Honors College and the Education Effect

Stephanie Fernandez Feature, Uncategorized

75 elementary school students along with parents, teachers, and administrative staff from three different schools across Miami-Dade County will be visiting FIU every month as part of the Junior Scholars Program led by Education Effect. The Honors College is the curricular and co-curricular partner of Education Effect which will coordinate engaging these students with innovation, leadership, and arts & culture …

Recap of Panther Alumni Week 2019

Stephanie Fernandez Feature

By Anamaria Soler, Honors College Intern On February 4-8, 2019, the FIU Alumni Association hosted their 6thannual “Panther Alumni Week” or PAW for short, which is an event that “connects students with alumni through class, presentations, industry panels, and networking events,” according to the Alumni Association website.  This event allows current students and recent graduates to build relationships with the …

Edge Lab & MangoHacks 2019

Stephanie Fernandez Feature

During this year’s MangoHacks hackathon, the Honors College Edge Lab hosted a vinyl cutting workshop in which participants of the hackathon were able to come into the Lab space, design and cut their own sticker. The Honors College Edge Lab is Florida International University’s only makerspace open to the entire university community. The lab offers a design and fabrication space …

FIU among the nation’s top research universities

Stephanie Fernandez Feature

From FIU News: In the latest edition of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, FIU retained its highest classification as a R1University. “FIU has retained its status as a top research university because of the dedication and commitment of our hard-working faculty and researchers,” said FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg. “Over the past several years, they have continued …

Next Horizon Capital Campaign

Stephanie Fernandez Feature

  Join us on Saturday, January 26 at 12PM as we kickoff the Next Horizon capital campaign. Support FIU and your Honors College with a fun-filled day featuring dynamic speaker, incredible exhibitions, and entertainment. We hope to see you there! Click here to RSVP. Students will receive 3 points for attending and must wear their Honors College t-shirt! “Through the …

Celebrating a lifetime of giving: Jorge and Darlene Perez

Stephanie Fernandez Feature

From FIU Magazine By Charlie Crespo MA ’13 In recognition of their support, Jorge and Darlene Pérez’s last name graces a beautiful art museum in downtown Miami. But did you know that their largesse extends, in a big way, to FIU? Recently, the couple donated $1 million 
to FIU’s Honors College. The largest gift in the college’s history, it created …

Meet our Fall 2018 Worlds Ahead Graduates

Stephanie Fernandez Feature, Spotlight

At FIU being named as a Worlds Ahead Graduate is the highest distinction and honor a student can receive. These graduates exhibit outstanding perseverance, intelligence and personal strength during their time at FIU. Students are nominated by faculty members to be personally recognized and honored by President Rosenberg at their respective commencement ceremony. This semester, 4 Honors College students were …

Congratulations to our 2018 Fall graduates!

Stephanie Fernandez Feature, Spotlight

Monday, December 3rd, 2018 the Honors College held their 2018 Fall Graduation Assembly in which graduating students were recognized for their competition of Honors College graduation requirements. They also received their tassel and medallion that will be worn at Commencement. You can find pictures from the assembly on our Facebook page. You can also watch the entire assembly on our …