Student Clubs

FIU is proud to offer more than 300 clubs and organizations to students. The following student clubs are those in which a member of the MPAS staff serves as faculty advisor.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. - Sigma Pi Chapter

Founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA) is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African American college-trained women. It continues to empower communities through exemplary service initiatives and progressive programs. AKA is comprised of a nucleus of 260,000 members in graduate and undergraduate chapters in the United States, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Caribbean, Canada, Japan, Germany, Korea and on the continent of Africa. Our mission is "Global Leadership through Timeless Service". The FIU-Sigma Pi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha was chartered in December 2004.

Diverse Dancers @ BBC

FIU's Diverse Dancers is a student organization under the advisement of MPAS BBC Office Coordinator, Sonya Anderson.  This club was formed by a group of students with a passion for music and dance.  They invoke a sense of pride in students by hosting dance events to enhance student life and increase the importance of fitness through the essence of dance.  The organization helps young people become aware of the importance of staying fit, while learning dance choreography of many styles.  Inspired by all forms of dance, they strive to showcase the beauty of dance as an art form to their colleagues and the community.

Global Indigenous Group (GIG)

The Global Indigenous Group (GIG) is a student-led organization of Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples who seek to celebrate and share global Indigenous heritages, sovereignties, memories, and knowledge. GIG works to raise awareness around various issues that Indigenous peoples face around the world and we advocate for the social and communal development of Indigenous communities. Our group also works to support and network with Indigenous students, professors, professionals, and communities. GIG honors the cultural and spiritual traditions of our diverse ancestors, their relationships to each other, and to our Mother Earth.

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Gay Straight Alliance - GSA

The (GSA) Gay Straight Alliance is the premier LGBTQA student organization at the Biscayne Bay Campus. The organization provides a safe, strong, and supportive community that will foster diversity, promote social unity, and offers unique opportunities for social growth and leadership experience. This is accomplished through campus and community wide programming and providing resources regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning and Ally (LGBTQA) issues and culture to the FIU community. GSA strives to tackle issues such as awareness, equality, and support.

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

The mission of the NAACP Youth & College Division is to inform youth of the problems affecting African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities; to advance the economic, education, social and political status of African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities and their harmonious cooperation with other peoples; to stimulate an appreciation of the African Diaspora and other people of color’s contribution to civilization; and to develop an intelligent, militant effective youth leadership.

SPEAK - Student Poets Eloquently Articulating Knowledge

Student Performers Eloquently Articulating Knowledge (SPEAK) exists to encourage poetic expression and to foster the appreciation of art in all forms.  If you are someone who reads, writes, recites, or just generally appreciates poetry and spoken word, then this is the group for you.  Any and all members are welcome.

Stonewall Pride Alliance

Stonewall Pride Alliance is FIU's student organization dedicated to creating a sage environment conducive to learning and personal growth for all LGBTQA [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and asexual] students and allies [individuals who identify as heterosexual but support LGBTQA persons and initiatives].  In a university that fosters diversity, it is important to further the student body's understanding of the social & political aspects and concerns of our community.  This well be achieved through social activities, education, activism, inclusion, and awareness.  It is imperative that we continue the struggle to advance our community.  This includes but is not limited to the fight for equality in all aspects of the law, education, and family as well as freedom from discrimination.  It is also our objective to create a support network for all LGBTQA students and allies at FIU and in th communities surrounding the students.  Stonewall Pride Alliance remains dedicated to these ideals of social justice.  We all have voices.  Let us use them.

SSSC - Student Support Services Club

The Student Support Services Club (SSSC) provides opportunities for academic development, assistance with basic college requirements and motivates students towards the successful completion of their Bachelor's degree. The goal of SSSC is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants. The club will be involved in community service activities and on-campus events.


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

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

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

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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 [...]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

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The Dean of Students office is encouraging students to use their differences to create a stronger FIU community with its […]

January 2017 in photos: Parades, bubbles and a buzzer beater

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  A new year, a new semester and new beginnings! It’s been an exciting start […]

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Lose weight and save money are often at the top of our New Year’s resolutions. While investing in your health and budget […]

FIU to host 26th annual Martin Luther King celebration, unveil bust

FIU’s Department of Multicultural Programs and Services will honor Martin Luther King Jr., with a month-long celebration inspired by King’s [...]

Happy Holidays from President Rosenberg

On Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, President Mark B. Rosenberg delivered this message to the FIU community: This holiday season gives us […]

FIU Truman Scholar recipient aspires to pay it forward

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January 2016 in photos

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  The first month of 2016 is pretty much in the books and what a […]

Marian Wright Edelman to headline 25th MLK Breakfast

On Friday, Jan. 15, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration will celebrate its 25th anniversary of the […]


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