Posts tagged with: "Education Effect"

FIU celebrates Maya Angelou’s legacy, brings together Little Haiti community

FIU celebrates Maya Angelou’s legacy, brings together Little Haiti community

Brave. That is the word used to describe women like Carlotta Walls LaNier and Maya Angelou, whose courage and resilience […]

FIYou: Donnie Hale Jr.

FIYou: Donnie Hale Jr.

Name: Donnie Ray Hale Jr. EdD Job Title: Director, The Education Effect Campus: MMC/SASC 217 Hometown: Stockton, California What do you do in […]

High schoolers earn FIU scholarships using Raise.me

High schoolers earn FIU scholarships using Raise.me

High school students hoping to one day earn a scholarship to FIU no longer have to wait. Thanks to a relatively […]

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Success stories: Ashley Perez, left, and Tiana Lanier both participated in the Golden Scholars Program, which provides tutoring, mentoring and financial support to promising students from low-income families. Perez graduates in the spring while Lanier, a biology major intent on becoming a medical doctor, is a sophomore.

FIU leads in offering access, promoting success

Minority, low-income and first-gen students find needed support At first glance, Ashley Perez might not have seemed like a prime […]

Community initiative brings Wi-Fi to Liberty Square residents

Community initiative brings Wi-Fi to Liberty Square residents

Lack of reliable Internet and computer access in low-income communities, known as the digital divide, has major implications, especially in […]

President Rosenberg: Welcome to fall 2015!

President Rosenberg: Welcome to fall 2015!

President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following memo to the university community on Monday, August 24, 2015.       Dear […]

Students in assistant professor Maria Lovett's Teaching Diverse Populations class discuss so-called "Gangster Gardener" Ron Finley's TED Talk which was shown by students in The Algebra Project's Summer Institute at Miami Northwestern Senior High School.

Future educators receive hands-on experience teaching diverse students

When it comes to preparing tomorrow’s teachers, there’s nothing like getting hands-on practice in Miami’s local schools. But one College […]

Peer tutoring helps local young writers

Peer tutoring helps local young writers

By Gisela Valencia It was their voices. Brandi Spires recognized it immediately when they spoke with unmatched enthusiasm. The Miami Northwestern […]

Editor’s Picks for Best Work

Editor’s Picks for Best Work

By Deborah O’Neil For more than a decade I’ve been having a lot of fun at FIU Magazine. We’ve done some […]

Black Student Union juggles the needs of those it serves

Black Student Union juggles the needs of those it serves

In a society where young people of color face challenges that their counterparts of other backgrounds often cannot fathom, FIU’s […]

Students at Miami Northwestern demonstrate their welding skills as part of the newly expanded program through The Education Effect.

FIU’s Education Effect joins Chase to bridge skills gap in Liberty City

Shondrea Tarpley was not at all sure about the welding course she signed up for at Miami Northwestern Senior High […]

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FIU joins Booker T. Washington High in reopening of 25-year-old planetarium

FIU joins Booker T. Washington High in reopening of 25-year-old planetarium

Visitors to Booker T. Washington Senior High School probably did not realize they would be going on a journey 250 […]

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D.C. Update: New Congress convenes, transportation advocates take the lead

D.C. Update: New Congress convenes, transportation advocates take the lead

The new year marked the beginning of the 114th Congress in Washington, D.C., and the release of new educational legislation […]

FIU announces commitments to expand college access at White House event

FIU announces commitments to expand college access at White House event

FIU Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. Furton will join President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and Vice […]

Digital media professor Moses Shumow recognized for excellence in engagement

Digital media professor Moses Shumow recognized for excellence in engagement

By Alexandra Rodriguez-Carhartt For his work with high school students in Liberty City, Moses Shumow, assistant professor in the School of […]