May 2008, Volume 12, Number 5

Features

An Opportunity to Provide a Local Boost

An Opportunity to Provide a Local Boost

Florida voters may have a chance to vote on instituting local sales taxes that would pump much needed dollars into community college education.


Access to Art Education

Access to Art Education

A $30,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation will provide full scholarships to 50 deserving students who would otherwise be unable to pay the $600 fee to attend the Summer Academy at MDC’s New World School of the Arts.


MDC, Fisk Sign Admissions Pact

Articulation Agreement: MDC, Fisk Sign Admissions Pact

Fisk University, a premier liberal arts institution in Nashville, Tenn., signed a collaborative admissions agreement with Miami Dade College that will allow MDC students to enter Fisk as juniors once they’ve earned their Associate in Arts.


Self-Sacrifice and Determination Propel BAS Graduates

Self-Sacrifice and Determination Propel BAS Graduates

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Public Safety Management program graduates its first class.


$50,000 pledge for student scholarships

Latin Builders Pledge $50,000 Gift

The Latin Builders Association presented MDC with a $50,000 pledge for student scholarships.


Cachao Remembered

Cachao Remembered

College President pays homage to the legacy of music great, Cachao.


Dayna Rodríguez

Star Athlete Takes Center Stage

MDC basketball player Dayna Rodríguez was recently named to the 2008 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association State Farm All-American team.


MDC Routs NYU

MDC Routs NYU

MDC routs New York University in Final Four Chess Tourney


MDC Partners With Chinese Public Institution

MDC Partners With Chinese Public Institution

Miami Dade College signed a collaborative agreement with Tianjin Professional College.


Legislature Considers State College System

Legislature Considers State College System

The future of higher education throughout the state may one day look like what you encounter in the School of Education at InterAmerican Campus, the School of Justice at North Campus or the School of Nursing at Medical Center Campus.


Oral History

Oral History

History was brought to life for students in Randy Kaufman’s History of the Holocaust class at Homestead Campus when a survivor of the Holocaust shared his story.


The Problem Solver

The Problem Solver

Luis Ares, a high school student who is dual-enrolled at Miami Dade College through its School for Advanced Studies, placed second in a statewide college-level integral competition.



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