The Patron: Kimberly Green on her work in Haiti and the center that bears her name

–By Amy Ellis for FIU Magazine When Kimberly Green was in first grade, her teacher asked a simple question: What would you do if you were president? For Green, who grew up watching the evening news with her father, a business executive who would later serve as ambassador to Singapore, the answer was easy. She […]

Latin American and Caribbean Center earns national designation — again

The U.S. Department of Education award includes a grant of more than $2 million The Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) has reaffirmed its place as one of the leading centers of its kind in the nation, once again earning a designation from the U.S. Department of Education as a Title VI National Resource Center (NRC) on Latin […]

Travel grants offer scholars chance to explore Cuban culture

For more than 10 years, FIU Libraries, the Cuban Research Institute (CRI), and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center have offered Díaz-Ayala Library travel grants to scholars interested in studying the university’s special collections related to Cuba and Cuban Americans. The grants provide the opportunity to conduct research on Cuba and the Cuban diaspora, an opportunity […]