Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta visits special needs victims of Hurricane Irma at FIU shelter

Offering financial support and words of comfort, U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta visited a specialized shelter for displaced victims of Hurricane Irma at FIU’s main campus. All are residents of Monroe County and many of their homes are destroyed. “The big message is that Florida is not alone,” said Acosta, who until recently was Dean […]

Hurricane Irma 2017

Post-Irma update #4: University open for faculty and staff on Thursday, Sept. 14, at noon.

The initial assessment of damages to FIU facilities due to Hurricane Irma has been completed. Cleanup and repairs are under way. The university is on track to reopen according to the following schedule: Wednesday, Sept. 14: Researchers and lab technicians can return to their labs. Any damage, including water intrusion, should be reported to facilities […]

Internship at KPMG leads to a move to Charlotte for one FIU student.

Internship at KPMG leads to a move to Charlotte for one FIU student.

Full Name John Cuadra (BBA, BAcc ’16) Undergraduate Major Management Information Systems (MIS) and Accounting Graduate Major Master of Science in Accounting (currently enrolled at FIU) Internship: KPMG, Charlotte, North Carolina, in IT Audit & Assurance. KPMG is one of the “Big 4” international accounting firms. Offered a full-time position in IT, Audit and Assurance […]

Governments as clients: event paves path toward business growth.

Governments as clients: event paves path toward business growth.

Hundreds of business owners recently learned how to grow their companies by doing business with Florida International University and Miami-Dade County. The Joint Vendor Outreach Event, held August 2 at the FIU Graham Center, brought together more than 200 local businesses with purchasing representatives from both entities. “Businesses often don’t realize the wide scope of […]