Organizations

Pre-Law Association through Honors (PATH)

The Pre-Law Association through Honors (PATH) is the pre-law organization for all Honors students interested in the law and in going to law school.

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STITCH
(Pre-Med)

Students Taking Initiative Through Collaboration in Honors (STITCH) allows Honors College students interested in becoming doctors to connect with the medical profession and prepare for application to medical school.

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Panther Mock Trial

Panther Mock Trial is the undergraduate mock trial team at FIU housed in the Honors College

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Pre-Therapy Student Organization

Aims to inform, empower, and better guide students about the opportunities available in the field of therapy.

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ASL Panthers

American Sign Language organization for all levels of knowledge and backgrounds dedicated to spreading awareness and education about ASL and Deaf culture.

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Level Up

Level Up is a professional development and community outreach club aimed at helping both its members and local under-served students to “Level Up” in their academic careers.

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Help Your Peers Excel (HYPE)

The main focus of this program will be to guide Honors College students from their first day to their last.

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Panthers Unite in Support of Health (PUSH)

The goal of this organization is to promote healthy living despite a hectic student schedule.

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Sexual Health Alliance Revolutionizing Positivity (SHARP)

The Sexual Health Alliance Revolutionizing Positivity (SHARP) promotes sexual health while breaking down social and cultural taboos associated with sexuality. We educate and empower students to explore what it means to be sexually healthy.

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Miami Initiative for Interdisciplinary Studies (MIINDS)

At MIINDS our goal is to push students to be more than just their major by introducing them to multiple disciplines.

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Green Campus Initiative (GCI)

The Green Campus Initiative (GCI) is a non-political student initiative aiming to develop and implement feasible plans to make FIU’s MMC campus environmentally friendly.

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Honors College Pride Club

The Honors College Pride Club will educate and support LGBTQIA+ students and allies through meetings and events.

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Honors College Pride Center

The Honors College Pride Center will serve as a brave space, centering marginalized groups, for LGBTQIA+ students to meet up, network, and advocate for the community at Florida International University. Everyone is welcome to visit and partake in the center.

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Panther Consulting Group (PCG)

Panther Consulting Club (PCG) is the premier consulting organization at Florida International University (FIU). PCG is also the first student-led educational club in South Florida that places focus on the Consulting Industry.

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Her Equal Rights (HER)

HER unifies Honors College students who believe in gender equality by providing a platform to advocate for women’s rights.

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Gamma Epsilon Phi (GEP)

Gamma Epsilon Phi is the exclusive Honors College student society at the MMC campus.

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BC Community Project

The BC Community project is a university student-led club that is working on establishing a safe shelter for the homeless community.

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Pre-Law Association Through Honors (PATH)


The Pre-Law Association through Honors (PATH) is the pre-law organization for all Honors students interested in the law and in going to law school. It offers the following programs and activities:


Legal Studies
  • Workshop on “What is ‘The law’” and “Is law school for me?”
  • Law student shadow/mentor program
  • Legal research training
  • Litigation training (trials and appeals)
  • Access to the Dean of the Law School
 
Community and Professional Development
  • Law-related internships
  • Community service opportunities in Sweetwater
Law School Application/Admission
  • Preparation for the Honors College 3+3 program
  • LSAT – registration and preparation
  • Application preparation (including personal statement)
  • Mock interviews
  • Law school selection/counseling
Related Events
  • Speaker Series
  • Lunch Series
  • Law-related field trips
  • Networking/Mixers
Social Media

Instagram

Faculty Advisors

Professor H. Scott Fingerhut
Assistant Director, Trial Advocacy Program, COL Faculty Fellow and Director of Pre-Law Programs in the Honors College

For more information, please contact fiuhonorspath@gmail.com


Students Taking Initiative Through Collaboration in Honors (STITCH)


STITCH allows Honors College students interested in becoming doctors to connect with the medical profession and prepare for application to medical school. STITCH selects its members from the top of the class of Honors College students and helps prepare them for their future goals.


Activities and Events

  • Seminars with medical professionals
  • Advising sessions for pre-med students
  • Networking possibilities with FIU’s Medical School
  • Volunteer opportunities

Membership

  • Fully admitted Honors College student in good academic standing
  • Interested in medical school or career related to medicine
  • Application

For more information, please contact Honors College Engagement, HCengage@fiu.edu 305-348-4100

or contact Nancy Señor at nseno003@fiu.edu.

You can also visit the STITCH official website at honorstitch.wixsite.com/stitch

Panther Mock Trial


Panther Mock Trial is the undergraduate mock trial team at FIU housed in the Honors College, competing yearly against teams from across the nation under the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA). Through the coaching of local practicing attorneys, students are able to develop their public speaking skills, learn about the inner workings of trial advocacy and trial procedure.


Mission Statement:

Our mission is to introduce students, through participation in simulated courtroom trials and other law related activities, to important aspects of our judicial system, with special attention paid to trial by jury.

Values:

Our vision reflects our values: integrity, service, excellence and teamwork. We hope to help improve the advocacy skills of all our members and aid in the development of skills that will facilitate their transition from school to work.

