Next Horizon Capital Campaign

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  Join us on Saturday, January 26 at 12PM as we kickoff the Next Horizon capital campaign. Support FIU and your Honors College with a fun-filled day featuring dynamic speaker, incredible exhibitions, and entertainment. We hope to see you there! Click here to RSVP. Students will receive 3 points for attending and must wear their Honors College t-shirt! “Through the …

Celebrating a lifetime of giving: Jorge and Darlene Perez

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From FIU Magazine By Charlie Crespo MA ’13 In recognition of their support, Jorge and Darlene Pérez’s last name graces a beautiful art museum in downtown Miami. But did you know that their largesse extends, in a big way, to FIU? Recently, the couple donated $1 million 
to FIU’s Honors College. The largest gift in the college’s history, it created …

Meet our Fall 2018 Worlds Ahead Graduates

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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 FIU at their respective commencement ceremony. This semester, 4 Honors College students were selected …

Congratulations to our 2018 Fall graduates!

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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

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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 …

Election Week 2018

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Election Week is in full swing at the Honors College and we have a fun-filled week with events that are meant to make sure you’re ready to vote with Honors on Friday, November 2nd. All of our Election Week events are open to ALL students! You don’t have to be in Honors to attend; so bring your friends, family, ANYONE …

Why vote? A look at the amendments with Professor Pedrero

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By Tony Pedrero, Honors College Professor On Tuesday, November 6th, Floridians will be voting on an unprecedented twelve amendments to the Florida Constitution. These initiatives, if passed, will personally impact each of you for the foreseeable future – the process for amending the constitution is long and full of hurdles. Amendments, like other bills, are often worded in confusing and …

My Internship with Amazon

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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, …

Meet Juan Carlos Espinosa, Dean of the Honors College

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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 …