Paula’s Weekly Round-Up: List of Events Happening This Week

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Sophia Medina / Assistant Entertainment Director

This week kicks-off another series of FIU events, many celebrating the Valentine’s Day holiday. 

This guide features events such as organization meetings, Black History Month educational happenings, and Valentine’s Day celebrations. 

Although the day of love is not until this weekend, FIU has much in store for you. Whether you are celebrating with that special someone, spending time with your closest friends, or cherishing the great love for yourself, you don’t have to stay home and miss out on all of the fun. 

Monday, Feb 8. 

SGA Senate Meeting

SGA hosts their weekly senate meeting.

Where: Online

Time: 4 p.m.

Instagram: @fiusga

Queer Black & SGL Experiences

Listen to the experiences of those within the 2SLGBTQIA+ and same-gender-loving black community at this event. All students are welcomed to participate and to share some of their own experiences.

Where: Online

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Sukhe Soul Flow

Ready to connect with your body in a way that you have never done before? Campus Life invites all students to get in touch with their mental and physical body through sound and rhythmic flow during this soulful event.

Where: Online

Time: 6 p.m.

Instagram: @campuslifefiu

Murder Mystery

FIU’s Doctors Without Borders is celebrating the  coming of Valentine’s Day with a special investigation. Make the day of love full of fun by participating in this adventurous event. To attend, there will be a $3 donation fee.

Where: Online

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Correctional Reform For Prisoners With Mental and Physical Illnesses and Disabilities

Interested in learning more about correctional reform? In this oSTEM speaker series,  guest speaker Dr. Brie Williams will share in this seminar about correctional reform of prisoners with mental and physical illnesses and disabilities.

Where: Online

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Instagram: @ostemfiu

Pre-Therapy Students Association Student Body Meeting

Dr. Chauntel Fraser will be joining the first Pre-Therapy Students Association body meeting. All Pre Occupational Therapy and FIU students are welcomed.

Where: Zoom

Meeting ID: 93240051119B

Passcode: OTD123

Time: 8 p.m.

Instagram: @ptsafiu

Tuesday, Feb 9. 

Marry Me Valentine

Alpha Omicron Pi is hosting a special event for the day of love. They will be offering pre-ordered roses, ring pops, and polaroid pictures while hosting weddings. 

Where: Graham Center Lawns

Time: 11 a.m.

Instagram: @aoiifiu

Hearts On Fire

The Student Programming Council is hosting a Valentine’s Day event welcomed for couples and singles alike. There will be free food and drinks and some activities guests can participate in, such as DIY tea, flowers, and treats. 

Where: FIU Fountain outside of the Graham Center

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Instagram: @fiuspc

Lunchtime Concerts: A Short and Suite Series: FIU Symphony Orchestra

The School of Music will be hosting a small concert for students this week with a performance by the FIU Symphony Orchestra. Soothe your earbuds with this one-of-a-kind concert. 

Where: Online

Time: 2 p.m.

Instagram: @fiumusic

Greatest Sex With HLP

The Healthy Living Program will be hosting a workshop on all things sex education. 

Where: Online

Time: 3 p.m.

Instagram: @fiuhlp

Cultural Conversations: The Crown Act

This week’s cultural conversations will cover  topics such as hair discrimination and The Create a Respectful and Open World For Natural Hair (CROWN) Act.

Where: Online

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Instagram: @fiu_osji

Care 4 Kinks and Curls

The Black Student Union is celebrating black hair and providing tips and tools on how to take care of it. Join in on all the fun embracing black natural hair. 

Where: Instagram Live

Time: 8 p.m.

Instagram: @bsufiu

Wednesday, Feb 10. 

Building Healthy Relationships 

Having trouble maintaining a healthy relationship with those that you love? Maybe you don’t know where to start? Counseling & Psychological Services is holding a workshop to teach students how to develop and maintain healthy relationships with those in their life.

Where: Online

Time: 10 a.m.

SPC Build-A-Dino

Build your very own dinosaur Build-A-Bear at this Student Programming Council event. Give the one you love, even if it is just yourself, a cute plushie bear this Valentine’s Day. 

