Posts tagged with: "philanthropy"

Saul and Theresa Esman Foundation donates $90K for medical simulation training

Saul and Theresa Esman Foundation donates $90K for medical simulation training

The Saul and Theresa Esman Foundation, a long-time supporter of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM), donated $90,000 to […]

Jorge and Darlene Pérez

Jorge And Darlene Pérez donate $1 million to Honors College

Local philanthropists and civic leaders Jorge and Darlene Pérez have donated $1 million to the Honors College. The gift— the […]

Dotson family adds to FIU legacy with $1 million endowment

Dotson family adds to FIU legacy with $1 million endowment

The family of FIU visionary Albert Dotson Sr. has donated $1 million to FIU to commemorate his legacy at the […]

Bob Hewes Boats takes home top prize at annual fishing tournament

Bob Hewes Boats takes home top prize at annual fishing tournament

Grad students selected for prestigious Gates Foundation internships

Grad students selected for prestigious Gates Foundation internships

Marsha Francois was thrilled when she got the news. “I was definitely excited,” said Francois, a first-year graduate student in […]

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 […]

VITAS announces its 2018 Healthcare Scholarship winner

VITAS announces its 2018 Healthcare Scholarship winner

Stevenson Chery has been named the recipient of the 2018 VITAS Healthcare Scholarship and awarded $25,000. The scholarship is designed […]

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 […]

Bound by the heart: Scholarship recipient and benefactor share instant connection

Bound by the heart: Scholarship recipient and benefactor share instant connection

Joseph Burns is an adult living with pediatric heart disease. He was born prematurely with a bicuspid aortic valve—a condition […]

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 […]

Rx for medical student debt: scholarships

Rx for medical student debt: scholarships

Pictured above: Dr. Herbert Wertheim and his wife Nicole funded the medical educations of 10 students at FIU. By his […]

Wine, food festival benefiting FIU takes over South Florida

Wine, food festival benefiting FIU takes over South Florida

Tens of thousands of foodies from across the nation flocked to the white sands and sun of South Beach this […]

Major gift by late philanthropist caps 18-year legacy of Wolfsonian support

Major gift by late philanthropist caps 18-year legacy of Wolfsonian support

Palm Beach philanthropist Jean S. Sharf and her late husband, collector and scholar Frederic A. Sharf, have gifted more than 650 items […]

5 questions with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits CEO Wayne Chaplin

5 questions with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits CEO Wayne Chaplin

Wayne Chaplin has led Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (SGWS), the nation’s largest wine and spirits distributor, since 1994. His […]

Whole Foods to donate percentage of sales to StartUP FIU FOOD

Whole Foods to donate percentage of sales to StartUP FIU FOOD

  Whole Foods Market Miami locations and FIU will team up to support food entrepreneurs in South Florida by donating […]