Posts tagged with: "Student success"

From survival to service: Turning pain into hope

From survival to service: Turning pain into hope

College is an exciting time for most students as they embrace learning and growing in a new community. Along the […]

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Welcome to Fall 2017!

Welcome to Fall 2017!

On Sunday, August 20, 2017, President Mark B. Rosenberg delivered his annual welcome back message to the FIU community. 

An NSF fellow, alumna works to eliminate mental health stigmas

An NSF fellow, alumna works to eliminate mental health stigmas

Recent graduate Gabriela Goldberg ’16 has always been fascinated by the human brain, so she decided to dedicate her life to understanding […]

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FIU joins national movement to reduce cost of books

FIU joins national movement to reduce cost of books

On average, college students spend between $600 and $1,400 on textbooks each year, according to the College Board. These costs […]

5 tips on how to conquer public speaking

5 tips on how to conquer public speaking

Do you have a fear of speaking in front of groups? Presenting in front of an audience can seem like […]

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 […]