CENTER FOR STUDENT INVOLVEMENT
Brett. S Klein, M.Ed., Director
LaKima Garnett, M.S., Associate Director
Derek Bley, M.B.A., Coordinator
Bacheler Jean Pierre, B.F.A., Marketing Coordinator
Renee Fellinger, M.S., Coordinator
Sharon Singh-Passley, Administrative Assistant
Landon Student Union, 202
Student Life Suite 206
Commuter Student Lounge, Landon Student Union, 109
Ethical Leadership Center, Landon Student Union, 108
The Center for Student Involvement is committed to the mission of Barry University and the Division of Student Affairs. The guiding philosophy of the department recognizes that the development of the whole student is achieved through in-class and out-of-class learning opportunities and experiences provided through programs designed to enhance cultural, intellectual, leadership, personal, and professional development. When afforded these opportunities for learning and growing, students will graduate from the institution with a better understanding of themselves and their peers, as it relates to their organizations, chosen professions and responsibilities as part of a larger community.
The office encompasses new student orientation program and first year experience programs, student organizations, leadership development, student programs and events, International and Multicultural programs, club and organization governance, Fraternity and Sorority life, commuter student resources. The staff, through the implementation of student development theories in a variety of instructional settings, assists students in developing environments which enhance diversity, promote ethical and moral development, encourage civic engagement, promote the establishment of meaningful interpersonal relationships, and provide leadership and experiential learning opportunities.
Leadership Speaker Series -are designed to provide students with the opportunity to understand and explore the concept of leadership, assess your interests, improve your skills and learn more about working with others. Seminar topics will vary each semester and suggestions for new topics will be researched and provided as needed.
Leadership Conferences – these conferences provide student leaders with the opportunity to interact with their peers from Barry University and/or surrounding institutions, allowing them to form friendships, gather ideas and promote intercollegiate cooperative program planning. Most conferences will feature a keynote speaker and a series of breakout sessions aimed at addressing issues that are pertinent to both established and emerging student leaders.
Project LEAD - is a series of skill building and training workshops to aid students in the development of their leadership style and personal development. An integral component is to prepare participants to utilize critical thinking, develop effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills, learn how to delegate and work collaboratively and cooperatively within a team. Students can attend workshops "a-la-carte" or they can apply to the Leadership Academy – a track-based intensive leadership and skill developing program. Successful completion of the Leadership Academy culminates with leadership certification.
Vice President's Roundtable - these roundtables provide an opportunity for the primary student leaders of Barry University to have lunch with administrators to ask questions and gain insight from one of the University's leaders.
Leadership Recognition - the Division of Student Affairs recognizes student leaders for their positive contributions to campus life by hosting an annual leadership awards banquet held in April. This program is designed to emphasize the importance of student leaders and recognize outstanding individuals, student organizations and advisors for their leadership contributions to Barry University.
Emerging Leaders – this program focuses on first-year student leadership development based loosely on the Social Change Model of Leadership. The Emerging Leaders program provides experiential opportunities enhancing leadership skills, raising social awareness, and stimulating intellectual growth. To further expose students to campus resources and provide transitional support, this program offers direct interaction with current student leaders, university staff, faculty, and senior administrators.
Leadership Library – the Leadership Library stocks books, journals, videotapes, and a wide array of handouts, all of which relate to leadership, including topics such as leadership theory, meetings, delegation, networking, publicity, diversity, ethics, ice-breakers, and other topics relevant to leadership and management. All materials are available to students interested in researching educational resources on leadership topics. Anyone with a Barry University student ID card may review the materials in the library or check out an item for 48 hours.
The Leadership Library is located in the Landon Student Union, Suite 202.
New Student Orientation /FYE Program - is rooted in the University's mission of providing Knowledge and Truth, Inclusive Community, Social Justice and Collaborative Service. The Center is responsible for developing comprehensive transition support and programming for the Division of Student Affairs. Additionally, the office will foster collaboration among campus departments, individual students, and student organizations toward the goal of presenting a comprehensive transition support program that facilitates social, educational, spiritual, cultural, cognitive, and ethical development. All first year students, during the fall semester, will participate in the Passport Program. This is an 8-week all inclusive student experience which presents over 60 holistic programs in collaboration with eighteen departments.
