About Us

Mission

The mission of FIU’s Fraternity and Sorority Life Office is to create a safe and educational environment for our social fraternities and sororities to thrive, grow, and develop their members as campus leaders. We will provide opportunities to strengthen their academic achievement and abilities of critical thought, promotion of leadership development opportunities, learn and engage through civic involvement, and promote the building of brother|sisterhood through positive relationship building.

Vision

To create a values-based fraternal community that lives the Ritual every day and supports the educational mission and values of Florida International University.

Meet the Staff

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Christianne I. Medrano Graham
Associate Director
cmedrano@fiu.edu
 

  • Miami Dade Community College, A.A. English
  • University of Florida, B.A. English, Secondary Ed
  • University of Florida, M.Ed., Student Personnel in Higher Ed
  • Indiana University, Ph.D. Candidate, Higher Education & Student Affairs
  • Gamma Eta Sorority, Inc., President Emerita
  • National Multicultural Greek Council, President Emerita

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all community programs and operations and strategic planning
  •  Learning outcomes development, curriculum planning, and assessment
  • Advises the Interfraternity Council and Order of Omega
  • Community Grade Reports and all unit reports
  • Administration of the Jelke Leadership Scholarship and the Jelke Greek Leadership Initiative
  • Advises the Order of Omega Greek Week Planning Committee
  • Coordinates the Greek Leadership Retreat
  • Facilitates FIU Greeks 101: New Member Workshops
  • Campus Chapter Advisor for:
    • Alpha Epsilon Pi – IFC
    • Phi Delta Theta – IFC
    • Sigma Phi Epsilon – IFC
    • Kappa Alpha Psi – NPHC
    • Kappa Delta Chi – MGC
    • Phi Sigma Sigma – PC
    • Sigma Kappa – PC
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Trenton A. Nettles
Assistant Director

  • Western Oregon University, B.A. in ASL/English Interpreting, Legal Studies Minor
  • Oregon State University, M.S. in College Student Services Administration
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Responsibilities:

  • Advises the Multicultural Greek Council and Panhellenic Council
  • Programming for Community Health and risk Prevention Programs including: National Hazing Prevention Week, Alcohol Awareness Week, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Men & Masculinity Programs
  • Coordinates the Greek Advisors (Web) Training Series
  • Session Coordinator for campus-based Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute
  • Facilitates FIU Greeks 101: New Member Workshops
  • Campus Chapter Advisor for:
    • Beta Theta Pi – IFC
    • Lambda Chi Alpha – IFC
    • Sigma Chi – IFC
    • Lambda Theta Alpha -- MGC
    • Phi Iota Alpha – MGC
    • Alpha Phi Alpha– NPHC
    • Phi Beta Sigma - NPHC
    • Alpha Xi Delta– P
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Joseph Kimber, Jr
Coordinator
jkimberj@fiu.edu

  • University of Florida, B.S. in Journalism
  • University of Central Florida, M.A. in Higher Ed & Student Personnel
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all community programs and operations
  • Advises the National Pan-Hellenic Council and the Interfraternity Council
  • Oversees The GOLD Star Program and Greek Awards Selections Committee and Data Analysis
  • FSL Marketing, promotions, and Website maintenance
  • Coordinates IFC University
  • Facilitates FIU Greeks 101: New Member Workshops
  • Campus Chapter Advisor for:
    • Delta Sigma Phi – IFC
    • Sigma Alpha Mu – IFC
    • Zeta Beta Tau– IFC
    • Lambda upsilon Lambda – MGC
    • Sigma Beta Rho - MGC
    • Alpha Kappa Alpha – NPHC
    • Alpha Omicron Pi – PC
    • Phi Mu – PC
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Naeema Stennett
Graduate Assistant
nstennet@fiu.edu

  • Temple University, B.A. in Criminal Justice
  • Florida International University, M.S. in Higher Ed Administration
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Student Affairs Graduate Association, President

 Responsibilities:

  • Advises the Multicultural Greek Council and the Interfraternity Council
  • Assists with The GOLD Star Program and Greek Awards Selections Committee and Data Analysis
  • Co-Coordinates the Greek Advisors (Web) Training Series
  • Co-advises the Order of Omega Greek Awards Program and Greek Week Planning
  • Facilitates FIU Greeks 101: New Member Workshops
  • Coordinates Greek Scholar Academic Series
  • Campus Chapter Advisor for:
    • Delta Upsilon – IFC
    • Theta Chi – IFC
    • Omega Phi Beta – MGC
    • Sigma Gamma Rho– NPHC
    • Iota Phi Theta – NPHC
    • Alpha Chi Omega – PC
    • Delta Phi Epsilon – PC

News

Students recognized at annual Outstanding Student Life Awards

On Thursday, April 6, more than 40 finalists competed for 15 awards, varying from service and spirit to leadership and […]

FIU students lead community service, receive thank you from police officers

After spending the day at Miami Beach with approximately 700 spring break revelers, FIU students decided to give back as [&#8 [...]

A brotherhood that fosters pride, dedication to FIU

FIU brought them together, and Greek life made them brothers. And because they attribute their success to FIU, they all […]

August 2016 in photos: Commencement, K-9, Bayview sunrise

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  We hope you’re enjoying your fall semester so far, Panthers! As we look forward […]

“Secret society” taps the influential on campus

FIU has no shortage of students who step up to the challenge of making the world a better place—and one […]

Students honored at 2016 Student Life Awards

On Thursday, April 7, the Outstanding Student Life Awards honored 21 students and four student organizations who have demonstrated the […]

FIU offers hope, help to former foster care, homeless students

Vanessa Morales remembers packing up hundreds of care packages with food, toiletries and clothing for students in need at FIU. […]

Plans for growth continue for sorority, fraternity life

-By Amanda Graham In Spring 1982 the first local sorority, Chi Delta Epsilon, and local fraternity, Alpha Gamma Omega, were […]

Surveys show increase in stress among college students

by Amanda Graham Monica Fesser, 21, is a marketing major with a minor in communication arts, works 35 hours a […]

Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

On Thursday, Apr. 2, the annual Outstanding Student Life Awards recognized three student organizations and 21 student leaders who serve […]

Contact

(Organization Name)
c/o Fraternity & Sorority Life
Florida International University
MMC, GC 2240
Miami, FL 33199

305-348-2138
Fax 305-348-3823
greeklife@fiu.edu

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 9 am – 5 pm

FSL Staff

Christianne I. Medrano Graham
Associate Director
cmedrano@fiu.edu

Trenton Nettles
Assistant Director

Joseph Kimber
Program Coordinator
jkimberj@fiu.edu

Naeema Stennett
Graduate Assistant
nstennet@fiu.edu