Post Tagged with: "Office of Engagement"

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 […]

University improves in key Peace Corps ranking

University improves in key Peace Corps ranking

FIU rose two spots to No. 6 nationally in the Peace Corps’ latest ranking of volunteer-producing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI). With […]

Lifees Awards honor companies that help  students succeed, industry grow

Lifees Awards honor companies that help students succeed, industry grow

Life Sciences South Florida has selected the recipients of the first Lifees awards, honoring professionals and organizations that are leading […]

Symposium showcases student research

Symposium showcases student research

Alejandro Hernandez is working on using sodium silicate–a colorless, odorless liquid in soaps and detergents–as a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way […]

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 […]

Felecia Hatcher of CodeFever founded Black Tech Week last year with her husband, Derick Pearson.

Black Tech Week at BBC to promote diversity in technology

It started as a way to make Black History Month in Miami more impactful – by expanding the conversation around […]

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Vice President for Engagement named Presidential Leadership Scholar

Vice President for Engagement named Presidential Leadership Scholar

FIU Vice President for Engagement Saif  Y. Ishoof has been selected to be a member of the Presidential Leadership Scholars […]

Internship with Miami Beach leads to full-time job

Internship with Miami Beach leads to full-time job

  Doctoral candidate’s research on sea level rise helped prepare him for city engineering job When Carlos Tamayo started sitting […]

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Members of the Miami Fellows tour the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management.

Miami Fellows visit Chaplin School as part of workforce tour

The high-tech teaching laboratories of the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management recently served as a backdrop for some of […]

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University community volunteers in honor of MLK

University community volunteers in honor of MLK

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service hosts service projects at 25 community sites As she rallied volunteers at Brownsville […]

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High schoolers earn FIU scholarships using Raise.me

High schoolers earn FIU scholarships using Raise.me

High school students hoping to one day earn a scholarship to FIU no longer have to wait. Thanks to a relatively […]

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Community health clinic opens at Miami Northwestern High

Community health clinic opens at Miami Northwestern High

Center funded by $1.45 million federal grant to FIU’s Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences Just two days […]

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Professor receives fellowship for Liberty Square documentary

Professor receives fellowship for Liberty Square documentary

  In 2014, digital media professor Moses Shumow received FIU’s Excellence in Engagement Award for his work with high school […]

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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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