Parents of preschoolers usually have one primary concern when it comes to their children’s education, and that’s getting them ready for kindergarten. According to researchers at FIU, moms and dads should be looking way past elementary school and thinking of possible careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In this piece, Bethany Reeb Sutherland, Faculty Mentor Program member and assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, offers her personal experience about being diagnosed with breast cancer. She recently shared her story at a Susan G. Komen event. The opinions expressed in the piece are her own.
Each year, FIU’s Faculty Convocation and Awards Ceremony provides the university the opportunity to recognize faculty members for their commitment to the university and their students. The ceremony honored the achievements of faculty who have excelled in the areas of teaching, research, service, engagement, librarianship, mentoring and advising.
Dr. Maryse Pedoussaut, a clinician, teaches Clinical Skills I and II and recently attended the Healer’s Art Program. Dr. Tracey Weiler, a geneticist, participated in the Early-Career Faculty Professional Development Seminar in Washington State.
Dr. Suzanna Rose
FMP Director and Associate Provost
Dr. Leslie Frazier
Office to Advance Women, Equity & Diversity