MIAMI (March 1, 2012) – Florida International University will pay tribute to distinguished alumni and members of the university community at its 11th annual Torch Awards Gala on Sat., March 3. The event recognizes the university’s most outstanding alumni and members of the FIU faculty for contributions to their fields, the community and their alma mater.
The Torch Award honors the memory of Senator Ernest R. Graham, the forward-thinking champion who helped to create the university. This year, the signature social event for the FIU Alumni Association will be held at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami, Wells Fargo Center (Met 2), 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way in Miami. A cocktail reception will start at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and the awards presentation at 7:30 p.m.
This year, the College of Law will honor:
Robert Babayi ’81, Attorney, Venable, LLP.