Posts tagged with: "Fostering Panther Pride"

August 2017 in photos: Solar eclipse, moving in and tagging sharks

August 2017 in photos: Solar eclipse, moving in and tagging sharks

As we flip the calendar from August to September, we say goodbye to summer and hello to fall. We’re looking […]

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President’s Council raises more than $230,000 for Fostering Panther Pride

President’s Council raises more than $230,000 for Fostering Panther Pride

  Last summer, President Mark B. Rosenberg and the President’s Council – FIU’s premier community relations board – set an […]

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Dreams morph into reality for former foster/homeless students

Dreams morph into reality for former foster/homeless students

Little wishes came true the other day—the kind that lead to bigger things down the road. Twenty-seven young women who either […]

FIU graduates do well by doing good

FIU graduates do well by doing good

Social entrepreneurship runs deep with the class of 2017   While traveling in Asia, Ari Sernik volunteered at a Cambodian […]

FIU President’s Council launches campaign to raise funds for Fostering Panther Pride

FIU President’s Council launches campaign to raise funds for Fostering Panther Pride

Juan Muñoz lost his mother to cancer when he was six years old. Raised by a single father, Juan grew […]

5000 Role Models smoothed out a rocky path for me

5000 Role Models smoothed out a rocky path for me

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In this […]

Invest in people this year: Become a mentor

Invest in people this year: Become a mentor

Lose weight and save money are often at the top of our New Year’s resolutions. While investing in your health and budget […]

FIU offers hope, help to former foster care, homeless students

FIU offers hope, help to former foster care, homeless students

Vanessa Morales remembers packing up hundreds of care packages with food, toiletries and clothing for students in need at FIU. […]

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Homeless students find open doors at FIU

Homeless students find open doors at FIU

Advocates say FIU is doing all the right things to help former foster care and homeless students succeed. “FIU has […]

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SGA teamed up with Farm Share and several elected officials to provide free food to students and the community.

SGA joins Farm Share, elected officials to help students in need

More than 1,300 FIU students and community members received boxes of food through a free food distribution event hosted by […]

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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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Sen. Anitere Flores, center, joins members of FIU's Student Government Association during FIU Day at the Capitol.

Students, trustees meet legislators during FIU Day at the Capitol

When Sen. Anitere Flores looked out at the group of FIU Panthers gathered at the state Capitol recently, she felt […]

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Former foster care and homeless students at FIU gathered with community supporters and administrators for the Fostering Panther Pride welcome breakfast.

Foster youth program celebrates student successes at welcome breakfast

By the time she was 18 years old, Kenya Adeola had lived in nine different foster homes and attended five […]

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Success coach works to support former foster and homeless youth at FIU

Success coach works to support former foster and homeless youth at FIU

When Fostering Panther Pride’s new success coach, Ana Ramos, was required to do an internship at a community-based agency for […]

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 […]