September 2009, Volume 13, Number 7

Academics

Students in classroom

Meek Center celebrates 20 years

In the two decades since the Meek Center opened its doors as an outreach center of North Campus, that promise has been amplified exponentially.


Student checks a patient's blood pressure

Community-centered health education

Community health is built into the curriculum in the schools of Nursing and Health Sciences at Miami Dade College.


A professor instructs students in a classroom.

Learning Outcomes initiative leads to learning innovations

The Student Learning Outcomes initiative leads to learning innovations in the classroom and in student services.


Dr. Richard Rose

Top faculty honored with Endowed Teaching Chair awards

Six professors received the 2009 Endowed Teaching Chair award, MDC’s highest faculty commendation.


Detail of digital design

Blending the abstract and the concrete

The School of Architecture and Interior Design gives first- and second-year college students unprecedented opportunities to study the aesthetic and technical aspects of design.


Student and law enforcement instructor

Area students get a glimpse behind the badge

Nearly 40 Miami junior and senior high school students came to MDC’s North Campus to learn about the exciting world of the FBI.


Three women in hard hats

Partnership with FPL puts grads directly to work

MDC’s Electrical Power Technology Program graduated its second class – and more than a dozen alumni walked away with a letter of employment and a job at FPL’s Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant.


Instructor with students

College fills growing demand for human services professionals

To help students prepare for human services careers, the faculty at MDC created a course of study that combines the theory of the classroom with hands-on human interactions.



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