The Honors College welcomes new Assistant Dean

David Melendez Feature

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

David Melendez Feature

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

lopezjc Feature, 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.  …

Branden Bedoya- Google Intern

POV of our student’s summer internships

lopezjc Feature, Spotlight, Summer

During Summer 2021, several of our Honors College students embarked in internships at some of the biggest industry names in the world. From creating marketing educational materials for Amazon to working with Google’s Finance team, this is how these students spent their summer break.  Jada Wilson  Major: Double major in Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science  Company: Facebook  Title: FBU Data Science Intern  Job Description: As a FBU data science intern, I help …