EDSA (English Department Student Association) is a dynamic undergraduate organization at UPRM, where students come together with their vast talents to pursue higher levels of learning by interacting with colleagues and professors alike in a welcoming and intellectual environment.

They coordinate the vast majority of English Department events, foster camaraderie amongst like-minded students (and seasoned educators), address the concerns of its constituents, and perpetually strive to better the experiences of the student body within the department.


To extend the influence and accessibility of the English department by fulfilling the role of a student-focused and faculty-conscious collective, responsible for coordinating events and undertaking initiatives that foment a greater presence and position for the English department within the university’s community.

To become an official EDSA member you have to participate in at least 2 events (per semester) they can be:

  • Literary events
  • The Rocky Live Horror Show (in October)
  • Bake Sales
  • Linguistic events

And 1 Children’s Library Event or 3 hours of community service (per semester) at the library.


2018 -2019 EDSA Directive

President– Andrea Valdes

Vice President– Carmen Y. Moreno Crespo

Secretary– Claudia Rodriguez

Co-Treasurers– Liza Horta Rodriguez and Johnathan Rodriguez

Historian– Ysabel S. Hightower

Vocals– German Collazo, Jaime A. Colon Lopez and Tanisha M. Mantilla Cordero



You can like the EDSA page on Facebook: EDSA RUM

and join the group: EDSA