Posts tagged with: "Student Access & Success"

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 […]

My first job! Working at FIU OneStop

My first job! Working at FIU OneStop

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

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 […]

Celebrating first-generation students

Celebrating first-generation students

If you meet a student from FIU, there’s a good chance that he or she is a first-generation student. Panthers come […]

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

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 Last summer, President Mark B. Rosenberg and the President’s Council – FIU’s premier community relations […]

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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 […]