About Us

Mission

The mission of FIU’s Center for Leadership and Service is to provide students with developmental and experiential opportunities that foster leadership, action, and community engagement.  Through leadership education, service, and social innovation, students will become active citizens on-campus, in their respective communities, and globally.

Vision

Developing students for engagement in life long leading, serving, and learning.


Meet the Staff

Patricia

Patricia Lopez-Guerrero
Director

  • Ashoka U Change Leader - Student Service Pillar
  • Relay For Life Advisor
  • AOL (Graduate Student)
  • Office of Global Learning Liaison

teminop@fiu.edu

Sabrena

Sabrena O'Keefe
Associate Director, BBC

  • AOL (BBC / Online)
  • LEAD Team (BBC)
  • Advanced Leadership Challenge (BBC)
  • Programs on Demand
  • FIU Student Leadership Competencies

Sabrena.Okeefe@fiu.edu

Roary

Joanna Garcia
Associate Director, MMC

  • Global Living Learning Community
  • Leadership Summit Committee Chair
  • Food Pantry (MMC)
  • Office of Engagement Liaison

jogarcia@fiu.edu

Shannonlee

Shannonlee Rodriguez
Assistant Director, MMC

  • AOL (MMC / Greek)
  • LEAD Team (MMC)
  • Programs on Demand

 shrodr@fiu.edu

Nashira

Nashira Williams
Assistant Director, MMC

  • Alternative Breaks Advisor (MMC)
  • NASPA Lead Initative
  • Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement (CLDE)
  • Engagement Week

naswilli@fiu.edu

Emani

Emani Jerome
Assistant Director, MMC

  • FYRST Change-makers Learning Community
  • FIU Start Up Liaison
  • Global Civic Engagement Student Advisory Board
  • Civic Ventures
  • Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship

emjerome@fiu.edu

Roary

Peter Melnik
Coordinator, BBC

  • Alternative Breaks Advisor (BBC)
  • Days of Service
  • Volunteer Fair (BBC)
  • OrgSync-Community Partner Outreach
  • Roary's Community Calendar

pmelnik@fiu.edu

Kaleen

Kaleen Martinez
Coordinator, MMC

  • AOL (Athlete / Panther Camp)
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Advisor
  • Service Medallion of Distinction
  • Dance Marathon Advisor
  • Advanced Leadership Challenge (MMC)
  • CSO Service Reports

kalmarti@fiu.edu

Vacant

Mayelin Llorens
Office Manager
mllorens@fiu.edu

Mercedes

Mercedes Lewis
Biscayne Bay Campus
Graduate Assistant
melewis@fiu.edu

Kristen

Kristen Robillard
Modesto Maidique Campus
Graduate Assistant
krobilla@fiu.edu

Events

March
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Women’s Leadership Summit

Power Up! – Women’s Leadership Summit – March 8, 2018 Join us for [...]


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News

Learning through leadership, experience and service

  In the summer of 2016, Anthony Suarez organized a student trip to Managua, Nicaragua, as part of FIU’s Alternative […]

Our trip to help clean up Curacao

By Stephanie Martinez, junior business administration and finance major Bon bini na Korsou! Or Welcome to Curacao! This Alternative Break […]

FIU raises more than $100k for sick children

Dance Marathon 2016 proved that good things really do come in threes. First, the annual fund-raiser on behalf of ill […]

Students honored at 2016 Student Life Awards

On Thursday, April 7, the Outstanding Student Life Awards honored 21 students and four student organizations who have demonstrated the […]

Relay for Life surpasses $1 million for American Cancer Society

More than 5,000 students, faculty, staff and community members came together March 4 – 5 as FIU Relay for Life […]

Students study leadership at BBC summit

On Saturday, Feb. 6, more than 220 students attended the 13th annual Student Leadership Summit at the Biscayne Bay Campus. […]

University community volunteers in honor of MLK

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service hosts service projects at 25 community sites As she rallied volunteers at Brownsville […]

Day of service in Homestead a walk in the park

Homestead Bayfront Park provided a stunning backdrop for eager volunteers who started FIU’s Homecoming week with community service. Nearly 80 […]

A legacy of leadership

For 30 years, Beverly Dalrymple has helped students develop personal leadership skills In her small office on the second floor […]

MMC food pantry serves students in need

Graduate student William Solis spends his Tuesdays and Wednesdays restocking the shelves of a food pantry in DM for his fellow […]

Contact

Modesto Maidique Campus
GC 242

305-348-6995
Fax 305-348-6991

cls@fiu.edu

Student Office, MMC
GC 2210

305-348-2149

Biscayne Bay Campus
WUC 353

305-919-5360

cls@fiu.edu