Programs

MPAS Workshops 

MPAS offers many workshops per semester in three workshop series:

  1. S.J.S. (Social Justice Series)
  2. M.M.I. (Male Mentoring Initiative)
  3. 3D Series (L.G.B.T.Q.A. [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and Ally])

All workshops are open to the entire FIU student body and are available at both the Modesto A. Maidique and Biscayne Bay Campus. We work collaboratively with C.S.O. (Council of Student Organizations) and S.O.C. (Student Organizations Council) to award the student organizations that attend our workshops,  points in accordance with the CSO/SOC point structure.

Date Event Location Time
Aug. 30 SJS: Are You a Racist? (BBC) WUC 253 2:00 pm
Sept. 4 MMI: Male Mentoring Welcome (MMC) GC 305 5:00 pm
Sept. 5 MMI: Has Hip Hop Sold Out? (BBC) WUC 253 12:00 pm
Sept. 5 LGBTQA Welcome Reception (MMC) Frost Museum 3:00 pm
Sept. 6 LGBTQA Welcome Reception (BBC) WUC 157 12:30 pm
Sept. 18 StrengthsQuest Philosophy Workshop (MMC)  GC 305 3:30 pm
Sept. 18 Male Mentoring Club: Acing the Interview (BBC) WUC 253 4:00 pm
Sept. 19 SJS: Healthy Relationships (BBC) WUC 253 1:00 pm
Sept. 21 MPAS Mentor's Kick-off  GC 243 5:00 pm
Sept. 25 MMI: Look the Part (MMC) GC 316 1:00 pm
Sept. 25 SJS: What is Social Justice?  Webinar 5:00 pm
Sept. 26 3D: Bi/Pansexual Awareness (MMC) GC 316 12:30 pm
Sept. 27 3D: What Good Allies Should Know (BBC) WUC 157 12:30 pm
Oct. 2 MMI: Where Do I Fit In? (MMC) GC 316 4:00 pm
Oct. 3 SJS: Social Media Frenzy (MMC) GC 316 12:00 pm
Oct. 9 MMI: A Guide to Style (BBC) WUC 253 1:30 pm
Oct. 16 MMI: What Men Can do to Reduce Sexual Misconduct (MMC) GC 316 1:00 pm
Oct. 17 SJS: The Confederate Flag & Other Misappropriated Symbols (BBC) WUC 253 12:30 pm
Oct. 24 3D: Unpacking Toxic Masculinity (MMC) GC 316 12:30 pm
Oct. 25 3D: Sexuality & Spirituality (BBC) WUC 157 12:30 pm
Nov. 1 How Not to Fail? (BBC)  HL 150 1:30 pm
Nov. 5-9 MALE MENTORING WEEK
Nov. 6 MPAS: Do You Want to go to Grad. School? (BBC) WUC 155 12:30 pm
Nov. 6 MMI: Men In Black (MMC) SASC 100 5:00 pm
Nov. 8 FIRST GENERATION DAY (MMC) GC 355 10:00 am
Nov. 8 Male Mentoring Club: The Sunken Place (BBC) WUC 155 1:00 pm
Nov. 14 3D: Two Spirit Identity (MMC) GC 241A 12:30 pm
Nov. 14 SJS: Professionalism Work vs Social Behavior (BBC) WUC 253 1:30 pm
Nov. 15 3D: Transgender Awareness (BBC) WUC 157 12:30 pm
Nov. 27 SJS: Ableism & Disability Justice (MMC) GC 316 12:00 pm

 

Strength Summit

This summit is a training that is based on the Strength philosophy developed by the Gallup Organization. This philosophy is based in positive psychology and we believe that is gives our students an edge in their academic and social developmental areas. This summit will help the students understand the basic concepts of Gallup's Strengths philosophy and how to apply it not only to their academic success, but utilize it to lead to self-discovery. This program utilizes information from the Strengthsquest test by Gallup.

Male Mentoring Initiative

In recent years, mentoring has emerged as a strong response to the circumstances of at-risk students. On college campuses, mentoring programs have expanded rapidly with increasing numbers of college students working one-to-one with faculty, staff, and student leaders in schools, community agencies, and other setting.

The MPAS Male Mentoring Initiative focuses on implementing university wide preemptive retention strategies that will focus on creating an atmosphere of academic, social, and professional success. Studies have proven that involvement and environment are conducive to the development of at risk students. We aim to do so by focusing on character development, academic enrichment, and career transition guidance.

Excellence Awards

This is an annual event that is held for Student Support Services, MPAS and Golden Drum scholarship students that are academically performing above and beyond their respective scholarship's strenuous requirements. Students are recognized for having a perfect 4.0 semester in our Golden Semester category. Students who have a 3.5 - 4.0 cumulative GPA are recognized in our Academic Excellence category. Students having a 3.0 - 3.499 cumulative GPA they are recognized in our Academic Honor category. Students having a 2.75 - 3.0 cumulative GPA they are recognized in our Academic Achievement category. This ceremony is a way for our students to celebrate their academic accomplishments with family and friends.

Events

January
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Jan 14, 2019: MPAS/SSS Open House at FIU BBC

<p>Meet and Greet for incoming and transfer students to [...]

January
30
Jan 30, 2019: SJS: The N Word Discussion at FIU BBC

<p>Our wokrshop will discuss the impact of the N [...]

February
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Feb 13, 2019: MMI/MM Club: When a man loves a woman. at FIU BBC

<p>An open discussion on love, relationships [...]

February
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Feb 28, 2019: MMI/SJS: Men In Black at FIU BBC

<p>An open discussion with FIU police officers and what [...]

March
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Mar 6, 2019: MPAS/Healthy Living: Drinking Games at FIU BBC

<p>Educating students on the affects of [...]

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 [...]

March
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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 [...]

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 [...]


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GC 216
Miami, FL 33199
305-348-2436
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mpas@fiu.edu


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

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