Miami Dade College

InterAmerican Campus

student life

Clubs and Organizations

Each campus has a culture that is as diverse its student body. Each offers an opportunity for teamwork and leadership. Can’t find a club that suits your interests? You can start a new organization from scratch.

Student Organization Guidelines

The purpose of Alpha Mu Gamma is to honor students for outstanding achievement in foreign language studies in college.
Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Schuemann
E-mail: cschuema@mdc.edu
P: 305-237-6561

The Miami Dade College Alternative Breaks (AB) program engages students to become active citizens through direct service, education, and reflection while creating social change in our communities. AB takes place during off-enrollment periods (when there is no classes). There are many ways to get involved with the AB program, which includes roles as Steering Committee members, Site Leaders, and Participants.
Advisor: Ms. Corrinne Lockamy
P: 305-237-6734

The purpose of this organization is to study and create a space for students who are interested in Japanese culture and in particular media such as anime, manga, and video games.
Advisor: Prof. Adrianne Thompson
E-mail: athompso@mdc.edu
P: 305-237-6647

The purpose of Arts Creative Force (ACF) is to nurture and develop the artistic expressions in all aspects of life. We envision a dedicated group willing to participate in different create activities, such as painting, music, acting, graphic design, poetry, photography, and every idea of the mind.
Advisor: Ms. Mariana Altamirano
P: 305-237-6046

The purpose of this organization is to afford students of science an opportunity to become better acquainted with chemistry, secure the intellectual stimulation that arises from professional association, obtain experience in preparing and presenting technical material before professional audiences, foster a professional spirit among members, and foster an awareness of the responsibilities of the modern chemist.
Advisor: Dr. Carlos Fernandez
E-mail: cfernan2@mdc.edu
P: 305-237-6475

The purpose of this chapter is to advance the education of individuals with exceptionalities and to promote related educational, scientific, and charitable purposes. The chapter intends to assist and provide support to the Florida state/provincial unit of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) in all its efforts on behalf of persons with exceptionalities.
Advisor: Dr. Oneyda Paneque
E-mail: opaneque@mdc.edu
P: 305-237-6707

The purpose of this organization is to mobilize students and professionals through education, technical projects and collaborative action to impact local and global sustainability challenges. We envision a world in which engineering fosters environmental, social and economic sustainability to improve both the quality of life and the condition of our planet.
Advisor: Prof. Diego Tibaquira
E-mail: dtibaqui@mdc.edu
P: 305-237-6565

Future Educators of America club is to provide an association for students interested in the field of education, provide a strong emphasis on recruitment of students, promote excellence, enhance the quality of the school's educational program, promote a positive image of education to the community, and encourage members to be positive role models.
Advisor: Dr. Jasmine Ramirez
E-mail: jramire6@mdc.edu
P: 305-237-6482

The purpose of this organization is to increase student involvement in mathematical activities by providing training, discussions and educational enhancement programs on all aspects of the topic.
Advisors:
Prof. Belarmino Gonzalez
E-mail: bgonzal7@mdc.edu
P:305-237-6216

Eric Hernandez
E-mail: eherna13@mdc.edu
P: 305-237-6092

The purpose of the IF Club is to promote service on campus through the support of the Nicaragua Project and "I Have A Dream." The specific goals of IF Club are to raise awareness about global and local social issues and causes and promote a love and appreciation of the arts, literature, and culture.
Advisor:
Prof. Alex Salinas
E-mail: esendin@mdc.edu
P:
305-237-6172

Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, is dedicated to scholarship and excellence in education. The Society is a community of scholars dedicated to worthy ideals: recognizing scholarship and excellence in education; promoting the development and dissemination of worthy educational ideas and practices; enhancing the continuous growth and leadership of its diverse membership; fostering inquiry and reflection on significant educational issues; and maintaining a high degree of professional fellowship.
Advisor: Dr. Laurie Gach
E-mail: lgach@mdc.edu
P: 305-237-2451

The purpose of MDC-SESD is to promote and advance the teaching of science and the development of curricula and instructional materials for students at all levels with any manners of disability in the learning process.
Advisor: Dr. Marlene Morales
E-mail: mmorale1@mdc.edu
Phone: 305.237.6223

The purpose of MDC - NSTA shall be to promote excellence and innovation in science and learning for all. The chapter shall promote the mission of NSTA, acquaint pre-service teachers of science with the support resources available from NSTA, and provide additional professional development in science education to pre-service teachers.
Advisor: Dr. Marlene Morales
E-mail: mmorale1@mdc.edu
Phone: 305.237.6223

The society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. The society offers life-changing lectures from the nation’s leading presenters and offers a community where like-minded and success-oriented individuals come together.
Advisor: Dr. Shanika Taylor
Email: staylor1@mdc.edu
P: 305-237-6519

The purpose of Phi Beta Lambda is to promote interest in careers in business and the free enterprise system.
Advisor: Elisa Fernandez
E-mail: efernan2@mdc.edu
P: 305-237-6233

Phi Theta Kappa promotes the International Society's four hallmarks: scholarship, leadership, fellowship, and community service. For more information please visit our Phi Theta Kappa web site.
Advisor: Prof. Jackie Loftus
E-mail: jloftus@mdc.edu
P: 305-237-6321

Psi Beta serves as a means of national recognition of students' early interest in and dedication to psychology and scholastic achievement; provides opportunities to become acquainted and involved with the larger field of psychology; provides a forum for developing one's perspective about psychology and sense of community and identity with others in the field; enhances leadership skills and encourage research; and provide greater opportunity for student/faculty interaction outside the classroom.
Advisor: Dr. Miriam Frances Abety
E-mail: mabety@mdc.edu
P: 305-237-6564

S.A.I.D. is a group working to develop human health resources regarding infectious diseases in order to establish awareness, education, and prevention programs.
Advisor: Prof. Diego Tibaquira
E-mail: dtibaqui@mdc.edu
P: 305-237-6565

Veritas is a campus group for students who want to study the Bible, discuss ways to apply its teachings to everyday life, and search foropportunities to serve others.
Advisor: Ms. Kelly Hernandez
E-mail: khernan1@mdc.edu
P: 305.237.6366

The purpose of Y.E.S. is to empower, motivate, and educate students about environmental issues facing societies today, inspiring leadership and taking action on a regular basis.
Advisor: Ms. Corrinne Lockamy
E-mail: clockamy@mdc.edu
P: 305-237-6734

Student Government Association (SGA)

The students from the Student Government Association pause to take a picture

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is the voice of the student body and represents students' interests and concerns to the campus leadership. Through Student Government, students build leadership, organizational and communication skills. They also have the opportunity to represent the student body in campus, collage, and statewide meetings.

Student Publications

  • U R B A N A volume 5

    URBANA v5's goal this year is to reflect as best as possible that crossroads of diversity, knowledge, experience and talent.

  • The Reporter Student Newspaper

    The Reporter is the student newspaper at Miami Dade College. All content is produced by MDC students. The Reporter is a public forum of expression.