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The mission of the Center for Leadership and Service is to provide students with developmental and experiential opportunities that foster leadership and community involvement, grounded in values and moral purpose. Through leadership education, service learning, advocacy, and volunteerism, students will become active global citizens on campus, in their respective communities, and in the workplace.
 


  

The FIU Advanced Leadership Challenge is a collaboration within the Division of Student Affairs to provide students with an integrated opportunity to learn, practice, and document leadership skills as a foundation for effective performance in campus, community, and career roles. Students who successfully complete the program requirements will receive a certificate. See below for instructions.

Tracking & Application Process
Please follow the steps below to track your service hours and apply for the Leadership Medallion of Distinction.

  1. Log in to your OrgSync account at www.orgsync.com . If you do not have an account your first step will be to create one.
  2. Click on My Tools
  3. Choose Involvement from the drop down menu
  4. Click on the top right corner on the green tab named “Add involvement entry”
  5. Fill out the information required in the involvement entry - For the Advanced Leadership Challenge the correct learning outcomes are listed as (ALC) in the drop down menu.
  6. Check the show on co-curricular record box on each of the involvement entry forms you complete
  7. Click the submit involvement entry tab and your entry will be recorded
  8. *Please note that for every activity you list, Orgsync will send an automatic e-mail to the reference person you list on the involvement entry and they will need to confirm that you completed those service hours with their agency.
  9. Once you have submitted all the entries that you would like to have on your co-curricular record, you would click on My Tools then select Involvement and click on the  Manage Involvement button and request your official transcript. Please note that your application will not be processed until you complete this step. 
  10. The final step will be to complete the application for the leadership medallion. Students should only complete the application if they are in their semester of graduation, otherwise the student will need to reapply in their actual semester of graduation.

To complete your application Click on the CLS portal on the the OrgSync homepage, click on forms, and complete the Leadership  Medallion application. 


Excellence in Civic Engagement Medallion of Distinction

Serve your community and get recognized for it! If you have volunteered in the community while you have been a student here at FIU, you may be eligible for the Excellence in Civic Engagement Medallion of Distinction. Eligibility criteria and application process are listed here:

Eligibility Criteria
Undergraduate – 200 hours of community service documented on Student Development Transcript, minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at time of application
Undergraduate (transfer) – 100 hours of community service documented on Student Development Transcript, minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at time of application
Graduate – 100 hours of community service documented on Student Development Transcript, minimum 3.5 GPA at time of application

DEADLINES

  • Fall Commencement: November 8th, 2013
  • Spring Commencement: March 28th, 2014
  • Summer Commencement: July 4th, 2014

Tracking & Application Process
Please follow the steps below to track your service hours and apply for the Excellence in Civic Engagement Medallion of Distinction.

  1. Log in to your OrgSync account at www.orgsync.com . If you do not have an account your first step will be to create one.
  2. Click on My Tools
  3. Choose Involvement from the drop down menu
  4. Click on the top right corner on the green tab named “Add involvement entry”
  5. Fill out the information required in the involvement entry - For the Service Medallion of Distinction the correct learning outcome would be community involvement & service learning
  6. Check the show on co-curricular record box on each of the involvement entry forms you complete
  7. Click the submit involvement entry tab and your entry will be recorded
  8. *Please note that for every activity you list, OrgSync will send an automatic e-mail to the reference person you list on the involvement entry and they will need to confirm that you completed those service hours with their agency.
  9. Once you have submitted all the entries that you would like to have on your co-curricular record, you would click on My Tools then select Involvement and click on the  Manage Involvement button and request your official transcript. Please note that your application will not be processed until you complete this step. 
  10. The final step will be to complete the application for the service medallion. Students should only complete the application if they are in their semester of graduation, otherwise the student will need to reapply in their actual semester of graduation.

To complete your application Click on the CLS portal on the the OrgSync homepage, click on forms, and complete the Civic Engagement Medallion of Distinction application.

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