November 2009, Volume 13, Number 8

Academics

Photo of a rooster

Photography professor claims national prize

Tony Chirinos recently won first place at the Camera Club of New York’s 2009 National Juried Competition.


Confucius

Confucius Institute comes to MDC

The Confucius Institute will provide MDC and the larger community with an invaluable opportunity to learn the language and culture of one of the most dynamic nations of the 21st century.


Huang Lei

Nurturing Connections

The establishment of a Confucius Institute at Miami Dade College further strengthens the educational cooperation between MDC and key Chinese institutions.


Woman in business suit

Grooming Leaders

The Bachelor of Applied Science with a major in supervision and management prepares students who already hold an associate degree with the skills needed to succeed as leaders within any industry.


Illustration of a board room

Program prepares CEOs-in-training

When they complete the program, students receive a College Credit Certificate in Entrepreneurship.


Manufacturing technician at work

New tracks provide industry-grade training

For two years, the College has been developing the Associate in Science in Advanced Manufacturing and College Credit Certificates in lean manufacturing and automation.


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A Cultural Education

MDC faculty members infuzed Hispanic Heritage Month events with academic concerns.


Technician reviews x-rays

Precise Radiography

Three new laboratories fitted with the latest technology are now being used as teaching tools for students in MDC’s School of Health Sciences.


Dr. José A Vicente and Helen Aguirre Ferré with a MetLife Foundation check

New program addresses national need for qualified caregivers

Miami Dade College was the only Florida institution to receive a national grant that addresses a growing demand for quality home care professionals.



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