13 FIU Honors Students Join Class of 2020 Millennium Fellows

Honors Admin Feature, Uncategorized

By Brittany Torres Rivera The FIU Honors college would like to congratulate the following Honors students for being members of the class of 2020 Millennium Fellows. These 13 students were selected from an applicant pool of 15,159 from 1,438 campuses across 135 countries. Amber Robinson Amelia Raudales Brianna Chavez-Kelly Daiana Oppecini Jaedyn Guthrie Margarita Espinal Melanie Rodríguez Muhammad Azhar Patricia …

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 …

More Than a Major Podcast Out Now

stepfern Feature

The Florida International University Honors College is not your regular Honors College. We pride ourselves in providing an interdisciplinary education and experience that help students find their passions, excel in their academics, and become better people by exploring ideas outside of their majors. We help our students become more than just their major. This podcast will comprise of many informal …

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 …

Chicken Key Cleanups with Nicole Patrick

Stephanie Fernandez Feature, Uncategorized

Meet Honors College student Nicole Patrick, a Hospitality and Tourism major, who has a passion for giving back. During the Fall 2019 semester, Nicole organized two Chicken Key Cleanups after she participated in the experience through John Bailly’s Honors course, Miami in Miami. “In order to understand a community, one must serve it. As one of the most rewarding parts …

It’s goat yoga time!

Stephanie Fernandez Feature

Honors College star and Dean’s Scholar Emily Morgan is changing the way you exercise with goat yoga. Morgan, the owner of a dairy goat farm, not only provides goat milk and cheese to local customers, but is also expanding her business and supporting FIU with goat yoga. Read all about how she’s using her dairy goat farm to help raise …

Recap of Panther Alumni Week 2020

Stephanie Fernandez Feature

Now in its seventh year, Panther Alumni Week (PAW) connects our students with alumni through class presentations, industry panels, and networking events. PAW promotes the building of relationships which leads to internships, mentoring, and career opportunities. This year the Honors College was proud to welcome our alumni back to our campus to visit our first year seminars and share their …