This month Miami Dade College will host Chinese delegates for two weeks as part of the Vocational Education Leadership Training Program (VELT) on its Medical Center Campus. “We look forward to hosting the distinguished delegation of Chinese administrators from various vocational and technical institutions,” said Dr. Anita S. Kaplan, Medical Center Campus president.
The history of Hispanics in our country goes back to Columbus’ time. Today, that history is being considered as the basis for a National Museum of the American Latino.
The Green Urban Living Center (GULC) at the North Campus is reaping successful results as it promotes MDC’s commitment to be an institution that creates a culture of environmental sustainability. The Center was established in 2007.
Imagine being lucky enough to make “The Most Magical Place on Earth” your learning ground. This semester, 94 MDC students from the Hospitality Management, Business and Communication programs are doing just that, through the College’s partnership with the Disney College Program.
Miami Dade College is at the vanguard of technology. The College’s latest initiative involves the School of Computer and Engineering Technologies and Digiport, a Miami-based developer of telecommunications products and services.
Healthcare is a main topic of national dialogue — access, cost, quality. And Miami Dade College, always responsive to the needs of our community, reached out in a big way when the Medical Center Campus held its fifth annual free Health Fair.
Miami Dade College’s upcoming bachelor’s in Electronics Engineering Technology opens the door to students with associate degrees in a variety of technology-related disciplines. The degree offers students practical, hands-on experience in engineering-related project management, teamwork and technical writing.
MDC’s is pleased to welcome its new Collegewide Chair for the Department of Engineering, Dr. Michael D. Whitt. Among his other responsibilities, Dr. Whitt will oversee the implementation of the first baccalaureate degree in Engineering Technology at Miami Dade College.
There’s strength in numbers — that’s the basic principal behind the Posse Foundation, which awarded three Miami Dade College students in its School for Advanced Studies (SAS) with four-year, $40,000-a-year scholarships to the University of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1989, the Posse Foundation’s goal is to help students from diverse backgrounds form a posse, or a support group, that will enhance their college experience.
Careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are the fastest-growing professions in the nation. In recognition of this, MDC offers a variety of programs that provide STEM students with advising, tutoring and support, including technical equipment and faculty mentoring, as well as transfer assistance and scholarships, among others.
As part of its vast and unique curriculum, Miami Dade College gives students an opportunity to experience the world through a variety of study-abroad programs in nearly 30 countries. With an eye to the future, MDC has launched a new program of study in China, the country with the third-largest economy in the world.
The ¡Viva El Éxito! Student Success Initiative (VESSI), a Title V Grant from the U.S. Department of Education, is successfully ending its five-year run at Miami Dade College. Issued in 2005, the grant totaled $2.25 million or $450,000 per year.