Posts tagged with: "philanthropy"

Next Horizon campaign to “change the face of this institution”

Next Horizon campaign to “change the face of this institution”

FIU is pushing boundaries. University researchers are saving species on the verge of extinction. They are helping families with children who […]

Workforce development program bolsters underserved populations, feeds growing construction industry

Workforce development program bolsters underserved populations, feeds growing construction industry

For Devan Blackman, FIU’s Engineering Center has come to feel like a second home. There’s a 5-foot-by-5-foot wooden “house” there […]

VIP: Vivian Zumot Dimond ’80

VIP: Vivian Zumot Dimond ’80

Vivian Zumot Dimond ’80 • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, 1980 • Managing broker and principal, Brown Harris Stevens • […]

Nathan Kurland, center, and representatives from the Miami Bayside Foundation with students who have received support from the foundation’s scholarships at FIU.

At annual breakfast, FIU scholars meet donors making their dreams attainable

  Mechanical engineering sophomore Patricia Garcia is on the fast-track to success. By the time she entered FIU as a […]

Five questions  for the head of fundraising

Five questions for the head of fundraising

Howard Lipman understands the value of philanthropy. For the CEO of the FIU Foundation, it’s more than just a sum […]

MCCJ’s Silver Medallion honorees showcase FIU’s commitment to Miami

MCCJ’s Silver Medallion honorees showcase FIU’s commitment to Miami

FIU is rife with Silver Medallion honorees. The Silver Medallion, awarded by MCCJ annually, recognizes community leaders who have made outstanding […]

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Auschwitz survivor donates to Holocaust studies program

Auschwitz survivor donates to Holocaust studies program

Auschwitz survivor and renowned Miami developer Tibor Hollo believes the Holocaust is being forgotten. It all started with a conversation […]

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University launches Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU with community celebration

University launches Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU with community celebration

A little rain didn’t stop FIU in its pursuit of the Next Horizon! On Saturday, Jan. 26, the FIU Foundation, […]

Left to right: President Mark B. Rosenberg, College of Engineering & Computing Dean John Volakis, Chad Moss '94, Sandra Moss, and Moss School Interim Director Jose Faria

Construction school renamed in honor of Chad Moss ’94

In recognition of a landmark contribution to FIU, the College of Engineering & Computing’s school of construction has been renamed […]

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Top FIU benefactor inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame

Decades ago, Dr. Herbert Wertheim turned his early ideas for inventions into prototypes using Maxwell House coffee cans as chemistry […]

Celebrating a lifetime of giving: Jorge and Darlene Perez

Celebrating a lifetime of giving: Jorge and Darlene Perez

By Charlie Crespo MA ’13 In recognition of their support, Jorge and Darlene Pérez’s last name graces a beautiful art […]

Local doctors help fund program for developmentally disabled adults

Local doctors help fund program for developmentally disabled adults

Local doctors Jeffrey Simmons and Yolangel Hernandez Suarez have made a $2 million gift to FIU to establish the Simmons+Hernandez […]

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 […]