First Lady Michelle Obama praised Florida educators and students for their commitment to service-learning and engaged scholarship.
- In early October, MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón (right) was the guest of Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, at their residence on the grounds of the United States Naval Observatory in northwestern Washington, D.C.
- Sen. Edward “Ted” Kennedy (Massachusetts) joined then Sen. Mel Martínez (Florida), and Sens. Lindsey Graham (South Carolina) and John Warner (Virginia) at MDC in July 2006 for a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee regarding immigrants in the military. ( Here with MDC Board Chair Helen Aguirre Ferré)
- Dr. Joe Leonard Jr., assistant secretary for civil rights in the U.S. Department of Agriculture; Dr. José A. Vicente, president of MDC’s North Campus; and David Boardman, Miami postmaster at the U.S. Postal Service, officiate the unveiling of the 2009 U.S. Supreme Court Justices stamp.
More than 350 authors – including a critically and commercially successful Ibero-American writers – will attend the 2009 Miami Book Fair International.
Former MDC dance student Brandon Bryant returned to Kendall Campus fresh off his run on the hit Fox series 'So You Think You Can Dance.'
The White House chose MDC as the setting for two talks on improving educational opportunities for Hispanic students.
The Bachelor of Applied Science with a major in supervision and management is for students who already hold associate degrees.