This is where we will be including the latest and greatest happenings within SIPA.
The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs Masters of Art in Global Affairs program is in the midst of the recruiting cycle for Fall 2017. This week they pay a visit to Flagler College and promote the program and FIU brand to potential prospects.
FIU has had an office in D.C. since 2001, which began with a focus on fostering congressional and federal agency relationships and strengthening alumni relations in efforts to expand the university’s financial base, including securing federal funds for research conducted at FIU. That is still the case today, but that mission has been expanded in recent years.
FIU’s Model United Nations team has achieved its highest ranking ever, landing second place in North America and beating out every Ivy League team in the country.
A former refugee of Angola, Valeriana Chikoti-Bandua [MAGA ‘14] has a passion for gender equality and socio-cultural issues that’s inspired a career advocating for the advancement of women and children from immigrant, refugee and underprivileged backgrounds.
Florida International University has several experts on local, state, national and international politics, as well as other fields, available to comment on the upcoming presidential inauguration. Our experts can discuss a wide range of subjects, including the Latino vote, Florida politics, taxes, foreign relations and the environment. Many of them are available for interviews in both English and Spanish.
The start of Spring semester looms close, but don’t let a busy schedule of work and studying keep you from sticking to your New Year’s resolutions. FIU has many resources right on campus that can help you stay on track to meet your 2017 goals:
As the world continues to react to the passing of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, two professors from the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, Brian Latell and Jonathan Rosen, recently released books on Cuba – both tackling Fidel Castro’s legacy and the future of U.S-Cuban relations.
So you’ve crossed the stage, received your diploma and you’re ready to begin a new chapter of life. Many graduates will go right into the workforce, others may take time to travel, and some will continue their education.
The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs’ Capstone Project is a unique and innovative feature of the Masters of Art in Global Affairs Program and provides an important component to students’ learning experience and training.
I was selected to represent the United States at the World Federation of United Nations Associations’ Human Rights Youth Training 2016 this Summer. I met students from all over the World – Uganda, Denmark, Georgia, Jordan, and more – to discuss human rights and the role that the United Nations and its mechanisms play in advancing human rights.