While academics will be a major focus of your college career, the Center for Student Involvement at Barry University believes that a complete college education requires involvement in activities, events, and programs outside the classroom. Therefore, the office plays a major role in the social and educational programming throughout the campus.
The Campus Activities Board (CAB) – a University Funded Organization (UFO), develops, coordinates and presents many of the campus wide programs, trips, and events. CAB strives to provide dynamic and diverse programs and events that meet the needs and interests of the Barry University student community. Programs include evening entertainment such as bands, comedians, talent shows, and game shows. Large scale and/or traditional programs include: the coffee house themed Café Latte, the all-white attire party Glo, and the event inspired by Barry University’s past history as an all woman’s college, Barry Beauties. Annual holiday trips to Florida theme parks are scheduled annually as well as trips to local attractions.
The Adventure Series serves the educational, recreational, and developmental needs of the Barry University community by utilizing human-powered outdoor adventure pursuits, experiential education methods, and the natural environment. The program provides opportunities for challenging experiences in outdoor settings while promoting a responsible and sustainable land-use ethic. In doing so, Adventure Series can address individual recreational needs as well as provide out-of-classroom academic support experiences. Students are encourage to discover the thrilling adventures of South Florida such as sailing, hiking, rock climbing, scuba diving, kayaking, horseback riding & more…
Mosaic Cultural & Creative Arts Series a program designed for Barry University students to explore an array of cultural arts programs and activities through a variety of mediums. Whether attending a theatrical performance, one of the world's finest ballets, going to a cultural festival or experiencing a new artisan's work at an exhibit, Mosaic enables students to celebrate their freedom of expression and inquiry as well expose them to the rich tapestry of culture and arts that South Florida is renowned for.
Homecoming is a weeklong celebration of traditional events, fun activities and competitions. Traditional Events include the Barry Beauties, Golf Cart Parade, and Fashion Show. Competitions between clubs and organizations, Residence Halls, and student organized teams also traditionally took place during the week with such favorites as Bucky Bird Watch, Residential Life Battle of the Halls Competition, Powder Puff Football and the Popular Boat Races.
For more information regarding campus events and programming at Barry University, please contact the Center for Student Involvement, located in Landon Student Union 202, call 305-899-3961 or email: email@example.com
Student organizations provide opportunities to enrich the academic experience of college. Students are encouraged to become actively involved in campus life and the local community by pursuing their special interests and hobbies through involvement in social and academic student organizations. The opportunities for student involvement in campus activities are endless. There are more than 60 student organizations that meet the needs of students at Barry University. United by the Student Organization Council (S.O.C.) and funded by the Student Government Association (S.G.A.), these groups encompass a wide range of interests and welcome your participation. Registered student organizations include Arts, Communication/Media, Education, Governing, Honor, Medical, Multicultural, Greek, Recreational/Sports, Religious, and Service groups.
The S.O.C. affords students opportunities to develop and enhance a personal philosophy of leadership that includes self-understanding, respect for others and acknowledgement of responsibilities inherent in a community. Each semester leadership seminars are hosted for organization executive officers and general members to develop their group's productivity.
List of Clubs and Organizations (Listed in Club/Org Categorization)
Chemistry Club - The Chemistry Club will promote professionalism and scholarship in chemistry and the general welfare of its members, will promote and maintain programs that enhance the quality of chemistry in the Barry community, and will increase knowledge of chemistry among members and the public.
English Association - The English Association is a group of students with a love for books, movies, writing, and other forms of artistic expression. We bring students together in an informal setting to discuss a variety of topics related to the humanities. We hope you will join us in expressing our passion for creativity.
Graduate Association of Students in Psychology - Members in GASP will create an open environment that attracts, develops, and rewards highly professional and effective people, as well as support services to the South Florida community.
