Post Tagged with: "Office of Engagement"

FIU receives federal grant to launch school-based clinic at Miami Northwestern

FIU receives federal grant to launch school-based clinic at Miami Northwestern

FIU’s Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences (NWCNHS) has received a $1.45 million grant from the U.S. Department of […]

Students in assistant professor Maria Lovett's Teaching Diverse Populations class discuss so-called "Gangster Gardener" Ron Finley's TED Talk which was shown by students in The Algebra Project's Summer Institute at Miami Northwestern Senior High School.

Future educators receive hands-on experience teaching diverse students

When it comes to preparing tomorrow’s teachers, there’s nothing like getting hands-on practice in Miami’s local schools. But one College […]

Peer tutoring helps local young writers

Peer tutoring helps local young writers

By Gisela Valencia It was their voices. Brandi Spires recognized it immediately when they spoke with unmatched enthusiasm. The Miami Northwestern […]

The Class of 2015 at Miami Northwestern Senior High School is the first graduating class to have been part of The Education Effect since their freshman year.

The Education Effect marks 4 years at Miami Northwestern

When Taylor Williams first set foot on the campus of Florida International University, she found it more than a little […]

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Small Business Development Center prepares businesses for hurricane season

Small Business Development Center prepares businesses for hurricane season

As the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane season got underway June 1, South Floridians kicked off a flurry of shopping activity to […]

FIU in the Next Gen: Partnerships

FIU in the Next Gen: Partnerships

How will FIU deepen its relationship with community leaders to solve problems and bring greater opportunity to students? In the […]

Aerial view of Ocean Drive between Fifth and Seventh Streets in 1960s.

History students digitize photos, memorabilia from Miami Beach

In one black and white photo, Lincoln Road is depicted as a tangled mass of trees and swamp. No sign […]

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Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet visited the Modesto A. Maidique Campus in the fall of 2014  to announce a partnership with FIU to establish the Peace Corps Prep Program.

FIU keeps top 10 Peace Corps ranking

FIU preserved its top 10 national ranking among Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) who contribute volunteers to the Peace Corps, the agency […]

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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D.C. Update: STEM education, Greater Miami Chamber and LACC

D.C. Update: STEM education, Greater Miami Chamber and LACC

With the help of a bipartisan amendment, FIU helped Hispanic-serving institutions receive a boost in STEM-related grants. Members of the Greater […]

Erskine Dottin, College of Education Dean Delia C. Garcia, and Leonard Bliss pose for a photo at a ceremony honoring the four retiring professors from the College of Education. Bliss, Dottin, and professors Linda Blanton and Joan Wynne are stepping calling it a career.

Four College of Education faculty members call it a career

The thousands of graduates who walked across the stage at FIU Arena this week won’t be the only ones leaving […]

U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Paul Zukunft meets with FIU students, faculty and administrators to discuss scholarships, internships and other opportunities.

U.S. Coast Guard partners with FIU on recruitment and research

Max Sherno describes the U.S. Coast Guard scholarship program – known as CSPI – as the best kept secret in […]

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Larry K. Williams, president and CEO of The Beacon Council; Matt Haggman, program director for The Knight Foundation and co-chair of One Community One Goal; Mark B. Rosenberg, president of Florida International University and chair of the Academic Leaders Council; Donna Abood, managing director, Avison Young and chair of The Beacon Council; Nelson Lazo, CEO of Doctors Hospital and co-chair of One Community One Goal.

Education and industry leaders unite to launch Talent Development Network

Hoping to stop the “brain drain” that leads talented young people to leave South Florida, academic and business leaders have […]

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FIU helps build Miami

FIU helps build Miami

Five FIU alumni – Oscar Morejon, Armando Diaz, Leonardo Rubio, David Gonzalez and Jorge Palancar – are part of one […]

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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