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November 2016

SunTrust, FIU partnership seeks to light the path to financial literacy

The SunTrust FIU Financial Wellness Clinic, a state-of-the-art bilingual financial literacy center, created through a $600,000 grant from the SunTrust Foundation to FIU's College of Business will educate and empower low- to middle-income residents of Miami-Dade County’s multicultural communities. <Read>

My internship at Google 

Honors College student Maytal Maor is double majoring in human resource management and marketing, interned at Google as a BOLD Intern. See what projects she worked on, how the internship connected to her coursework and the coolest thing that happened during her internship. <Read>


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NSF grant to increase computer science graduates in Florida 

As part of a grant from the National Science Founation, FIU and two other Florida universities will receive $1 million each in student scholarships to remove financial barriers to student success and increase the number of graduates in computer and information technology.  <Read>
On Your Radar
A Mid(winter) Night's Dream
Starting on Nov. 13 through Nov. 20, FIU Theater presents Shakespeare's classic comedy with a winter makeover. <More>

Thanksgiving Holiday
On Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 & 25, the university will be closed on observance of Thanksgiving.

Finals Week
Final exams will take place Dec. 3 through Dec. 10.

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy Reminder 
After each semester, the Financial Aid office is required to monitor the Academic Progress of your student, requiring a 2.0 minimum GPA and completion rate of 67% or higher of the total number of all attempted credits. Please encourage your student to monitor their progress by using our SAP Calculator. For more information about the Federal Regulations and how the progression rate it calculated click here.

Art students Michael Gray (left) and Gianna DiBartolomeo work on a concept for a piece designed for FIU Stadium. Photo by Doug Garland.

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