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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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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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First Career Accelerator Student Matched with an Internship

Former Global First Year student, Ky Nguyen from Vietnam, is the first Career Accelerator student at FIU to be matched with an internship! Next summer, Ky will be living and working in Jacksonville Beach, Florida, as a marketing intern for backpack manufacturer, GORUCK. She will be earning academic credit as she gains first hand marketing... Continue reading First Career Accelerator Student Matched with an Internship
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India vs. West Indies Cricket Match in South Florida

Last month, 15,000 cricket fans gathered just outside Miami, in Lauderhill, to watch India take on the West Indies in the biggest cricket match played in the USA since 2012. Among those 15,000 fans were a few of our students, including Rushi Patel from India. Rushi attended the two day event in Lauderhill with friends... Continue reading India vs. West Indies Cricket Match in South Florida
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Global FIU welcomes over 90 new International Students!

The Global First Year program at FIU welcomed over 90 new students last week from 24 different countries – the program’s most diverse cohort to date! Some of the most represented countries in the group are Venezuela, India, Mexico, and Brazil. There are some new countries in the mix too though - such as Iran,... Continue reading Global FIU welcomes over 90 new International Students!
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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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Overcoming Stereotypes…

Global First Year student, Puneet Singh Gill from India, discusses the stereotypes he had about American people before moving to the United States and how those stereotypes have now changed. "When I think of America, the first thing that comes to my mind is the people. In India, people usually have a common thinking that people... Continue reading Overcoming Stereotypes…
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Meet the Global First Year Staff: Tricia Ortega

Meet Tricia Ortega! She is the Associate Director of Admissions here at Global FIU. Hometown: Canton, Ohio Education: B.S. in Criminal Justice- Johnson & Wales University, MBA- Nova Southeastern University Favorite Food: "Tough decision between Italian and Mexican." Favorite part of the job: "I love helping someone have the opportunity to study in the US." What Tricia... Continue reading Meet the Global First Year Staff: Tricia Ortega