Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney’s Jennifer Olmedo-Rodriguez has been named to the Executive Committee of Florida International University’s (FIU) President’s Council as the chair of the Worlds Ahead Faculty Award Committee for 2016.
The World Ahead Faculty Award Committee is a subcommittee of the President’s Council – FIU’s premier community relations board. The World Ahead Faculty Award is bestowed annually upon a distinguished member of FIU’s faculty. The committee is responsible for recommending nominees to receive this distinction. Under Olmedo-Rodriguez’s leadership, committee members will review, evaluate and reach a consensus on the recommended award recipient and finalists. The $12,500 award is conferred at the Annual Faculty Convocation Ceremony hosted each fall semester. The award also honors a first-runner up who receives a cash award of $3,500 and a second-runner up who receives a cash award of $2,000.
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