Multicultural Programs and Services

Mission
Multicultural Programs and Services (MPAS) celebrates diversity and promotes inclusion by creating a campus community that encourages social responsibility, honors equality, and foster student success.
 
Vision
Multicultural Programs and Services will become the leading entity at Florida International University that promotes campus diversity, inclusion, social awareness, and advocacy.
 
Core Values
 
·         Inclusively
·         Equity
·         Cultural Competency
·         Respect
·         Responsibility
·         Excellence

MPAS is consistently embracing diversity, cultural awareness and academic excellence. The MPAS team also oversees the following campus-wide initiatives: LGBTQA, MLK Commemorative Celebration, Student Support Services Program (TRIO), Male Mentoring Initiative and Tutoring.

Contact


Multicultural Programs and Services 
MMC
11200 SW 8th Street
GC 216
Miami, FL 33199
305-348-2436
Fax 305-348-1911

mpas@fiu.edu


BBC
3000 NE 151st Street
WUC 253
North Miami Beach, FL 33181
305-919-5817
Fax 305-919-4258

mpas@fiu.edu

News

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One of the Exonerated Five speaks at Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast

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FIU’s 2020 annual MLK commemorative celebration will feature Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five

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Annual MLK commemorative breakfast to feature Donovan Livingston

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