Posts tagged with: "Alumni"

Young alumnus’ gift lays foundation for media, technology institute

Young alumnus’ gift lays foundation for media, technology institute

The average age of philanthropists is 65, but Steven Cruz, 28, is bucking the trend. In support of the FIU […]

Board of Governors approves alumni, conference center and hotel at FIU

Board of Governors approves alumni, conference center and hotel at FIU

Today the Florida Board of Governors approved a public-private partnership to establish an alumni, conference center and hotel on FIU’s […]

Royal Caribbean Day increases students’ competitiveness in the job market

Royal Caribbean Day increases students’ competitiveness in the job market

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) kicked off their first RCL Day at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus with smashing success. More than […]

MCCJ’s Silver Medallion honorees showcase FIU’s commitment to Miami

MCCJ’s Silver Medallion honorees showcase FIU’s commitment to Miami

FIU is rife with Silver Medallion honorees. The Silver Medallion, awarded by MCCJ annually, recognizes community leaders who have made outstanding […]

Idea sparked in poetry class leads to successful business

Idea sparked in poetry class leads to successful business

Did you ever think a poetry class could lead you to your next big business idea? Alumnus Jose (Tony) A. […]

Freshman computer engineering student Ashley Rodriguez networks with alumnus Max Burwick 14 in a speed-mentoring session during Panther Alumni Week

Panther Alumni Week returns for sixth year to connect students, alumni

In February, hundreds of alumni flooded campus or checked in online to meet with current students and impart their knowledge […]

My first job! Working as a marketing specialist at VITAS Healthcare

My first job! Working as a marketing specialist at VITAS Healthcare

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

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Very Important Panther: Michael E. Mendez ’03 reimagines the gas station

Michael R. Mendez ’03, MBA ’10 Owner, Mendez Fuel Member, Dean’s Advisory Council, College of Law (2009-present) Member, Dean’s Advisory […]

Rene Formoso, project manager at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

Alumnus works with NASA on making rocket fuel on Mars

Mars, known as the Red Planet and fourth planet from the Sun, has an atmosphere of more than 95 percent […]

Student scholars offer solutions on Latin America, Caribbean to federal and congressional decision makers

Student scholars offer solutions on Latin America, Caribbean to federal and congressional decision makers

The Future of the Latin America Fly-In students meet with Eliot Pedrosa ’95, U.S. Alternate Executive Director to the Inter-American […]

Giovanni Giannola, FIU computer engineering grad and CEO of Globalesm, Inc.

Engineering grad creates Internet of Things startup company

Giovanni Giannola, an FIU alumnus, recalls how at the young age of seven, he began upgrading computers for his father’s […]

FIU in DC update: Constructing the future of urban technology

FIU in DC update: Constructing the future of urban technology

Week in review: FIU started the month of October convening federal and local officials on smart technology initiatives; advocating for […]

#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 […]

Record number of students landed D.C. summer internships

Record number of students landed D.C. summer internships

As summer came to a close, FIU in Washington, D.C. bid farewell to a record-breaking number of interns. Sixty-three students […]

Bob Hewes Boats takes home top prize at annual fishing tournament

Bob Hewes Boats takes home top prize at annual fishing tournament