Philosophy Club - Philosophy Club members will provide students interested in the study of philosophy with a venue in which to learn more about the discipline as well as the opportunity to engage in philosophical reasoning and dialogue with their peers.
Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity - members will form a strong bond uniting students and teachers of the law with members of the Bench and Bar in a fraternal fellowship designed to advance the ideals of liberty and equal justice under law; to stimulate excellence in scholarship; to inspire the virtues of compassion and courage; to foster integrity and professional competence; to promote the welfare of its members; and to encourage their moral, intellectual, and cultural advancement; so that each member may enjoy a lifetime of honorable professional and public service.
Student Social Work Association - The members of the Student Social Work Association will associate themselves to support and strengthen the School of Social Work, improve professionalism for students, enhance the educational process, promote communicative relations among students, faculty and staff, local community, and form a continuing network upon support network for active members and vow to uphold the NASW Code of ethics.
Bahamian Student Association - BAHA members will untie the Bahamian population at Barry University and educate the student body of the diverse and complex culture of the Bahamian people by hosting cultural events not only consisting of Bahamian students but also other cultural organizations in the Barry Community, provide a stable 'home away from home' environment for all members, advocate their rights and interests of the Bahamian students of varying disciplines, as well as assist with the orientation process of the Bahamian students entering Barry University.
Caribbean Student Association - Barry's Caribbean Student Association will promote and encourage Caribbean cultural awareness on and off campus and to encourage understanding and acceptance of Caribbean culture and lifestyle to Barry University. In addition to, develop our members to be future leaders of the Caribbean community and build positive relationships between the Caribbean countries and the world.
Haitian Inter Cultural Club - Each HICA member will promote Haitian Culture, provide services for the community, build up intellectual enrichment, promote school spirit, provide opportunities for students to develop intellectually, socially, spiritually, emotionally, and physically through a spirit of cooperation and mutual partnership among students, faculty, and staff, and to advocate Haitian tourism.
Latin American Student Association - Members of LASA are determined to define their Hispanic heritage in American political and social context. Acknowledging that 2,418 students enrolled at Barry are Hispanics, LASA will promote the Latin American culture and enhance cultural diversity on campus as well as work together to empower their community and contribute to the welfare of society.
Alpha Delta Gamma (Fraternity) - Each ADG member is provided with the opportunity to each his full potential through the five S's: community services, scholarship, spirituality, school spirit and social events. ADG's strive for friendship, even beyond their college years. The Psi Chapter of Alpha Delta Gamma has been a strong force on the Barry University campus for many years.
Lambda Theta Phi (Fraternity) - Lambda Theta Phi will serve as a source of support for students and professionals in pursuit of an education or career while promoting Latin unity.
Alpha Pi (Sorority) - Each Alpha Phi member promotes the growth of character, of unity of feeling, of sisterly affection and of social communion among its members. And we who are thus united are under a solemn pledge to lend a helping hand to one another.
Phi Sigma Sigma - Members of Phi Sigma Sigma will consist of active members, initiated and maintained as provided in these bylaws and in accordance with the rules and regulations of the National Constitution of Phi Sigma Sigma Fraternity and the administration of Barry University.
Order of Omega - Order of Omega is an honor society for members of Greek organizations. The organization recognizes juniors and seniors who have exemplified high standards in the areas of scholarship, leadership, involvement within their respective organization and within the Greek, campus and local community. Members are selected from the top 3% of Greeks at each institution. Order of Omega now has over 500 chapters in the United States and Canada, and over 200,000 members!
Alpha Chi Honor Society - Alpha Chi is a national, coeducational honor society open to juniors and seniors from all academic disciplines with a 3.70 grade point average and exemplary character. The society encourages sound scholarship and devotion to truth, not only among its members but also among all the students on campuses on which there are chapters.
Alpha Mu Gamma Honor Society - Alpha Mu Gamma is the national collegiate foreign language honor society which recognizes excellence in achievement in foreign languages as well as in the student's overall scholastic program. In addition to encouraging the study of foreign languages, members work towards the realization of friendship, enlightenment, and sympathetic understanding of other peoples and cultures.
