Articles by Ernie Sochin





FIU graduates do well by doing good

Social entrepreneurship runs deep with the class of 2017 While traveling in Asia, Ari Sernik volunteered at a Cambodian orphanage for HIV-positive children. After returning…


Simbad’s Birds & Pets Celebrates 30 Years

“The birds come first” is the motto at Simbad’s Birds & Pets, and this is evident to everyone who visits the expansive store, fittingly located…


Learning through leadership, experience and service

In the summer of 2016, Anthony Suarez organized a student trip to Managua, Nicaragua, as part of FIU’s Alternative Breaks program. Suarez’s team members spent their…