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 […]

Braman Family Foundation to announce significant gift to Miami Dade College and Florida International University

Braman Family Completion Scholarship Fund will support college completion for neediest students in our community The Braman Family Foundation is making a $1 million gift to Miami Dade College (MDC) and Florida International University (FIU) as an incentive for students to enroll full-time during their last year of studies at the institutions to facilitate and […]

FIU takes center stage at eMerge Americas 2017

FIU pavillion at eMerge Americas conference
“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler The American writer and futurist’s words, quoted by President Mark B. Rosenberg at the eMerge Americas tech conference, ring true for those trying to jump start careers in the […]

FIU graduates do well by doing good

FIU graduation
Social entrepreneurship runs deep with the class of 2017 While traveling in Asia, Ari Sernik volunteered at a Cambodian orphanage for HIV-positive children. After returning home he devised a way to continue to help: He organized a charity auction of the children’s art work. That experience led him to create Ten-Yad (“Give a Hand” in […]

Donors and Faculty Strengthen Partnerships at Inaugural Endowed Faculty Reception

Endowed Faculty Reception at FIU
If you were to ask 10 donors at Florida International University (FIU) what their donation supported, you would likely get 10 different answers. Some want to provide students with a chance to be the first in their family to attend college, so they may give to a first-generation scholarship. Others desire to help create a […]

Chad Moss makes largest donation to FIU by an alumnus

Chad Moss
Gift names the Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure and Sustainability Chad Moss, executive vice president of Moss & Associates, announced a $10 million gift through Moss Foundation, Inc. to FIU’s College of Engineering & Computing — the largest donation by an alumnus to date. “Chad Moss has shown incredible vision and entrepreneurship in Miami and across […]