Posts tagged with: "First Generation Scholarship Fund"

Top tips to succeed as a first generation student

Top tips to succeed as a first generation student

If you’re a first generation student, you are not alone. About 50 percent of FIU students are the first in […]

McNair Conference inspires undergrads to pursue grad school

McNair Conference inspires undergrads to pursue grad school

Everyone is curious about what the future holds. For graduate school hopefuls attending the FIU McNair Scholars Research Conference, a […]

Donations to First Generation Scholarship Program now matched 2-for-1 by state

Donations to First Generation Scholarship Program now matched 2-for-1 by state

International business senior Alberto Garcia Marrero hopes to go to law school after graduating. To get there, the Honors College […]

Scholarship recipients meet their benefactors for breakfast

Scholarship recipients meet their benefactors for breakfast

When longtime professor of architecture Nicolas Quintana passed away in 2011, his wife, Isabel Quintana, knew she must do something […]

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 […]

The power of philanthropy

The power of philanthropy

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “the power of philanthropy” in relation to student success? One of […]

Celebrating first-generation students

Celebrating first-generation students

If you meet a student from FIU, there’s a good chance that he or she is a first-generation student. Panthers come […]

Chad Moss, Marcia Del Rey among honorees at Torch Awards

Chad Moss, Marcia Del Rey among honorees at Torch Awards

Florida International University is honoring alumni and faculty at the 16th annual Torch Awards Gala on April 1. Among this year’s […]

ShopFIU vendors give back through student scholarships

ShopFIU vendors give back through student scholarships

  Junior finance major Stephanie H. Espinosa’s goal is to be the first in her family to graduate college, and […]

The art of faculty mentoring: Student-professor relationships benefit both parties

The art of faculty mentoring: Student-professor relationships benefit both parties

As an undergraduate, Shonda Witherspoon ’16 co-published an article in a scientific journal. Her identical twin Shalisha ’16 led the […]

Alumni annual meeting celebrates new board of directors and $50,000 donation from Wells Fargo

Alumni annual meeting celebrates new board of directors and $50,000 donation from Wells Fargo

On Wednesday, May 4, the FIU Alumni Association held its Annual Meeting & Cocktail Reception, a spirited event designed to get […]

Fostering Panther Pride to assist homeless, former foster care students

Fostering Panther Pride to assist homeless, former foster care students

As a former foster care student, Ruth Rios did not have the typical college experience. “I didn’t have the same […]

Donate to FIU’s First Generation Scholarship Fund on Give Miami Day Nov. 20

Donate to FIU’s First Generation Scholarship Fund on Give Miami Day Nov. 20

The First Generation Scholarship Fund will once again be the focus of FIU’s fundraising efforts during The Miami Foundation’s 2nd […]

Alumni pay it forward by helping students with scholarship dollars

Alumni pay it forward by helping students with scholarship dollars

Senior Robert Grimal has always been active on campus. Determined to play intramural soccer during his freshman year, he joined […]

Employees build the FIU community through giving back

Employees build the FIU community through giving back

The Faculty & Staff Campaign encourages university employees to support the projects and programs at FIU that mean the most […]