• Mu Zeta Volunteers at Becca’s Closet Event

    With many high schools in our community entering “Prom Season,” Florida National University and their Criminal Justice Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma – Mu Zeta Chapter, have joined forces with Becca’s Closet in order to make the dreams of thousands of young women a reality…. a chance to attend prom! In the spring of her…

  • FNU Takes Student Clubs Online

    Would you love to participate in a student organization but can’t seem to fit it into your busy schedule? Why not join us online! Designed to give students an enriching co-curricular activity with enhanced flexibility, the FNU Book Club is conducted entirely online! Utilizing Facebook fan pages, FNU opens up the world of co-curricular activities…

  • 2010 Homecoming Theme Announced!

    The results are in! Officers and Representatives of the South Campus SGA counted the remaining ballots during Wednesday’s weekly meeting. Students from both the Hialeah and the South Campuses voted on the theme for the 2010 Homecoming Dance. It was a close race with only 9 votes separating “A Night in Paris” and “Masquerade Ball.”…

  • Helping Haiti

    Student services will be gathering donations for those in Haiti. Any type of donation will be accepted. Concerning the foods, here is the list: Beans ( ALL TYPES ) Powdered Milk Water Tuna Vienna Sausages Gatorade (Powder) Any other non-perishable foods. Also, medical supplies are needed as well. Including: Bandages Triple-Antibiotic Bandage Rolls Dressing Sponges…

  • Helping for the Holidays

    I call my close friends “my adoptive family.” My blood relatives all live out of state, so the only family I have here in Miami is the family I make for myself. Creating an adoptive family isn’t easy. You have to select just the right individuals. These people both nurture and support you and challenge…

  • Thanksgiving Lessons

    What are you grateful for? “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy “Here,” Nataly handed me a piece of paper shaped like a long feather, “write down something you’re grateful for and we will put it…

  • The Act of Thankful Giving

    “Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.” ~W.J. Cameron There is an underground movement brewing in Florida National University. It’s very subtle. Students gathering, asking, “What can I do to make a difference?” Community service is not a graduation requirement here. With a student body primarily made up of non-traditional students, it was always…

  • Get With the Program

    “In the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.” ~ Bernard Baruch Discipline: it sounds like such a harsh word, such a restrictive word—at least to a creative individual like me. It sounds like I’m about to be punished. I like words like imagination, transformation and manifestation—words that seem almost mystical.…

  • National Library Week 2009

    Worlds connect @ your library: celebrate National Library Week at Florida National University Library & Resource Room, April 12-18, 2009 It’s National Library Week, a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries, librarians and library workers in schools, campuses and communities nationwide – and the perfect time to discover how worlds connect @ your library.…

  • Room to Grow

    I’m a big believer in personal empowerment. I feel we humans have limitless potential, although we don’t always see it in ourselves, or each other. Believing is often the first hurdle. Empowerment usually requires two believers, yourself and someone who believes in you. That is where a good mentor comes in. I’ve had some wonderful…