Student Organizations Directory (A to Z)

OrganizationAdvisorPurpose StatementPresident
Alpha Chi Honor Society Carol Warner Alpha Chi is a coeducational national honor society whose purpose is to promote academic excellence and exemplary character among undergraduate students and to honor those who achieve such distinction. Its name derives from the initial letters of the Greek words ALETHEIA, meaning TRUTH, and XARAKTER, meaning CHARACTER. Barry admits no more than the highest ten percent of graduating seniors. For application information, please visit N/A (Moderator)
Alpha Delta Gamma Fraternity Dr. Victor Romano Each ADG member is provided with the opportunity to reach 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. Joseph Toledo
Alpha Mu Gamma Honor Society Dr. Blanca Alvarez Alpha Mu Gamma Rho is the honor society which recognizes excellence in achievement in foreign languages as well as in the students 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. Alicia Garza
Alpha Phi International Sorority Dr. Hossiella Longoria As symbolized by their motto, “Union Hand in Hand,” Alpha Phi's on campus and across the country share the same treasured collection of values and the same timeless bond of friendship. The Theta Omega chapter has been active for over three years, receiving their charter in May of 1996. In 1998 and 2001 Alpha Phi was recognized as the Greek Chapter of the Year. Gina King
Alternative Spring Break (ASB) Christina Leano Alternative Spring Break 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 out look 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. Chelsea Baker
American Medical Students Association (AMSA) Michael Bill 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 Lauren Sanchez
American Sign Language Club Allison Kowlessar To learn American Sign Language and the deaf culture. Also, to be able to communicate within the deaf community. We also want to have students and faculty experience and interact within a new culture while promoting diversity with the Barry University community. Jennifer Cardenas
Artists in Motion Production Yvonne Goodridge A.I.M. Productions was formed to expose the hidden talent of dancers at Barry University. This dance organization is not limited to those who can dance but is for anyone who is fascinated in the various styles of dancing and has the potential to become a dancer. Kitania Torres
B.L.I.S.S. Yvonne Goodridge To create an enjoyable connection between African culture and the student body through energetic performances of stepping; to please and entertain the student body, faculty and staff through a fresh, new and vibrant spiritual form of expression Deja Pickard
Bahamian Student Association Evelyn Cartright BAHA acts on behalf of Bahamian students to address concerns, and assist in their development in academic and non-academic matters in an effort to ensure that they are awarded the best experience possible at Barry University. Alexandra Storr
Barry University Student Alumni Association (BUSAA) Ryan O'Donnell 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. Carlneshia Hunnicutt
Beta Beta Beta Honor Society Dr. L Vega 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. Nicole Lopez
Campus Activities Board (CAB) Sanjay Sinclair-Sands 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. Josephine Brown
Caribbean Student Association (CSA) Sonja Archer Thompson An organization dedicated to promoting cultural awareness, a people united by culture and strength, building positive relationships and developing the future of Caribbean people. Ezra Warrington
Cheerleading Team Bacheler Jean Pierre The purpose of the Cheerleaders is to promote school spirit and offer support to all of Barry’s NCAA athletic games Breyonna Maddox
Chemistry Club Dr. George Fisher To promote professionalism and scholarship in chemistry and the general welfare of club members Travis Comnick
Chi Sigma Iota - Beta Upsilon Student Honor Society Raul Machuca, Ph.D. 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. Adam Fishel
College Democrats Dr. Sean Foreman 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. Henley Johnson
College Republicans Sean Foreman To 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. Geronimo Guevara
Delta Epsilon Iota (DEI) Kimberly Timpone Delta Epsilon Iota (DEI) is Barry University’s Career and Academic Honor Society. Dedication, Enthusiasm and Initiative are the three key values that DEI members hold. If you have a sophomore status and at least a 3.3 GPA, then you have the opportunity to be a part of this elite group of students that share a common passion for achieving their goals and recognizing the importance of academics and career. Bibiana Potestad
Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society Blanca F. Alvarez Delta Epsilon Sigma is a national honor society for students, faculty, and alumni of colleges and universities with a Catholic tradition. It was founded in 1939 to recognize academic accomplishments, to foster scholarly activities, and to encourage a sense of intellectual community among its members. For application information, please visit: Moderator & President
Ethical Sports Association Edward DeMott To provide and guide personal enhancement coaching skills within an organization dedicated to the conception and awareness of students who have the capability of living and teaching happier and healthier lives to athletes. The coaching club organization at Barry University will work with our members to help them attain to the next level of fulfilled success and life mastery of coaching and working within athletics. We will support them by all means of identifying and understanding their challenges, and assisting them in the discovery of alternative solutions in all situations they will face. We are passionately committed to guiding our students to use their resources and ethics to coach or work business within sports. Our aspiration is to enhance the quality of coaching and life to each student we encounter regardless of their gender, social, ethic, or religious background. Tristan Alexander
