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Dr. Phyllis Scott honored with 2018 Community Pillar award

Dr. Phyllis Scott honored with 2018 Community Pillar award

Dr. Phyllis Scott, dean of Barry University's School of Social Work, was honored with the Community Pillar award by the Heritage Planning Committee of the Black Affairs Advisory Board of Miami-Dade County. Scott received her award during the organization's annual Pillars Awards and scholarship presentation in downtown Miami. Seven honorees were...

Alumni Spotlight: Alexander Linares ’16

Alumni Spotlight: Alexander Linares ’16

What degree did you earn? Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, minor in Diving Education What have you been doing since graduating from Barry? I was invited back to Woods Hole, Mass., to pursue a scientific diving internship in May of 2017 at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) under the mentorship of dive safety officer, Ed O'Brien....

Barry Law Dean Diaz on Cover of Diverse Issues in Higher Education Magazine

Barry Law Dean Diaz on Cover of Diverse Issues in Higher Education Magazine

Barry University School of Law Dean Leticia Diaz is featured on the cover of the July issue of Diverse Issues in Higher Education and in an article on diversity initiatives at the law school. The magazine spotlights law school deans from across the nation on their intentions about training the next generation of lawyers. Dean Diaz' focus on...

Fr. Cristóbal Torres Iglesias designs crucifix in newly renovated Fr. Cristóbal Torres Iglesias designs crucifix in newly renovated  Cor Jesu Chapel at Barry University

Fr. Cristóbal Torres Iglesias designs crucifix in newly renovated Fr. Cristóbal Torres Iglesias designs crucifix in newly renovated Cor Jesu Chapel at Barry University

At the recently renovated Cor Jesu Chapel at Miami-based Barry University, the artist behind the new crucifix is Fr. Cristóbal Torres Iglesias, OP, who also serves as University chaplain. Torres, who became a late vocation friar in the Dominican order at age 37, says the crucifix pays homage to the founding of Barry University by a...

The Heart of Experiential Art is COMMUNITY

The Heart of Experiential Art is COMMUNITY

Barry University School of Social Work recently collaborated with Miami Gardens High School students to participate in an experiential arts workshop. Barry MSW students Johanna Rodriquez, Shirley Roseman, and Becky Flowers joined faculty member Dr. Heidi LaPorte and Student Services Coordinator Yvonne Alonso in working with students on the value...

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CROP brings together Barry and Miami Jackson Senior High students for learning initiatives at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

CROP brings together Barry and Miami Jackson Senior High students for learning initiatives at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Since 1999, the ADSOE Care Center College-Reach Out Program (CROP) has engaged sixth through 12th-grade students in activities that motivate and prepare them to pursue a post-secondary education. Currently enrolled ADSOE students (CROP mentors) and Miami Jackson Senior High School students recently joined together to embark on an interdisciplinary...

Alumni Spotlight: Kristan Best ’15

Alumni Spotlight: Kristan Best ’15

What year(s) did you graduate from Barry University? 2015 What degree did you earn? Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) In a nutshell, what do you do? I am a registered nurse working in the Surgical ICU at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami What are you working on right now? I am currently enrolled in Barry University's master's in Family Nurse...

Alumni Spotlight: Alicia Graham ’15

Alumni Spotlight: Alicia Graham ’15

What year did you graduate from Barry University? 2015 Which degree did you earn? Bachelor of Science in Clinical Biology In a nutshell, what do you do? I perform and run tests ordered by physicians and health care providers to help diagnose illnesses. I work behind the scenes in the lab to analyze these specimens and perform all required tests....

Alumni Spotlight: Brittney Green

Alumni Spotlight: Brittney Green

What year did you graduate from Barry University? 2016 Which degree did you earn? Master of Clinical Biology In a nutshell, what do you do? I am currently a high school teacher, teaching biology and anatomy. I am also the AP Coordinator for my school. Why do you love what you do? I love teaching because it allows me to make a difference. The most...

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