Beta Beta Beta Honor Society - Beta Beta Beta is the national biological honorary society. Biology majors who have achieved an overall college grade point average of 2.75 and 2.00 grade point average in biology qualify for membership. The purpose of Beta is to form an honor society for students of the biological sciences and thereby to stimulate sound scholarship, to promote the dissemination of scientific truth, and to encourage investigation in the life sciences.
Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society - Chi Sigma Iota is the International Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society established January 1, 1985 by representatives of the Counselor Education training program at Ohio University and leaders in the U.S. counseling profession. The formation of an honor society was seen as a fruitful avenue to provide a much needed link between students, educators, practitioners and administrators in various counseling settings. The purpose of Chi Sigma Iota, International is: to promote scholarship, research, professionalism and excellence in counseling and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the field of counseling.
Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society - Delta Epsilon Sigma is a national Catholic honor society for men and women, is open to juniors and seniors who have a 3.50 grade point average, have helped to foster intellectual activities, and who demonstrate leadership in their respective disciplines. Scholarships are available to members for the senior year and graduate study.
Gamma Sigma Epsilon Honor Society - Gamma Sigma Epsilon is a national chemistry honor society that recognizes outstanding student performance in chemistry. A nominee must have a 3.00 average in a minimum of 16 credits of chemistry and an overall GPA of at least 3.00. Membership is open to chemistry majors and other science majors who meet the above minimum requirements. Those who do not meet the membership requirements are still welcome to attend meetings and participate in the chapter activities.
Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society - Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society in education, invites to membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and distinction of achievement in the field of professional education. Qualifications for undergraduates include full junior status, at least twelve semester hours of professional education, and a 3.50 grade point average. Graduate students must have at least twelve semester hours of graduate work in professional education completed at Barry and a 3.70 grade point average in graduate courses.
Kappa Gamma Pi Honor Society - Kappa Gamma Pi a national Catholic honor society, is open to graduating seniors who have a 3.70 grade point average or better and an outstanding record of academic excellence and service leadership while in college. As candidates, they pledge to continue to provide examples of scholarship, leadership and service in their personal and professional lives. This commitment is the difference that distinguishes nomination to Kappa Gamma Pi as the most relevant and prestigious award on campus.
Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society - Lambda Pi Eta is the national communication honor society. Among its goals, Lambda Pi Eta promotes interest in the field of communication as well as encourages the professionalism of its student members. Qualifications include: full-time status with a major or minor in Communication, minimum of 60 semester hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better, and a minimum of 12 semester hours in Communication with a GPA of at least 3.25.
Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society - Phi Alpha Theta is an international honor society in history. It is composed of students and professors elected to membership because of excellence in the study or the writing of history. Its objectives are to promote the study of history by encouraging research, good teaching, publication, and exchanges of learning among historians. To carry out its objectives, Phi Alpha Theta holds biennial conventions and offers awards for scholarly achievement.
Phi Delta Kappa Honor Society - Phi Delta Kappa is an international association of professional educators. Our mission is to promote quality education, with particular emphasis on publicly supported education, as essential to the development and maintenance of a democratic way of life.
Phi Epsilon Kappa Honor Society - Phi Epsilon Kappa is a national professional fraternity for persons engaged in or pursuing careers in health, physical education, recreation or safety. Membership is open to persons interested in the purpose of the Fraternity and in providing time and energy for the benefit of the areas which include: physical education, health, recreation, dance, human performances, exercise science, sports medicine and sports management.
Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society - Phi Eta Sigma is a National Honor Society for men and women open to freshmen with a 3.50 grade point average. Students will be inducted into the society during the annual Honors Convocation.
Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society - Pi Gamma Mu was founded in 1924 by the deans of the College of William and Mary in Virginia and of Southwestern College of Kansas. It is the oldest, largest and most significant of the honor societies broadly concerned with the social sciences. The purpose of Pi Gamma Mu is to foster excellence in the social sciences and to promote cooperation among them. The motto of the society is; Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.; An individual may be invited or may petition to join Pi Gamma Mu when he/she is a junior, senior or graduate student in the upper 35 percent of the class, has at least 20 semester hours in social science and has a grade point average of 3.00 or better.
