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March 2015

President Barack Obama holds town hall meeting on immigration at FIU

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 was a historic day for FIU, when President Barack Obama held his town hall on immigration in the Graham Center at Modesto A. Maidique campus. The last time a sitting United States President visited FIU was George H.W. Bush, in 1992. Watch the media highlights. <Watch>
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Walk, events shine light on suicide prevention

The parents of Alejandra Ares and her sister Adriana Ares Trespalacios were married for 25 years, had three successful children and lived comfortably. But on Dec. 27, 2013, their lives changed dramatically when they discovered their father, Angel, had died by suicide. <Read>

Swimming and Diving wins Conference USA championship

The FIU swimming and diving team made history with its recent Conference USA championship, becoming the first Athletics program to win. Throughout the event, the Panthers won eight titles and broke 11 school records!  <Read>

On Your Radar
Resume and Cover Letter Writing
Don't let your student miss this free professional development workshop on Wednesday, Mar. 18 that will teach them how to write their resume and cover letter. <More>

FIU Baseball vs. Charlotte
Friday, Mar. 20 at 7 p.m. at FIU Baseball Stadium. <More>

Suicide Prevention and Awareness Walk
You and your student can join the Out of the Darkness Walk to support advocacy and education around suicide, Saturday, Mar. 21 at 10 a.m. <More>

Make Study Abroad Affordable
Is your student interested in studying abroad? Attend this info session on Thursday, Mar. 26 to learn about scholarships and other funding. <More>

New info about Bright Futures Scholarships 
If your student is a recipient of this scholarship, there is an annual renewal criteria – including GPA, credit hours and dropped class repayment requirements – that the student must meet. <More>
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