Election Week 2018

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Election Week is in full swing at the Honors College and we have a fun-filled week with events that are meant to make sure you’re ready to vote with Honors on Friday, November 2nd. All of our Election Week events are open to ALL students! You don’t have to be in Honors to attend; so bring your friends, family, ANYONE …

Why vote? A look at the amendments with Professor Pedrero

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By Tony Pedrero, Honors College Professor On Tuesday, November 6th, Floridians will be voting on an unprecedented twelve amendments to the Florida Constitution. These initiatives, if passed, will personally impact each of you for the foreseeable future – the process for amending the constitution is long and full of hurdles. Amendments, like other bills, are often worded in confusing and …

19th Convocation of the Honors College

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Every year the Honors College inducts its newest students with a pinning ceremony during Convocation, which is filled with performances and entertainment ranging from FIU Athletics to our very own HEARTbeats. As we welcomed well close to 1,000 students into the Honors College this year, we celebrated with two Convocations: Freshman on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 and Transfers on Friday, …