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Barry alumna Helen A. Mendel to bequeath 1 million to Barry University

MIAMI, Fla. -- As a retired elementary school teacher, Helen A. Mendel, '64, MS '69, understands the importance of education. That's why, on the occasion of her 50-year reunion and induction into the Golden Shield Society this spring, Mendel made plans to bequeath more than $810,600 to benefit Barry University. Her planned gifts to the university...  read more

Barry alumnus and Miami-Dade schools chief honored at White House

MIAMI, Fla. -- Barry University alumnus and Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho was honored by President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arnie Duncan at the National Teacher of the Year Ceremony on Thursday, May 1. Carvalho, who was named Superintendent of the Year by the American Association of School...  read more

The secret to athletic success – it’s all in the mind

MIAMI, Fla. – Barry University softball player Megan Copeland paused as she pondered the question. What is the state of a student-athlete's mind these days? “Probably confused,” Copeland said, chuckling. From the classroom to the practice field to meetings to competition to social life, college athletes juggle a lot every day. At...  read more

Division of Student Affairs recognizes student leaders

On Thursday, April 10, the Division of Student Affairs recognized more than 50 Barry University students and staff at its annual Student Affairs Awards Banquet. Recognizing the Catholic and Dominican heritage of Barry University, the Division of Student Affairs offers a developmental and student centered approach to transformative Catholic...  read more

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

Contact:Jeff LaLiberte305-899-4877 MIAMI, Fla. -- 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...  read more

Barry alumnus named Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce HYPE Award winner

Contact:Jeff LaLiberte305-899-4877 MIAMI, Fla. -- The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) recently recognized the successes of Miami-area young professionals at its annual HYPE Awards presentation. Barry University alumnus and Alumni Board of Directors member Alex Hannett was among the winners earning the HPYE Rookie of the Year award....  read more

Barry Univ. names former Miami Herald Media Co. executive as VP for business and finance

Contact:Jeff LaLiberte305-899-4877 MIAMI, Fla. – Barry University President Sister Linda Bevilacqua, OP, PhD, named Sue Rosenthal, former vice president of finance for the Miami Herald Media Co., as the university's vice president for business and finance. Rosenthal began her new role on March 10, 2014. In her new role, Rosenthal will...  read more

Local high school students learn first hand from Holocaust survivors during Holocaust Documentation and Education Center Student Awareness Day

Contact:Jeff LaLiberte305-899-4877 MIAMI, Fla. – On Thursday, March 6, 2014, Barry University welcomed more than 400 Miami-Dade high school students as it hosted the Holocaust Documentation and Education Center (HDEC) for its Student Awareness Day series. The HDEC's Student Awareness Day series is now in its 28th year of existence. The...  read more

Barry students, faculty, and staff lobby during Barry Days in Tallahassee

Contact:Jeff LaLiberte305-899-4877 MIAMI, Fla. – Barry University students, faculty, and staff traveled to Florida's Capitol to meet with state legislators and advocate for the university's priorities during the 2014 Barry Days session on March 10 and 11. During the two-day trip, eleven students and ten faculty met with various state...  read more

Barry students, faculty, and staff to travel to Tallahassee for Barry Days

Contact: Jeff LaLiberte305-899-4877 MIAMI, Fla.-- On Monday, March 10 and Tuesday, March 11, Barry University students, faculty, and staff will travel to Tallahassee to meet with state legislators during Barry Days. An annual event, Barry Days gives the Barry community a chance to advocate for the university's educational priorities during the...  read more

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