FIU recently put out a bid for a large batch of washable cotton masks and the winner was our CEO, Michael Jerome '98, who is the founder of Vu Promo, a company that specializes in promotional items.

"A friend of mine knew I was selling masks. And he said, ‘Well, why don’t you contact FIU? You’re an FIU alumnus, and I’m sure that they would welcome doing business with their alumni," Jerome said.

It was Jerome's first connection back to FIU in a while. 

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