Meet The Staff

Advisors

  • Dr. Kerrie Montgomery Orozco, Director

    Director of Campus Life: Kerrie Montgomery

     

    Kerrie joined the Department of Campus Life at BBC as its Director in July 2015 after having spent her nearly 20 year career working at the University of Florida, FIU (MMC), and the University of Denver. She has experience as an Academic Advisor, Study Abroad Advisor, and Student Organization/Events Advisor. Kerrie earned a B.A. in Classical Studies, an M.A. in Art History, and an M.Ed. in Student Personnel in Higher Education at the University of Florida, as well as a Ph.D. in Higher Education at the University of Denver. She is very interested in international student issues and helping ALL students to reach their personal and career goals, and make the most of their college experience – both inside and outside the classroom.

  • Ivy Siegel Mack, Assistant Director

    Director of Campus Life: Kerrie Montgomery

    Ivy is the Assistant Director for Campus Life and is responsible for the advising of the Student Organizations Council, Panther Power and Signature Events (Welcome Weeks, Luau, Release Weeks and Lattes) since 2006. Ivy received her BS degree from the University of Florida and received her Masters degree in Higher Education from FIU. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and her new baby girl.

  • Stephanie Miller, Assistant Director
    Stephanie Miller is the Assistant Director in Campus Life and advises the Student Programming Council and the Homecoming Council. She is also the chair of the Campus Life Week of Welcome Committee. Stephanie is originally from Mount Dora, FL. She earned her B.S. in Resort and Hospitality Management with a focus on event planning from Florida Gulf Coast University and her M.S. in Higher Education Administration from Florida International University.
  • Yselande Pierre, Assistant Director

    Yselande

    Yselande is a graduate of FIU with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree and Masters of Science-Higher Education Administration. She serves as the Student Programming Council advisor overseeing planned events for the entire Biscayne Bay Campus body. She prides herself in having a certification in African New World Studies and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.

  • Colette Harrington, Program Coordinator

    Colette M. Harrington

    Colette is the Program Coordinator for Campus Life at BBC. She was born and raised in The Bahamas and graduated from FIU with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications (Public Relations) with a concentration in Special Events and a Master’s Degree in Hospitality Management. She serves as advisor to two U-Wide Councils, the Black Student Union and Panther Power, as well as the BBC Homecoming Committee. She is happily married with one son and the proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.

Front Office

Finance

Graduate Assistants

  • Fabiola Dacius, CSO
    Current Academic Program: Higher Education Administration
    Class/Year in School: First year student
    Undergraduate Institution/Major: Miami-Dade College/ Florida International University/Psychology with a certified in Women and Gender Studies
    Hometown: Miami Gardens, FL
    I’m excited to work in Campus Life because: The people are cool
    In my free-time I like to: Watch Buzzfeed, Jubilee, social videos on Youtube
  • Gabrielle Lloyd, BSU
    Current Academic Program: Higher Education Administration
    Class/Year in School: First year student
    Undergraduate Institution/Major: Ball State University/Telecommunications and Black Studies
    Hometown: St. Louis, MO
    I’m excited to work in Campus Life because: Campus Life puts on amazing events geared towards enhancing the FIU  student experience. 
    In my free-time I like to: Watch Disney+ while cuddled in a cozy blanket.
  • Kayla Cabrera, Homecoming & SPC

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    Current Academic Program: Higher Education Administration
    Class/Year in School: Second year student
    Undergraduate Institution/Major: Florida State University / Sociology
    Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL
    I’m excited to work in Campus Life because: The students at FIU put on amazing large-scale events (and even have fireworks)!
    In my free-time I like to: Watch The Office, and walk up and down all the aisles in Target.

  • Kaylan Burns, Homecoming & SPC
    Current Academic Program: Higher Education Administration
    Class/Year in School: Second year student
    Undergraduate Institution/Major: University of Rhode Island / English
    Hometown: Manasquan, New Jersey
    I’m excited to work in Campus Life because: 
    In my free-time I like to:
  • Phalancia Louisy, SPC

     Phalancia

    Current Academic Program: Higher Education Administration
    Class/Year in School: First year student
    Undergraduate Institution/Major: FIU/English Literature
    Hometown: Miami
    Languages I speak: Creole
    I’m excited to work in Campus Life because: I was a very involved student in undergrad, so I’m looking forward to seeing the administrative side of student affairs.
    In my free-time I like to: Peruse the bookstore, visit museums, and eat great food!

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Contact

MMC
GC 2240

305-348-2138
Fax 305-348-3823

camplife@fiu.edu

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pm

BBC
WUC 141

305-919-5804
Fax 305-919-5771

bbcclo@fiu.edu

Office Hours

Monday and Friday: 8:30am – 5pm

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:30am – 6pm