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Month: April 2015

  • posted April 29, 2015

    There’s No Such Thing as a Dream Job

    There’s no such thing as a dream job. The mentality of “if I was just doing ___, then I’ll be happy” is not only untrue, but dangerous thinking. Why? Because it’s a hypothetical. It lives in the future. It’s not reality. That’s a lot of pressure that you are putting on yourself. That’s a lot […]

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  • posted April 16, 2015

    Florida Universities gather in Houston

    On April 7, Florida universities came together as one huge family! University of Miami, University of Central Florida, University of South Florida, Florida A&M and Florida International University were present in what turned out to be an amazing event. All these schools have a huge number of alumni living in Houston, TX and it was […]

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    This is How You Job Search

    Applying to job postings is not job searching. It’s applying to job postings. If you apply to a job posting without tailoring your resume and cover letter to fit that job description, you’re probably not getting a call back for an interview. If you don’t know anyone at the company, you’re probably not getting a […]

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  • posted April 14, 2015

    Become an Emerging City Champion

    The K880 Emerging City Champions Fellowship is now open for applications from young civic innovators with ideas to make their cities more livable. Supported by Knight Foundation and led by 8-80 Cities, the fellowship is open to innovators based in the eight resident communities where Knight invests: Akron, Ohio; Charlotte, N.C.; Detroit; Macon, Ga.; Miami; Philadelphia; San […]

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    Singularity University Opens Global Impact Competition in Miami Seeking Innovative Ideas to Address Sea Level Rise

    Knight Foundation invests $70,000 to help entrepreneurs engage in local problem-solving and build global connections Singularity University today launched its Global Impact Competition (GIC) in Miami calling on innovators to answer the question: How would you solve South Florida’s sea level rise challenge and improve the lives of a million people in three to five […]

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  • posted April 13, 2015

    FIU alumni help build Miami

    Five FIU alumni – Oscar Morejon, Armando Diaz, Leonardo Rubio, David Gonzalez and Jorge Palancar – are part of one of the biggest construction projects in Downtown Miami. MET 3 is a multi-phased commercial construction project that began in December 2012. The building consists of a ground-level Whole Foods Market; a 12-story parking garage; and […]

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    FIU Alumnus Tony Succar ’08 to Release the First Ever Latin Album Salute To The King of Pop

    The First Ever Latin Album Salute To The King of Pop From Producer/Multi-instrumentalist/Arranger Tony Succar To Be Released April 14 On Universal Music Classics In Partnership With Universal Music Latin Entertainment Featuring Over 100 Musicians Including Latin Superstars Tito Nieves, Jon Secada & Obie Bermúdez Among Notable Others Video For First Single “Smooth Criminal” Premiered […]

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    Death and Taxes: Planning for the Inevitable

    Now that tax season is officially over, it’s time to turn our attention to planning for the only other certainty of life. More than 100M people already have a legal will. Another 120M do not. If you’re in the group who has been putting this off for way too long, you may be surprised to […]

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  • posted April 9, 2015

    Upcoming PAMM Events

    The FIU Alumni Association is proud to partner with the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) and offer FIU alumni a brand new discount. FIU alumni can receive the PAMM member rate on all programming listed below. PAMM Studio Programs Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) offers innovative studio programs exploring contemporary issues in art and the creative making […]

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    FIU Alumni can see Kevin Hart in style!

    The FIU Alumni Association has partnered with the American Airlines Arena to offer premium seating exclusively to FIU alumni. This offer is valid only for the 10:30 p.m. show on May 9, 2015. Choose to purchase a suite with your friends or Lower Level Seats in rows 4-11! The earlier you order, the lower your row. […]

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