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.
Members of M.A.L.E.S seek to find solutions to become better men through various aspects: leadership activities, workshops which focus on improving communication skills, generating programs to benefit the entire student body, fostering brotherhood, and giving back to Barry and the surrounding communities through community service activities.
The purpose of the Pre-Dental Club is to provide a forum for education about dental school and the application process; to provide a support group for those who are interested in exploring dental school as a form of continuing education and dentistry in general; to create networking opportunities amongst dental school faculty and Club members; to provide volunteer and service opportunities to help the greater community. Membership extends to Barry University Undergrads and BMS Grads interested in a career in dentistry.
The Black Student Union (BSU) and its events and administrative functions aim to provide and maintain the best possible conditions for students of color to unite as a whole. (1) To stimulate Black unity, respect, and self-consciousness. (2) To provoke awareness of local, national, and international issues of interests to the Black community. (3) To participate in the social and political aspects of the Black community. (4) To serve as a positive influence in the academic environment of the Barry University campus. (5) To serve as an organizational base from which the concerns and needs of Black students can be addressed in the most efficient manner possible.
The Caribbean Students Association’s purpose is to establish a bond among students of the Caribbean culture on campus, and to promote and inform the Barry community about the richness and diversity in the Caribbean diaspora. We open our membership to students of all cultures so they may share in fellowship with us so we can all grow and learn together to build a better tomorrow. Our more popular club events include weekly general meetings with fun cultural edification activities, beach days, the annual FCSA Conference, collaborations with other campus organizations, and participation in the Center for Student Involvement and Student Organization Council organized events.
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.
The purpose of this organization is to help students become better prepared for the rigors of Medical, Dental and other professional schools. Through academic and social events, including mock interviews, shadowing experiences and a large amount of community service, we give students the tools needed to go on to Medical or Dental School and be successful. Through community service projects and various outreach events, students gain invaluable support with career planning, applications, and their class curriculum. BMS’s dedication to service has consistently been recognized by numerous awards and it thrives to continue this tradition. Located at the Hollywood Campus only.
The purpose of this club is: 1. To bring together Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Candidates of the Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, in order to share a common goal of understanding forensic podiatry and its applications.
2. Place emphasis on the field of forensic podiatry and how it relates to other aspects of podiatry.
3. Explore the field of forensic podiatry via discussions and workshops.
4. Develop and initiate research ideas and methods within forensic podiatry.
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.
Island Vybz Dance Team is a group of talented individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds. Our dancers come together to enlighten the Barry University community on how we dance and differ from the generally perceived notion of a dancer. Our dances range from Soca, Dance-hall, Salsa, Bachata, hip hop and even ballet. Island Vybz is also an extension organization of the Caribbean Student Association. Our dance team competes at the Florida Caribbean Student Association's Talent Competition and performs widely between on campus events such as moonlight madness, involvement fairs and any event requested to dance for. We are also requested off campus to participate in Miami Carnival, perform at Jerk festivals and to be apart of the Miami Flash Mob. If a wide range of dancing is what you are looking for, Island Vybz is the dance team for you.
R.U.S.H (Remembering Unity Singing in Harmony) is an organization formed for musicians, singers and people who simply love music to join together and enjoy singing with each other. The organization sings all genres of music from Gospel to African and performs for local and school events. This organization is special because it's only one of two musical clubs at Barry University. Its members are from all majors and this gives each of them the opportunity not to just meet new people but to do what they love on the campus they love as well. Follow us on Instagram at @r.u.s.h_barryu.
The purpose of Eclipse Fashion society is to provide a club for student’s that love fashion design and modeling. The group takes part in the art of design, styling, make-up artistry, cosmetology and modeling. We put on high production runway shows and different showcases on and off campus. Our ultimate goal is to teach self confidence through these outlets. We welcome everyone, and prior experience is not necessary.
College for Christ is designed for students to engage in community and fellowship in response to the love of Jesus Christ. The Barry Community is welcomed to learn about the love of Jesus and what it means to grow as believers in Christ. People yearn for something desirable in life. When times get tough, one must lean on something to progress through life. Leaning in Jesus is what we believe in. His love is the topic of discussion.
The Student of Social Work Association (SSWA) is an organization that supports and strengthens the School of Social Work, improves professionalism for students, builds relationships between cohorts, enhances the educational process, promotes communicative relations among students, faculty and staff, which then forms a continuing network for active members and vow to uphold the NASW Code of Ethics.
Females Excelling & Maximizing in Achievements through Leadership, Excellence & Success
Dr. Laura Finley
F.E.M.A.L.E.S. (Females Excelling and Maximizing in Achievements through Leadership, Excellence, and Success) is a club for the young ladies of the university and geared toward women's empowerment. The club strives to create dialogue regarding today's society as it relates to women's issues, as well as collaborate with clubs within and outside of the university to benefit the surrounding community.
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.