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

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Patricia Lopez-Guerrero
Director

  • Ashoka U Initiatives
  • Relay For Life Advisor
  • Certified Student Leader Badge
  • Campus-Wide Partnerships

teminop@fiu.edu

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Joanna Garcia
Associate Director, MMC

  • Leadership Summit Committee Chair
  • Student Food Pantry Campus-Wide
  • Emergency Aid Lab Liaison

jogarcia@fiu.edu

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Shannonlee Rodriguez
Assistant Director, MMC

  • Academy of Leaders Program Manager
  • AOL (MMC/Greek Online Facilitator)
  • Programs on Demand Facilitator

 shrodr@fiu.edu

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Connie Penczak
Assistant Director, MMC

  • Alternative Breaks Advisor 
  • Community Engagement Partnerships
  • Relay for Life Advisor 
  • Give-Pulse

 cpenczak@fiu.edu

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Amanda McDole
Assistant Director, MMC

  • Days of Service University-Wide
  • Panther Community Action Board
  • Mini-Grants
  • Changemaker Initiatives

 amcdole@fiu.edu

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Bianca Bovo

Assistant Director, BBC

  • BBC AOL & Grauate Facilitator 
  • LEAD Team (BBC)
  • Supports the BBC Food pANTRY
  • Programs on Demand Facilitator 
bbovo@fiu.edu
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Coordinator, BBC
  • Alternative Breaks Co-Advisor 
  • Volunteer Fairs University-Wide 
  • Democratic Engagement Initiatives
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Coordinator, MMC
  • AOL (Athlete) Facilitator 
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Advisor
  • Roarthon Advisor
  • Social Media
  • Programs on Demand Facilitator 
 amagomez@fiu.edu
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Administrative Services Coordinator, MMC

  • Front Desk Supervisor
  • Civic Engagement Medallion 
  • Administrative Assistant
katmanni@fiu.edu
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Biscayne Bay Campus
Graduate Assistant

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Lorena Silva
Modesto Maidique Campus
Graduate Assistant

losilva@fiu.edu

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Patrick Cornejo
Modesto Maidique Campus
Graduate Assistant

pcornejo@fiu.edu

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Modesto Maidique Campus
Graduate Assistant 

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Contact

Modesto Maidique Campus
GC 242

305-348-6995
Fax 305-348-5058

cls@fiu.edu

 

Student Office, MMC
GC 2210

305-348-2149

Biscayne Bay Campus
 WUC 141

 305-919-5771

cls@fiu.edu

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