Gamma Sigma Epsilon Honor Society Dr.  George Fisher 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. Adauri Soprani
Graduate Association of Students in Psychology (GASP) Dr. Linda Bacheller The purpose of GASP is to create an open environment that attracts, develops, and rewards highly professional and effective people, as well as support services to the South Florida community. The purpose is promoted through, 1. Promotion of the academic and professional development of graduate students. 2. Promotion of academic and professional support for graduate students. 3. Promote communication and collaboration between graduate students Melissa Balgobin
Haitian Inter-Cultural Association (HICA) Evelyn Cartwright To educate the Barry University community and promote the beautiful and tasteful culture of Haiti, to volunteer and assist in the greater Miami community and to represent the Haitian culture and people Mouseline Rosier
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Victoria Champion The fundamental purpose of Kappa Alpha Psi is honorable achievement in every field of human endeavor. Ten astute men from Indiana University visualized the founding of this fraternity on a predominantly White campus in 1911. It was the vision to sow the seed of a fraternal tree whose fruit is available to, and now enjoyed by, college men everywhere, regardless of their color, religion or national origin. Christopher Champion
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. Christine M Rosario
Kappa Gamma Pi Honor Society Sr. Sara Fairbanks Kappa Gamma Pi seeks members who strive for a high standard of personal Christian excellence and scholarship. The society also seeks to encourage individual and group initiative and participation in local and national church and secular affairs; and to awaken a spirit of Christian leadership among the undergraduates of Kappa affiliated colleges and universities. The Greek phrase Kappa Gamma Pi stands for Catholic Women Leaders. The original name has been retained because of its importance in the society's history. However, both non-Catholics and men are joyfully welcomed to the membership of Kappa Gamma Pi each year. The society's motto is faith and service.  For application information pleae visit N/A (Moderator)
Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Igor Volkov Lambda Theta Phi provides the Latino college student the opportunity to be part of a family with a mission. What is this mission? To cultivate a spirit of brotherhood, to value an education, to promote unity among all Latinos, to be proud of and cherish our heritage, to assert roles of leadership, to develop character, to practice chivalry, and to serve mankind. In short, to raise the social and cultural conscience of the Latin male college student. ◊ Education/Educación ◊ Leadership/Liderazgo ◊ Brotherhood/Hermandad ◊ Culture/Cultura ◊ Latin Unity/”En la unión está la fuerza.” Matthew Galvan
Latin American Student Association Dr. Maria Alvarez To grant Barry University students, particularly those with Latin American herritage, a valuable opportunity to meet, share their wisdom, work together and get involved with the community. We encourage students' involvement with the community and the school. We also promote integration among its members and expect them to use LASA as a resource for networking and volunteering. Marlenis Rodriguez
Men Achieving Leadership, Excellence, and Success (M.A.L.E.S.) Damion Martells M.A.L.E.S. seeks/aims to develop young men to become positive contributors in their community, personal, and professional lives, as well as in the lives of others. Khalid El-Amin
Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS) Stephanie Bingham 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. Daphne Petit-Homme
Opulent Image Models Ms. Greta Moncayo Opulent Image Models is firm on setting the precedent that quality and sophistication is the key to success within the fashion world. OI Models focuses on recognizing and nurturing new talent of students interested in the fashion Industry. With this focus, our goal is to educate the masses about all aspects of the Fashion Industry and to hold several diverse fashion shows on the Barry University campus and local community throughout the year. Taquisha Maxwell
Order of Omega Greek Honor Society Kristy Pacheco Order of Omega is a 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! Gina King
Pals-4-Paws Leslie Edwards To care for, promote the well being of and to publicize the plight of feral and abandoned cats, kittens and dogs around the Barry and local communities Kelly Hough
Phi Alpha Delta Pre Law Fraternity Jesus Mendez The purpose of this fraternity shall be to form a strong bond uniting students and teachers of the law with members of the Bench and Bar in a freternal 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 memeber may enjoy a lifetime of honorable professional and public service. Bibiana Potestad
Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society Dr. Timothy Smith 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 Beta Delta for International Scholars Tran Nguyen Phi Beta Delta, Honor Society for International Scholars, Inc., a California nonprofit mutual benefit corporation, shall be governed in accordance with the Laws of the State of California, with the Corporation's Articles of Incorporation. This Corporation will be referred to herein as the "Society", and the Board of Directors will be referred to as the "Board" Khalid Alfallatah
Phi Delta Kappa Honor Society Dr. Jill Farrell 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. Carmen McCrink