Psi Chi Honor Society - Psi Chi is a national honor society in psychology. Second semester juniors and seniors who have a 3.50 grade point average are eligible for membership.
Sigma Alpha Pi - To assist college students in creating the lives they desire, by helping students discover what they truly want to do, and to give them the support and tools to achieve their goals.
Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society - Sigma Tau Delta is an international English honor society to advance the study of literary masterpieces, to encourage worthwhile reading, to promote the mastery of written expression, and to foster a spirit of intellectual comradeship among students of the English language and literature.
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society - Sigma Theta Tau is an international honor society in nursing. The purpose of this society is to recognize superior scholastic achievement and professional leadership in the field of nursing. Membership is open to juniors, seniors and RN-BSNs in the top third of their class.
Sigma Xi Honor Society - Sigma Xi is an international research honor society. The mission of the society is to honor scientific accomplishments, to encourage and to enhance worldwide appreciation and support of original investigation in science and technology, and to foster worldwide a creative and dynamic interaction among science, technology and society. The fields of activity for the society are the pure and applied sciences, including the physical sciences, life and agricultural sciences, earth sciences, medical sciences, mathematics and engineering. Individuals are invited to join the society if they have demonstrated noteworthy achievement as an original investigator or have shown aptitude for research through initial research achievement. Over 170 members have received the Nobel Prize.
Theta Alpha Kappa Honor Society - Theta Alpha Kappa is a national honor society in theology, has for its purpose the promotion of excellence and scholarship in the fields of religious studies and religious education. It is open to persons of all faiths. Members are encouraged to provide scholarly lectures and contribute articles for national publication.
American Medical Students Association - To promote active improvement in medical education, involving our members in the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of medicine, assisting in the improvement and understanding of world health problems and contributing to the welfare of pre-medical students.
Minority Association of Pre-Health - The members of the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS) hereby commit ourselves to develop workable programs for the preparation of students entering health-related careers, sponsor programs for at-risk youth to encourage their entrance into health professions, and raise health career interests of African American, Hispanic American, Native American, and other students from under-represented populations. We will maintain an atmosphere in which academic excellence and ethical principles will be upheld.
Nursing Students Association - To aid in the preparation of nursing students for the assumption of professional responsibilities, to aid in the development of the whole person and that person's responsibility for the healthcare of people from all walks of life and to provide programs representative of fundamental and correct professional interest and concerns.
Sports Medicine Club - The Sports Medicine Club members will provide knowledge and support to all students aspiring to be Certified Athletic Trainers, as well as those interested in what this career.
Student National Podiatric Medical Association - Student National Podiatric Medical Association is a national society working to promote fellowship among all students. The association provides a channel of communication for minority students by working to establish and enhance professional relationships with other minority practitioners. In addition to providing tutorial programs and sources of financial assistance, many social activities are planned throughout the year.
Art In Motion - Each AIM member promotes school spirit, strives for excellence in dance and sets and academic and behavioral example for fellow students. AIM will strive to develop and perfect dance skills as they relate to promote dance as a fine art. AIM will represent Barry University appropriately at school functions, as well as performances. Good sportsmanship and conduct of becoming a young woman will be stressed at all times.
BLISS - As a team and organization, B.L.I.S.S. will create an enjoyable connection between African culture and the Barry University community, as well as the greater community, through energetic performances, goal-orientated events, and volunteer projects.
Dance Team - The Dance Team will promote school spirit, strive for excellence in dance and to set an academic and behavioral example for fellow students. The dance team will strive to develop and perfect dance skills as they relate to promote dance as a fine art. The Dance Team will represent Barry University appropriately at athletic events and school functions, as well as competitive dance events and performances. Good sportsmanship and conduct becoming a young woman will be stressed at all times.
Opulent Image Models - To develop skills in fashion, to educate each member on the economic world of fashion, to surround and place each member in a social environment with others, to educate the underprivileged community and to hold various fashion and talent shows on the Barry University campus and local community throughout the year.
