Posts tagged with: "philanthropy"

The power of philanthropy

The power of philanthropy

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “the power of philanthropy” in relation to student success? One of […]

Rx for medical student debt: scholarships

Rx for medical student debt: scholarships

Pictured above: Dr. Herbert Wertheim and his wife Nicole funded the medical educations of 10 students at FIU. By his […]

Wine, food festival benefiting FIU takes over South Florida

Wine, food festival benefiting FIU takes over South Florida

Tens of thousands of foodies from across the nation flocked to the white sands and sun of South Beach this […]

Major gift by late philanthropist caps 18-year legacy of Wolfsonian support

Major gift by late philanthropist caps 18-year legacy of Wolfsonian support

Palm Beach philanthropist Jean S. Sharf and her late husband, collector and scholar Frederic A. Sharf, have gifted more than 650 items […]

5 questions with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits CEO Wayne Chaplin

5 questions with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits CEO Wayne Chaplin

Wayne Chaplin has led Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (SGWS), the nation’s largest wine and spirits distributor, since 1994. His […]

Whole Foods to donate percentage of sales to StartUP FIU FOOD

Whole Foods to donate percentage of sales to StartUP FIU FOOD

  Whole Foods Market Miami locations and FIU will team up to support food entrepreneurs in South Florida by donating […]

CEO of Gates Foundation says FIU health grads inspire her

CEO of Gates Foundation says FIU health grads inspire her

During the recent winter commencement ceremonies, graduates of the College of Medicine, College of Nursing and College of Public Health […]

Celebrating first-generation students

Celebrating first-generation students

If you meet a student from FIU, there’s a good chance that he or she is a first-generation student. Panthers come […]

Two decades later, Chaplins continue to serve, support students

Two decades later, Chaplins continue to serve, support students

What happens when you put hospitality management students in a room with their benefactors? A candid, insightful conversation covering everything […]

Genovese Joblove & Battista commissions heroic soldier statue for Felsberg Veterans Plaza at FIU

Genovese Joblove & Battista commissions heroic soldier statue for Felsberg Veterans Plaza at FIU

Plaza will Serve as Gathering Place for Community to Pay Tribute to FIU Veterans FIU to Host Unveiling Ceremony on […]

Medical students meet the philanthropists funding their tuition

Medical students meet the philanthropists funding their tuition

Just outside the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, a photographer counts down “3..2…1..” and a group of medical students smile […]

FIU receives largest gift from an alumnus

FIU receives largest gift from an alumnus

Chad Moss ’94 has made the largest donation from an alumnus in FIU history. His $10 million gift to the […]

Alumnus ignites social entrepreneurism

Alumnus ignites social entrepreneurism

Startup fever is in the air and growing in Miami. The 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity named it the […]

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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 […]

Donors, faculty strengthen partnerships at inaugural Endowed Faculty Reception

Donors, faculty strengthen partnerships at inaugural Endowed Faculty Reception

By Charles Crespo FIU held its first Endowed Faculty Reception at the Reagan House March 22 to provide donors and […]