December 2008, Volume 12, Number 10

COVERSTORY

Miami Dade College students hold signs in support of Amendment 8.

Miami-Dade voters show their support for Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College students were the key voices in the Amendment 8 informational campaign.


Snaphots

  • The 2008 Endowed Teaching Chair honorees: (standing, from left) Dr. Luis Beltrán, Alberto Meza, Dr. Alvio Domínguez, Kenneth Lee (seated, from left) Dr. Sandra Schultz, María Mari, Dr. Irene Lipof, Dr. Cynthia Schuemann

    The 2008 Endowed Teaching Chair honorees: (standing, from left) Dr. Luis Beltrán, Alberto Meza, Dr. Alvio Domínguez, Kenneth Lee (seated, from left) Dr. Sandra Schultz, María Mari, Dr. Irene Lipof, Dr. Cynthia Schuemann

  • Freedom Tower entrance, June 29, 1962

    Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne has designated the Freedom Tower at MDC a new National Historic Landmark. Here, an archival image of the Freedom Tower entrance from June 29, 1962.

  • Miami Dade College President Eduardo J. Padrón with Michelle and Barack Obama during a recent South Florida campaign stop.

    Miami Dade College President Eduardo J. Padrón with Michelle Obama and President-elect Barack Obama during a recent South Florida campaign stop.

FEATURES

René Préval

Presidential visit

Haitian President René Préval visited Miami Dade College to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Haiti.

Rosa Castro, an assistant professor of clinical laboratory technology (multi-colored scrubs) works with biologists from Mozambique.

MDC professors in fight against HIV/AIDS

MDC faculty members are teaching 12 African biologists new techniques to tackle the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Graham interacts with students during the GenerationEngage session.

Bob Graham talks politics at North gathering

Former U.S. senator and Florida governor Bob Graham spoke to students about politics and public education.

Salvador Dali

Divine Dalí

An exhibition featuring a Salvador Dalí masterpiece is coming to the Freedom Tower at MDC.

College Notebook

Revamped school debuts with advanced programs

The School of Health Sciences features the most relevant training for health professionals.


DEPARTMENTS

Alumni News Cultural Spotlight Academics

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