Posts tagged with: "Student success"

FIU Summer 2017 graduates overcome challenges, change lives

FIU Summer 2017 graduates overcome challenges, change lives

Almost 4,000 FIU students will graduate next week – many of them overcoming challenges and changing lives on their way […]

My internship with the D.C. district court

My internship with the D.C. district court

Name: Annasofia A. Roig Major: Juris Doctor candidate, College of Law Where are you interning? I am interning for a […]

Intern at The Washington Center earns professional growth award

Intern at The Washington Center earns professional growth award

During her final semester at FIU, Natalia Kolbjornsen ’17 faced her fears. Self-described as “a little shy,” Kolbjornsen was a […]

Got my first job! Working for FIU External Relations

Got my first job! Working for FIU External Relations

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

Higher education gets a reboot

Higher education gets a reboot

Something had to be done. It was 2010 and the alarmingly high failure rate among students who were taking the […]

When disaster strikes: A new program prepares students to respond to catastrophes worldwide

When disaster strikes: A new program prepares students to respond to catastrophes worldwide

Lieutenant Steven Castell MA ’16 was just weeks into a new job when Hurricane Matthew brewed over the Atlantic Ocean. […]

Garfield Jugar is one of 168 Learning Assistants at FIU helping other students in peer mentoring. Jugar works in FIU’s Mastery Math Lab.

FIU transforms collegiate math experience

This story was originally published Sept. 24, 2015, on FIU News. FIU has implemented new teaching methods resulting in double-digit pass […]

Summer interns get 25 percent off at the bookstore

Summer interns get 25 percent off at the bookstore

Barnes & Noble at FIU is rewarding students who currently have summer internships with a special discount: 25 percent off FIU […]

Start freshman year off right

Start freshman year off right

Transitioning from high school to college can be stressful. It’s easy to become overwhelmed when you’re trying to cope with […]

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

  By Isabela Corzo Few would challenge that Claire Scott-Bacon ’16 is an inspiration. Balancing immigration, marriage, divorce and raising two […]

Students partner with Indian women, create craft business

Students partner with Indian women, create craft business

It all began with a pouf, a fabric-covered hassock created last year by a group of village women of Bandhwari, […]

5 tips to increase productivity

5 tips to increase productivity

Whether you’re studying for an exam, wading through research for a term paper or trying to complete the 200 pages […]

Are you interning in D.C. this summer?

Are you interning in D.C. this summer?

Summer is right around the corner, which for many FIU students means it’s internship season. In addition to the countless numbers […]

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 […]

Students in FIU's field excursion course visit Camex, a building materials company, in the Florida Keys to observe a limestone blast.

Spring breakers rocked by Florida Keys

This spring break, undergraduates in FIU’s field excursion course got their hands dirty developing their geology skills in the Florida Keys. The […]