First Lady Michelle Obama shared her hope of redefining “success” before a packed audience at MDC's Freedom Tower during the 2009 Florida Campus Compact Awards Gala and Luncheon, which was hosted by Miami Dade College.
MDC continues to respond to the demands of students and the workforce by offering new bachelor’s degrees in exciting fields and fast-growing industries.
The Florida Senate paid tribute to Miami Dade College in honor of its 50th Anniversary by adopting Senate Resolution 2422 unanimously. More than 50 members of the MDC family – students, campus presidents, student deans, student life directors and others – were present.
In an evening filled with the rich history, beauty and pageantry of China, Miami Dade College President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón and a delegation of Chinese officials signed an agreement for the College to host the only Confucius Institute in South Florida.
Environmental awareness is blossoming everywhere this year at Miami Dade College.
For students at MDC’s Medical Center Campus, benefits offered by this year’s outreach programs were twofold—in addition to getting hands-on experience with patients in various communities, they also touched the lives of many in need.
Students in MDC’s Physician Assistant program once again defeated the competition at this year’s Brain Bowl in Orlando, defending their title as the undisputed victors since the competition began four years ago.
The 2009-2010 athletics season was a winning one for Miami Dade College with unprecedented success in softball and continued dominance in volleyball. The baseball team also excelled, while bidding farewell to its legendary coach, who is heading off to retirement.
At a council meeting at Doral City Hall on April 14, the City of Doral awarded its first scholarships to three students who are residents of the city: Lina Muñoz, Alicia Chock and Silvia Berganza.
Miami Dade College North Campus Science Complex welcomed more than 700 parents and high school students at “College is Possible,” a recent town meeting organized by MDC and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and sponsored by FedEx.