Nadine "Nada" Matas graduated in 2017 with a degree in Asian Studies, a degree in English, a minor in Religious Studies, and two academic certificates, one in the Study of Spirituality and one in Film Studies. She is currently pursuing her MS in Higher Education Administration at FIU while working as the Graduate Assistant for Alumni Career Development, at the Alumni Association and Annual giving office. In her role, she assists in professional development programming, career coaching, and organizing Panther Alumni Week. She is currently heading the student committee to organize the fourth annual Cool Japan @ FIU event and was recently elected to be Vice President of Professional Development for the Student Affairs Graduate Association (SAGA). She was also elected as a graduate senator for the Student Government Association, receiving the title of Vice Chair for the Graduate & Professional Student Committee (GPSC).