Yolanda Rodriguez Brennan ’43

Hi, my name is Yolanda Rodriguez Brennan and I attended the University of Miami Law School many many years ago, in fact, 72 years ago. I was the class secretary and only female in a group of nine students. I … Continue reading

Gary E. Roberts, B.B.A.’70,M.S.’79 and Ann Page Roberts, B.B.A.’84, M.P.A.’95

Ann and Gary Roberts just shared their 50th wedding anniversary last October. They met at Congress Bowling Alley in North Miami on a Sunday. Ann was bowling and Gary was shooting pool. When Ann came off the lane she noticed … Continue reading

Arlynn Segal-Owens, B.S.N. ’77, M.S.P.H. ’86 and John Owens, A.B. ’71, B.S. ’71, M.A. ’97

In 1975, my parents were tired of the cold weather & the snow. They retired from New Jersey to Boynton Beach, Florida. I followed them, and moved to Miami in September 1975. I worked as an RN at the public … Continue reading

Joanne Graham Dick, B.M. ’52 & Edward K. Dick, A.B. ‘52

My Ft. Lauderdale High School sweetheart, Ed Dick, graduated a year ahead of me and became a freshman at the U in 1947. In 1948 I left for Virginia Intermont College, having never seen snow! That was the longest year … Continue reading

George and Tatiana Don, School of Business Administration, 2006

On September 14, 2013, I married the love of my life. When I met him, George Don was a business graduate of Iona College, but was determined to get his MBA. At the beginning of our relationship, we discussed different … Continue reading

Liz Rebecca Alarcon, A.B. ’11

I am a proud young aluma of the University. I am very involved with the UN and its mission, and recently, I had the opportunity to serve as the Secretary General of the Global Classrooms Model United Nations Conference held … Continue reading

Isiah Smith, B.S. ’72, M.A. ’79, J.D. ’82

 I just completed 20 years as the Deputy Assistant General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in Washington, D.C. I am now serving as Senior Counsel for the DOE Loan Guarantee Program with the smartest, most professional attorneys … Continue reading

Duree Ross, B.S.C ’98

It was sUper to see and experience the spirit of the U out of Coral Gables and into Fort Lauderdale, with President Donna Shalala, speaking at Hyatt Pier 66. It’s fantastic to see the spirit is as strong in Fort Lauderdale … Continue reading

Nancy Blitz, School of Nursing and Health Studies, 1979

I found a lump in my breast in my early 40′s. I went to meet with 3 surgeons at other facilities She was begging me not to go anywhere else but Sylvester. . At my mother’s insistence and persistence I … Continue reading

Lauren Lococo, A.B. ’13

My name is Lauren Lococo. I am also known as your Miami glitter girl. I was born and raised in Miami. My parents brought me up the right way…a hurricane. I’ve attended athletic events ever since I was a baby … Continue reading

Jason Mizrachi, B.S.C. ’95

Greetings, I came across a post on Facebook about stories of U and was interested in sharing my story. I graduated in 1995 and really wanted to go into broadcasting, however my finances did not allow me to do so … Continue reading

Brad Piechoski, B.S.C.E. ’12

    Hello,   My name is Brad Piechoski and I am a graduate from the University of Miami (2012). I am extremely grateful for everything this beautiful institution has given to me, and in my four years there, I … Continue reading