Articles by: Isabel Gamarra

ComPASS is FIU’s secret sauce

ComPASS is FIU’s secret sauce

FIU has undergone a strategic realignment and accountability process that has been imperative to FIU’s rise to success. Communication Protocol […]

University community comes together to raise funds for homeless, foster students

University community comes together to raise funds for homeless, foster students

When Enrique Sepulveda was 3 years old, his father was incarcerated leaving his 20-year-old mother to care for him and […]

FIU celebrates 16 years of McNair Scholars, welcomes new inductees

FIU celebrates 16 years of McNair Scholars, welcomes new inductees

From robotics to energy, tissue engineering, behavioral health and mosquito research, FIU’s McNair Scholars represent some of FIU’s top undergraduate […]

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Online business course utilizes artificial intelligence

  FIU is making a digital leap into the future with a pilot program that features artificial intelligence (AI) in […]

FIU institute helps connect universities around the globe

FIU institute helps connect universities around the globe

FIU Global Learning’s COIL Leadership Institute is helping universities from across the nation and globe incorporate Collaborative Online International Learning […]

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FIU Online spearheads launch of statewide  affordable textbook initiative

FIU Online spearheads launch of statewide affordable textbook initiative

FIU Online has spearheaded the launch of a statewide initiative that keeps the costs of textbooks and materials under $60 […]

Local philanthropist’s investment in the Education Effect pays dividends

Local philanthropist’s investment in the Education Effect pays dividends

  When Rose Ellen Greene walks into the courtyard of Jesse J. McCrary Jr. Elementary School, kids call for her […]

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Junior Scholars program sets elementary students on a path to college, a career

Junior Scholars program sets elementary students on a path to college, a career

A new Junior Scholars program brought 75 elementary school students to Modesto A. Maidique Campus on Saturday, Feb. 16, for […]

FIU now offers more than 100 degrees fully online

FIU now offers more than 100 degrees fully online

FIU has grown its online learning offerings to more than 100 fully online degrees, adding more than 15 degrees in […]

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FIU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute names new director, expands programming

FIU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute names new director, expands programming

FIU has named Sherry Andre as the new director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). Housed on the Biscayne […]

Holiday celebration for local schools continues into its 27th year

Holiday celebration for local schools continues into its 27th year

  More than 27 years ago, Herman Dorsett, a faculty member in the FIU College of Business, came together with […]

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Miami Edison Senior High gets a makeover for the holidays

Miami Edison Senior High gets a makeover for the holidays

More than 180 members of the FIU Online team dedicated an entire day to working together for a greater cause. […]

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Knapp and Olivera give each other a high five after completing art project

FIU leaders serve as Principal for a Day at local schools

From surrealism to dancing to learning about solubility, Director of FIU Community Relations James Knapp’s day as a principal at […]

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Continuity and opportunity, Puerto Rican students find second home at FIU

Continuity and opportunity, Puerto Rican students find second home at FIU

Keren M. Negrón Losada, 20, was born in Ciego de Ávila, Cuba, and moved to  Puerto Rico when she was […]

#FutureIsUs: Initiative highlights FIU’s contributions to the community

#FutureIsUs: Initiative highlights FIU’s contributions to the community

As part of the 2025 strategic plan, the Florida Board of Governors and State University System have made community engagement one […]