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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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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
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Global First Year does Summer in Miami!

With many of our Global First Year students around campus for the summer, Global FIU has planned some fun summer activities to keep students busy and enjoying Miami! You'll notice fun events planned such as ice cream parties and spa days, as well as excursions to the beach and the everglades. All Global First Year... Continue reading Global First Year does Summer in Miami!
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International Students, #youarewelcomehere

FIU is proud to be joining the national “#YouAreWelcomeHere” campaign of higher education institutions. By widely communicating this message we (at FIU) affirm that our institution is still a safe and welcoming place for international students with a steadfast commitment to a diverse global learning community. Please see PIE News for some background on the national campaign.... Continue reading International Students, #youarewelcomehere
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Campus Highlight: Frost Museum

Contuning the "Campus Highlight Series," this week's blog post focuses on the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum. Situated on the FIU campus and one of the largest free-standing art museums in South Florida, the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum has welcomed more than 40,000 visitors per year since its founding in 1977.  The Frost... Continue reading Campus Highlight: Frost Museum
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Global FIU student Nicole Navarroa Studies Abroad

Nicole is our first Global FIU student to study abroad! While all of our students are technically “studying abroad,” it is especially exciting to see one of our students immerse themselves in ANOTHER global learning experience! Originally from Mexico, Nicole has also lived in Canada and now the United States. She was in Italy this... Continue reading Global FIU student Nicole Navarroa Studies Abroad
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FIU College Tour – Everglades National Park

A few weeks ago, Global First Year students visited the Florida Everglades, a true South Florida highlight! Everglades National Park is a 1.5-million-acre wetlands preserve on the southern tip of Florida, less than an hour drive west of Miami. Often compared to a grassy, slow-moving river, the Everglades is made up of coastal mangroves, sawgrass... Continue reading FIU College Tour – Everglades National Park
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Staff Profile: Lukas Calafell, Student Services Advisor

Lukas Calafell, Student Services Advisor at FIU Global First Year, helps students transition and adjust to their new environment. He's committed to seeing our Global First Year students thrive in Miami and he's sharing some of his insights into the daily activities of a Student Services Advisor. What do you do on a daily basis?... Continue reading Staff Profile: Lukas Calafell, Student Services Advisor