LACC’s 35th Anniversary Celebration adds “Did you know?” Fascinating Facts Campaign


LACC has been an important part of FIU for over 35 years. Much trailblazing activity and scholarship has taken place under its leaders, faculty, international partners, staff and, principally, its students. We’ll be sharing some interesting facts and highlights over the next few months. Click above to see the first.

The Fairchild Challenge reaches Colombia


LACC’s Title VI support of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s Satellite Partners Program has helped make it possible for the K-12 program to go international.

LACC Kicks Off 17th Annual Haitian Summer Institute


LACC is proud to kick off its 2014 Haitian Summer Institute and welcome twenty-one students from across the US and Germany to FIU for the launch of the 17th year of LACC's flagship program. The 2014 cohort includes graduate students, K-12 educators and professionals with diverse interests in Haiti, its language, culture and society. Participants complete four weeks of intensive Haitian Creole language training in Miami and the program culminates with a two-week study abroad in Haiti.

Upcoming Events

10th LACC Affiliated Faculty Interdisciplinary Colloquium: Central American Children at the Border

09/02/2014 05:30 PM

10th LACC Affiliated Faculty Interdisciplinary Colloquium analyzes what is driving children to flee Central America; what risks face them as they trek north; and the controversy that awaits them once they reach the border. Led by professors Ana Maria Bidegain, Religious Studies, Erik Camayd-Freixas, Modern Languages, Jose Miguel Cruz, Politics and International Relations and Juan Carlos Gomez, Law. Sponsored by LACC. Free and open to the public. Call LACC at (305)348-2894 for more information.

White House Insiders: A Look into Obama’s Latin American Policy

09/18/2014 05:00 PM

Two of President Obama's advisors discuss their experiences at the center of Latin America/Caribbean policy making in the White House, and take questions from the audience. Featuring Frank Mora, LACC Director and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Western Hemisphere Affairs and Daniel Restrepo, former principal advisor to President Barack Obama and moderated by FIU ARC's Brian Fonseca. Sponsored by LACC. Free and open to the public.

2014 MALACS New Student Orientation

09/29/2014 12:00 PM

Meeting brings together students, LACC staff,faculty and MALOKA LACC's student association, and presents new students with information on how to succeed in graduate school and take advantage of exciting LACC opportunities and resources to enhance their academic experience. By invitation only.

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