Carnival Cruise Lines Student Center at FIU Ground Breaking 5/5/10

Carnival Cruise Lines believes that FIU School of Hospitality is vital to our community, as well as to the local, regional, national and international hospitality and tourism community.

Carnival is investing in FIU School of Hospitality by pledging a gift of $900,000: $500,000 with $500,000 state matching funds to be utilized to construct the Carnival Student Center. The remaining $400,000 will be used for student scholarships and student support. When fully matched the gift will be worth $1.6 million.

The 2,600 square foot space will house a formal and informal gathering places for students, student organizations & industry representatives to meet with students for internships and positions. Space has been set aside for the advising center, a reading room and computer work-stations.

The Carnival Student Center at FIU School of Hospitality ground breaking is on Monday April 5, at 10am.