Student Highlight: Jeffrey Contreras

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Name: Jeffrey Contreras What grade are you in? I am in my sophomore year. What is your major? My major is Computer Engineering How long have you been in the Honors College? I have been in the Honors College since my freshman year. What’s one interesting fact about you? An interesting fact about me is that I like watching mystery movies and TV shows. What’s …

Welcome to Spring 2020!

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Welcome back, Panthers! We are excited for another wonderful semester with our brilliant students. Here are a few dates and deadlines to remember as we kickoff the Spring 2020 semester: January 13: Last day to add courses; last day to drop courses or withdraw from the University without incurring financial liability for tuition and fees. January 14: Tuition payment due. …

Congratulations to our Fall 2019 Graduates!

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On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 the Honors College hosted its Fall 2019 Graduation Assembly in which graduating seniors were honored with their tassel and medallion for graduating through the Honors College. Students were able to hear from keynote speaker the Honorable Veronica Diaz and celebrate with friends and family. To see pictures of the event and watch the ceremony from …

My internship with artist and Honors College Professor John Bailly

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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 …

Student Spotlight: Travis Dozier

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What grade are you in? I am a “Super Senior.” What is your major? International Relations & Latin American Caribbean Studies How long have you been in the Honors College? For the 2018-2019 academic year What’s an interesting fact about you? I’m an ambivert. What’s your dream job? What would you like to be doing after you graduate? My dream career is to become an …

Student Spotlight: Amelia Raudales

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Name: Amelia Raudales What grade are you in? I am in my sophomore year What is your major? My major is International Relations. How long have you been in the Honors College?  This is my 2nd year in the Honors College What’s one interesting fact about you? An interesting fact about me is that I have 3 jobs: Writing Assistant for Center of Excellence in …

Got my first job! Working as a staff assistant for Congresswoman Donna Shalala

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Name: Diana Garcia Hometown: Pembroke Pines, Florida Degree/Major: I am a junior working toward a bachelor’s in international relations and philosophy Where are you working? Title? I work as a staff assistant at the U.S. House of Representatives in the District Office of Congresswoman Donna Shalala (FL-27). How did you get your job? I began interning at Congresswoman Donna Shalala’s …

Student Spotlight: Abraham Alonso

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Name: Abraham Alonso What grade are you in? Sophomore What is your major? Biology with a Chemistry minor How long have you been in the Honors College? I’ve been with the Honors College for a year now. What’s one interesting fact about you? I am double jointed. This condition allows me to have hyper-flexibility. Due to shallow joint sockets in my arms, I can …

I am the Homecoming Prince, but how?

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Rahul Mittal is an Honors College student and Computer Science major. Rahul was chosen as this years Homecoming Prince and has written a piece on his personal experience throughout the journey of earning the title. Read Rahul’s article here. The Honors College is proud of Rahul and his dedication to his studies and engagement within the University and the community.

Student Spotlight: Kayla Jolly

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Name: Kayla Jolly Major: Social work with a minor in history How long have you been in the Honors College? This is my 3rdyear in the Honors College program. What’s one interesting fact about you? An interesting fact about me is that I’m obsessed with Power Rangers. What’s your dream job? My dream job is to work as a social work researcher. What are your …