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Professor Tiffani Knowles publishes book about immigrants’ contributions to America

Professor Tiffani Knowles publishes book about immigrants’ contributions to America

Ten immigrants and 10 real-life stories that chronicle their journey from undocumented immigrants to successful and contributing members of society. That's the premise of a new book titled “¡HOLA AMERICA!: Guts, Grit, Grind and Further Traits in the Successful American Immigrant,” which was written by Tiffani Knowles, an adjunct...

College of Arts and Sciences celebrates Pi-Day

College of Arts and Sciences celebrates Pi-Day

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science hosted a Pi-Day celebration March 14. Approximately 20 people attended, including several high school and middle school students, Barry math and computer science majors, faculty, and colleagues from other departments. There were two presentations: “The life and works of Srinivasa...

Brian Walton presents guest lecture to Departments of Biology and Physical Sciences

Brian Walton presents guest lecture to Departments of Biology and Physical Sciences

Brian Walton, vice president and associate dean at St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, recently visited Barry University and spoke to faculty and students from the Departments of Biology and Physical Sciences. Walton's presentation covered the new doctorate program at one of the world's premier research and treatment centers for pediatric...

Sigma Tau Delta hosts fall 2016 Induction Ceremony

Sigma Tau Delta hosts fall 2016 Induction Ceremony

During the fall 2016 semester, co-faculty sponsors Dr. Andrea Greenbaum and Dr. Lillian Schanfield inducted nine new members into the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society, Alpha Alpha Xi Chapter. The members included: Nikia Brooks, Kevin Dalia, Melissa Diaz, Jonathan Ali Gonzalez, Olga Maria Hodge, Brandon Parker, Destiny Ricks and...

Barry alumna Rebecca Leppert named Most Valuable Graduate by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Barry alumna Rebecca Leppert named Most Valuable Graduate by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Barry University alumna Rebecca Leppert ('16) has won the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce HYPE Award (Helping Young Professionals Engage) for Most Valuable Graduate. The Chamber's HYPE Awards “distinguish South Florida's brightest young professionals and their innovation and achievements.” A political science major and Stamps...

Barry students participate in STEAM Expo

Barry students participate in STEAM Expo

A group of Barry University students from the Departments of Fine Arts and Biology recently led an interactive exhibit on the structure and function of brain cells at the annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) Expo at Miami Dade College. The STEAM EXPO is home to the South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair and...

2017 Ethics Bowl Team has been invited to participate in the 21st Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl National Championship

2017 Ethics Bowl Team has been invited to participate in the 21st Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl National Championship

Department of Theology and Philosophy Ethics Bowl Team is one of 36 teams competing in the 21st Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl National Championship at the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics annual conference on Sunday, February 26, 2017 in Dallas, TX. This year's team includes Jessica Cousett, Presler Maxius, Kevin Dalia, Llona...

Application to Honor Societies due by March 1, 2017

Application to Honor Societies due by March 1, 2017

Application to Alpha Chi, Delta Epsilon Sigma, Kappa Gamma Pi and Phi Eta Sigma Honor Societies are being accepted. All applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. on March 1, 2017. Who should apply: Barry undergraduate students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and above, especially those actively involved in their majors and/or in the larger...

Nominations now open for annual St. Catherine Medal for Outstanding Service

Nominations now open for annual St. Catherine Medal for Outstanding Service

http://www.barry.edu/honor-societies/nomination.html Nomination deadline is now extended to Feb. 14, 2017 Kappa Gamma Pi National Catholic College Honor Society annually makes an award for outstanding service or leadership available to each affiliated college. Sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible for the award. Sophomore status is...

Sigma Tau Delta Writing Contest

Sigma Tau Delta Writing Contest

The Department of English and Foreign Languages and the Barry University chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, The International English Honor Society, invite the Barry community to submit work for writing contest. Categories include: Poetry, Fiction, Graphic Novels, and Essay DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: February 23, 2017 AWARDS: First Place & Honorable...

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