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Corrinne Lockamy

Lockamy, Corrinne

Campus Director of Hialeah and InterAmerican Campuses

Contact Information:
305-237-6734
clockamy@mdc.edu

Corrinne Lockamy joined the MDC Community in 2008 as an AmeriCorps *VISTA at the Hialeah Campus. After completing a year and a half of service, she then worked for a Title-V STEM grant called Project V-Coach, where she was an career adviser, she then also became a Student Life Skills (SLS) adjunct instructor. Prior to MDC Corrinne has worked at both Barry University and Nova Southeastern University. She has a bachelor degree in Business with a concentration in Marketing from Barry University and a master degree in College Student Affairs with a concentration in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from Nova Southeastern University. Now as Director of iCED at the InterAmerican and Hialeah Campuses, she has brought her experience to help students take advantage of all the resources iCED has to offer, using a lens of career exploration through service-learning and civic engagement. Corrinne believes in M. Gandhi's quote:"You must be the change you wish to see in the world". She hopes to inspire others to live by this as well. She is currently working towards a Doctorate in Education with a concentration in Higher Education Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.


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Linda Levin

Levin, Linda

Campus Coordinator of Homestead Campus

Contact Information:
305-237-5205
llevin@mdc.edu

Linda Levin has been the Homestead Campus iCED Coordinator since 2015. She has more than 30 years of experience working with non-profit organizations and educational institutions in the areas of leadership training and development, recruitment, and board management. Prior to MDC, Linda served as the Membership and Outreach Coordinator at Temple Israel of Greater Miami, and worked extensively with college students at the University of Miami, both at the Hillel Jewish Student Center and in the Department of Residence Life. Linda is passionate about working with college students to promote service-learning and community outreach, and particularly enjoys assisting students in career exploration. Linda earned a Masters Degree in Higher Education Administration from Indiana University and an undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan.


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Cristy Calderon-Coto

Calderon-Coto, Cristy A.

Campus Director of Kendall Campus

Contact Information:
305-237-0631
ccalder1@mdc.edu

Cristy A. Calderón-Coto joined Miami Dade College in 2013 as the first Coordinator for the Brazilian STEM Grant - “Science Without Borders”. She holds a Masters of Science in Higher Education Administration from Florida International University and a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Caribbean Studies from Florida State University. Currently, Cristy is a doctoral candidate from the University of Delaware School of Education and Human Development. Her passion for service stems from her undergraduate years in college. She attributes her success, retention and completion of a college degree to the service and service learning opportunities she was provided as a student. As a professional, Cristy has worked in Admissions, Advisement, Leadership and Service, International Grant Programs and more. One of Cristy’s greatest accomplishments was opening an alternative spring break site in her parents native country, Costa Rica. One of her favorite quotes is by Margaret Mead: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

 


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Stefanie Grubbs

Grubbs, Stefanie

Campus Coordinator of Kendall Campus

Contact Information:
305-237-2692
sgrubbs@mdc.edu

Originally from Los, Angeles, CA, Stefanie Grubbs graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and International Spanish for the Professions, a minor in Business and a Certificate in Socially Responsible Enterprise. She joined City Year post undergrad which brought her to Miami, FL and had the honor to serve 19 months in our schools in MDCPS. She served in Homestead Senior High School and Homestead Middle School. Stefanie has always had a passion for education and yearns to one day to have her own classroom as a teacher. Her passion for service stems from her college years participating in the certificate program with the Center for Education on Social Responsibility. She also participated in service-learning for her Spanish classes, as well as participated on an Alternative Breaks service trip to Nicaragua.  Stefanie is passionate about education and service, and working with students to enhance their education and their communities by partaking in service-learning opportunities.


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Harold Silva

Silva, Harold

Campus Director of North and West Campuses

Contact Information:
305-237-8358
hsilva@mdc.edu

Harold Alexander Silva has been at Miami Dade College since 2007 with iCED. He originally served as the part-time North Campus Coordinator until becoming the Campus Director in July 2011. He serves in various non-profit organizations such as Board Member of the United Nations Association- USA Miami Chapter, Vice-President for South Florida for the Partners of the Americas Florida-Colombia Chapter, and Program Director for the Pathfinders of America. He served in other boards like Break Away, and Casimiro Global Foundation. Until 2012, he served as the Executive Director for the Latin America and the Caribbean, Service For Peace. In this capacity he lead and directed a network of youth social entrepreneurs and leaders to empower communities focusing in community development programs, and initiatives.


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Tonya Thomas

Thomas, Tonya

Campus Coordinator of North Campus

Contact Information:
305-237-8380
tthomas2@mdc.edu

Tonya Thomas first began working with the Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy as an AmeriCorps VISTA. She served as a VISTA for three years at InterAmerican Campus from 2007-2010. Now, she currently is Campus Coordinator at North Campus. Tonya earned her Master’s degree in School Psychology from Barry University and has recently started her own non-profit organization called Daughters2Mothers which is a co-parenting initiative designed to empower teenage parents from low income families.


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Rebecca  Pelham

Pelham, Rebecca

Student Coordinator of Wolfson Campus

Contact Information:
305-237-3833
rpelham@mdc.edu

Rebecca Pelham is serving as an AmeriCorps *VISTA at MDC’s Wolfson Campus. She works with iCED Student Ambassadors, Service-Learning Leaders, peer tutoring, Alternative Breaks, Clinton Global Initiative University and Connect2Complete. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature and Dance Choreography from Bard College. She loves learning from and sharing with the strong and vibrant community at Miami Dade College.


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Tamica Ramos

Ramos, Tamica

Campus Director of Wolfson Campus

Contact Information:
305-237-7470
tramos@mdc.edu

Tamica Ramos has served as a Campus Director for the Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy since 2005. Previously, she worked as the Coordinator of Multicultural Affairs at Barry University. Tamica is originally from Providence, R.I., where she worked as the Assistant Executive Director of Youth In Action, a nonprofit organization that develops at-risk youth into community leaders. In 2000, Tamica earned her BA from Brown University where she studied African American Studies and Development Studies.


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Josh Young

Young, Josh

College-Wide Director

Contact Information:
305-237-7477
jyoung@mdc.edu

Josh Young has helped lead service-learning, civic engagement and community-campus partnerships with Miami Dade College since 1994. He has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Virginia and master’s degrees in Social Work and Public Administration from Florida State University. He served two tours with the Peace Corps in Mali, West Africa and Paraguay, South America, and he ran summer community service programs for youth for four summers in the Dominican Republic with Visions International. Josh has been a national service-learning mentor with the American Association of Community Colleges and has extensive experience leading workshops for faculty, students, community partners, and administrators around the nation.


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Melody  Young

Young, Melody

Campus Coordinator of Wolfson Campus

Contact Information:
305-237-6136
myoung1@mdc.edu

Melody Young has been serving as Campus Coordinator for the Institute of Civic Engagement and Democracy, Wolfson Campus since late 2013. Melody comes to iCED with a Bachelor degree from Penn State in Environmental Science and a passion for student engagement and community service. While in her professional career, Melody has served in varying capacities. As an AmeriCorps member, she facilitated and designed programs and workshops aimed at increasing effective coaching, leadership, and communication skills for professional women and college students. Melody has also worked as a 4-H youth development educator and a multicultural outreach coordinator for a non-profit in Arlington, VA. She is continuing her passion for student success and community engagement as a graduate student at Barry University, where she is pursuing a master’s degree in organizational learning and leadership. Melody is also a graduate assistant in the Center for Community Service Initiatives at Barry University. Melody is excited to continue this journey at iCED Wolfson.


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