Posts tagged with: "Veteran and Military Affairs Center"

2017 Outstanding Student Life Award winners with Larry Lunsford, vice president for Student Affairs.

Students recognized at annual Outstanding Student Life Awards

On Thursday, April 6, more than 40 finalists competed for 15 awards, varying from service and spirit to leadership and […]

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FIU salutes our veterans

FIU salutes our veterans

Winston Churchill once said:” Never give up. Never give up! Never give up!! Never, never, never-never-never-never!’” That is the message […]

New program helps FIU veterans transition into civilian careers

New program helps FIU veterans transition into civilian careers

Citi Salutes, Citigroup’s firm-wide initiative to support the veterans’ community led by Citi Community Development, joined with FIU today and […]

Navy veteran makes triumphant return to civilian life

Navy veteran makes triumphant return to civilian life

Double-alumna Roya Gordon is a former intelligence specialist for the U.S. Navy. This month she starts a full-time job as a critical infrastructure […]

Peer-to-peer mentoring: Young people empower their contemporaries

Peer-to-peer mentoring: Young people empower their contemporaries

The word “mentor” typically conjures an image of someone older, an individual in a leadership position who shepherds a young […]

Husband, wife military medics graduate together

Husband, wife military medics graduate together

From enlisting in the service to walking down the aisle to walking across the stage at FIU’s graduation, Air Force […]

Honoring fallen soldiers on Memorial Day

Honoring fallen soldiers on Memorial Day

Memorial Day in Miami is often the unofficial start of summer, marked by Urban Beach Week and backyard BBQs. At FIU, 1,800 […]

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Veterans’ campus org helps returnees navigate college life

Veterans’ campus org helps returnees navigate college life

A tour of duty in Okinawa gave then-20-something-year-old Cleanon Woods his first taste of the world outside his Midwestern hometown. The […]

Cultivating success: FIU supports growing community of military veterans, minorities interested in farming business

Cultivating success: FIU supports growing community of military veterans, minorities interested in farming business

By Evelyn Perez and Alexandra Pecharich For more than 10 years, Garfield Jarrett proudly wore the uniform of a U.S. […]

FIU helps veterans make the grades

FIU helps veterans make the grades

In the Tower – FIU’s oldest and most iconic building – groups of student veterans sit together studying, laughing and […]

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FIU to host outreach event to provide assistance for military veterans on Dec. 12

FIU to host outreach event to provide assistance for military veterans on Dec. 12

From homelessness prevention to banking services, FIU will be hosting a veterans outreach event at the FIU Stadium Club on […]

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D.C. Update: Biomedical engineering, veterans success and Education Effect

D.C. Update: Biomedical engineering, veterans success and Education Effect

With debate moving on a veterans in-state tuition bill, FIU promoted its transformative research to federal partners in Washington, D.C., […]

FIU Veteran and Military Affairs Office opens to university community with ribbon-cutting ceremony

FIU Veteran and Military Affairs Office opens to university community with ribbon-cutting ceremony

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Veterans Job and Resource Fair Feb. 22

Military veterans and their families (spouses/dependents) are invited to check out FIU’s free Veterans Job and Resource Fair from 10 […]

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Serving after 9/11: FIU military veterans reflect

Ten years ago, the world was changed forever by the events of 9/11. As men and women around the globe […]