Articles by: Jennifer Lacayo

Climbing the socio-economic ladder: FIU graduates go further

Climbing the socio-economic ladder: FIU graduates go further

FIU has a tradition of serving first-generation and low-income students who otherwise would not have access to higher education. In […]

FIU Police to begin enforcing pedestrian safety with fines

FIU Police to begin enforcing pedestrian safety with fines

FIU Police is going into the final phase of a pedestrian safety program and will start issuing fines. Last month, […]

First-of-its-kind pedestrian bridge “swings” into place

First-of-its-kind pedestrian bridge “swings” into place

Construction marvel to connect FIU to Sweetwater On March 10, the main span of the FIU-Sweetwater UniversityCity Bridge was lifted […]

Section of SW 8 St. to close while workers position pedestrian bridge

Section of SW 8 St. to close while workers position pedestrian bridge

The section of Southwest 8th Street between 107th Avenue and 117th Avenue will be closed starting at 9 p.m. Friday, […]

Reopen BBC access road: A matter of safety for more than 10,000 students, faculty and staff

Reopen BBC access road: A matter of safety for more than 10,000 students, faculty and staff

Approximately 7,000 students, faculty and staff at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus share one access road with more than 3,000 public […]

FIUPD launches pedestrian safety program

FIUPD launches pedestrian safety program

With a growing number of FIU students walking to campus from Sweetwater and Westchester, the FIU Police Department has secured […]

Community leaders Cesar L. Alvarez and Rogelio Tovar appointed to FIU Board of Trustees

Community leaders Cesar L. Alvarez and Rogelio Tovar appointed to FIU Board of Trustees

Gov. Rick Scott reappointed Cesar L. Alvarez to serve on the FIU Board of Trustees, while the Florida Board of […]

Whole Foods to donate percentage of sales to StartUP FIU FOOD

Whole Foods to donate percentage of sales to StartUP FIU FOOD

  Whole Foods Market Miami locations and FIU will team up to support food entrepreneurs in South Florida by donating […]

FIU, Miami-Dade State Attorney partner on LGBTQ hate crimes

FIU, Miami-Dade State Attorney partner on LGBTQ hate crimes

U.S. Department of Justice-funded study seeks to boost reporting and prosecution Hate crimes against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer […]

Russia expert named senior fellow at FIU’s Green School

Russia expert named senior fellow at FIU’s Green School

David Kramer’s latest book details rise of Putin regime, aggression toward U.S. and the West Former assistant secretary of state […]

President Rosenberg delivers message on Greek life at FIU

President Rosenberg delivers message on Greek life at FIU

President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the university community on Nov. 15, 2017: Dear members of the university […]

Genovese Joblove & Battista commissions heroic soldier statue for Felsberg Veterans Plaza at FIU

Genovese Joblove & Battista commissions heroic soldier statue for Felsberg Veterans Plaza at FIU

Plaza will Serve as Gathering Place for Community to Pay Tribute to FIU Veterans FIU to Host Unveiling Ceremony on […]

Visiting student from Puerto Rico adjusts to life at FIU

Visiting student from Puerto Rico adjusts to life at FIU

  All Sarah Colon wanted was to start her third year at the University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras campus. […]

Knight Foundation grant to support Puerto Rican students at FIU

Knight Foundation grant to support Puerto Rican students at FIU

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has awarded FIU a $350,000 grant to support Puerto Rican students affected […]

FIU Music Festival to include disaster relief concerts

FIU Music Festival to include disaster relief concerts

  Grammy Winners Nestor Torres and Paquito D’ Rivera, New World Symphony and FIU Symphony Orchestra perform to raise money for […]