March 2009, Volume 13, Number 3


Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón

Padrón elected chair of AAC&U

The membership of the Association of American Colleges and Universities has elected MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón as its chair.

Man and woman in office setting

A.S., certificate grads find MDC education rewarding

Ninety-five percent of the graduates who earned Associate in Science degrees or certificates said MDC gave them excellent or good preparation for their current job.

Woman browsing books

College honored for dedication to service

Miami Dade College ranks alongside some of the nation’s most esteemed universities – including Duke and Georgetown – for service to the community.

VIPs at the International Rescue Committee gathering

Honoring global service

The International Rescue Committee held its 75th anniversary celebration at the historic Freedom Tower at MDC.

Students in Japan

International explorations

Eight Miami Dade College students were recently awarded more than $55,000 in scholarships to study abroad.

Sen. Dan Gelber

State senator speaks to students about the economy, public service

Sen. Dan Gelber considers karma and the extension of a helping hand the best measures of success, and he offered his personal story as an example.

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