Posts tagged with: "Office of Engagement"

Irma Becerra-Fernandez named vice president for Engagement

Irma Becerra-Fernandez named vice president for Engagement

In recognition of her commitment to community engagement and her efforts to create new and innovative partnerships for the university, […]

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WPBT intern gets hands-on experience with new TV arts show

WPBT intern gets hands-on experience with new TV arts show

When Lisann Ramos arrived for her first day of work as an intern at WPBT Channel 2, she quickly realized […]

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U.S. Congressman Joe Garcia offers first paid FIU congressional internship

U.S. Congressman Joe Garcia offers first paid FIU congressional internship

Working as FIU Student Government Vice President his junior year, one of Sanjeev Udhnani’s top priorities was to help fellow […]

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Senior Ruslan Garcia studied tumors in mice to gain insight into human cases of skin cancer.

Student researchers take top honors at STEM symposium

Original research conducted by an FIU undergraduate student could someday lead to safer treatments for melanoma, the deadliest and most […]

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Students use business skills to serve others

Students use business skills to serve others

While on a study abroad trip to Thailand in December, FIU student Estela Lewin Huamani was struck by the poor […]

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Getting a job: What FIU is doing now to help graduates find jobs later

Getting a job: What FIU is doing now to help graduates find jobs later

In a lean economy, FIU focuses on creating opportunities that lead to employment when students graduate. Job seekers today generally […]

Catalyst Miami and FIU launch “Connect for Good” Internship Program

Catalyst Miami and FIU have joined forces for the “Connect for Good” internship program, aimed at developing South Florida students […]

Irma Becerra-Fernandez Ph.D. ’94 named interim VP for Engagement

Irma Becerra-Fernandez Ph.D. ’94 named interim VP for Engagement

Professor Irma Becerra-Fernandez Ph.D. ’94 has accepted the position of interim vice president for Engagement effective May 14. She replaces […]

Native Flags project reaches 336 Miami-Dade Public Schools

Native Flags project reaches 336 Miami-Dade Public Schools

On April 10, Xavier Cortada, director and artist-in-residence of FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts Office of Engaged Creativity, […]

Volleyball team lends a helping hand to Habitat for Humanity

FIU volleyball spent March 30 helping build three homes in northwest Miami. The team – which was volunteering with Habitat […]

FIU’s vice president for engagement elected chair of Health Foundation

FIU’s vice president for engagement elected chair of Health Foundation

FIU Vice President for Engagement, Divina Grossman, has been elected to a two-year term as chairwoman of the board of […]

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Eminent engagement expert to visit FIU

WHAT: A national authority on university-community engagement, Ira Harkavy, founding director of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the […]

‘FIU Magazine,’ Jan. 2012: The Education Effect

‘FIU Magazine,’ Jan. 2012: The Education Effect

FIU, JPMorgan Chase and Miami-Dade County Public schools come together to transform lives at Miami Northwestern Senior High By Deborah […]

Deals done, networks forged at FIU’s 2011 Americas Venture Capital Conference

Top ventures win $50,000 in awards With rising global interest in Latin American ventures, FIU’s 2011 Americas Venture Capital Conference […]

Honduran students visit FIU for week of agroscience

Honduran students visit FIU for week of agroscience

More than 20 agroscience juniors from the Universidad Nacional de Agricultura (UNA) in Honduras were hosted by the FIU Agroecology […]