• FNU’s Top 8 Hacks for Planning Life After Graduation

    Graduation is a defining moment in one’s life. After four or more years of study, an individual receives a diploma as the emblem of proof documenting their accreditation and expertise in a particular subject. However, life after graduation can seem intimidating to many students. For a person’s entire life, school dictates their schedule, availability and … Continued

  • Victor Guembes Valedictorian and FNU Student Success Story

    Victor Guembes was born in Lima, Peru. While in Peru, he joined the Commissioned Police Officer Academy in Lima-Peru in 1982 and after three years of education he served as a 2nd Lieutenant for an elite counterterrorism team.    In 1989, Victor immigrated to the United States. Upon his arrival to the United States, he … Continued

  • Barbados Native Completes FNU’s Respiratory Therapy Review Program

    Ms. Kimberley Cumberbatch, a native from Barbados, recently completed a Respiratory Therapy review program at Florida National University (FNU). In this article, she shares her experiences as an international student and attending Florida National University.   I am an international student from Barbados in the Caribbean enrolled at Florida National University in a first time ever … Continued

  • Meet Ms. Mary Gomez –An FNU Success Story and Candidate for Circuit Court Judge

    Florida National Alumna Ms. Mary C. Gomez “… is the daughter of Cuban immigrants.  Her parents immigrated to the United States from Cuba in 1968 to escape from the communist regime and give their 12 year old daughter a better life.  Mary was born within two years of her parents arriving in the United States.  Mary was … Continued

  • Edwin Perez A Florida National University Student Success Story

    My name is Edwin E. Perez. Since 2012, I have been enrolled, and I have been working at Florida National University (FNU). My journey with FNU began in September of 2008 when I was a freshman in high school and I enrolled, along with some of my fellow classmates, in a program called Upward Bound … Continued

  • Meet Mr. Daniel Diaz Respiratory Therapist, Entrepreneur and Florida National University Graduate

    In 2010, Daniel Diaz and two other high school friends started the Tropical Smoothies business at Florida International University’s Modesto Maidique’s campus. Danny is also a real estate investment entrepreneur who, in view of the housing and financial crisis, decided to “have a plan B.” He enrolled in the respiratory therapy program at Florida National University … Continued

  • An Interview with Yusnier Gutierrez, FNU Graduate

    Mr. Yusnier Gutierrez recently graduated from Florida National University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. In this interview, he shares his goals, dreams, aspirations and what drives him to succeed. Tell us a little bit about yourself? Well there are many things I can say about myself. I was born in Havana, … Continued

  • Sailor Earns His Degree While Serving His Country

    I’ve been in the U.S. Navy for 14 years stationed in San Diego, and I am a distance learning student with Florida National University (FNU). I have been taking courses online since early 2011; and I recently earned an Associates of Art degree in Criminal Justice (CJ). Currently, I’m working on my Bachelor of Science … Continued

  • Meet Ms. Olga Garcia-Quin: an FNU Success Story

    Guest Blogger: Ms. Olga Garcia_Quin                 My name is Olga Garcia-Quin, and I have lived in Medley, Florida since 1989.  I completed high school at Miami Springs Senior High School in 1992.  I graduated from Florida National University with an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal which has allowed … Continued

  • Mearli Orozco: A Florida National University Success Story

    My name is Mearli Orozco and I am an American citizen but a native from Guatemala.  Guatemala is not one of the poorest countries in the world, but it is one of the most unsafe to live in.  Human trafficking, juvenile delinquency, and crime is at an all time high and the lack of opportunities … Continued

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