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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
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Panther Profile: Ana Pacella

Ana Pacella, Marketing major from Venezuela is making the most of her Global First Year experience at FIU by getting involved in some of Miami’s coolest opportunities! South Beach Food & Wine Festival: “I’m not a hospitality major, so at first I was a bit hesitant to volunteer to work at the festival, but then... Continue reading Panther Profile: Ana Pacella
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Panthers go professional for the Career Fair!

Last week, Global First Year Career Accelerator (CAP) students participated in a series of networking events and professional development opportunities that culminated with the FIU career fair on Thursday. The events were a great opportunity for students to prepare and build their confidence ahead of interactions with potential employers. On Monday, John Swartz, the Career... Continue reading Panthers go professional for the Career Fair!
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Panther Profile: Himanshi Sharma

Panther Profiles highlight our "Star Students" from the Global First Year Program. This post features quotes and advice from Himanshi Sharma, Global First Year psychology student from India! Why the United States? “I wanted to study in the US because of the practical, hands-on US education system. I also felt that it was the best... Continue reading Panther Profile: Himanshi Sharma
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Global First Year welcomes 54 new students to FIU!

Last week, Global First Year welcomed 54 new students to Florida International University (FIU). The new group of FIU freshman represent 17 different countires - such as Oman, Venezuela, Ukarine, Kenya, and more. Plus, the program added a new country into the mix this term - Jordan! The new students were busy last week with... Continue reading Global First Year welcomes 54 new students to FIU!
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35 Global First Year Students Progress

On November 29, Global First Year at FIU celebrated another progression of 35 students through the program and into their second year at Florida International University (FIU). Progressing students represented countries such as Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela, Sweden, Ukraine, China and more. Public Speaking Professor, Nathan Kurland, addressed his students, wishing them the... Continue reading 35 Global First Year Students Progress
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Global First Year students participate in FIU “Speak Off”

Earlier this month, three Global First Year students participated in the FIU "Speak Off." The biannual event hosted by the FIU Communication Arts department is designed to showcase the talents of public speaking students. The competition gives students the opportunity to show off their oratorical skills and inspire others through the power of their words. Competitors are... Continue reading Global First Year students participate in FIU “Speak Off”