Fall 2020 Graduation

lopezjc Feature, Uncategorized

What does it take to pull off a graduation ceremony in 2020? Last week, our faculty and staff came together to celebrate over 200 Honors College students with a truly special Honors graduation experience.   We held a “Graduation drive-thru” at Florida International University’s MMC campus. Assistant Honors Dean Pete Markowitz dressed for the occasion while he and the Honors staff gave students their …

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 …

Honors College Faculty webinar on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, from 10:00 am until 11:30 am.

lopezjc Faculty Resource Center Announcements

Honors College Faculty webinar will be held on Wednesday, August 18, from 10:00 am until 11:30 am via Zoom.  This will be a chance to provide you important information about the Fall 2021 term, an update from Dean Espinosa about the Honors College, and information from Vice President Bejar about FIU’s plans. As you know the first day of Fall …

Delanie Perez headshot

The Psychedelic Renaissance course encourages student in service and research

Brittany Torres Rivera Feature, Research

Honors College biology student Delanie Perez is currently researching the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the nation – adolescent brain cognitive development. Perez’s interest in neurocognitive and mental health disorders grew with the help of the Honors course, The Psychedelic Renaissance, taught by Professor Joseph Lichter during Spring 2021. The course explores the recent interest …

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 …