Alumna gives students a live look at Univision

Pamela Silva Conde and FIU students
“Live in 5…4…3…2…” For alumna Pamela Silva Conde ’03, MBA ’12, a member of the FIU Business Hall of Fame, this countdown is a daily signal that her job as a news anchor is about to begin. For a small group of students, however, the countdown was a glimpse into a possible career in broadcasting. […]

Introducing the Everglades to Sweetwater Elementary students

Everglades National Park
This winter a group of students from the Honors College, who were participating in a unique Everglades class, embarked on an adventure — not trekking through alligators and pythons in the River of Grass — but interacting with fourth-graders at Sweetwater Elementary School. The Everglades: From Beginning to End, is a year-long, interdisciplinary Honors College […]

Alumni sharing life lessons

Jonathan Williams with mentor John Farias
Successful graduates counsel students on achieving goals and attaining dreams. WANTED: A professional with demonstrated success in his or her industry who exhibits humility and a down-to-earth sensibility to serve as a role model to a young person in search of self-actualization. Sounds like a tall order. But in 2014, student Jevon Howell found a mentor […]

Finance student excels as young investor

Carlo Trabanco got his start investing at age 15, when he visited the Capital Markets Lab at FIU’s College of Business. A member—and later president—of his high school’s Future Business Leaders of America club, Trabanco and his peers came to FIU on a regular basis to learn about financial literacy from senior business students. After […]