This past weekend FIU won Best Small Delegation at Columbia University’s annual Model UN Conference for the third straight year, winning awards in five out of seven committees. The conference was attended by more than 40 colleges and universities and over 400 students. Special congratulations to Kevin Markowski and Jessica Brito who took first place in their committee and to the team’s director, Ethan Roberts, for his exceptional leadership.
FIU's Model UN Team had an amazing year of competition and finds itself ranked fourth in North America for the second straight year. BestDelegate.com releases the rankings based on a point system that takes awards and difficulty of conference into account. Every year competition gets harder but FIU continues to rise to the challenge and prove that it has some of the best students in the world. Click this news title to see the full article on BestDelegate.com. Go Panthers!
On May 11th Ambassador Susan Rice gave an incredible commencement speech to the 2016 graduates of the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs. The National Security Advisor to Barack Obama and former US Ambassador to the United Nations had lunch with Model UN delegates, following her speech, discussing policy, lessons learned throughout her career and where she sees the country and the world going in years to come. Thank you Ambassador Rice!