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Life at FIU

A Classic Camp Experience – Lukas Calafell, Student Services Advisor

On a hot morning, students eagerly waited in front of Parkview hall with blankets, pillows, and bags in hand. Fellow staff members and I were taking them to a camp near Orlando, FL. I’m not sure if they knew what to expect from camp, but I think they at least planned to have a good... Continue reading A Classic Camp Experience – Lukas Calafell, Student Services Advisor
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Life at FIU

Choosing FIU was a good choice; choosing Global First Year program was the best choice! – G1Y Student Voice

I am a Global Leaders Outreach Workgroup Representative for Spring 2018. I organized a Russian lunch in the Global office on June 11, 2018. For all Global students who don’t know Russian cuisine, it was a lunch with all traditional and homemade food in the Global office, which is always open for us when we... Continue reading Choosing FIU was a good choice; choosing Global First Year program was the best choice! – G1Y Student Voice
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Life at FIU, Miami, Careers

My Summer Internship Experience- G1Y Student Voice

I am senior majoring in Hospitality Management. I came to the States three years ago and it has been a great learning/personal experience. I have had incredible experiences with new friends and worked with amazing people who taught me powerful tools for business and life. I am currently completing my 1000 hours of hospitality related... Continue reading My Summer Internship Experience- G1Y Student Voice
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Life at FIU

Celebrating Indian Culture in a New Country – G1Y Student Voice

Indian people are very creative for festivals, and for some Indians living in a different country, missing all the festivals is hard. Last year, as hurricane Diwali was knocking at the door, I decided to celebrate Diwali with Global First Year. I had two intentions for celebrating Diwali: get together with Indian people, and tell... Continue reading Celebrating Indian Culture in a New Country – G1Y Student Voice
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Life at FIU, Careers

Campus Highlight: Wall of Wind

The Florida International University (FIU) campus is not only vibrant and beautiful, but also full of points of interest for various academic programs. One of the most notable campus highlights, (particularly to engineering students) is the Wall of Wind (WOW) research facility - which is the nation’s first university research facility capable of simulating Category... Continue reading Campus Highlight: Wall of Wind
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Life at FIU, Miami

Global FIU welcomes 22 new students this summer!

Last week, Global First Year at FIU welcomed 22 new international students to Miami! The new group hails from all over the world – Panama, Qatar, Angola, China, and Pakistan just to name a few of their home countries! These new students went through the traditional orientation processes last week such as placement testing, document... Continue reading Global FIU welcomes 22 new students this summer!
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College tips, Life at FIU, Miami

Panther Profile: Maria Silva Orebegozo, Colombia

For progressed Global First Year student and FIU double Marketing & Hospitality major, Maria Silva from Colombia, its all about making the most of her time and choosing the right career path through hands on experience. Alpha Kappa Psi: Maria is the Vice President of professional development for the FIU Business fraternity. She credits this position... Continue reading Panther Profile: Maria Silva Orebegozo, Colombia