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
  • 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 Initiative
  • Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement (CLDE)
  • Service Medallion of Distinction
  • Engagement Week

naswilli@fiu.edu

Emani

Amanda McDole
Assistant Director, MMC

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

 amcdole@fiu.edu

Babyface

Babyface Card
Coordinator, BBC

  • Alternative Breaks Advisor (BBC)
  • Days of Service
  • Volunteer Fair (BBC)
  • Community Partner Outreach
rcard@fiu.edu
Vacant

Katelyn Bodwell
Coordinator, MMC

  • AOL (Athlete)
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Advisor
  • Roarthon Advisor
  • Advanced Leadership Challenge (MMC)
  • CSO Service Reports
  • Social Media

 kbodwell@fiu.edu

Mayelin

Mayelin Llorens
Office Coordinator
mllorens@fiu.edu

raory

Angelica Walker
Biscayne Bay Campus
Graduate Assistant
awalker@fiu.edu

Ana

Ana Gomez
Modesto Maidique Campus
Graduate Assistant
amagomez@fiu.edu

Thaline

Thaline Rodene
Modesto Maidique Campus
Graduate Assistant
trodene@fiu.edu

Violet

Violet Agembah
Modesto Maidique Campus
Graduate Assistant
vagembah@fiu.edu

Events

March
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Mar 19, 2019: MMI: A classic Man pt 2 at FIU BBC

<p>Open dialouge on how men should dress both professionally [...]

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Mar 26, 2019: SJS: The Gun Culture. Is it real? at FIU BBC

<p>An open dialogue on gun culture and its [...]

March
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Mar 27, 2019: GOJA-iChangeFIU Social Innovation Challenge

<p>The GOJA-iChangeFIU Social Innovation Challenge [...]

April
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Apr 4, 2019: Global Civic Engagement Mini-Grant Opportunity

<p>The Global Civic Engagement Student Advisory [...]

April
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April
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Apr 9, 2019: MMI: Hip Hop DNA: Ca$h Out (BBC) at FIU BBC

<p>This workshop will detail the lavish lifestyle [...]


Social


News

Want to settle your library debt? Donate to the student food pantry

          Did you forget to renew that book you were using for research? Loss track of […]

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

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

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 […]

Florida brain gain: FIU is ensuring that Sunshine State employers find the talent they need in new graduates

Brian Castillo is the kind of young professional Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to see more of. [...]

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

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

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 […]

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

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