Alumni Success Stories

Why do I love sports? Sports offered me an opportunity and I seized it.

Rick Kosek
Retrieved from Special for USA TODAY Sports

We really miss sports. So much so that we started asking ourselves this question: What was the moment or reason that we fell in love with sports in the first place? …
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Building Resilience by Modeling the Task – Dr. Barrett Mincey – UM Alum

Retrieved from “The U.N.’s view of human development emphasizes resilience to cope with vulnerabilities.”
Dr. Haroon A. Khan, SPPA Faculty member and author:
• The Idea of Good Governance and the Politics of the Global South
• Globalization and the Challenges of …

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Navigating Personal Finance with NCAA champion Lauryn Williams

This story courtesy of NCAA.org.

By Lander Eicholzer

Retrieved from Miami Hurricanes News

On the track, Lauryn Williams was a winner. As a star sprinter for Miami (Florida), Williams earned nine NCAA All-America honors and captured 11 Big East Conference …

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Toppel helps recent graduates market their skills

New summer programs support Class of 2020 alumni who are navigating a difficult economic and employment landscape.

By Janette Neuwahl Tannen, Article from News@TheU

When senior Mollie Cole visited the spring career expo on the University of Miami’s campus in …

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COVID-19 ’Cane Biz Resources

Our alumni-owned businesses are constantly innovating and driving growth in their regions. During this particularly difficult time, we want to help you build connections and provide resources and tools to assist you and your business.

Connect with us this Wednesday, …

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TV host and Cancer Survivor Finds New Purpose.

Emmy-award winner Dave Aizer, B.S.C. ’96, was living the dream.

From hosting Nickelodeon’s popular Slime Time Live and the Kids’ Choice Award red carpet show, to Disney’s ESPN club, and even American Idol’s online content, he had built a successful career in …

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Connecting ’Canes Networking Exchange

Connecting ’Canes Networking Exchange

Sipping coffee provided by BrewBike Miami, the Whitman Lounge was filled with bustling conversation as the University of Miami alumni and students discussed career opportunities and shared stories about life at the U at the first …

By Sarah Seavey
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Pursuing her Passion in Architecture: Natividad “Nati” Soto, FAIA, Leed AP BD+C

Nati Soto is President of Ferguson Glasgow Schuster Soto, Inc., a well-established Coral Gables Architecture & Interior Design firm with expertise in medical, civic, and recreational projects. The firm’s work includes Patient Floor Modernization for Jackson Health SystemCarrollton School …

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Alumni Jose Venegas Leads Design of Emeril Lagasse’s Kitchen House

Orlando Community Partners for Wellness

Emeril Lagasse’s Kitchen House and Culinary Garden is a five-minute walk west of the ‘I4 Ultimate’, a 2.3 billion dollar project, near downtown Orlando (FL). The ‘Kitchen House’, as it is more affectionately known, is a brainchild of U-SoA Alumni, and …

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Elisa Mallis: Commercial astronaut

A ’95 graduate of the University of Miami is one of the few ticket holders to take part in the first XCOR Space Expedition.

The private aerospace company is slated to send the first “commercial astronauts” into space. College of …

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