Miami Dade College

Padrón Campus

Welcome to Student Life

Miami Dade College MDC Sharks logoThe Student Life office at Eduardo J. Padrón 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!

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.

 

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

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
E-mail: mguerrer@mdc.edu

Be the Change is a club dedicated to promoting awareness and activism regarding U.S politics on campus.

Advisor: Isabelle Duque
Email: Iduque@mdc.edu

The purpose of the Bible club is to change lives through the bible and a religious point of view.

Advisor: Zelda Rivas
E-Mail: Zrivas@mdc.edu

The Chemistry Club's goal is to afford an opportunity for the students to become better acquainted and to instill a professional pride in the chemical sciences.

Advisor: Carlos Fernandez
Email: cfernan2@mdc.edu

The Cheer and Spirit Club mission is dedicated to promoting school spirit and motivating MDC sports teams at their games.

Advisor: Samaria Prieto
Email: sprieto1@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: Oneyda Paneque
Email: opaneque@mdc.edu

The mission of this organization is to promote creative expression through the visual and performing arts. This organization is dedicated to enhancing and sharing our love of Art, Film, and Theatre.

Advisor: Bryan Cash
Email: bcash@mdc.edu

The mission of this organization is to bring awareness about Cyber Security, create competitions and represent Miami Dade College in Cyber Security.

Advisor: Diego Tibaquirá
Email:dtibaqui@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: Jykro Correo
E-mail: Jcorrea7@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: Rebecca Sanchez
E-mail: RSanchez1@mdc.edu

Change the world by making activism accessible through the power of story-telling - working for equality, human rights, and literacy.

Advisor: Emily Sendin
Email: ESendin@mdc.edu

The mission of the IEEE Robotics & Automation Society at Miami Dade College is to expose students to the use and application of technology and circuits in the disciplines of computing and electrical design.

Advisor: Elodie Billionniere
E-mail: ebillion@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

Prepare mentors to guide students to address social community issues and to pursue an active role in engaging our community in education, inspiration, and action through leadership roles and services learning opportunities.

Advisor: Elodie Billionniere
Email: ebillion@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: Diego Tibaquirá
E-mail: dtibaqui@mdc.edu

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

To become the arbiters of psychology, promoting learning, education and awareness campaigns in the field, both on campus and in the community.

Advisor: Miriam Abety
Email: mabety@mdc.edu

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: Bryan Cash
E-mail: bcash@mdc.edu

Sigma Zeta's purpose is to inform the student body of natural sciences, math and engineering.

Advisor: Orlando Pando Morejon
Email: opandomo@mdc.edu

Student Government Association (SGA)

SGA student officers pose one after the other

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.