Honors College students create water purification startup

Stephanie Fernandez Feature

From FIU News Posted by Claudie-Starah Heriveaux How do you get your water? You probably have a water fountain nearby and the tap at home or even a water bottle in your hands right now. Now, imagine having to walk many miles carrying gallons of water out of sheer necessity? Unfortunately, for some impoverished communities in third world countries, this …

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

Stephanie Fernandez 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. …

Honors College and the Education Effect

Stephanie Fernandez Feature, Uncategorized

75 elementary school students along with parents, teachers, and administrative staff from three different schools across Miami-Dade County will be visiting FIU every month as part of the Junior Scholars Program led by Education Effect. The Honors College is the curricular and co-curricular partner of Education Effect which will coordinate engaging these students with innovation, leadership, and arts & culture …

Meet Juan Carlos Espinosa, Dean of the Honors College

Stephanie Fernandez Feature, Spotlight

You’ve seen him at orientation and events or while visiting the Honors College. No matter when or where, he’s always there to greet you and talk to you: meet your Dean Juan Carlos Espinosa. “For me, my main role is to help build FIU by building the Honors College. Since we’re integrated because our students are shared, we support the …

Road to FIU ’22: Outstanding Honors College Freshman

Stephanie Fernandez Feature, Spotlight

As the 2018 Fall semester unfolds, FIU News has been highlighting outstanding members of the incoming Freshman Class of 2022 and we’re sharing those students who are not only part of the best class in FIU history, but also entering the Honors College. Read more about these standout members of the Class of 2022:   Meet Gisell Rodriguez, valedictorian at …

Jorge and Darlene Perez donate $1 million to the Honors College

Stephanie Fernandez Feature, Spotlight

THANK YOU! We are so grateful for the Perez family and their donation to the Honors College! The donation will be used to fund the Jorge and Darlene Pérez Scholars Endowment, a scholarship for high-achieving students within the Honors College program who intend to live and work in South Florida after graduation. Read more about the story behind the donation: https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/education/article214769700.html

FIU Honors College Football Night!

Susan Davies Feature, Spotlight

FIU Honors College was invited as special guests by the FIU Athletics Department to attend the football game between the FIU Panthers and Old Dominion. The Honors students took a group photo in the middle of the field with President Rosenberg and Dean Espinosa. Everyone had a great time and the Honors College loves supporting our Panthers! If you’d like …