Learning how to be a foster parent in South Dade

Prospective foster parents met at the South Dade Regional Library on Tuesday evening to talk to experts from Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe about how to get involved. A number of current foster parents also showed up, saying they were looking for a refresher. Shamar Turner, a social worker and manager

2019-02-04T11:51:51+00:00October 12th, 2018|Education, Export, News, Public Safety|

School of Communications + Journalism celebrates opening of Media Hub

More than 100 people – including FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg and CARTA Dean Brian Schriner – attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the School of Communication + Journalism’s Media Hub Monday evening at the Biscayne Bay Campus. Schriner, the driving force behind the multimedia, multi-disciplinary facility, said his overarching goal is to provide students

2019-02-04T11:56:12+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Education, Export, Journalism, News|

SPJ-FIU sponsors mobile video workshop

Chris Delboni, the former news director for the South Florida News Service, hosted a video and editing workshop on Thursday afternoon in the Department of Journalism newsroom. The event was sponsored by the FIU chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. According to Delboni, currently an adjunct professor at the school, the goal of the

2019-02-04T11:56:19+00:00September 21st, 2018|Education, Export, Journalism, News|

FIU Journalism + Media Washington, DC and NYC bureaus officially open

Florida International University’s Department of Journalism + Media department launched its Washington, DC and New York City bureaus as part of an initiative to expand journalism students’ experience in the field. On Monday, school officials opened the Washington bureau alongside with the program’s partner Alley. A similar ceremony occurred Tuesday in Manhattan.

2019-02-04T11:56:30+00:00September 11th, 2018|Education, Export, Journalism, News|

SPJ-FIU finalist for national honors

The Florida International University chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is a finalist for both student chapter and student program of the year, officials announced Wednesday. The winners of the 2018 Campus Chapter of the Year and the 2018 Campus Program of the Year are scheduled to be named at the SPJ Excellence

2018-10-01T16:13:53+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Award Winners, Education, Journalism, News|

Now hiring! Work at SFNS

Current FIU students are invited to apply to work for the South Florida News Service for the fall semester. Apply here by Aug. 24 at 5 pm! What is SFNS? We are a student news organization that focuses on issues that matter to us and our generation. Our work is overseen by a news director, Professor

2018-08-08T14:30:35+00:00July 24th, 2018|Education, News|

Miami Fashion Week talk addresses importance of embracing digital revolution

At the Miami Fashion Week Summit this past weekend at the Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, one of the talks focused on how the digital landscape is changing the fashion industry. At the “The Impact of the Digital Revolution on Fashion Business Sustainability” talk, Juan Pedro Moreno, president of the marketing agency Accenture for Spain,

2019-02-04T11:56:40+00:00June 5th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Education, Export|

Young fashion designer promotes consumer responsibility at Miami Fashion Week

A Venezuelan fashion designer and activist took the stage at Miami Fashion Week to dig into the dark side of fast fashion and marginalized women, and gave tips for creating more socially conscious fashion. “I came here to follow that American Dream,” said Carmela Osorio Lugo. She studied fashion at Savanah College of Art and

2019-02-04T11:56:44+00:00June 5th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Education, Export|

Ratcliffe Art + Design Incubator opens at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus

Florida International University’s newest facility at Biscayne Bay Campus held its grand opening Wednesday evening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Inc., and FIU’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA)  partnered up for  The Ratcliffe Art + Design Incubator, a facility offering FIU art and design students

2019-02-04T11:56:47+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Education, Export, News|

Governor’s Hurricane Conference features workshop on the importance of social media in reporting

The 32nd annual Governor's Hurricane Conference was held May 13 through the 18 at the Palm Beach Convention Center, offering various workshops and training sessions for disaster recovery tactics. Among the workshops was a session focusing on social media's vital role in Network TV's coverage of last year's major hurricanes. By Victoria Salas South Florida

2019-02-04T11:56:49+00:00May 20th, 2018|Education, Enviroment, Export, News|