Miami Dade College

InterAmerican Campus

Welcome to Student Life

The Student Life office at InterAmerican campus is your source for student organizations, leadership, events and programs. Getting and staying involved while in college is a rewarding part of the college experience.

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.

Get started by visiting SharkNet, our student organization portal, where you can create a profile, join organizations, sign up for events and activities, log service hours, and create your co-curricular transcript. You can also use SharkNet on your mobile device by downloading the Corq app from the app store.

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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: Cynthia Schuemann
SharkNet
E-mail: cschuema@mdc.edu

The purpose of the Ad Club is to work as an on campus advertising agency. Students will be the social media experts of their own club and of other clubs at InterAmerican Campus. The Advertising Club will provide members with hands-on experience.

Advisor: David Mahon
SharkNet
E-mail: Dmahon1@mdc.edu

Provide American Dream Scholars with leadership skills, academic development, networking, social events, and volunteer opportunities for members.

Advisor: Derek Bratton
SharkNet
E-mail: Dbratton@mdc.edu

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
SharkNet
E-mail: athompso@mdc.edu

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: Nancy Mestre-Trochez
SharkNet
E-mail: Nmestre@mdc.edu

TriBeta is an Honors Society for undergraduate students, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.

Advisor: Maria Guerrero
SharkNet
E-mail: mguerrer@mdc.edu

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
SharkNet
E-mail: cfernan2@mdc.edu

The IAC Chess Club is a club for those who wish to get together to play chess and improve their game skills.

Advisor: Belarmino Gonzalez
SharkNet
E-mail: Bgonzal7@mdc.edu

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: Raul Escarpio
SharkNet
E-mail: rescarpi@mdc.edu

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: Rosany Alvarez
SharkNet
E-mail: ralvare1@mdc.edu

The purpose of the Economics Club is to serve as a discussion hub for those looking to advance their economic thinking. Our focus is to incite innovative thinking for solutions to real world economic problems.

Advisor: David Mahon
SharkNet
E-mail: Dmahon1@mdc.edu

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: Thomas Uhle
SahrkNet
E-mail: tuhlejr@mdc.edu

Our goal is to provide a "helping hand" to those in need, specifically the homeless, in our community by supplementing them with essential needs. We encourage members to gain service learning hours through the experience.


Advisors: Liza Greenberg
SharkNet
E-mail: Lgreenbe@mdc.edu

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
SharkNet
E-mail: bgonzal7@mdc.edu

Kappa Delta Pi was established to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. Through its programs and services, KDP supports and enhances the professional growth and teaching practices of its student members.


Advisors: Lauren Gache
SharkNet
E-mail: lgach@mdc.edu

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
SharkNet
E-mail: mmorale1@mdc.edu

The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of female activist in the United States. Together, we can raise awareness about the inequality women still face today. We can make the changes within our community, together.

Advisor: Mara Zapata
SharkNet
E-mail: mzapata1@mdc.edu

A group of students who advocate for PoP's mission to bring education to the developing world by raising funds so together we can build more schools and create tangible good in our communities.

Advisor: Michael Lenaghan
SharkNet
E-mail: mlenagha@mdc.edu

The purpose of Phi Beta Lambda is to promote interest in careers in business and the free enterprise system.

Advisor: Elisa Fernandez
SharkNet
E-mail: efernan2@mdc.edu

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. Diego Tibaquira
SharkNet
E-mail: dtibaqui@mdc.edu

In the Philosophy Club students, in dialogue with each other and with the history of philosophy, will have the opportunity to extend their pursuits of the big questions about life and existence beyond the classroom.

Advisor: Mathew Sang
SharkNet
E-mail: msang@mdc.edu

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
SharkNet
E-mail: mabety@mdc.edu

One of the main projects of the S.E.E.D. Club involves a group of children and their families in Chacraseca, Nicaragua. S.E.E.D. is supporting these children as they work to complete their educations.

Advisor: Prof. Alejandro Salinas
SharkNet
E-mail: asalinas1313@gmail.com

The Student Government Association (SGA) is the voice of the student body and serves as the student governing body responsible for representing students' interest and addressing students' needs with the campus leadership.

Advisor: Patricia Tejeda
SharkNet
E-mail: Ptejeda@mdc.edu

At Miami Dade College we believe that a successful student is a healthy student. Therefore we offer services and educational events including counseling services, stress management activities, health prevention awareness events, educational materials and much more. To learn more about what is available or simply get information, visit our peer health educator SharkNet page.

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
SharkNet
E-mail: khernan1@mdc.edu

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: Albert Lenel
SharkNet
E-mail: Alenel@mdc.edu

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.