Florida International University

Chapter Officers

Mariella Lopez-Carrion - President
Arlet Montes - Vice President
Rosa Segui - Secretary
Alexis Garcia - VP Community Service

The Florida International University Chapter is currently seeking additional officers for this academic year. If you are interested in one of these opportunities, please see the Leadership Opportunity information below or fill out the contact form and select 'Leadership Opportunities' as your inquiry.

Leadership Opportunities

The most engaging and active leadership roles are filling the role of a Chapter officer. This is an opportunity to develop hands on experience in communication, project planning & execution, team building, and time management. Elections occur once per year, typically in early spring. Click here to read a brief description of each officer position.

Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships and Awards range from $100 to $5000 and are available for both undergraduate members as well as members furthering their academic endeavors through post-graduate study. Applications are available at the beginning of April each year and are due to the Scholarship Committee by the end of May. For more information, please view the Scholarship page.

Graduation Items

Tassels, Honor Cords & Honor Stoles are available from the SAL Store.

Scholarship and Award Recipients from this Chapter

Marissa Padron - Path to Excellence Award, 2014
Daniel Queeley - Path to Excellence Award, 2014
Damien Zreibe - Path to Excellence Award, 2013
Maria Del Sol - Chapter Leadership Award, 2013
Marisse Padron - Chapter Leadership Award, 2013
Maria Del Sol - Path to Excellence Award, 2012
Anthony Giordano - New Member Award, 2012
Ana-Laura Robayna - New Member Award, 2011
Caroline Lopez-Miro - Emerging Leaders Scholarship, 2010




Chapter Highlights
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Handicap Dinner

The Florida International University Chapter joined efforts with MedLife on campus to volunteer at a Handicap Dinner. (more…)

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This season a common service idea was to send cards to people who may need an extra pick-me-up. This is a great service project because it is easy, inexpensive, and truly appreciated by the recipients. (more…)

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Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Florida International University SAL members joined the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure where they walked to honor those affected by breast cancer. (more…)


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A recurring theme we are seeing with several of our chapters this year is gathering together or even using part of an already scheduled chapter meeting to make cards for hospitalized children and others that may not get to spend certain holidays in the way they would desire. (more…)

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Breast Cancer Perfectly Pink Bake Sale

Florida International University Chapter members held a Breast Cancer Perfectly Pink Bake Sale on their campus on October 29th! Both students and staff members from Florida International University came out for the bake sale and were able to make a huge difference! (more…)

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Donation of Posters for Breast Cancer Support Group

SAL members at FIU has participated in fundraising and coordinating for a breast cancer awareness event in their area.  After the main event, three of them were chosen to go to South Miami Hospital where two beautiful and inspiring posters were given a home. A member had contacted local artist Eddie Gonzalez, who designed the large poster entitled “We Will Fight.”  The three members presented the amazing art piece to a breast cancer support group called “Bosom Buddies” which is run by survivor Linda Burrowes. (more…)