Posts tagged with: "Student Access & Success"

Honors student, Brian Garcia.

My internship at Harvard Medical School

Name: Brian Garcia Hometown: Guines, Cuba What is your major? Biological sciences, College of Arts, Sciences and Education and Honors College Where […]

Honors student aces the MCAT

Honors student aces the MCAT

After 12 practice tests and a crisis in confidence, Honors College student Brian Garcia placed in the 100th percentile of […]

Local elementary students make Santa’s ‘nice’ list at FIU

Local elementary students make Santa’s ‘nice’ list at FIU

Elementary students from 11 of South Florida’s Title I schools were recently treated with some holiday cheer – FIU style. […]

President’s Council raises more than $230,000 for Fostering Panther Pride

President’s Council raises more than $230,000 for Fostering Panther Pride

  Last summer, President Mark B. Rosenberg and the President’s Council – FIU’s premier community relations board – set an […]

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From immigrant to NSF Graduate Research Fellow

From immigrant to NSF Graduate Research Fellow

By Giselle Heraux Born and raised in Colombia, Marcela Jaramillo was exposed to the beauty of nature from early childhood. […]

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

  By Isabela Corzo Few would challenge that Claire Scott-Bacon ’16 is an inspiration. Balancing immigration, marriage, divorce and raising two […]

My internship at Roar Media

My internship at Roar Media

Name: Stephanie Cruz ’17 Major: I graduated from the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts with a bachelor’s of science […]

Dreams morph into reality for former foster/homeless students

Dreams morph into reality for former foster/homeless students

Little wishes came true the other day—the kind that lead to bigger things down the road. Twenty-seven young women who either […]

FIU graduates do well by doing good

FIU graduates do well by doing good

Social entrepreneurship runs deep with the class of 2017   While traveling in Asia, Ari Sernik volunteered at a Cambodian […]

Undergraduate research 101

Undergraduate research 101

  Good GPA, campus involvement and an internship. Most students cite these among a checklist of qualities employers and graduate […]

FIU President’s Council launches campaign to raise funds for Fostering Panther Pride

FIU President’s Council launches campaign to raise funds for Fostering Panther Pride

Juan Muñoz lost his mother to cancer when he was six years old. Raised by a single father, Juan grew […]

5000 Role Models smoothed out a rocky path for me

5000 Role Models smoothed out a rocky path for me

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In this […]

Invest in people this year: Become a mentor

Invest in people this year: Become a mentor

Lose weight and save money are often at the top of our New Year’s resolutions. While investing in your health and budget […]

FIYou: Donnie Hale Jr.

FIYou: Donnie Hale Jr.

Name: Donnie Ray Hale Jr. EdD Job Title: Director, The Education Effect Campus: MMC/SASC 217 Hometown: Stockton, California What do you do in […]

5 questions for the vice provost

5 questions for the vice provost

Jaffus Hardrick worked 40 hours a week while putting himself through college. The first in his family to earn a degree, […]