FIU Honors College Alumna takes on cancer disparities among Latinas

David MelendezFeature, Spotlight

Honors College Alumna Dariana Sedeno-Delgado has made strides in cancer research since graduating from FIU in 2020 with a B.A. in Psychology. After she and her loved ones had disappointing experiences with healthcare in the U.S., Sedeno-Delgado made it her goal to “reinvent the way that healthcare is done, and bring it back to its original purpose of selfless devotion towards …

Roxana Martinez Bermejo wins Jorge and Darlene Perez Excellence Award

David MelendezFeature, Scholarships

The Jorge and Darlene Pérez Excellence Award is given to graduating seniors enrolled in the Honors College each semester, providing them with monetary support for post-graduate studies and other goals. The recipient of the award is chosen based not only on academic excellence but their willingness to give back to the community during their time at FIU and beyond. For …

The Honors College welcomes new Assistant Dean

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The Honors College would like to welcome Hazel Hooker as our Assistant Dean of Student Success. As an Honors College Alumna herself, Hooker started as an FIU student and then transitioned to faculty roles such as Assistant Director for Academic Advising, Adjunct Instructor, and Program Director of the Center for Student Engagement. Through these roles, Hooker has gained years of experience in …

FIU Honors College 6th Cohort

FIU Honors College 6th cohort gains early acceptance into medical school

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Every Spring, talented sophomores from FIU’s Honors College submit their applications to be considered for early acceptance by the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM). The Early Assurance Program (EAP) ensures that these students not only get accepted into HWCOM but receive guidance throughout their undergraduate career to broaden their perspectives in medicine and their areas of interest. A limited …

Dean Espinosa with Real Triumph Grads

Honors College Fall 2021 Real Triumphs

lopezjcFeature, Spotlight

Each semester, FIU recognizes the efforts of a diverse group of students in background, nationality, interests and ambitions. These individuals showcase what makes our university so special.  In addition to being Honors College graduates, these scholars have gone above and beyond to accomplish extraordinary things during their time at FIU. Through dedication and perseverance, these students have shown us what it means to be Real Triumphs.  …