September 2009, Volume 13, Number 7


Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón and Dr. Belle S. Wheelan

Forum tackles responsibility in the face of crisis

Miami Dade College and the Association of American Colleges & Universities hosted the "Responsibility in a Time of Crisis" forum at MDC's Wolfson Campus.

Campus exterior

'Chronicle' names MDC among great employers

Miami Dade College was one of just nine community colleges to make the Honor Roll in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s "Best Colleges to Work For" report.

Reynaldo Cotilla

MDC baseball sends eight to the MLB

Seven players were drafted into the MLB, an exciting culmination to a season in which the Sharks also clenched a state title and ranked 5th nationwide.

Environmental Center at Kendall Campus

Delegates tour Environmental Center

A delegation of government officials from a dozen Latin American countries recently requested a tour of the Environmental Center at Kendall Campus.

International scholars at MDC

For international scholars, MDC is a U.S. gateway

Nearly 100 scholars arrived at MDC from far away nations and territories, anxious to embark on their most ambitious academic endeavor yet.

Nursing students receive instruction on a human patient simulator

Florman grant upholds a legacy of giving

MDC shared a more than $200,000 award from the Florman Family Foundation that provides doctoral scholarships to nursing faculty.

Graphic illustration of outstretched hands

Scholarship recipient 'pays it forward'

MDC Professor Emeritus Roslyn “Roz” Reich and alumna María Alvarado-Walters show how generosity can forever change lives.

Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernández

College sets bar with Dual Language program

The Honors College Dual Language Program, launched three years ago, follows a dynamic form of education that develops high levels of academic achievement, bilingualism and biliteracy.

MDC members of Phi Beta Lambda organization

MDC sweeps national business challenge

MDC members of Phi Beta Lambda student organization competed in more than 50 events at the national level. They won nearly a dozen first place awards and as many second and third place spots.

Students gathered together at Wolfson Campus

Survey shows overall student satisfaction

Research: MDC students are more satisfied with the services they receive in the areas of advisement and mentoring than they were three years ago.

Female student at a computer

MDC high schools rank among the best

The School for Advanced Studies ranks among the top 1 percent of high schools in the nation while NWSA is in the top 37 percent.

Helen Aguirre Ferré

Aguirre Ferré continues as MDC board chair

Members of the board voted unanimously to retain Helen Aguirre Ferré as chair and Peter Roulhac as vice chair.

Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón

Padrón represents U.S. at UNESCO conference

MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón was asked by the Obama administration to represent the U.S. at a global UNESCO conference on higher education.

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