Alternative Spring Break - The mission of the Alternative Spring Break at Barry University is to provide direct service opportunities for students so they may experience diverse perspectives, learn about social issues, and grow as life-long active citizens. The Barry University Alternative Spring Break program places teams of students in communities to engage in service learning during university breaks. Students perform short-term projects for community agencies and learn about various social issues.
Barry Service Corps - Barry Service Corps is a fully engaging experience that takes students out of their comfort zone and allows them to work on projects within different communities. Students are able to work up close with issues such as literacy, racism, poverty, disaster relief, and the environment. The purpose of the program is to give students direct contact with communities they have never encountered; all while helping them to get a broader outlook of the world. The intense experience that the program provides for student’s increases the likelihood that they will take the lessons they have learned and apply them back here in our own Barry community, and the greater Miami area.
Special Interests Organizations
Carpe Vegan - Carpe Vegan shall spread the knowledge of special diets amongst the university's campus and student population; and create a fair eating environment by providing more options for students' dietary needs.
College Democrats - The purpose shall be to stimulate political thought and activity among the college students of Barry University, promote interest in governmental affairs, and further the philosophy and goals of the Democratic Party.
College Republicans - The College Republicans will invigorate and maintain the political participation of Barry University students, faculty, and friends across all levels, with a preference for voters that indicate an approval for the club's platform, will make known the goals and ideals of the Republican National Party to the student body of Barry University, and to represent the interests of the Barry University student body to the Republican Party and the FFCR, will create and maintain close and active bonds with Republican members of government at the local, state, and national level as well as fellow members of the Republican Party across the state and country, and will develop political skills and leadership abilities among members as preparation for future service by them to the community and to the party.
Men Achieving Leadership Excellence and Success - Members of M.A.L.E.S will improve the image, leadership qualities, and communication skills of the Barry man, create programs and activities that will benefit the school and its student body, act as support for the community and service projects and other events presented by already established organizations on campus, develop and support the Brotherhood among members, and provide personal and professional opportunities to members.
Pals 4 Paws - Pals 4 Paws member promote and maintain a healthy catch, spay/neuter, release program for the feral cats found on the campus of Barry University and will also be responsible for all of the stray animals that are found on or surrounding the campus area.
Pinky Promise - Pinky Promise allows women of the Christian faith to build a strong network within Barry's Community, through learning and growing with each other in Christ.
Practice Respect Individuality Diversity Empowerment (PRIDE) - Members of P.R.I.D.E. will provide empowerment and education on the topics of sexual orientation and gender identity. Stands against hate crimes, promote awareness as well as partake in the fight for equal rights. Furthermore, members will provide a safe haven and social network for members of the GLBTQ community.
Smart Talks - Members of Smart Talks will nurture the social environment at Barry University by providing an opportunity for students to enhance their awareness of world issues, while building communication skills, through the discussion of ideas with peers outside the classroom. As a result of these stimulating conversations, the club will nurture those willing to turn these ideas into action.
Sport Management Association - The mission of the Sport Management Association is to make a positive impact on its members and the community through sport related education, networking, fundraising, events, and experiences.
Students for Diversity & Success - Members of Student of Diversity for Success will bring together a network of students to create a system of support and empowerment, will strive for academic excellence, will create social awareness, and will service the community. While maintaining an open mind and respect, members will also educate themselves and others about economic, social, and cultural diversity and the issues cultures face.
Veteran Students Association - Each members of VSO will provide a support system on campus for veteran students to achieve their academic goals here at Barry. Furthermore, members will provide a means for social interaction and an outlet to share experience and information beneficial to veterans.
