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Barry student named recipient of Jamaican Prime Minister’s Youth Award for Excellence

Barry University freshman John Powell was recently recognized as a 2014 recipient of the Jamaican Prime Minister's Youth Award for Excellence. Powell was one of 23 Jamaican youth to receive the prestigious award from Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller at a ceremony on April 6 in Kingston. The Jamaican Prime Minister's Youth Awards for Excellence...  read more

Barry English and Foreign Languages’ students and faculty participate in Sigma Tau Delta International Conference

From February 26 – March 1, students and a faculty member from Barry's Department of English and Foreign Languages were honored with having their papers accepted at the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention in Savannah, Ga. Barry's representatives included students Dianna Bellian, Yulia Nekrashevich, and Enrique Alvarado; faculty...  read more

Second Annual “Science with a Twist” Event Attracts 200 Local Elementary Students

Barry University's School of Education and SWAT (Science with a Twist Inc.) hosted an event for 200 local elementary school students on Wednesday, April 2. The second annual SWAT event, held on Barry's main campus, involved four local schools—including Charles R. Drew K-8 Center, Edison Park K-8 Center, Phyllis Wheatley Elementary, and Nathan B....  read more

Sexual Assault Awareness

who will be the one to take a stand against sexual violence? “I will be the one, to spread the word that Sexual violence is not okay!” “I will be the one, to let him know that consenting to one behavior doesn't give consent to all behaviors.” “We'll be the one, to tell our boys, it's not right to verbally or...  read more

Are you interested in training people & helping them maintain a healthy lifestyle?

The Sport and Exercise Sciences department is offering a course for the Fall semester that helps prepare you to be a Personal Trainer. It will give you a basic understanding of physiological changes occurring during exercise training and will prepare you to attempt Personal Training certification exams. Principles of Personal Training provides an...  read more

Sister Maura Scholarship: In Celebration of 100 Years of Life

My dear Barry College Alumna, As one of the many alumnae who knew and loved Sister Maura Phillips, I write to share the exciting news that on April 25, Sister Maura will celebrate her 100th birthday. She is the oldest Adrian Dominican Sister and is as spunky and joyful as ever. She gravitates to a piano and breaks into song, playing her favorites...  read more

Hard work pays off for counseling PhD student

A college education may not guarantee a dream job, but with hard work and the right amount of extracurricular involvement, it will likely get you much closer to that goal. Just ask Taylor Burrowes Nixon. Even before graduating from Barry's counseling doctoral program, her hard work and immersion has prepared her for a new position as deputy chair...  read more

College of Arts and Sciences hosts Ricardo Pau-Llosa for launch of new book

On Thursday, Feb. 27, Barry University's College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of English and Foreign Language hosted renowned poet, and South Florida's own, Ricardo Pau-Llosa for a reading and discussion of his new book, “Man.” Pau-Llosa is one of South Florida's most widely published poets. “Man,” published with...  read more

Veteran Center Makes Way To Barry

In 1979, the Veterans Administration began its Vet Center program, designed specifically to treat veterans and their families for trauma-related difficulties. Vet Centers are community-based counseling centers that provide a broad range of services to assist in readjusting to civilian life. There are 300 Vet Centers throughout the United States,...  read more

Fall 2014 ISR Sport and Recreation Classes Available

Instructional Activities in Sport and Recreation (ISR) offers a variety of Sport, Fitness, and Recreation Classes that will help you meet your fitness goals during the fall semester. The following are some of the classes that will be available: 2 CREDIT CLASSES AVAILABLE (8/25/14-12/06/14) ISR 103 01 Boot Camp (MWF, 2-250pm) ISR 162 01/262 01...  read more

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