Posts tagged with: "Student Access & Success"

University community comes together to raise funds for homeless, foster students

University community comes together to raise funds for homeless, foster students

When Enrique Sepulveda was 3 years old, his father was incarcerated leaving his 20-year-old mother to care for him and […]

FIU celebrates 16 years of McNair Scholars, welcomes new inductees

FIU celebrates 16 years of McNair Scholars, welcomes new inductees

From robotics to energy, tissue engineering, behavioral health and mosquito research, FIU’s McNair Scholars represent some of FIU’s top undergraduate […]

Students explored bold ideas across D.C. this Spring Break

Students explored bold ideas across D.C. this Spring Break

D.C. update: IDEASWeek 2019 opened doors of opportunity for FIU students and sparked conversations on blockchain and the future of […]

FIU Online spearheads launch of statewide  affordable textbook initiative

FIU Online spearheads launch of statewide affordable textbook initiative

FIU Online has spearheaded the launch of a statewide initiative that keeps the costs of textbooks and materials under $60 […]

Junior Scholars program sets elementary students on a path to college, a career

Junior Scholars program sets elementary students on a path to college, a career

A new Junior Scholars program brought 75 elementary school students to Modesto A. Maidique Campus on Saturday, Feb. 16, for […]

Holiday celebration for local schools continues into its 27th year

Holiday celebration for local schools continues into its 27th year

  More than 27 years ago, Herman Dorsett, a faculty member in the FIU College of Business, came together with […]

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Miami Edison Senior High gets a makeover for the holidays

Miami Edison Senior High gets a makeover for the holidays

More than 180 members of the FIU Online team dedicated an entire day to working together for a greater cause. […]

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Knapp and Olivera give each other a high five after completing art project

FIU leaders serve as Principal for a Day at local schools

From surrealism to dancing to learning about solubility, Director of FIU Community Relations James Knapp’s day as a principal at […]

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Against the odds: Fall 2018 graduates demonstrate grit and determination

Against the odds: Fall 2018 graduates demonstrate grit and determination

For many students graduating from FIU this fall, earning a university degree has been a hard-fought achievement, one they accomplished […]

My internship at Michigan State University

My internship at Michigan State University

Name: Daniel Enrique Martinez Hometown: Cartagena, Colombia Major: I’m pursuing a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering. Where did you intern? What did you do […]

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Top tips to succeed as a first generation student

Top tips to succeed as a first generation student

If you’re a first generation student, you are not alone. About 50 percent of FIU students are the first in […]

Graduate fellows inspire each other and the community

Graduate fellows inspire each other and the community

Coffee, school, lab, repeat. This is just a glimpse of the day in the life of a doctoral student at […]

John Gibson, electrical engineering doctoral student and first Bridge to the Doctorate graduate

Meet the first graduate of FIU’s Bridge to the Doctorate program

At a young age, John Gibson loved breaking things apart and putting them back together. In a computer class he […]

Climbing the socio-economic ladder: FIU graduates go further

Climbing the socio-economic ladder: FIU graduates go further

FIU has a tradition of serving first-generation and low-income students who otherwise would not have access to higher education. In […]

Panelists left to right: Jean Morrow, Derek McGowan, Lisa McGill, Ke-ana Durham, Donnie Hale

Public-private partnerships produce student success

FIU in DC update: As winter comes to end and beautiful cherry blossoms bloom, FIU held an educational panel on the importance of public-private […]