For more information, please visit our website at https://www.panthermocktrial.org/


Pre-Therapy Student Organization


Our organization’s aim is to inform, empower, and better guide students about the opportunities available within the field of Therapy. If you are someone who is interested in helping others, working in a variety of settings from home-health agencies, private offices, clinics, nursing homes, or hospitals; then this club is for you. Our members would receive invaluable knowledge and experience through our meetings with hands on activities, and interactive exchanges with speakers that have rich inside information on the therapeutic industry as a career.

Through collaborations with centers and professionals in the field, and contact with FIU graduates or those who soon will be, our club will show you the numerous benefits that can be attained through these growing careers, as well as give you high-level instructions on how to reach the goals you want to achieve within your aspiring programs.

GOALS

·      To have the best prepared students interested in the field of therapeutic services

·  To introduce students from various majors and career paths to the benefits and vast opportunities within the therapy field.

·      To be a source that provides volunteering along with internship opportunities in the field of therapy for anybody who is interested in gaining experience.

 

Mission statement

The Pre-Therapy Student Association is a one of a kind medium through which FIU students will be educated and informed about the various benefits and opportunities within the therapy field. Through shadowing, volunteering, internship opportunities, and workshops dictated by experienced professionals and doctors in the field, we will provide an interactive way to reach and achieve the qualifications needed to stand out as a potential applicant for a career in therapy.

Our Code

Explore. Prepare. Collaborate. Empower.

Follow us on Twitter.

For more information, please contact President Mabi Vargas at mvarg115@fiu.edu


ASL Panthers


ASL Panthers provides a platform for students of all backgrounds and levels of knowledge to learn about American Sign Language and Deaf culture while building connections and community with others who share this interest. Through facilitating communication and understanding, ASL Panthers works to break down barriers between Deaf and hearing students at FIU and beyond.

Events and Activities:
• ASL Poetry Event
• Bake sales
• Games and lessons
• Volunteer opportunities

For more information, please contact Honors College Engagement, HCengage@fiu.edu or 305-348-4100


Level Up


Level Up is a student organization dedicated to providing resources to its members and underserved local students in order to encourage and assist them as they transition throughout their academic journeys to their ultimate careers. Those who join can expect to improve their professional development while helping younger students to reach their goals as well.

Events and Activities:
• Public speaking practice
• Presentation building
• Resume workshops
• Building professional connections
• Volunteer opportunities

For more information, please contact Honors College Engagement, HCengage@fiu.edu or 305-348-4100.


Help Your Peers Excel (H.Y.P.E.)


Mission: The main focus of this program will be to guide Honors College students from their first day to their last. We want to make it easier for the to excel at college and the workforce, while having the best college experience possible.

Main goals:

  • Facilitating the transitions from high school to college and then from college to workforce.
  • Making connections and providing opportunities to the Honors College and to students.
  • Being able to guide first generation freshmen, based on personal experiences, and being more available than an advisor.
  • Building bonds within the Honors College between students that are available academically and socially.
  • Providing students the opportunity to seek advice for academic and personal issues.
  • Engaging in social activities with like-minded individuals.
  • Discussing and sharing career opportunities beyond majors and academic programs.

Join/Email HYPE: hype.fiu.edu or contact Honors College Engagement, HCengage@fiu.edu or 305-348-4100


Panthers Unite in Support of Health (PUSH)


Our mission is to motivate and educate all students on how to lead a healthy life including fitness, nutrition, and stress management. We know that college can be a stressful and busy time for many students and we are here to help everyone set attainable goals and reach them. We are excited to break bad cycles and become the best versions of ourselves together!

Everyone is welcome to come to our events and our organization is completely FREE! Honors college students can receive honors points and volunteer hours through our events. Some of our favorite events have included yoga lessons, lectures with a dietician, workshops on creating fast and effective High-Intensity Interval Trainings (HIIT) that you can recreate from the comfort of your home, and the super fun P.U.S.H. Honors Olympics a physically challenging team-building multi-club competition that raises money for charities!

Here are six easy steps to get you started on healthier living:

  1. Sleep 7-9 hours every night
  2. Make exercise a part of your daily routine
  3. Stay hydrated – drink plenty of water
  4. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables
  5. Assess your mood
  6. Learn to manage your stress

To join please email us at push@fiu.edu and follow us on Instagram @fiupush, or contact Honors College Engagement, HCengage@fiu.edu or 305-348-4100


Sexual Health Alliance Revolutionizing Positivity (SHARP)


Our Mission/ Overview

The Sexual Health Alliance Revolutionizing Positivity (SHARP) promotes sexual health while breaking down social and cultural taboos associated with sexuality. We educate and empower students to explore what it means to be sexually healthy.

Goals

  • Inclusion: to discuss healthy relationships, consent, pleasure, and HIV/STI prevention methods for all types of bodies, genders, and sexual orientations.
  • Empowerment: to cultivate an environment where people have access to information and resources, have the power to make informed decisions, and have a spectrum of options to suit their desires.
  • Awareness: to facilitate the use of sexual health resources and raise awareness for sexual health topics that impact our community, particularly HIV/AIDS.

