Posts tagged with: "Center for Leadership & Service"

aB Selma, Alabama: Footsteps of history

aB Selma, Alabama: Footsteps of history

During spring break, Alternative Breaks (aB) sent students on 21 trips to varying locations from Nicaragua and Dominican Republic, to […]

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Relay For Life raises more than $115,000 for American Cancer Society

Relay For Life raises more than $115,000 for American Cancer Society

It was another year of food, games, hair cutting and laughter at the 11th annual Relay For Life. During the […]

50@50: Relay For Life becomes a university philanthropic tradition

50@50: Relay For Life becomes a university philanthropic tradition

To celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary, FIU News will share 50 moments in FIU’s history as part of our “50@50″ […]

Hungry to help: FIU works to feed the needy

Hungry to help: FIU works to feed the needy

On the same weekend that 1,300 FIU students worked diligently to prepare fine fare for a glamorous crowd on South […]

5 reasons to Relay

5 reasons to Relay

FIU Relay For Life will once again team up with students, faculty and staff to raise money for the American […]

500 FIU volunteers make MLK Day of Service a whopping success

500 FIU volunteers make MLK Day of Service a whopping success

Rakes in hand, FIU’s baseball team travelled across town on Saturday morning to help level the playing field—literally. Instead of […]

Student’s service, passion shape career path

Student’s service, passion shape career path

This article is part of an occasional series that focuses on FIU students, employees and alumni who contribute to either […]

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12th annual Student Leadership Summit call for programs

12th annual Student Leadership Summit call for programs

The 12th annual Student Leadership Summit, a one-day leadership conference for current and emerging student leaders, is currently seeking program […]

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FIU was recognized with five awards for community engagement and service by Florida Campus Compact.

Florida Campus Compact recognizes FIU for community engagement

In recognition of the university’s commitment to community engagement and public service, FIU has received five Florida Campus Compact awards, […]

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FIU partners with TurboVote to increase voter participation

FIU partners with TurboVote to increase voter participation

FIU’s Center for Leadership and Service has signed an agreement with TurboVote to increase student voter registration and participation in […]

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The Alternative Break group visited the Harvest Power Plant at Walt Disney World where food scraps are transformed into electric energy and marketable crop fertilizer by-product.

Students explore sustainability efforts by Disney, Orlando businesses

In early November 2013, eight FIU students visited the Clean the World Foundation, UCF and Walt Disney World, where they […]

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Tanzanian deputy minister hopes to improve transparency, empower youth in Tanzania

Tanzanian deputy minister hopes to improve transparency, empower youth in Tanzania

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. Stephen Julius Masele may only be 34-years-old, but he […]

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FIYou: Bronwen Bares Pelaez

FIYou: Bronwen Bares Pelaez

Name: Bronwen Bares Pelaez Hometown: Port Washington, NY Job Title/Department:  Director, Women’s Center Campus: Office, MMC; work with MMC & BBC In […]

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Meet the new faces of Student Government Association

Meet the new faces of Student Government Association

The Student Government Association at FIU is made up of students whose aim is to advocate for students rights, encourage […]

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A lawyer drawn to prisoner’s rights: A portrait of YALI Washington Fellow Danbala Garba

A lawyer drawn to prisoner’s rights: A portrait of YALI Washington Fellow Danbala Garba

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. After completing law school in 2007, […]