Leadership Positions

Alternative Breaks: Provides students with community-based immersion experiences designed to build awareness of social, political, and environmental issues through learning, reflection, and service that benefits diverse populations. Students develop leadership skills such as effective communication, intercultural knowledge, and critical thinking as well as a long-term commitment to civic engagement. Contact: service@barry.edu

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. Contact: service@barry.edu

Barry Service Corps Fellows: The Barry Service Corps Fellows is a civic leadership program that provides students who are passionate about social change with a vehicle for reaching their potential as community leaders. Fellows serve in civic leadership roles within the contexts of both the campus and the community and are part of teams focused on global citizenship, community equity, and civic health. Fellows lead service projects, support advocacy and activism initiatives, and design and implement an individual project. Contact: service@barry.edu

Barry’s Ecological Sustainability Team: BEST is a committee of faculty, staff, and students that address environmental issues to increase sustainability throughout all of the Barry University campuses and facilities through efforts such as recycling, double-sided printed or paperless correspondence, reduced energy consumption, awareness of ecological impacts, and promotion of Earth-friendly practices. Contact: pdias@barry.edu

Club Executive Board: Members of clubs and organizations that hold executive board positions are charged with leadership responsibilities that include member recruitment, program planning and implementation, budgeting, and marketing. Customized training is offered to prepare students for these leadership positions and bi-weekly meetings are required for all club presidents. Contact: lperez@barry.edu

Environmental Leadership Experience: A two week experiential program for Barry University and Siena Heights students to learn about sustainable agricultural ecosystems in Adrian, Michigan. Through the lens of environmental stewardship, the program will offer hands on activities at the Adrian Dominican Motherhouse Permaculture site, with service trips and day trips to local points of interest. Contact: me@barry.edu

Greek Council: Greek affiliation is an excellent way to enhance your college career. Governed by the Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, 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. Contact: lperez@barry.edu

Orientation Leader: Members of the O-Team welcome and orient the incoming new students each summer during Barry 101 and New Student Orientation. Roles in this position include creating a positive experience for students as they transition to Barry University, serving as the interactive powerhouse throughout orientation, and acting as an essential resource person at orientation. Contact: twallon@barry.edu

Resident Assistant: A resident assistant is a full-time graduate or undergraduate student who lives in a residence hall living unit to assist students in their academic and personal development. The resident assistant works toward developing and maintaining a community environment in which students can best meet their academic responsibilities. Contact: jcwilliams@barry.edu

Residence Hall Association: The Residence Hall Association (RHA) services to support and unify the residence hall communities. RHA is an organization run by student leaders who residence on campus, whom advocate the needs and concerns of all residents on campus. Residents involved have the chance to interact with the University administration and faculty, while searching for opportunities to improve the residential living experience for all. Contact: rha@barry.edu

Stamps Scholars: Stamps Scholars pursue their educational interests while developing their leadership skills with merit based financial aid including enrichment funds that can be used for study abroad, cultural exchanges, research projects and other educational experiences. Contact: barrystamps@barry.edu

Student ambassadors provide prospective Buccaneers with a campus tour and share what it means to Live a Barry Life. Ambassadors are the face of the University as the assist with recruiting new students from Open Houses to tours. Contact: grojas@barry.edu.

Student Government Association: Student Government gives every undergraduate student the chance to practice and develop leadership skills as respected leaders working to improve the University and student life. Students involved have the chance to interact with the University administration and faculty and work in a collaborative manner to better Barry University and represent the student body. Contact: lperez@barry.edu

Student Organizations: There are more than 60 student organizations that provide opportunities to enrich the academic experience. Getting involved with clubs and organizations connect students with 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. Contact: studentinvolvement@barry.edu