Posts tagged with: "Engagement"

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 […]

Students from MAST@FIU and volunteers from the FIU School of Environment, Arts and Society deploy a seine net into northern Biscayne Bay as part of a long-term ecological monitoring program of the bay's fish populations.

High school scientists experience living lab at Biscayne Bay

Once a month, students from MAST@FIU gather along the shores of northern Biscayne Bay to study its fish populations. Under […]

High School Student Forensic Academy attendees participate in a K-9 training demonstration outside of the FIU Green Library.

High school students experience real-life CSI at FIU

The fifth annual Forensic Science Symposium kicked off Tuesday, March 15, by welcoming nearly 100 Miami-Dade County students as part of the first […]

Forensic experts convene at FIU, promote STEM careers

Forensic experts convene at FIU, promote STEM careers

FIU’s International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI) is hosting its annual forensic science symposium Tuesday, March 15, and Wednesday, March 16, in Room […]

RSVP for Job Flea – a nontraditional job, internship fair March 3

RSVP for Job Flea – a nontraditional job, internship fair March 3

Students looking for the best employment opportunities in South Florida are invited to check out Job Flea, a large-scale job and […]

4 tips for startup success from Black Tech Week

4 tips for startup success from Black Tech Week

Entrepreneurship met self-empowerment last week during Black Tech Week, a startup business conference geared toward minority businesspeople in science, technology, engineering […]