Posts tagged with: "LGBTQA Initiatives"

April 2017 in photos: Yoga, Spring Game and Uproar

April 2017 in photos: Yoga, Spring Game and Uproar

We made it! The Spring 2017 semester is coming to a close, and we’re ready to usher in another summer […]

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Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Academy Award-winning film Moonlight explores a Miami most never see. On Tuesday, April 4, the film will come to FIU. […]

LGBT mentorship program a refuge, springboard for students

LGBT mentorship program a refuge, springboard for students

When Jaylon Hadley ’16 transferred to FIU, he had one goal in mind: graduate as soon as possible. Having taken […]

FIU stands with Orlando

FIU stands with Orlando

  Orlando’s heartbreak is FIU’s heartbreak. That was the message Monday afternoon as students, employees and others came together to […]

April 2016 in photos

April 2016 in photos

We have reached the end of April, which means that the Spring 2016 semester is almost over and summer is right […]

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At last: The right to marry

At last: The right to marry

Cathy Pareto ’95, MBA ’06 and Karla Arguello ’03, MBA ’07 made headlines in January when they became the first […]

Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

On Thursday, Apr. 2, the annual Outstanding Student Life Awards recognized three student organizations and 21 student leaders who serve […]

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Walk, events shine light on suicide prevention

Walk, events shine light on suicide prevention

The parents of Alejandra Ares, freshman political science major, and her sister Adriana Ares Trespalacios, assistant director of the Graham Center, […]

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More gender-neutral bathrooms planned for FIU

More gender-neutral bathrooms planned for FIU

FIU is currently installing a gender-neutral bathroom in Graham Center and another will be added in Recreation Services’ Rec Center […]

Top 10 ways FIU supports LGBTQA students

Top 10 ways FIU supports LGBTQA students

Monday, Jan. 5, marked a historic day for lesbian and gay couples in South Florida. Miami-Dade County became the first place in […]

“Enough is Enough” to promote positive solutions to end bullying, violence and sexual assault

“Enough is Enough” to promote positive solutions to end bullying, violence and sexual assault

On Thursday, Oct. 23, FIU Civility Initiative and Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will be hosting its “Enough is Enough” […]

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Cathy Pareto, one of the plaintiffs in the marriage equality case in Florida, stands in the crowd outside of the July 2 hearing that took place before Judge Sarah Zabel in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court in Miami.

Marriage equality plaintiffs to speak at National Coming Out Day

On Friday, Oct. 10, LGBTQA Initiatives, part of Student Affairs’ Multicultural Programs and Services department, will celebrate National Coming Out […]

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Artists explore identity at “Bend”

Artists explore identity at “Bend”

On a Thursday evening in late May, more than 100 people gathered to witness the opening of the 2nd annual […]

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5 questions for the philanthropist: Patrick J. Russell

5 questions for the philanthropist: Patrick J. Russell

Retired FIU employee Patrick J. Russell recently made a $1 million planned gift to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer […]

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From left to right: Steven Schwartz, FIU’s director of estate and planned giving; Larry Lunsford, FIU’s vice president for Student Affairs; Patrick Russell; Rosa Jones, former vice president for Student Affairs; Mark B. Rosenberg, FIU president; and Howard Lipman, senior vice president of FIU advancement.

Million-dollar endowment to foster a culture of equal opportunity

Patrick J. Russell, a long-time member of the FIU family, has made a $1 million planned gift to support initiatives […]