Articles by: Amy Ellis

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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Winner of Startup Weekend@FIU moves on to global challenge

Winner of Startup Weekend@FIU moves on to global challenge

A team of FIU students that wants to change the way fans, musicians and venues connect has launched its idea […]

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Launch a new venture in 54 hours at Startup Weekend Miami

Jeff Brown hears new startup ideas all the time. He has even had would-be entrepreneurs approach him with their idea […]

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Transforming stories of violence, tragedy to resilience, hope

Transforming stories of violence, tragedy to resilience, hope

FIU and Images & Voices of Hope co-host “Storytelling to Change the World” Oct. 28 Stories of violence and tragedy […]

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FIU journalism student Karnkamol Intarasuwan shoots video for the Liberty Square Rising project.

Journalism students document history, voices of Liberty City

Yuliana Valdez admits she was a little nervous about spending her summer in Liberty City working on a documentary film […]

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The Class of 2015 at Miami Northwestern Senior High School is the first graduating class to have been part of The Education Effect since their freshman year.

The Education Effect marks 4 years at Miami Northwestern

When Taylor Williams first set foot on the campus of Florida International University, she found it more than a little […]

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Aerial view of Ocean Drive between Fifth and Seventh Streets in 1960s.

History students digitize photos, memorabilia from Miami Beach

In one black and white photo, Lincoln Road is depicted as a tangled mass of trees and swamp. No sign […]

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SGA teamed up with Farm Share and several elected officials to provide free food to students and the community.

SGA joins Farm Share, elected officials to help students in need

More than 1,300 FIU students and community members received boxes of food through a free food distribution event hosted by […]

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U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Paul Zukunft meets with FIU students, faculty and administrators to discuss scholarships, internships and other opportunities.

U.S. Coast Guard partners with FIU on recruitment and research

Max Sherno describes the U.S. Coast Guard scholarship program – known as CSPI – as the best kept secret in […]

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Larry K. Williams, president and CEO of The Beacon Council; Matt Haggman, program director for The Knight Foundation and co-chair of One Community One Goal; Mark B. Rosenberg, president of Florida International University and chair of the Academic Leaders Council; Donna Abood, managing director, Avison Young and chair of The Beacon Council; Nelson Lazo, CEO of Doctors Hospital and co-chair of One Community One Goal.

Education and industry leaders unite to launch Talent Development Network

Hoping to stop the “brain drain” that leads talented young people to leave South Florida, academic and business leaders have […]

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Sen. Anitere Flores, center, joins members of FIU's Student Government Association during FIU Day at the Capitol.

Students, trustees meet legislators during FIU Day at the Capitol

When Sen. Anitere Flores looked out at the group of FIU Panthers gathered at the state Capitol recently, she felt […]

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FIU and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. collaborated on the new Royal Caribbean Production Studio at BBC.

FIU, Royal Caribbean launch partnership and production studio

FIU and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) will unveil a 130,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art rehearsal and production studio on Friday and announce […]

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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which sponsored this welcome event at the College of Business last year, was one of ten companies named to FIU's President's Internship Honor Roll.

Top 10 internship providers for students

In today’s increasingly competitive job market, college graduates who have experience in their fields are far more likely to receive […]

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President Obama addresses FIU community during nationally televised town hall on immigration

President Obama addresses FIU community during nationally televised town hall on immigration

Eric Narvaez, an Army veteran and wounded warrior, said he fought for his country – only to come home to […]

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