June 2009, Volume 13, Number 6


A female and male student in academic regalia

Commencement 2009

While congratulating MDC’s class of 2009, U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis encouraged the new graduates to take risks and to use their education to support their communities and their country.

Anahi Cortada

Graduate wins prestigious Jack Kent Cooke award

Anahi Cortada, an international relations major, won a $60,000 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarship. She will continue her studies at Georgetown University.

Rosette Charles

MDC grads accepted to top institutions

These personal stories illustrate the boundless opportunities created by MDC's Honors College.

Poet and professor Michael Hettich

FCLA presents summer creative writing workshops

Study the writing craft this summer with published authors and poets. These non-credit courses are suited for experienced and novice writers.

The Sharks men's basketball team at play

Sharks celebrate another stellar year

All five MDC intercollegiate athletics teams qualified for post-season play, and several student-athletes were honored as among the best in Florida and the nation.

Rick Beasley of South Florida Workforce and MDC Board Chair Helen Aguirre Ferré

A community supports its college

MDC has received numerous notable gifts and grants from public agencies, private corporations and individuals who see value in the role the College plays as a leader in workforce training and development.

Teva Pharmaceuticals in Miami

MDC a leader in workforce training

To meet industry demand, MDC developed programs that couple pedagogical expertise with cutting-edge industry advances.

Two NWSA students with instruments

New World School of the Arts wraps active year

NWSA has had an active year, presenting the community with hundreds of performances and exhibitions and receiving accolades from all corners of the globe.

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