Articles by: Giselle Cancio

It’s 2020 and alumna Naomi Ruele is still debunking myths about Black swimmers

It’s 2020 and alumna Naomi Ruele is still debunking myths about Black swimmers

Naomi Ruele has two priorities: swimming at a professional level and debunking the stigma that “Black people can’t swim” so […]

Podcast: Sports as a job

Podcast: Sports as a job

A Counseling, Recreation and School Psychology professor spoke about his personal experience on the “Sports as a Job” podcast. Nicholas […]

How DNA tech is cracking down on illegal shark fin trade

How DNA tech is cracking down on illegal shark fin trade

Diego Cardenosa saw the real-life impact of his work within 24 hours of defending his Ph.D. The news of the […]

Podcast: Being an education major and remembering our favorite teachers with Anel Velasquez

Podcast: Being an education major and remembering our favorite teachers with Anel Velasquez

Education runs deep in Anel Velasquez’s family. Her mother is a language arts teacher. Her grandfather taught mathematics in Cuba. […]

FIU alumna joins NYC Rapid Responders in fight against COVID-19

FIU alumna joins NYC Rapid Responders in fight against COVID-19

When Taylor Barger ’14 visited New York City in late 2019, she was met with electric billboards, bright lights and […]

Podcast: Staying healthy during social distancing

Podcast: Staying healthy during social distancing

The FIU Honors College launched “More than a Major Podcast” where they aim to have informal conversations about several topics […]

FIU Baseball trio likely to get another season

FIU Baseball trio likely to get another season

An NCAA ruling is giving high-school-turned-college teammates a second chance at their senior season. Recreation and sport management students Derek […]

Italian duo helps FIU find beach volleyball success

Italian duo helps FIU find beach volleyball success

FIU Beach Volleyball coach Rita Buck-Crockett recruited two Italian players not knowing they had shared the court in their former […]

Connecting and supporting educators, virtually

Connecting and supporting educators, virtually

School-aged children learning English shouldn’t have to face the difficult, disorienting process used in schools today. Things can and must […]

Before, during and after a hurricane

Before, during and after a hurricane

The Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. Preparation and organization are key to staying safe. Here […]