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2.0 Tomorrow

FIU Online hosted its first ever 2.0 Tomorrow event, a celebration honoring the faculty and staff pioneers in FIU’s online history.  With nearly 100 attendees, the event took place at the FIU Stadium Club on October 7.

The celebration highlighted the unprecedented enrollment across various FIU schools and colleges with FIU Online undergraduate programs topping 1,000 students in fall 2014, representing a 98% growth from the previous year.  The program with the largest single enrollment was psychology with a 233% increase from fall 2013 to fall 2014.

Founder Awards included:

  • Alexis McKenney, Associate Professor, Recreational and Sports Management: Recreational Therapy Track, College of Education

  • Anthony Miyazaki, Interim Chair & Professor, Department of Marketing, College of Business

  • Christos Koulamas, Senior Associate Dean & Eminent Scholar, Department of Decision Sciences & Information Systems, College of Business

  • Chun-Hao Chang, Chair & Professor, Department of Finance, College of Business

  • JoAnn Brown, Chair & Senior Instructor, Communication Arts, College of Architecture & the Arts

  • Joe Cilli, Director of Online Learning & Instructor, School of Hospitality & Tourism Management

  • Joyce Elam, Dean, University College

  • Karl Galen Kroeck, Chair & Professor, Department of Management & International Business, College of Business

  • Kristin Nichols, Associate Chair, Psychology, College of Arts and Science

  • Laura Dinehart, Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education: Early Childhood Development Track, College of Education

  • Lisa Stolzenberg, Chair & Professor, Criminal Justice, College of Arts and Sciences

  • Susan Clemmons, Associate Dean, FIU Online

The celebration also hosted a faculty panel who shared their best secrets in online teaching and engaging online students.  From painting with toes to wine tasting in an online setting, student experiences were shared with attendees.

If you were unable to attend the meeting, feel free to join the celebration by watching the recorded sessions.