Where: Graham Center Lawns

Time: 12 p.m.

Instagram: @fiuspc

SJB: Intersectionality

The Social Justice Badge Program is hosting a seminar focusing on the topic of intersectionality. Students are encouraged to come and learn all about what the term means and how it is applied in their daily lives. 

Where: Online

Time: 2:30 p.m.

Instagram: @fiu_osji

SGA Cabinet Meeting

The SGA Cabinet will share what they have planned for you this upcoming semester. 

Where: Online 

Time:  4 p.m.

Instagram: @fiusga

That’s So Queer: Same Gender Loving

The LGBTQA Initiatives is hosting this seminar to discuss the beauty and wonder of same gender loving. 

Where: Instagram Live

Time: 4 p.m.

Instagram: @fiulgbtqa

oSTEM First General Body Meeting

Out in Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is hosting their first general body meeting where they will discuss all the events they are holding this semester. 

Where: Online

Time: 4 p.m.

Instagram: @ostemfiu

Thursday, Feb 11.

Will You Be Mine? 

Valentine’s Day isn’t just about love, it is about the power of consent too. The Healthy Living Program will be hosting a workshop seminar on what consent is and why it is important in healthy relationships.

Where: Online

Time: 11 a.m. & 3 p.m.

Instagram: @fiuhlp

PASS Workshop: Cracking the Code on Effective Study Habits

The Center for Student Engagements hosts their second Academic Success Series workshop of the spring semester. Students are encouraged to attend to learn about all the best studying habits and strategies for passing their classes. 

Where: Online

Time: 12 p.m.

Instagram: @campuslifefiu

BSU Be My Valentine

The Black Student Union event where they are giving out special gifts to FIU students for Valentine’s Day and Black History Month. Receive some love and appreciation this week from this student organization.. 

Where: TBD

Time: 2 p.m.

Instagram: @bsufiu

KCC Second General Body Meeting

The Korean Culture Club is kicking off its second general body meeting by discussing interesting topics such as the Lunar New Year. Students will also have the chance to learn about some Valentine’s Day customs in Korea. 

Where:Online

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Instagram: @kccfiu

Friday, Feb 12.

Douglass Day Transcribe-A-Thon with the Papers of Mary Church Terrell

For Douglass Day and Black History Month, students are welcome to discuss the works of women’s and civil rights activist Mary Church Terrell. Students and educators are welcomed to join in, discuss, and indulge in this historian’s papers during this event. 

Where: Online

Time: 12 p.m.

Instagram: @fiulibraries

Queer Sex Ed Workshorp

For those looking to receive more Queer Sex Education, the Healthy Living Program has got you covered. All students are welcomed to attend this workshop.

Where: Online

Time: 2 p.m.

Instagram: @fiuhlp

Looking Beyond: Outside the 305

Interested in a career outside of Miami? Are you planning to leave the city after graduation? Leaving the 305 can be a confusing situation, especially if it is all you have ever known. This seminar will help you to provide tips on pursuing a career outside of the Magic City. FIU graduates will also discuss their experiences when relocating for their career. 

Where: Online

Time: 3 p.m.

Instagram: @fiucareer

Teaching is a Work of Heart

Have a passion for teaching? Then this is the event for you. Join many students and educators in discussing some of their beautiful experiences and expectations within the teaching field. 

Where: Online

Time: 5 p.m.

Instagram: @fiufea

Art Guild Valentine’s Day Pictionary

The Geek Culture Club is hosting a pictionary event to celebrate all things love and art. Guests have a full night of drawing activities awaiting them.  

Where: Online

Passcode: Artguild5

Time: 8 p.m.

Instagram: @geekculturefiu

Grease Movie Night

The Student Programming COuncil is hosting their very own movie night, featuring classic musical romantic comedy Grease. Get some candy and cuddle up with some popcorn at the movie event. Seating is limited, so make sure to register to reserve your place.

Where: FIU MARC Building Lawns

Time: 7 p.m.

Instagram: @fiuspc

Events listed on this guide are offered by FIU student organizations. If you have an event that you would like to list here, let us know by emailing sophia.medina@fiusm.com or send us a DM on our official Instagram page!

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