Continuing a nearly 50-year tradition of meeting workforce needs, the College joined with the city of Miami and its partners to launch a multimillion dollar energy initiative that will tap into federal economic stimulus funds to spur investment in "smart grid" technology and renewable energy sources over the next two years.
- Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón with the First Lady and the President, Michelle and Barack Obama.
- Spanish Queen Sofia and King Juan Carlos greet MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón on their Miami visit.
- Peter Matthiessen read from Shadow Country at the 2008 Miami Book Fair International. The book won the 2008 National Book Award.
- MDC Chief Information Officer Robert Calabrese and MDC President Eduardo J. Padrón gave Dr. Jill Biden, the vice president's wife, and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan a tour of the computer learning labs.
U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis was one of six high-profile speakers to bid adieu to MDC's class of 2009.
These personal stories illustrate the boundless opportunities created by MDC's Honors College.
Anahi Cortada won a $60,000 scholarship. She will continue her studies at Georgetown University.
MDC's Florida Center for the Literary Arts is offering non-credit summer courses on the craft of writing.
Exhibitions of the works of Dali and Da Vinci punctuate a milestone year for the College’s Art Gallery System.