Posts tagged with: "Center for Leadership & Service"

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, […]

Cooking uncovers environmental passion for Swaziland YALI fellow

Cooking uncovers environmental passion for Swaziland YALI fellow

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. Lindiwe Dlamini, 32, is one of […]

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Students raise $72,000 at Dance Marathon

Students raise $72,000 at Dance Marathon

More than 300 students, faculty, staff and volunteers laced up their dancing shoes recently for the 17th annual Dance Marathon, […]

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New student food pantry aims to serve students in need

New student food pantry aims to serve students in need

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17 Now stacked with items ranging from boxes of cereal and oatmeal to canned beans […]

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FIU recognized for commitment to civic learning and democratic engagement

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17 FIU was one of only 73 institutions chosen by the National Association of Student […]

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Service learning projects provide alternative method of teaching, learning

Service learning projects provide alternative method of teaching, learning

Nearly 30 minutes after FIU English professor Tania Lopez completed her Writing as Social Action class last spring, students remained […]

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Civil rights leader Bob Moses joins FIU at celebration of summer math and civics academy

Civil rights leader Bob Moses joins FIU at celebration of summer math and civics academy

From table to table, Bob Moses, civil rights leader and founder of the Algebra Project, gave students final words of […]

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Honors College students work to create a sustainable environment in Ometepe

In March 2013 members of the FIU Honors College traveled to Nicaragua’s Ometepe Island – one of the world’s natural […]

FIU sends first medical brigade to Nicaragua during alternative Breaks

FIU sends first medical brigade to Nicaragua during alternative Breaks

In March 2013, nine members of the pre-medical honors group Students Taking Initiative Through Collaboration in Honors (STITCH) became FIU’s first […]

Students to travel across country, abroad for alternative Breaks

Students to travel across country, abroad for alternative Breaks

More than 200 students are getting ready to spend their Spring Break serving others, some as close as Marathon, FL, […]

FIU’s Relay for Life raises nearly $90K

More than 70 teams, ranging from student groups to administrative departments, participated in FIU’s 9th annual Relay for Life. The […]

Panthers ready to Relay for Life March 2-3

Panthers ready to Relay for Life March 2-3

Spring is a particularly busy time around FIU – there are events pulling everyone’s attention in a number of directions, […]

FIYou: Franklin Gentle McCune ’05, MS ’08

FIYou: Franklin Gentle McCune ’05, MS ’08

Name: Franklin Gentle McCune ’05, MS ’08 Hometown: Miami, Fla. Job Title/Department: Assistant Director, Center for Leadership & Service Campus: […]

2011 FIU Relay for Life breaks records, raises $90,000 for American Cancer Society

2011 FIU Relay for Life breaks records, raises $90,000 for American Cancer Society

The 7th annual FIU Relay for Life March 4-5 at Modesto A. Maidique Campus brought out the best in the […]

FIU students to volunteer around the world during Alternative Spring Break

WHAT:  While many students are looking forward to some rest and relaxation this spring break, close to 300 FIU students […]