September 2008, Volume 12, Number 7


P.A. students during National Medical Challenge Bowl

MDC Defeats Top Universities in National Challenge

MDC’s P.A. students took second place in in the National Medical Challenge Bowl.


Grads Tapped for Leadership Institute

Two outstanding College students were selected for the renowned Latinas Learning to Lead Summer Youth Institute.

In the Heights

NWSA Garners National Attention

NWSA is consistently praised on the national stage.

Science Research

Science Research on the Rise

Wolfson Campus has won a coveted opportunity to develop and test new ways of teaching and learning biotechnology and biology.

Lei Huang

Fulbright Scholar to Broaden Student Horizons

Chinese scholar will spend the coming academic year at Kendall Campus as a scholar-in-residence.

Rep. Dan Gelber, Alex Sinks and Rep. Joe Gibbons

Fair Empowers Small Business Owners

The group assembled at Wolfson Campus to participate in an informative networking event called the Economic Empowerment Fair

Illustration of a female graduate in cap and gown

Learning Outcomes: A New Approach to Measuring Success

Members of the Learning Outcomes Assessment Team reflect on how this Learning Outcomes “movement” positively impacts their own philosophies of teaching, learning and assessment.

Helping hand

A Helping Hand to At-Risk Youth

The Magic City Children’s Zone that would get the entire community involved in reinforcing the role of education.

Josh Young and Dr. Pedro José Greer with Tonya Thomas and Kim Tupy

Student Volunteers Honored for Service

More than 5,000 students a year participate in academic service-learning at MDC.

Nursing students celebrate at a lighting ceremony.

New State College System Follows an MDC Model

Miami Dade College is one of a select group of state institutions participating in the Florida State College Pilot Project.

Hand with pen

Amendment 8: Empower Communities and Their Colleges

Amendment 8 offers “enabling language” so each community will have the option to place a referendum before the voters of that community to provide local support for their community college.

Bruce and Courtenay Russo

Program Opens Global Options for Local Businesses

A government-funded program in MDC’s School of Business is giving local agribusiness owners the tools to succeed in international markets.

Julia Yarbough

Journalism Speaker Series Gives Students Face Time With Professionals

MDC’s Journalism Speaker Series is an ongoing exchange that gives journalism and communication students the chance to interact with seasoned professionals in their field.

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