Meet Your New Honors College SGA Senator, Amelia Raudales

Ana Soler Feature, Spotlight

Every year, FIU’s Student Government Association holds elections to appoint various positions including senatorial ones that represent each college on campus. The 2020-2021 senator elected to represent the Honors College is Amelia Raudales. I spoke to Amelia and she gave me insight on herself and her plans with SGA:  Q: Firstly, what is your major & grade level?  A: I …

Meet the 4th cohort of the Honors College and HWCOM EAP

Ana Soler Feature

Imagine you are a full-time student at FIU, studying for many exams, taking challenging courses, being involved in multiple organizations on and off campus. How can you manage it all plus making time for social activities outside of school with friends and family? We spoke to the latest cohort of students from the Honors College and Herbert Wertheim College of …

The Honors College EdgeLab supports FIU’s initiative to print face shields for Baptist Health South Florida

Stephanie Fernandez Feature

The Honors College EdgeLab has been hard at work 3D printing face shields as part of FIU’s latest initiative with Baptist Health South Florida.  In response to the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for health workers treating patients during the coronavirus pandemic, Florida International University (FIU) and Baptist Health South Florida are partnering to 3D-print reusable face shields. The first …

Honors College Pride Club: Queer Black Experiences

Stephanie Fernandez

In honor of Black Hxstory Month Honors College alumnus Travis Dozier will present about the same-gender-loving community and Honors College Pride Club president Rosen T. Gordon will moderate a panel of LGBTQIA+ Black students discussing their personal experiences. Everyone is welcome to attend!Some potentially triggering content will be discussed including references to the military and discussions of racial fetishism racial …

Honors College Friendsgiving/Open Mic!

Stephanie Fernandez

Make sure to join us on November 21st 2019 for our first annual Honors College Friendsgiving & Open Mic! WOOO!This is also a potluck so PLEASE sign up below to bring a dish so we can all eat together at our Friendsgiving event! We will be having a cozy night at the Stocker Astroscience Center! Dr. James Webb will be …

Honors College Pride Club – Halloween Social!

Stephanie Fernandez

Come enjoy some food games and music with other members of the Honors College Pride club during their Halloween Social! Feel free to come in costume! 🙂

Honors College Homecoming Tailgate!

Stephanie Fernandez

Tailgate with the Honors College and experience the Homecoming game between FIU and Charlotte! We’ll have food games and activities!

My internship with artist and Honors College Professor John Bailly

Stephanie Fernandez Feature

Name: Sofia Guerra Major: Art History Where did you intern? I interned at the Deering Estate in the Power House Studio with FIU Honors Professor John Bailly, in preparation of his solo art exhibition at the LnS Gallery. Bailly is an artist-in-residence fellow at the Deering Estate and represented by LnS Gallery, owned by Luisa Lignarolo and Sergio Cernuda. I …

Honors College students win FIU non-fiction writing competition

Stephanie Fernandez Feature

By Anamaria Soler, Honors College Intern Professor Elizabeth Hanly is a writer who specializes in creative non-fiction. In fact, she teaches a course called Creative Non-Fiction at the FIU Honors College. According to the course description, the course, “asks students to dig into their own experience, letting the stories that only they know come to them, then finding the best …