May 2009, Volume 13, Number 5


Graduates in commencement robes

BSN program’s first graduates

The first graduates of Miami Dade College's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program are set to re-enter the workforce.

John Hope Franklin at Miami Book Fair International in 1990

Finding “Hope” in history

John Hope Franklin, the scholar who helped create the field of African-American history, recently died. Franklin visited Miami Dade College in 1990 as part of Miami Book Fair International.

Bar graph showing results from math attitude survey

Survey: Math students' attitudes changing

Representatives from MDC’s mathematics discipline recently met to evaluate the department’s Quality Enhancement Plan.

Pedro Martín

Art restored

Miami Dade College unveiled the restored “New World” mural on the mezzanine level of its Freedom Tower.

Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón

National leadership

MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón has been appointed to the board of directors of the Business-Higher Education Forum.

Students in The Honors College tutor a local elementary school student.

MDC hosts summit on social responsibility

Leaders from Florida’s educational institutions, businesses, foundations, media, civic and government sectors will convene at MDC later this month for a cross-sector discourse on responsibility.

Jake Tucker leads a workshop at the Environmental Center.

Preserve and protect

Jake Tucker – head groundskeeper at MDC's Environmental Center – is part of a growing “green” trend to save native ecosystems.

Two high school students concentrate during a tournament match.

Chess tourney draws top high school talent

The region’s top high school chess players competed in the Fifth Annual Dr. Armando J. Bucelo Sr. High School Chess Tournament at MDC.

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