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Month: March 2015

  • posted March 31, 2015

    Vulnerability and Ego in Your Job Search

    I quit my job last August. I was unhappy. I was stressed. I got asthma. It wasn’t worth it. I walked away. I found myself job searching, without a safety net. Without knowing where to go. I turned to LinkedIn, where I reconnected and reengaged with my network. I met with 40 people in 3 […]

  • posted March 27, 2015

    Start-up City Miami

    Calling all FIU Alumni: Start-Up City: Miami, March 30 On March 30, The Atlantic and CityLab, along with our partners at the Knight Foundation, will take over the New World Center for the third annual Start-Up City: Miami – and we want YOU to join us.  We’re gathering the creative minds behind tomorrow¹s biggest start-up innovations and trends for a full day of groundbreaking ideas– […]

  • posted March 20, 2015

    Reliving FIU’s history

    If you’ve ever found yourself wondering how FIU’s first buildings got their diverse names, FIU alumna Dr. Diane Spurlock ’75 has your answer. Actually, she was directly involved in the process as the chair of a student committee that was established to serve as the official liaison between the FIU administration and the student body. […]

  • posted March 19, 2015

    Basic Start-Up Questions

    We are currently in an entrepreneurship era, which is an exciting time for those trying to live out their dreams.  However, being an entrepreneur is tough because there are so many demands and so many hats to wear.  Entrepreneurs are typically subject-matter experts in the business they are starting and accounting is sometimes looked at […]

  • posted March 18, 2015

    Announcing your FIU Student Alumni Association Executive Board

         The FIU Student Alumni Association recently held elections for executive board members. The Executive Board is responsible for hosting events and programs to benefit you, our SAA members!  Be sure to send them an email with suggestions of events, programs and ideas you would like to see them implement.  Kandys Temes, President | president.fiusaa@gmail.com Kandys […]

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    Aimee Carrero ’08 to Voice Disney’s First Latina Princess

    Disney will introduce its first ever Latina princess in 2016 and the woman behind the voice is FIU alumna Aimee Carrero. Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Miami, she earned a degree in international relations in 2008 and then moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting. The 26-year-old actress started her career in […]

  • posted March 16, 2015

    FIU-Royal Caribbean Partnership

    Our university has a long history of breaking new ground – forging innovative partnerships and pioneering creative new approaches to teaching, learning and research. We don’t hesitate to explore new ways of doing things. Our partnership with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is no different. The ROYAL@FIU World Stage Collaborative builds upon our collective assets as […]

  • posted March 15, 2015

    Defining FIU’s federal priorities

    Several snowfalls didn’t stop FIU Panthers this week in the capital city as President Mark B. Rosenberg and advocates presented the university’s priorities to Congress and celebrated 50 years of federal partnerships this week. President Rosenberg meets with Florida delegation Graduate Medical Education (GME) This past Tuesday, March 3, President Mark B. Rosenberg traveled to Capitol Hill to present FIU’s federal priorities to the Florida […]

  • posted March 12, 2015

    Mavin’s Half Court Buzzer-Beater Sinks UTSA, 57-54

    Senior Dennis Mavin nailed a buzzer-beater just short of half court to help the FIU men’s basketball team (16-16) down the UTSA Roadrunners, 57-54, in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament on Wednesday. With the win, FIU will take on UTEP on Thursday at 1 p.m. ET. In Head Coach Anthony Evans’ two […]

  • posted March 6, 2015

    Torch Awards Gala benefits student scholarships and alumni center

    In addition to paying tribute to our outstanding alumni, the 14th Annual Torch Awards Gala will support FIU’s First Generation Scholarship Fund and the Alumni Center Building Fund, which will serve as a central gathering space for students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends. More than 50% of FIU undergraduate students will be the first generation in […]