Dean Espinosa with Real Triumph Grads

Honors College Fall 2021 Real Triumphs

Emily Castellanos 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

Jenna El-Zoor 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 …

Emanuel Arias graduation photo

Alumnus uses social media to influence, guide pre-med students

Avery Coffey Feature, Spotlight

With the power of social media, this alumnus is using his journey at FIU and medical work experience to teach and guide pre-med students. Honors College alumnus Emanuel Arias recognized the struggles many students, especially pre-med students had in college with personal or academic challenges. While navigating his own way as a pre-med student, Arias wanted to create a platform …

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Honors College 2020-2021 Real Triumphs Graduates

Emily Castellanos Feature, Spotlight

A diverse group of men and women in background, nationality, interests and ambitions, these individuals are shining examples of what makes FIU students so special. Apart from being Honors College graduates, these students show immense ingenuity, compassion, intelligence and courage that set them apart from their graduating class. Against great odds, they have shown what it means to be truly …

Honors Class Cleans Up Masks and More at Deering Estate

Honors Admin Feature, Humans of FIU, Nature and Environment, Spotlight, Uncategorized

Written by: Brittany Torres Rivera On October 14, 2020, students enrolled in Professors John Bailly’s Miami in Miami course were able to conducte a cleanup at the Deering Estate, a staple activity in the seminar, for the first time in seven months. Among the usual marine debris, they found something new clogging the waterways of the island: masks. Teaching assistant Nicole Patrick …

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 …

My internship at Boston Scientific

lopezjc Feature, Spotlight

Name: Tina Marie Suizzo Major: Mechanical Engineering Where did you intern? Boston Scientific Corporation (BSC), a manufacturer of medical devices. What did you do there? I was a supplier engineering intern. How did you get your internship? BEYA Conference in Washington, D.C. I got an on-site interview and offer. What projects did you work on? I have a non-disclosure agreement …

Honors College Panther Mock Trial Team advance in AMTA’s regional tournament

lopezjc Feature, Spotlight, Uncategorized

The FIU Honors College Panther Mock Trial team is bringing home an official regional win from AMTA’s Southeast Regional Competition and two individual Best Attorney Awards! 30 teams competed and only 7 advanced– we were one of those teams. The next round of competition is AMTA’s Opening Round Championship Tournaments hosted by Georgia Tech in Decatur, GA on March 16-17. …

Meet our Fall 2018 Worlds Ahead Graduates

lopezjc Feature, Spotlight

At FIU being named as a Worlds Ahead Graduate is the highest distinction and honor a student can receive. These graduates exhibit outstanding perseverance, intelligence and personal strength during their time at FIU. Students are nominated by faculty members to be personally recognized and honored by President Rosenberg at their respective commencement ceremony. This semester, 4 Honors College students were …