Congratulations to Michael R. Mendez (BA 2003) on his continued success with his own company, Mendez Fuel, a gas station chain.
Congratulations to Ricky Sandoval (BA F2018) on his new full-time position with the National Park Service, as a guide at Everglades National Park.
Congratulations to our former undergraduate Charles Jones (BA 2010) who obtained his Ph.D. entitled Conversion and Transformation: Prince Albert’s Programme for a European Monarchical Order from the University of St. Andrews in June 2018.
A warm congratulations to Jeremy Salloum (BA 2012, MA in Public History 2015) on his new position as Educational Curator at History Miami. He joins several fellow FIU history students and graduates already employed by History Miami.
Congratulations to Maria Botero (BA F2017)! This fall, Maria will be starting an MA in Strategic Communications, with a concentration on advocacy and social impact, at American University in Washington DC. She wrote her Senior Seminar paper on how FIU incorporated LGBT students into its diversity policy, based on research in the university archives.
Congratulations and best wishes to Ari Sandler (BA S2017), who was accepted to the Masters of Journalism program at The University of Melbourne (Australia). Ari is currently teaching ESL and Language classes to recently arrived refugees as part of the Denver Fellows Program.
Congratulations to Jordan Pulido, who will graduate with his BA in history this Spring. Jordan has been selected as a Peace Corps volunteer. He will spend the next two years teaching English in Macedonia. The Peace Corps is an extremely selective government program placing volunteers all over the world.
Congratulations to Alyssa Catlin (BA 2017, MA 2018), who has accepted a job as a Social Studies teacher at Lamar Louise Curie Middle School, specializing in honors and IB curriculum. We wish her the best.
Congratulations to Maria Laura Rodriguez (BA 2016). This fall, she will start an MA program in German and European Studies at School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. We wish her all the best!