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7 Questions with Melvin Huffnagle

This semester, FIU Theatre is welcoming a new faculty member to the family! Melvin Huffnagle has made the move down to Miami as our new Assistant Professor of Acting. The Buffalo, NY native is a professional actor with years of experience on the stage and screen including Off Broadway productions like The Kings [...]

By |2021-09-03T18:14:03+00:00September 3rd, 2021|News|Comments Off on 7 Questions with Melvin Huffnagle

Phillip Church Announces 2020-21 Will Be His Final Year at FIU

After 40 illustrious years of teaching and directing at FIU Theatre, Associate Professor Phillip M. Church announced last week that the 2020-21 academic year will be his final one at the university. “I have so much for which to thank FIU,” said Church. “It has provided so many opportunities to grow and build [...]

By |2021-08-27T17:18:54+00:00August 27th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Phillip Church Announces 2020-21 Will Be His Final Year at FIU

FIU Theatre alumnus Andy Señor creates Señor Family Scholarship fund to support performance major students

FIU Theatre alumnus and director Andy Señor Jr. ’13 created the Señor Family Scholarship fund to support young performers at his alma mater, who exhibit a great deal of promise and talent as Performance Majors in the Musical Theatre program.   Born and raised in Miami, Florida, by a family that worked professionally in the Latin entertainment industry, Señor grew up [...]

By |2021-06-09T19:34:23+00:00June 9th, 2021|News|Comments Off on FIU Theatre alumnus Andy Señor creates Señor Family Scholarship fund to support performance major students

Congratulations Spring 2021 graduates!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – graduation season! As dozens of CARTA Panthers prepare to turn the tassel, the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts is here to help you on your new journey. Join FIU’s Panther Pack, a pack of more than 15,000 graduates that will help you [...]

By |2021-04-19T17:58:21+00:00April 19th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Congratulations Spring 2021 graduates!

CARTA programs ranked among world’s best by QS World University Rankings

CARTA’s architecture, design, visual and performing arts programs were ranked among the world’s best according to the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject.  Architecture ranked in the top 50 (#17-25) for their category among public U.S. universities. It is one of two schools in Florida to be ranked. CARTA’s design, visual and performing arts programs – along with our colleagues in [...]

By |2021-03-11T19:52:29+00:00March 11th, 2021|News|Comments Off on CARTA programs ranked among world’s best by QS World University Rankings

CARTA departments nationally ranked for excellence and value

The College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) at Florida International University is committed to the education of our next cultural leaders, performers and creators through our visual and performing arts programs. We strive to advance Miami’s artistic and cultural landscape by implementing a curriculum intended to develop the students’ arts skills [...]

By |2021-02-15T21:28:20+00:00February 15th, 2021|News|Comments Off on CARTA departments nationally ranked for excellence and value

CARTA 2020 year-in-review

Amidst a year filled with uncertainty, and one many could not have predicted, one thing remained consistent – the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts’ (CARTA) ability to create, design, collaborate and inspire. Here is a look at some of CARTA’s top moments in 2020: 1. Communication expert Aileen Izquierdo shares what [...]

By |2020-12-16T16:12:39+00:00December 16th, 2020|News|Comments Off on CARTA 2020 year-in-review

Congratulations CARTA class of Fall 2020!

Dear CARTA Graduating Class of 2020, On behalf of the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts, I’d like to congratulate each and every one of you on your great accomplishments! Your last semester on campus was a time I know you and your families had been anticipating for many years. For some, [...]

By |2020-12-08T20:14:13+00:00December 8th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Congratulations CARTA class of Fall 2020!

In memory of Wayne E. Robinson, Jr.

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Wayne E. Robinson, Jr., Associate Professor from FIU’s Department of Theatre. Professor Robinson passed away in his home in Pembroke Pines at the age of 60. Wayne Robinson graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science in Speech and Theatre in 1982. In [...]

By |2020-08-26T19:12:40+00:00August 26th, 2020|News|Comments Off on In memory of Wayne E. Robinson, Jr.

What you need to know about Fall 2020: COVID-19 training and guidelines for the upcoming semester

As the start of the fall term approaches, the university has implemented new procedures and guidelines to keep Panthers safe. Read on to learn about the student-specific updates coming to FIU and the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts this fall.    Panthers Protecting Panthers   Panthers Protecting Panthers is FIU’s repopulation plan for Fall 2020. It is meant [...]

By |2020-08-12T14:20:50+00:00August 12th, 2020|News|Comments Off on What you need to know about Fall 2020: COVID-19 training and guidelines for the upcoming semester