Campus Life Staff

Advisors

  • Jose Toscano, Director

    Jose Toscano is the Director of Campus Life and oversees all operational aspects of the department. He has been working in Campus Life for over 12 years and has advised Student Government, Homecoming, and Black Student Union.  Jose is a graduate of Florida International University with a B.A. in History and received his Master’s in Education from Barry University.

  • Christianne Medrano, Associate Director

    Chris Medrano is the Associate Director for Sorority and Fraternity Life (SFL). She oversees all issues and special projects involving SFL and directly advises the Interfraternity Council. Chris is originally from Miami, FL where she earned her BA in English and her Masters in Higher Education from the University of Florida and is a Doctoral Candidate in Higher Education and Student Affairs at Indiana University.

  • Michelle Castro, Assistant Director

    Michelle Castro is the Assistant Director for the Student Government Association (SGA) in Campus Life. She advises the executive board and senate of SGA as well as with the budget process.  Michelle is a Miami Beach Native and current resident. She earned her B.A in International Relations from Florida International University (Proud Panther!) and her M.A. in College Student Personnel from the Bowling Green State University. Michelle is currently pursuing her Ed.D in Higher Education from Florida International University.

  • 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.
  • Trenton Nettles, Assistant Director
    Trenton Nettles is the Assistant Director of Sorority & Fraternity Life in the Department of Campus Life.
  • Lynbea Toombs, Assistant Director
    Lynbea Toombs is the Assistant Director of Council for Student Organizations & Black Student Union in the Department of Campus Life.
  • Joseph Kimber, Coordinator
    Joseph Kimber is a Coordinator in Campus Life and advises the Fraternity & Sorority Life.
  • Jerome Scott, Coordinator
    Jerome Scott is a Coordinator in Campus Life and advises the StudentGovernment Association.
  • Bianca Pino, Program Assistant
    Jerome Scott is a Program Assistant in Campus Life

Publications

  • John Parmenter, Creative Director
    John Parmenter is the Creative Director for Campus Life Publications, where he oversees a design team that creates dynamic marketing pieces for all student organizations and Campus Life councils. He is also the Campus Life Summerfest Chair. John was born and raised in Miami, and earned his B.A. in Graphic Design from Florida Atlantic University.
  • Jp Ruiz, Senior Designer
    Jan Pierre “Jp" Ruiz is a Senior Designer for Campus Life Publications. He is responsible for creating marketing collateral for all Campus Life councils. JP earned his B.A. and M.A. in Architecture and a M.S. in Construction Management from Florida International University.
  • Dexter Grooms Jr, Senior Designer
    Dexter Grooms Jr is a Senior Graphic Designer for Campus Life Publications. He assists student organizations and councils with their marketing and promotional materials. Dexter is a South Florida native where he earned his Bachelors in Art from Florida International University.

Front Office Staff

  • Taneem Ali-Qureshi, Office Coordinator
    Taneem is the Office Coordinator of Campus Life.  She manages the Front Desk Staff and helps to facilitate all administrative duties.  She is also the Finance Manager, helping to manage budget expenditure, reconcile expenses and process contracts and payments.  She enjoys working with students as they continue their journey in higher education.

Campus Life Graduate Assistants

Social


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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