January 2009, Volume 13, Number 1


Sharah Herise and Rita Moreno

Foster care phenom inspires

Sharah Herise found herself on stage with legendary actress Rita Moreno at the annual United Way Women’s Leadership Breakfast.


Institute is a beacon of hope for some residents

The Hospitality Institute, a nonprofit institute founded earlier this year to train displaced workers in Miami’s inner city, is now part of the School of Business at Miami Dade College.

Nursing student pushes stretcher

Research: MDC programs recognized for addressing critical needs

MDC received a nearly $3 million bonus from the state for stellar performance in critical areas, according to an MDC Institutional Effectiveness report.

Illustration of the letters T-L-O

MDC assessment process reaps further national praise

The MDC Learning Outcomes Assessment Team was one of a privileged few college teams selected to participate in a specialized assessment workshop with others at the prestigious 2008 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis.

palm tree

North Campus now home to region's most diverse palm collection

The Palmetum, as it has been dubbed, is part of the new $40 million Science Complex.


Federal grant supports science, math programs

A $2.3 million grant from the federal government will support science and math programs while increasing the number of Hispanic and low-income students pursuing those majors at MDC’s North Campus.

Two Russian physicians

Top Russian doctors come to MDC for new strategies

Five Russian physicians visited MDC as part of the Open World program, an international exchange aimed at enhancing understanding and sharing knowledge between the U.S. and Russia.

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