Posts tagged with: "Office of Engagement"

Winner of Startup Weekend@FIU moves on to global challenge

Winner of Startup Weekend@FIU moves on to global challenge

A team of FIU students that wants to change the way fans, musicians and venues connect has launched its idea […]

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In honor of MLK, FIU hosts 25 service sites Jan. 16

In honor of MLK, FIU hosts 25 service sites Jan. 16

-by Amanda Graham Every year during the Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Day of Service, students, faculty and staff come […]

Transforming news of violence to stories of resilience

Transforming news of violence to stories of resilience

Ask the residents of Liberty Square how they would describe their community, and you’ll hear things like “resilient,” “neighborly,” and […]

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Launch a new venture in 54 hours at Startup Weekend Miami

Jeff Brown hears new startup ideas all the time. He has even had would-be entrepreneurs approach him with their idea […]

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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 […]

Transforming stories of violence, tragedy to resilience, hope

Transforming stories of violence, tragedy to resilience, hope

FIU and Images & Voices of Hope co-host “Storytelling to Change the World” Oct. 28 Stories of violence and tragedy […]

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National event invites students to Know Tomorrow

National event invites students to Know Tomorrow

FIU students will add their voices to KNOW TOMORROW, a nationwide effort of more than 50 university campuses that unites […]

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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 […]

FIU honored by White House for Bright Spots in Hispanic Education

FIU honored by White House for Bright Spots in Hispanic Education

The White House has recognized FIU’s Mastery Math Lab and the STEM Transformation Institute as Bright Spots in Hispanic Education, […]

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FIU ranked 17th in Washington Monthly for engagement, contributions to community

FIU ranked 17th in Washington Monthly for engagement, contributions to community

FIU was recently named among the top universities in the country in terms of engagement and contributions to its community. According […]

MDCPS Regional Superintendent Albert Payne, Jr., FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg, MDCPS School Board Member Susie V. Castillo, MDCPS Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, U.S. Rep Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, College of Education Dean Delia C. Garcia and Ronald Reagan / Doral Sr. High Principal Juan Carlos Silva cut the ribbon opening the new Teaching Academy at Ronald Reagan/Doral Senior High.

FIU, MDCPS launch new teaching academy at Doral high school

FIU’s College of Education and Miami-Dade County Public Schools on Aug. 25 launched the first of its kind teaching academy at […]

FIU journalism student Karnkamol Intarasuwan shoots video for the Liberty Square Rising project.

Journalism students document history, voices of Liberty City

Yuliana Valdez admits she was a little nervous about spending her summer in Liberty City working on a documentary film […]

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FIU receives federal grant to launch school-based clinic at Miami Northwestern

FIU receives federal grant to launch school-based clinic at Miami Northwestern

FIU’s Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences (NWCNHS) has received a $1.45 million grant from the U.S. Department of […]

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 […]