s commitment to community engagement and public service, FIU was recognized as the Engaged Campus of the […]

Postcard from the Keys: Stories of resilience amidst heartbreak

Postcard from the Keys: Stories of resilience amidst heartbreak

The landscape starts to change around mile marker 94. Traveling down to the Florida Keys from Miami in October, a […]

A little cafecito with your collaboration

A little cafecito with your collaboration

Research by well-regarded MIT management professor Thomas Allarn tells us that creating “collaboration and collision spaces enables communication for inspiration.” In […]

The R+J Effect: Altering tragic fates through theatre

The R+J Effect: Altering tragic fates through theatre

“Grieving parents fight gun violence.” “Gun violence takes bloody toll on inner-city kids.” “Shootings of kids on the rise.” “Shooting […]

FIU takes center stage at eMerge Americas 2017

FIU takes center stage at eMerge Americas 2017

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, […]

Miami Heat shooting guard Rodney McGruder (left) and FIU's Nick Ogle (right) plant environmentally appropriate and culturally important plants in the Everglades as part of Heat Glades Sweep.

FIU joins Miami Heat, Miccosukee tribe to protect the Everglades

The tropical hardwood hammock habitats in the Florida Everglades are under threat by invasive plants and animals, chemicals and toxins, fires […]

The American anole, or the green anole, is the only native species of anole found in Florida.

Biologist rounds up lizards on the loose

Lizards are on the loose in South Florida and FIU biologist James Stroud needs local middle schoolers to help him […]

FIU salutes our veterans

FIU salutes our veterans

Winston Churchill once said:” Never give up. Never give up! Never give up!! Never, never, never-never-never-never!’” That is the message […]

Program provides students with guaranteed job after graduation

Program provides students with guaranteed job after graduation

Kyle Nolan was born and raised in Pennsylvania where he graduated from high school in 2010. He then went on […]

FIU, Palm Beach State College look to expand partnership

FIU, Palm Beach State College look to expand partnership

According to a new report by Florida International University and the Creative Class Group, “Miami’s Great Inflection: Toward Shared Prosperity as a Creative and […]

Local high schoolers intern on campus for the summer

Local high schoolers intern on campus for the summer

Roberto Diaz helped code and design a video game based on FIU’s commencement. Janet Lofts edited a promotional video for the […]

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FIYou: Caryn Lavernia

FIYou: Caryn Lavernia

Name: Caryn Lavernia Hometown:  Hialeah, FL Job Title/Department: Assistant Vice President for Engagement Location/Campus: Engagement is systemic and we can be found in […]

Talent Development Network hits 2-year internship goal in 8 months

Talent Development Network hits 2-year internship goal in 8 months

Alma Ramirez, 25, is currently pursuing her MBA in healthcare administration at FIU, and she is already working part-time at Abeyon Healthcare. While […]

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5 questions for the vice president for Engagement

5 questions for the vice president for Engagement

Vice President for University Engagement Saif Ishoof works to build public and private partnerships that capitalize upon FIU’s capacity to […]

Alumna hopes debate inspires at-risk students to go to college

Alumna hopes debate inspires at-risk students to go to college

– By Stephanie Villavicencio Nalisa Saati ’10, an FIU Honors College alumna, is providing at-risk students in Miami-Dade County with […]