Phi Epsilon Kappa Honor Society Dr. Gayle Workman/ Dr. Leta Hicks 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 Dr. George Cvejanovich Phi Eta Sigma is a national honor society inspired by the past and dedicated to the future whose goal is to encourage and reward academic excellence among freshmen in institutions of higher learning. The oldest and largest freshman honor society, Phi Eta Sigma was founded at the University of Illinois on March 22, 1923, and now has more than three hundred chapters throughout the United States and more than 700,000 members. Phi Eta Sigma was voted membership into the Association of College Honor Societies in 1937. Only three societies have had longer continuous membership. For application information please visit N/A (Moderator)
Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority Dr. Laura Finley Phi Sigma Sigma is a dynamic sisterhood of powerful women fostering uncompromising principles, igniting positive change, and embracing individuality. Monica Herring
Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society Dr. Lisa Konczal & Dr. Fernando Perez 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. Lindsay Deveau
Pinky Promise Katherine McCrath The purpose of Pinky Promise is to allow women of the Christian faith to build a strong network within Barry’s Community, through learning and growing with each other in Christ. Ana Perez
Pre-Physician Assistant Student Association (PASA) Dr. Christopher Hergarter To provide students with quality information, knowledge and volunteering opportunities that will prepare each member with a smooth transition from undergraduate or graduate school to any Physician Assistant program. This club is not affiliated with any other groups or organizations. Christina Dampman
PRIDE Dr. James Scott Provide empowerment and education on the topics of sexual orientation and gender identity. Help make a stand against hate crimes, promote awareness as well as partake in the fight for equal rights. Furthermore, provide a safe haven and social network for members of the GLBTQ community. Lavell Demonbreun
Psi Chi Honor Society Dr. David Feldmen 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. Melissa Balgobin
Service for Peace We, the members of Service For Peace Campus Corps hereby associate ourselves to reduce and eliminate the tension, communication barriers, and misunderstanding among the multi-racial, multi- cultural, multi- ethnical, multi-religious, and multi-socioeconomic classes in our community as well to give a sense of community ownership. Phillipe Crevecoeur
Sigma Alpha Pi Honor Society LaKima Garnett 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. LaKima Garnett (Advisor)
Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society Dr. Lillian Schanfield 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. Mary Naiad Lopez
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society Dr. Carolyn Le Page 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. Dr. Claudette Spalding
SPEAK UP Alexia Freeman and Laura Testiler The purpose of SPEAK UP shall be to try to make a difference in the lives of those who are being bullied. We want others to SPEAK UP when someone is being bullied. Yadira Santana
Sports Management Association James Carrig 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. The vision of the Sport Management Association is to provide members with unmatched opportunities and support in developing the highest level of success attainable in the sport business world. Ferin Richardson
Sports Medicine German Hall The purpose of the Sports Medicine Club is to provide knowledge and support to all students aspiring to be Certified Athletic Trainers, as well as those interested in a career in athletic training. Laysa Fernandez
Strong Women Strong Girls Paola Moreno and Tisa McGhee The objectives of this organization are to engage college-age women in improving the lives, skills, and self-worth of elementary school girls in the Miami-Dade area. Specifically, this chapter will provide Barry University Students with the opportunity to engage in meaningful volunteer service activites, within their community as volunteer mentors working with elementary school-girls in grades 3-5. Jessica Dietzel
Student Ambassador Team Ernia Evans The student ambassadors represent an integral part of the University’s admissions process. They provide the vial 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. N/A (contact Advisor)
Student Government Association (SGA) Brett Klein 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. Leslie Redmond
Students for Social Justice Christina Leano The purpose of this organization is to promote social justice for various injustices in society. The goals of this organization is to efficiently spread awareness, put forth effective action, and provide the help needed for various injustices. Affiliation: This organization will be affiliated with Student Farmworker Alliance. Aaron Mohammed
Students of Diversity for Success Laura Finley The purpose of Students of Diversity for Success is to bring together a network of students to create a system of support and empowerment, to strive for academic excellence, create social awareness, and service the community. While maintaining an open mind and respect we will educate ourselves and others about economic, social, and cultural diversity and the issues cultures face. We will do this with the goal of enhancing our understanding of ourselves and others around us. Sheila Perez
The Barry Buccaneer Susannah Nesmith 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. Khadine Baksh (Editor In Chief)
Theta Alpha Kappa Honor Society Dr. Gloria L. Schaab, SSJ 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. N/A (Moderator)
Toastmasters Fay Roseman The mission of a Toastmasters club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every individual member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth. Carmen Bolivar
WBRY Radio Station Mr. C. Mahen Saverimuttu The WBRY Radio Station provides training in broadcasting for students and to educate and inform the Barry campus about alternative music and educational broadcasting. N/A

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