Mellon Foundation awards $675,000 to FIU to support education in the humanities

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded FIU a $675,000 grant to enhance humanities education and optimize student learning. The grant will establish Project THINC: Teaching Humanities in the New Context to promote active learning-centered, culturally responsive teaching in humanities classrooms at the university. “Project THINC will catalyze a critical mass of faculty to lead pedagogical change […]

FIU-MDC partnership to support students in the humanities kicks off this summer

A new partnership between FIU and Miami Dade College (MDC) will focus on supporting and enhancing the experience of students who study humanities and paving the way to successful careers. FIU’s Ana Menéndez and MDC’s Adlore D. Casseus will co-direct the program. Dubbed “The Humanities Edge: Creating a Pathway to Diversified Scholarship,” the program is […]