Posts tagged with: "philanthropy"

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 […]

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 […]

by Eduardo Merille

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 […]

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 […]