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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 …

Congratulations to our 2018 Fall graduates!

lopezjc Feature, Spotlight

Monday, December 3rd, 2018 the Honors College held their 2018 Fall Graduation Assembly in which graduating students were recognized for their competition of Honors College graduation requirements. They also received their tassel and medallion that will be worn at Commencement. You can find pictures from the assembly on our Facebook page. You can also watch the entire assembly on our …

Teshamae S. Monteith, MD, ’98, 2018 Torch Award Recipient

lopezjc Feature, Spotlight

Title Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, Headache Medicine Fellowship Director & Chief, Headache Division, Department of Neurology University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine Distinguished Alumna Honors College Honors College Alumna, Teshamae S. Monteith, MD, ’98, was awarded the prestigious Torch Award last month. The Torch Award is the highest honor bestowed upon alumni and faculty by the FIU Alumni Association. It recognizes FIU supporters who …

My Internship with Amazon

Luli Szeinblum Feature, Spotlight

While most students were completely focused on schoolwork from the months of February to July 2018, Kerlin Michel was interning at Amazon as a software engineer. Kerlin took a leap of faith and applied through the Amazon website, scored an interview and wowed the company enough to land an internship. As his major is computer science with a math minor, …