Students at Florida State University have several ways to get involved through the Arabic program in the Department of Modern Languages, its affiliated Middle East Center, and student-led organizations.
Arabic Division Outreach Program
The aim of the Arabic Outreach Program is to reach out to local elementary and middle schools in order to host educational presentations and activities dedicated to teaching students about cultural diversity in the Middle East and North Africa. The program also teaches young students the Arabic language as an introduction to a foreign language. The Arabic Outreach Program strives to carry out activities on campus, and within the community, to give the local public a sense of the diversity and humanity of the Middle East and North Africa.
Contact the Program Director Dr. Zeina Schlenoff to learn more.
ARAB STUDENT UNION
This organization connects Arab students at FSU with each other to form a community where they meet other people with similar experiences and backgrounds in order to elevate their sense of belonging here.
ARABIC HONOR SOCIETY
The Arabic Honor Society is a student organization that aims to recognize students who have maintained excellent academic performance studying the Arabic language, its culture, and people at Florida State University. It promotes excellent scholarship and creates a safe space where students can exchange ideas, thoughts, and achievements regarding the Arabic language in particular and the Middle East in general.
LEBANESE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION
LSO is an organization that brings together Lebanese students at Florida State University, their friends and families. It aims to increase awareness of Lebanese culture, customs, traditions, history and language.
Find information from the Middle East Center on work and study abroad, grants and fellowships, Middle Eastern film, and language resources.