Long-time FIU Panthers honored at Hall of Fame alumni ceremony (includes video story)

Florida International University alumni were inducted Thursday into a Hall of Fame overseen by the Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media and the School of Communications.

The newly announced members of the class of 2024 shared their experiences attending the university and how it helped them excel in their careers.  Among those inducted were Manny Garcia, editor-in-chief of the Houston Landing, and Enrique Bertran., director of production at Telemundo Deportes.

“It’s an actual physical point of reference of what you’ve done,” said FIU professor Margo Berman, who was honored with the Faculty Achievement award.  

Families, students, faculty, and friends gathered at the Mary Ann Wolfe Theater to celebrate the inductees.

Kimora Miller is a senior seeking a bachelor’s degree in public relations, advertising, and applied communications at FIU. Her current interests involve sports entertainment, social media, collegiate dance, and on-air interviews.

David Lazcano Ventura is a journalism/digital broadcasting junior student at FIU with an Associates Degree in art. He loves theater, music, and communication arts as well as i guitar and piano. He is proficient in Italian and fluent in English and Spanish.