• FALL 2014 COMMENCEMENT SPEECH

    On October 5th, 2014, Florida National University held its Fall 2014 Commencement Ceremony in the James L. Knight Center in downtown Miami, Florida. More than 300 guests (friends and family members of the proud graduates) watched as 150 Florida National University students made the time honored transition from student to alumni. Furthermore, they…

  • FNU Student Perseveres Despite Adversities

    While working for a University, one gets to hear a lot of stories of the obstacles students have to go through to be accepted by a regionally-accredited University in order to reach their educational dreams. Some of these stories are funny, and some of them are sad; however, most of them are typical. Every now…

  • Meet Beth Sullivan U.S. Service Member and FNU Online Learning Student

    When working for a University as an administrator, it is sometimes difficult to get to know every student on a one-to-one basis. Especially if that student is an online (or distance learning) student and he or she is in the military. Well, we are able to catch up with one such student who earned her…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…