Posts tagged with: "Office of Engagement"

Hands-on demo teaches local youth about careers in aviation

Hands-on demo teaches local youth about careers in aviation

More than 50 local high school students from Miami Northwestern Senior High School, Booker T. Washington High School and Miami […]

VP of Engagement featured on Silicon Valley’s top podcast

VP of Engagement featured on Silicon Valley’s top podcast

FIU Vice President for Engagement Saif Y. Ishoof recently was featured on Breaking into Startups, one of Silicon Valley’s top podcast. Ishoof […]

FIU volunteers join Comcast to beautify Sweetwater Elementary

FIU volunteers join Comcast to beautify Sweetwater Elementary

In partnership with Comcast for the nation-wide volunteer event—Comcast Cares Day— FIU’s Frost Art Museum, the Office of Engagement and […]

Cocaine, robots at FIU’s eMerge pavilion

Cocaine, robots at FIU’s eMerge pavilion

FIU is returning to the eMerge Americas conference to participate in innovative panel discussions and highlight the latest advances out […]

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Applying the athlete’s mindset to business success

Applying the athlete’s mindset to business success

In 2006, when Doug Jones ’05 attended the Florida Association of Independent Agents insurance convention, he never imagined he’d meet […]

Undergrad research symposium winners enrich South Florida science community

Undergrad research symposium winners enrich South Florida science community

When Alejandro Hernandez won first place in the poster presentation at the Life Sciences South Florida’s (LSSF) STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium […]

Students land dream jobs with local municipality

Students land dream jobs with local municipality

An innovative collaboration between FIU and the City of Miami Beach is forging new career paths for dozens of FIU students. […]

City Manager Jimmy Morales  in his American Government classroom

City manager, police chief teach FIU dual enrollment courses

  Imagine taking a U.S. government class with a current city manager who is a Harvard-trained lawyer and has nearly 20 years of […]

Calling all change makers, do gooders

Calling all change makers, do gooders

For a recent graduate, a three day trip to Washington, D.C., was all it took to spark a new passion. […]

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Alina Parbtani, Assistant Director of Engagement, Joanna Garcia, Associate Director,Center for Leadership and Service, 	
Patricia Lopez-Guerrero, Director, Center for Leadership and Service

FIU named Engaged Campus of the Year

In recognition of the university’s commitment to community engagement and public service, FIU was recognized as the Engaged Campus of the […]

A little cafecito with your collaboration

A little cafecito with your collaboration

Research by well-regarded MIT management professor Thomas Allarn tells us that creating “collaboration and collision spaces enables communication for inspiration.” In […]

Partnering with ALA to bring relief to the Caribbean through libraries

Partnering with ALA to bring relief to the Caribbean through libraries

Everyone knows that libraries are centers for learning. But after a disaster, libraries often take on an even more crucial […]

FIYou: James Knapp

FIYou: James Knapp

Name: James Knapp ’05, MS ’08 Hometown: Pembroke Pines/ Hollywood Job Title/Department: Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships, FIU Office of Engagement. […]

FIU’s Ishoof joins Marshall Memorial Fellowship

FIU’s Ishoof joins Marshall Memorial Fellowship

FIU Vice President for Engagement Saif  Y. Ishoof  has been selected to be a member of the Marshall Memorial Fellowship this fall. The […]

FIU takes center stage at eMerge Americas 2017

FIU takes center stage at eMerge Americas 2017

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, […]