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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 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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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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Global FIU’s Career Accelerator Program

 Aisha Maikudi, Global First Year student from Nigeria, shares her experience in the Career Accelerator and how it has helped her gain confidence and land experiences to put on her resume! "Hello everyone! My name is Aisha Maikudi and I am in the Global First Year program. This is my second semester here at FIU and... Continue reading Global FIU’s Career Accelerator Program
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College tips, Life at FIU

“Learning to call my dorm home” -Mazin Al Jabri, Oman

Mazin Al Jabri, Global First Year student from Oman, shares a memorable experience from his first year at Florida International University (FIU) - learning to feel at home in his dorm! "I have never been able to transition as easily as many people believe I do. Change makes me nervous. Moving to Miami from my... Continue reading “Learning to call my dorm home” -Mazin Al Jabri, Oman
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Summer Orientation

Last week, we welcomed 16 new international students to the Global FIU family! This is a very diverse cohort, representing 12 different countries - some of which are new to the Global FIU program such as: Sweden, Kenya and Zimbabwe. Within the group we have nine females and seven males. Orientation activities included: moving into... Continue reading Summer Orientation