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Biscayne Bay Campus Mayor's Consortium

The BBC Mayors’ Consortium represents the mayors of the Northeast Miami-Dade County municipalities. The consortium works in partnership with FIU's BBC and the Office of the Vice Provost to find new ways to position the campus as a valuable resource to the people of our shared communities.

  • City of North Bay Village: FIU Marine Preserve Partnership
    FIU and the City of North Bay Village have entered into a partnership to address the needs of North Bay Village regarding environmental issues; Biscayne Bay health, water quality, climate change, sea level rise, etc.
  • City of North Miami and FIU Workforce Training: Contact Tracing

    FIU, in partnership with the City of North Miami and CareerSource, developed a free two-month training program for North Miami residents who want to work as contact tracers. August through October of 2020, FIU, through the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, trained 60 participants during an 8-week training program which was completely sponsored by City of North Miami. The training provided direct aid to those negatively impacted by the pandemic by helping them retool for employment.

  • City of North Miami and FIU Workforce Training: General Healthcare Assistant

    The program (Feb 2021) exposed participants to all aspects of patient care through lectures and demonstrations. Participants learned about basic services that need to be provided to the patient such as bathing, grooming, and feeding patients, assisting nurses with medical equipment and checking patient vital signs, as well as providing the nurses with vital information on patient conditions. At the end of this program participants are able to recognize the importance of the role of the Nurse Assistant to improving the quality of life of patients by providing them social and emotional support.

  • City of North Miami and FIU Workforce Training: Medical Terminology Call Center Program

    This training (March 2021) covers the medical language and terminology used by health care professionals and provide participants with a solid foundation in medical language.  The program will also help participants how to spell, pronounce and define medical terms. At the end of this program, participants will be able to describe the human body and its various parts, recognize and define medical terminology, and describe health related issues and diseases. 

  • City of North Miami Beach: Virtual Brewfest Collaboration with FIU
    FIU and the Chaplin School of Tourism and Hospitality Management have entered an exploratory conversation with the City of North Miami Beach regarding a virtual Brewfest the city would like to organize.
  • City of Sunny Isles Beach: FIU and Gateway Center

    City of Sunny Isles Beach is exploring a partnership with FIU’s Chaplin School of Tourism and Hospitality Management and its state-of-the-art Gateway  Center.  An initial programming draft is being developed by the Chaplin School.

  • FIU's Ratcliffe Art + Design Incubator enters partnership with MOCA North Miami
    FIU's Ratcliffe Art + Design Incubator is collaborating with MOCA to offer greater educational options to the North Miami community.

Personalized campus tours for our community members

The Office of the Vice Provost can help you navigate the university and identify opportunities for collaboration by inviting you on a personalized Biscayne Bay Campus tour. Based on your interest, we create the complete itinerary and give you an insider’s view of the Biscayne Bay Campus.

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Scholarship initiatives

The Vice Provost's Council scholarship initiatives address a critical need by facilitating greater access to higher education.

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Golden Gift First Generation Scholarships

The Golden Gift First Generation Scholars Program is designed to help FIU juniors and seniors at the Biscayne Bay Campus, who are the first generation in their families to pursue a college degree, succeed on their educational journey.

Each student receives a $2,500 scholarship from a donor, which is matched by the state for a total of $5,000. Now in its 5th year, the program has raised $1.5 million to help students pursue their dream of a college education.

Every donor makes a difference.

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Business Partnership Program Scholarships

Through the Vice Provost's Council's newest initiative, the Business Partnership Program actively seeks to develop innovative and customized university-corporate partnerships to advance shared goals through meaningful experiences and investments.

Our business and corporate partners have access to the numerous resources of Miami’s public research institution: a diverse student and alumni population for talent recruitment strategies, a strong research and service capacity in nearly 200 degree programs, renowned faculty expertise, and a myriad of marketing and community relations opportunities.