Posts tagged with: "First Generation Scholarship Fund"

Chad Moss, Marcia Del Rey among honorees at Torch Awards

Chad Moss, Marcia Del Rey among honorees at Torch Awards

Florida International University is honoring alumni and faculty at the 16th annual Torch Awards Gala on April 1. Among this year’s […]

ShopFIU vendors give back through student scholarships

ShopFIU vendors give back through student scholarships

  Junior finance major Stephanie H. Espinosa’s goal is to be the first in her family to graduate college, and […]

The art of faculty mentoring: Student-professor relationships benefit both parties

The art of faculty mentoring: Student-professor relationships benefit both parties

As an undergraduate, Shonda Witherspoon ’16 co-published an article in a scientific journal. Her identical twin Shalisha ’16 led the […]

Alumni annual meeting celebrates new board of directors and $50,000 donation from Wells Fargo

Alumni annual meeting celebrates new board of directors and $50,000 donation from Wells Fargo

On Wednesday, May 4, the FIU Alumni Association held its Annual Meeting & Cocktail Reception, a spirited event designed to get […]

Fostering Panther Pride to assist homeless, former foster care students

Fostering Panther Pride to assist homeless, former foster care students

As a former foster care student, Ruth Rios did not have the typical college experience. “I didn’t have the same […]

Donate to FIU’s First Generation Scholarship Fund on Give Miami Day Nov. 20

Donate to FIU’s First Generation Scholarship Fund on Give Miami Day Nov. 20

The First Generation Scholarship Fund will once again be the focus of FIU’s fundraising efforts during The Miami Foundation’s 2nd […]

Alumni pay it forward by helping students with scholarship dollars

Alumni pay it forward by helping students with scholarship dollars

Senior Robert Grimal has always been active on campus. Determined to play intramural soccer during his freshman year, he joined […]

Employees build the FIU community through giving back

Employees build the FIU community through giving back

The Faculty & Staff Campaign encourages university employees to support the projects and programs at FIU that mean the most […]

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Attend 2013 World Golf Championship, support FIU’s First Gen Scholarship Fund

FIU and the PGA World Golf Championship have partnered to offer golf fans the opportunity to attend the Cadillac Championship […]

Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia Miami-Coral Gables to donate to First Gen scholarships

Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia Miami-Coral Gables to donate to First Gen scholarships

Members of the FIU family are given multiple ways throughout the year to support the university’s First Generation Scholarship Program, […]

Nursing student Laura Sanchez was among the Panthers at the luncheon who expressed a "sincere gratitude on behalf of all FIU students who have been awarded the First Generation Scholarship." Sanchez grew up with her grandmother Joaquina Alonso, who said she was proud of her grandaughter – and that she thought it was "wonderful that FIU supports its students with opportunities such as First Gen." Here, they are joined by FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg. Photo: Roldan Torres '85.

DreamMakers Luncheon raises more than $187,000 for First Gen scholarships

The total impact of the Oct. 4 FIU President’s Council fundraiser at the Coral Gables Country Club, with state match, […]

FIU President’s Council to support FIU’s first generation college students

FIU President’s Council to support FIU’s first generation college students

For the second consecutive year, members of FIU’s President’s Council are joining forces to support the First Generation Scholarship Fund, […]

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Attend 2013 World Golf Championship, support FIU’s First Gen Scholarship Fund

FIU and the PGA World Golf Championship have partnered to offer golf fans the opportunity to attend the Cadillac Championship […]

Isiah Thomas’ Mary’s Court Foundation donates to FIU First Generation Scholarship Fund

Isiah Thomas’ Mary’s Court Foundation donates to FIU First Generation Scholarship Fund

Mary’s Court, a foundation created by hall of famer and FIU basketball coach Isiah Thomas and his wife, donated $50,000 […]

FIU, President’s Council raise more than $120,000 for First Gen at DreamMakers Breakfast

FIU, President’s Council raise more than $120,000 for First Gen at DreamMakers Breakfast

To date, FIU has raised more than $3 million for its First Generation Scholarship Fund. More than 150 movers and […]