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 …

FIU Honors College Alumna takes on cancer disparities among Latinas

David Melendez Spotlight

Honors College Alumna Dariana Sedeno-Delgado has made strides in cancer research since graduating from FIU in 2020 with a B.A. in Psychology. After she and her loved ones had disappointing experiences with healthcare in the U.S., Sedeno-Delgado made it her goal to “reinvent the way that healthcare is done, and bring it back to its original purpose of selfless devotion towards …

Roxana Martinez Bermejo wins Jorge and Darlene Perez Excellence Award

David Melendez Scholarships

The Jorge and Darlene Pérez Excellence Award is given to graduating seniors enrolled in the Honors College each semester, providing them with monetary support for post-graduate studies and other goals. The recipient of the award is chosen based not only on academic excellence but their willingness to give back to the community during their time at FIU and beyond. For …

The Honors College welcomes new Assistant Dean

David Melendez Feature

The Honors College would like to welcome Hazel Hooker as our Assistant Dean of Student Success. As an Honors College Alumna herself, Hooker started as an FIU student and then transitioned to faculty roles such as Assistant Director for Academic Advising, Adjunct Instructor, and Program Director of the Center for Student Engagement. Through these roles, Hooker has gained years of experience in …

FIU Honors College 6th Cohort

FIU Honors College 6th cohort gains early acceptance into medical school

David Melendez Feature

Every Spring, talented sophomores from FIU’s Honors College submit their applications to be considered for early acceptance by the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM). The Early Assurance Program (EAP) ensures that these students not only get accepted into HWCOM but receive guidance throughout their undergraduate career to broaden their perspectives in medicine and their areas of interest. A limited …

Dean Espinosa with Real Triumph Grads

Honors College Fall 2021 Real Triumphs

lopezjc 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

lopezjc 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 …