University Funded Organizations (UFOs)
All Greek Council - Members of the All Greek Council will promote the values of Barry University, which include scholarship, service, leadership, citizenship, and Greek unity, provide programs that foster: personal, scholastic, social, leadership, brotherhood/sisterhood development amongst member organizations and their members, promote and survey the interests of the university’s fraternities and sororities as a whole, this includes the consideration that they are viable and valuable to collegiate experiences, facilitate communication and cooperation between member organizations, delegates, presidents and University administration, faculty, student body, other student organizations, and the greater Miami Shores community, act as a forum for discussion of ideas and questions of mutual interest, and to present to the member organizations recommendations that the All Greek Council deems fit, promote the Greek life by informing University members, non-Greek students and the Miami Shores community of the merits and accomplishments of the Greek community, and serve as the governing body for the Barry University Greek Community.
Buccaneer Newspaper - The Barry Buccaneer is the student newspaper, ranging from 8-16 pages and published at the first of every month starting in September and ending with May. The Buccaneer serves as a laboratory for the journalism minors. All work, including writing, editing, advertising and design, is completed by students.
Barry University Student Alumni Association - Our mission is to prepare future graduates for a life after commencement enriched with personal and professional skills, connections, and experiences, as well as an everlasting bond with their alma mater developed through interactions with Barry University students, faculty, staff, and most importantly—our Alumni. BOAT vows to further enhance the affinity relationship between Barry University and its future graduates, by instilling a sense of pride and community amongst the current student body and constituency of Alumni.
Campus Activities Board - The Campus Activities Board (CAB) is an advisory committee to the Office of Student Involvement designed in 1991 by the students for the students. CAB is a student-funded and operated organization, open to all Barry University students, which plans, coordinates and presents many of the campus-wide events for students at Barry. By utilizing the student's talents and energies, CAB strives to provide dynamic and diverse programs that meet the needs and interests of the students at our University.
Cheerleading Team - Influenced by the spirit of the student body and traditions held at Barry University, the focus of this organization shall be to encourage and devote school spirit to all Barry University athletic teams, the student body, and student organizations.
Residence Hall Association - Members of the Residence Hall Association will promote a favorable environment for study, relaxation, and fellowship for resident students. To this end, this council will promote and maintain wholesome and pleasant living conditions in the residence halls of Barry University. This Association will encourage better relations and more cooperation between residence halls and act as a liaison between the residents and the administration. This is a service organization for the students who reside in University Housing.
Student Ambassador Team - The student ambassadors represent an integral part of the University's admissions process. They provide the vital link for those future leaders who strive to attend Barry University to further their education. They are comprised of an elite group of domestic and international students and represent various facets of culture, creed and religion. Through their diversity, education and experiences, they promote leadership, friendship and understanding throughout the depths of the Barry community.
Student Government Association - Student Government gives every undergraduate student the chance to practice and develop leadership skills while representing their peers and improving the University and student life. Students involved in Student Government have the chance to interact with the University administration and faculty and work in a collaborative manner to better Barry University. Student Government members are respected as leaders of the student body, and their input is often sought in making important decisions for the University.
Student Organization Council - The Student Organization Council shall provide oversight for all University recognized clubs and organizations, coordinate co-curricular activities of the recognized clubs and organizations, provide leadership during activities, develop a spirit of unity with the clubs and organizations, represent all recognized clubs and organizations when required and provide for organized management of clubs and organizations for improvement of education and the enlightenment of the entire Barry University and local community.
WBRY Radio Station - The WBRY Radio Station provides training in broadcasting for students and to educate and inform the Barry campus about alternative music and educational broadcasting.
The Greek societies of Barry University are founded upon the principles of developing quality leaders through commitment to academic excellence, dedicated service to the University and its surrounding community and the promotion of healthy and responsible social interaction while maintaining a unified Greek environment.
Greek affiliation is an excellent way to enhance your college career. Governed by the Inter-fraternity, Panhellenic, and Multicultural Greek Councils, Barry's fraternities and sororities encourage interpersonal, academic, moral, ethical and professional development through a wide range of leadership and involvement opportunities.
The Barry University Greek community includes:
- Inter-fraternity Council
- Alpha Delta Gamma Fraternity
- Alpha Phi International Sorority
Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority
- Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity
For more information regarding Greek Life at Barry University, please contact the Center for Student Involvement, located in Landon Student Union, 202, call 305-899-3961 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.