Activities & Events

  • Workshops with sexual health professionals
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Socials where we discuss how to break the stigma on sexuality
  • Networking possibilities with HWCOM, FDOH & Local Nonprofits

Membership

  • All members of the FIU community are welcome to join
  • Application

Connect With Us

Website: fiusharp.com

Follow Us: Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @fiusharp

Join/Email: fiusharp@gmail.com or  contact Honors College Engagement HCengage@fiu.edu or 305-348-4100


Miami Initiative for Interdisciplinary Studies (MIINDS)


Our Goal

At MIINDS our goal is to push students to be more than just their major by introducing them to multiple disciplines.

  • Provide FIU students with a club where Business, Pre-Law, STEM, Art, and the Social Sciences come together in order to provide an interdisciplinary perspective to topics and issues in society.
  • Host workshops, speakers, debates and more in order to bring to light various topics and issues in society.
  • Encourage students to participate in research projects.

If you’re interested in learning more about MIINDS or have any questions, please contact MIINDS at contactus@miindsfiu.org or hcengage@fiu.edu.

Visit our website: http://miinds.fiu.edu


Green Campus Initiative (GCI)


Our Goal

The Green Campus Initiative (GCI) is a non-political student initiative aiming to develop and implement feasible plans to make FIU’s MMC campus environmentally friendly. GCI focuses on simple, business-friendly projects that contribute to sustaining our environment. GCI’s primary goals include raising awareness about the implications of plastic pollution and waste. Significant operative actions of GCI include student petitions, cooperation with other established student organizations, on-campus events, and debates with entities of interest, such as the student government association. GCI will, most importantly, serve as a platform to debate and merge ideas concerning the protection of our local environment.

If you’re interested in learning more about GCI or have any questions, please contact GCI at gci@fiu.edu or hcengage@fiu.edu.


Honors College Pride Club


About Us

Honors College Pride Club educates, supports, and represents LGBTQIA+ students and allies through meetings and events.

Goals:

  • Educate the community about LGBTQIA+ identities and issues.
  • Support the LGBTQIA+ community.
  • Represent under-represented members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
  • Celebrate people on various gender, sex, sexual, and romantic spectrums.

Membership Guidelines

  • Open to all FIU students.
  • Membership is not limited to Honors College students or people in the LGBTQIA+ community.
  • Call people by their chosen name(s) and pronouns.
  • Briefly apologize and correct yourself if you misgender people.

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Honors College Pride Center


Our Goal

The Honors College Pride Center will serve as a brave space, centering marginalized groups, for LGBTQIA+ students to meet up, network, and advocate for the community at Florida International University. Everyone is welcome to visit and partake in the center.

If you’re interested in learning more about the Honors College Pride Center or have any questions, please email hcengage@fiu.edu.


Panther Consulting Group (PCG)


About Us

Panther Consulting Club (PCG) is the premier consulting organization at Florida International University (FIU). PCG is also the first student-led educational club in South Florida that places focus on the Consulting Industry. We aim to bring consulting capabilities into the hands of students from all levels and backgrounds through hands-on case interview workshops, Business School-style lectures, and opportunities to network with professionals in the industry. We hope to  provide students with the resources to thrive both socially and professionally.

If you’re interested in learning more about PCG or have any questions, please email hcengage@fiu.edu.


Her Equal Rights (HER)


HER unifies Honors College students who believe in gender equality by providing a platform to
advocate for women’s rights. HER members are motivated to serve and to have an impact on
the lives of girls and women in our community.

Through partnerships with local non-profit organizations, HER members are able to participate
in volunteering opportunities and gain professional experience while raising awareness for an
issue that we’re passionate about.


Mission Statement

We encourage the empowerment of women and we work towards the social, economic, and political equality of the sexes.

Advisor and Contact

Samah Abukhodeir

For more information, please contact Natalia Reyes at nreye061@fiu.edu


Gamma Epsilon Phi (GEP)


Gamma Epsilon Phi is the exclusive Honors College student society at the MMC campus. Members of GEP are leaders within the Honors College and FIU community and are committed to the pursuit of excellence and knowledge.


Activities and Events
  1. Involvement in the Honors College-Sweetwater Partnership
  2. Relay for Life
  3. Dance Marathon
  4. Beach Bash, Picnics, and Bowling night
Membership
  1. Honors College student
    For more information, please contact Honors College Engagement, HCengage@fiu.edu 305-348-4100


BC Community Project


About Us

The BC Community project is a university student-led club that is working on establishing a safe shelter for the homeless community. To have a place to lay their heads at night when they are turned down from certain shelters or have run out of options on where to rest and lay their belongings. The shelter would be provided in the form of bubble tents to promote social distancing and allow the community a safe location to stay while they fight off the virus. The project would also provide the community with resources on where to get tested, education on how to keep themselves safe, where to find food and a community to lean on in times of struggle. If you’re looking to find ways to make a difference in your community and to be involved in the fight to eradicate Coronavirus from our great City, then this group is for you. We all have power for change, let’s use it.

If you’re interested in learning more about the BC Community Project or have any questions,
please e-mail Emelie Jimenez at bubblecity@fiu.edu.