FIU joins STEM education national dialogue at 100Kin10 Partner Summit

As a partner in the 100Kin10 movement, FIU is participating in today’s 100Kin10 Partner Summit in Washington, D.C. The initiative is a multi-sector effort to train or retrain 100,000 science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers over the next 10 years. It was established in January 2011 by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Opportunity […]

Employees asked to support FIU through new Ignite campaign

FIU rolled out its first-ever faculty and staff fundraising campaign, “Ignite,” with a rousing call to action from founding faculty member Steve Fain. “I know it is tough to ask people for money,” Fain, chair of the new campaign, told a crowd of 400 in the GC Ballrooms Feb. 15. “But, it’s not for me, […]

FIU Foundation Board of Directors members announced

FIU has appointed four community leaders to serve on the FIU Foundation Board. “The FIU Foundation is honored to welcome these established professionals whose record of service to South Florida aligns with the mission of FIU,” said Howard Lipman, senior vice president for University Advancement and executive director of the FIU Foundation. “Their dynamic, entrepreneurial […]

Former FIU Board of Trustee Leader named Chairman Emeritus

The Florida International University Board of Trustees (BOT) named Albert E. Dotson, Sr. chairman emeritus in honor of his years of leadership and service to the university. Dotson’s service to FIU spans three decades, most recently as chairman of the Board of Trustees from 2009 to 2011. In approving Dotson’s emeritus status at the Nov. […]

The Team Builder

Founding faculty member Judy Blucker helped build FIU and its women’s athletics programs. Now, she’s leaving a gift for future generations of female athletes. By Bryan Gilmer for FIU Magazine Last spring, FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg was a guest at an FIU reunion hosted by retired faculty member Judy Blucker (seated) and her partner […]