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November 2015

Student organization establishes First Generation scholarship     

The men and women of Alpha Kappa Psi, a professional business fraternity at the College of Business, have raised funds to establish a First Generation Scholarship at FIU, making them the first student organization to do so.  <Read>
Great War stories

Program helps minorities pursue doctorates in STEM

The Bridge to the Doctorate program, a fellowship program funded by the National Science Foundation, helps minorities pursue graduate degrees in STEM fields. <Read>

Mr. and Miss FIU learn leadership and confidence

Since the start of the Miss FIU Pageant in 2004 and the Mr. FIU Pageant in 2011, students have had the opportunity to showcase their school pride and commitment to the community. <Read>
On Your Radar

Annual Wertheim Showcase
Join the School of Music for the annual showcase with special guest organist Marilyn Keiser, on Sunday, Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. <More>

FIU Comic Con
The FIU Comics Club is pleased to invite students, faculty and staff to attend its 2015 FIU Comic Con, on Thursday, November 19 at 10 a.m. <More>

Thanksgiving Holiday
University Closed, on Thursday, November 26. <More>


Have you been experiencing Economic Hardship?
If your financial situation has changed drastically from the time you filed for taxes and your student completed their FASFA application, you may be eligible to file for a Professional Judgement. A Financial Aid administrator may exercise professional judgement to assist students that have extenuating circumstances which warrant a reevaluation of their financial aid eligibility. 


Did your student miss out on Panther Camp the first time around?
Is your student a 2015 Fall Freshmen?

If so, registration to our Spring Panther Camp session is now open for your student! <More info>

The Panther Camp mission is to provide incoming FIU students with the opportunity to transition to FIU in an exciting and engaging manner. The program focuses on assisting new students in building relationships with other FIU students, fostering school spirit, cultivating future student leaders and helping students learn about FIU’s traditions and unique culture.

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