Posts tagged with: "Center for Leadership and Service"

Dance marathon raises more than $94,000 to help sick children

Dance marathon raises more than $94,000 to help sick children

Roarthon is more than a 17-hour dance marathon. It’s also an FIU tradition and a year-long fundraising organization that raises […]

Kennedy Villard pitches his business to judges at the third annual GOJA-iChange FIU Social Innovation Challenge on March 27, 2019.

iChange FIU: Student turns parking struggle into $1,000

When Kennedy Villard brought his first car to school in 2017, he was shocked by the parking pandemonium he endured […]

FIU celebrates outstanding students at annual award ceremony

FIU celebrates outstanding students at annual award ceremony

Published researchers, disability advocates and passionate leaders are all among FIU’s best and brightest. The Division of Academic & Student […]

Students pitched business plans to judges at the third annual GOJA-iChange FIU Social Innovation Challenge on March 27, 2019.

iChange FIU: Students hope to change the world through passion projects

Business professionals have called Miami an ocean of opportunity for entrepreneurs, and Florida International University students have shown they are […]

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Members of Minority Women in Medicine pose for a photo with children at El Hospital de Niño in Puerto Rico. (PHOTO COURTESY OF IZMA NADEEM)

Students use mini-grants to make mega impacts

What good can you do with $1,000? The Center for Leadership and Service is asking this question to students. Wells […]

Food insecurity is a reality at FIU

Food insecurity is a reality at FIU

The holiday season is the perfect time to give back and pay it forward, but it’s not the only time […]

Everything you need to get election-ready

Everything you need to get election-ready

Did you know early voting for the 2018 midterm elections starts this week? How about that FIU MMC is an […]

Students help make a positive impact on 9/11 Day of Service

Students engage in 9/11 Day of Service

This past Saturday, more than 200 students and members of the community convened at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus to take […]

Students raise $100,000 for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Students raise $100,000 for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Spearheaded by the Center for Leadership and Service, Roarthon is an FIU tradition that is dear to the hearts of […]

Student food pantry has significant spike in use

Student food pantry has significant spike in use

The Division of Student Affairs celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony and open house of the new Student Food Pantry location […]

Relay for Life raises more than $75,000

Relay for Life raises more than $75,000

On March 2, FIU kicked off fundraising in Miami-Dade County for Relay for Life – a national fundraising event benefiting […]

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4 essential traits of effective leaders

  What makes a great leader? More than  250 students from FIU, Barry University, Broward College and the University of […]

Alina Parbtani, Assistant Director of Engagement, Joanna Garcia, Associate Director,Center for Leadership and Service, 	
Patricia Lopez-Guerrero, Director, Center for Leadership and Service

FIU named Engaged Campus of the Year

In recognition of the university’s commitment to community engagement and public service, FIU was recognized as the Engaged Campus of the […]

Alumnus ignites social entrepreneurism

Alumnus ignites social entrepreneurism

Startup fever is in the air and growing in Miami. The 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity named it the […]

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FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

  By Isabela Corzo Few would challenge that Claire Scott-Bacon ’16 is an inspiration. Balancing immigration, marriage, divorce and raising two […]