• Student Applause Winner Jesus Diaz

    The Student Applause Award was first introduced in June 2008(http://fncstudentservices.wordpress.com/2008/06/11/introducing-the-student-applause-award/). Although the majority of our students are still learning about this recognition opportunity, one South Campus teacher inspired reams of support from his students. Yes, I mean that literally . . . well almost.  We received quite an impressive stack of nominations for Mr. Diaz,…

  • Winner of the Student Handbook Scavenger Hunt

    [The Office of Student services delayed the publication of this story, hoping the Hialeah winner would stop by to collect the prize. Since the individual has failed to return our calls, a new winner will be drawn.] Halloween Scavenger Hunt Throughout the month of October, the student services department ran a fun activity for the student…

  • Defining Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving. If we approach the word from the perspective of Virginia Woolf, we could talk about the connotations and denotation of a word so steeped with tradition that it has expanded far beyond the borders of simple definition.   What images come to your mind when you hear the word Thanksgiving: food, family, parades, anticipated sales events? Do you envision pilgrims…

  • Una Definicion para “Thanksgiving”

      “Thanksgiving” (Accion de dar Gracias/Accion de Gracias). Si nos aproximamos a la palabra desde la perspectiva de Virginia Woolf, podriamos hablar de las connotaciones y denotacion de una palabra tan impregnada de tradicion que se ha expandido muy por encima de las fronteras de la simple definicion.   Que imagenes vienen a su mente cuando oye…

  • Job Fair

  • Free Seminar Thursdays

    If you’ve taken a moment to peruse the activities calendar, you may have noticed a number of seminars scheduled throughout the fall semester. These seminars were created to contribute to the cultural, social, professional and intellectual development of our students here at FNU. There is no charge for attending these seminars, simply register in advance…

  • Welcome Back Students!

    The Office of Student Services is thrilled that you’ve taken the time to check out the FNU Blog . Blogging is the fastest and easiest way for Student Services to keep you abreast of current events and information. Let me show you around. You will notice a number of tabs at the top of the…

  • Congratulations Jose Regueiro Scholarship Winner!

    The Office of Student Services would like to congratulate Patricio J. Estupinan from South Miami Senior High School, recipient of the Jose Regueiro Scholarship. The scholarship will cover the complete tuition cost of any A.A. or A.S. program here at FNU. Estupinan graduated from his class with a 3.5 GPA and participated in a number…

  • Community in Crisis?

    According to a recent Associated Press article, Miami ranked last in a 50 city survey on volunteering. For an idealist like me, the news was depressing to say the least. I firmly believe in the concept of unlimited human potential and the strength of community, but ultimately, it is not my belief that is important.…

  • ¿Comunidad en Crisis?

    De acuerdo con un reciente articulo de la Associated Press, Miami esta posicionada en último lugar en una encuesta que evalúa el voluntariado en 50 ciudades. Como mínimo comentario, para una idealista como yo, esta noticia es deprimente. Yo creo firmemente en el concepto del ilimitado potencial humano y la fortaleza de la comunidad, pero…