Posts tagged with: "Panther LIFE"

Living with hydrocephalus

Living with hydrocephalus

Genesis Espaillat is a PantherLife senior. Below is her first-person account of life with hydrocephalus, which she wrote in honor […]

Panther LIFE provides opportunities for young adults with intellectual disabilities

Panther LIFE provides opportunities for young adults with intellectual disabilities

Like many high school seniors, Nicholas Espinosa dreamed of getting a college education. But for Espinosa and the estimated 75,000 […]

Students honored at 2016 Student Life Awards

Students honored at 2016 Student Life Awards

On Thursday, April 7, the Outstanding Student Life Awards honored 21 students and four student organizations who have demonstrated the […]

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Disabilities advocates honor alumnus, program director

Disabilities advocates honor alumnus, program director

On Nov. 21, a Miami-Dade-based resource center honored a College of Education alumnus as well as the director of the college’s […]

Panther LIFE students graduated from the program Aug. 5.

Before starting careers, Panther LIFE alumni master school, independent living

When William Perry saw his older sister move away to Michigan for college, it was something he knew would also […]

Panther LIFE Director Diana M. Valle-Riestra and College of Education Dean Delia C. Garcia address the Florida Senate Higher Education Committee in support of Panther LIFE and postsecondary transition programs.

Leaders pitch state Senate for continued transition program support

Florida should continue its support of transition programs that help students with intellectual disabilities attend college and become more independent, […]

Lessons in LIFE: The first Panther LIFE Residential Program in images

Lessons in LIFE: The first Panther LIFE Residential Program in images

For three weeks in May, 14 college-aged young people with intellectual disabilities came together to live at FIU’s Modesto A. […]

Frost Museum gives challenged young people a taste of art

Frost Museum gives challenged young people a taste of art

Panther LIFE students enter the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum ready to learn about art history, anthropology and archeology. […]

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Video exclusive: Panther LIFE offers hope to students with intellectual disabilities

Students with intellectual disabilities have been given the opportunity to gain a meaningful college experience through the Panther LIFE (Learning […]

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 […]

Panther LIFE students reach beyond their grasp

First-of-its-kind program offers hope to students with intellectual disabilities In many ways, Carolina Puig’s freshman year at FIU is a […]