President Rosenberg: ‘Homecoming is just a few weeks away!’

Homecoming 2020 flyer
President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the community on Sept. 14, 2020: Dear FIU family, In just a few weeks, get ready to Pave Your Path during FIU Homecoming Week 2020! While Homecoming will look very different this year, we look forward to a week full of virtual concerts, activities, caravans and other […]

President Rosenberg: ‘Welcome to Fall 2020 at our FIU!’

President Rosenberg shared the following message with the university community on August 24, 2020: Dear FIU Family, Welcome to Fall 2020 at our FIU! Whether you’re joining us on campus, learning and working remotely, or a combination of the two, I’m excited to kick off the new academic year! I’m especially thrilled to give a […]

Board of Trustees votes to extend Rosenberg’s contract

–By Lourdes Perez for FIU News In its last meeting of the academic year, the FIU Board of Trustees voted to extend President Mark B. Rosenberg’s contract. At a meeting on Wednesday, the board unanimously approved a one-year extension to Rosenberg’s contract following a “superior” performance rating for Rosenberg’s accomplishments and leadership during the 2017-2018 […]

FIU’s Next Horizon initiative will raise funds to ensure students can succeed

President Mark B. Rosenberg wrote the following op-ed in the Miami Herald on Feb. 2, 2019.  The French writer Guy de Maupassant said: “It is the lives we encounter that make life worth living.” There is perhaps no better way to describe the meaningful work of higher education. While questions continue to swirl about the relevance and value […]

Be Part of a Historic Day: FIU’s Next Horizon Kickoff Celebration, Jan. 26

FIU is ready to take flight to reach its Next Horizon. And the entire University community, both past and present, as well as its friends and supporters are invited to celebrate this pivotal moment in its history. On Saturday, January 26, from 12 to 5 p.m., the Kickoff Celebration for Next Horizon: The Campaign for […]

Welcome to Fall 2018!

On Sunday, Aug. 19, President Mark B. Rosenberg shared the following message with the FIU community.  Dear FIU family, Welcome to fall! Here we are again at one of the most exciting times of year – the new semester lays before us full of hope and possibility! Because of our FIU family, this university is the shape of […]

Scholarship recipients meet their benefactors for breakfast

When longtime professor of architecture Nicolas Quintana passed away in 2011, his wife, Isabel Quintana, knew she must do something to commemorate his dedication to the university and to his profession. In honor of their mutual love for FIU, she set up a scholarship in his name for students studying architecture in the College of […]

Genovese Joblove & Battista commissions heroic soldier statue for Felsberg Veterans Plaza at FIU

Plaza will Serve as Gathering Place for Community to Pay Tribute to FIU Veterans FIU to Host Unveiling Ceremony on Veterans Day To honor the service men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice, Miami-based law firm Genovese Joblove & Battista (GJB) has teamed up with Florida International University to provide the lead gift for a sculpture of […]

Knight Foundation grant to support Puerto Rican students at FIU

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has awarded FIU a $350,000 grant to support Puerto Rican students affected by Hurricane Maria. The grant will fund living expenses, tuition, and other costs associated with relocation for students who have come to South Florida to continue their studies at FIU, while universities on the island […]

President Rosenberg appointed to national task force on apprenticeship expansion

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg has been appointed as the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) representative on the U.S. Department of Labor’s Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion. The task force was formed in response to an executive order signed by President Donald J. Trump earlier this summer to expand apprenticeships and vocational training, close the skills gap, and […]