September 2010, Volume 14, Number 4

COVERSTORY

MDC earns alumni praise

MDC aces exam in alumni survey

Most alumni would choose MDC again if they were to start over, according to a recent national survey conducted by the American Council on Education (ACE). MDC beat national results in many categories, from the fulfilling academic experiences alumni had to campus offerings and cost.


Snaphots

  • Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, with MDC President Padrón

    Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, with MDC President Padrón.

  • Melody C. Barnes, senior advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama and director of the Domestic Policy Council, visits with Dr. Padrón.

    Melody C. Barnes, senior advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama and director of the Domestic Policy Council, visits with Dr. Padrón.

  • Bob Schieffer, chief Washington correspondent for CBS News and moderator of Face the Nation, with Dr. Padrón

    Bob Schieffer, chief Washington correspondent for CBS News and moderator of Face the Nation, with Dr. Padrón.

  • MDC President Padrón meets with Rigoberta Menchú, 1992 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. MDC President Padrón meets with Rigoberta Menchú, 1992 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
  • Dr. Padrón meets with Colombia's newly elected President Juan Manuel Santos in Coral Gables.

    Dr. Padrón meets with Colombia's newly elected President Juan Manuel Santos in Coral Gables.

FEATURES

Detail of The Chronicle's cover

MDC ranked great place to work once again

Dedication to a quality work environment, diversity and career development made MDC one of the nation’s best colleges to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Fulbright students on a boat tour of Biscayne Bay

MDC is Fulbright's U.S. port of entry

From Argentina to Turkmenistan and Germany to Oman, more than 150 international graduate students recently convened at MDC's Wolfson Campus for their Fulbright Gateway Orientation.

Dr. Padrón, María Teresa Marshall Infante and Paul Simons

Leading the way in Chile's recovery

MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón recently led a delegation of university presidents to Chile to assess damage from this year's earthquake and to offer a plan for rebuilding Chile's higher education system.

Students studying English

Shaping how the world learns English

Cambridge University Press is teaming up with MDC for its English Profile program aimed at ESL (English as a Second Language) students.

Boy reads at Book Fair

Book Fair to outshine itself, once again

The 27th Miami Book Fair International at MDC’s Wolfson Campus adds a bicentennial celebration of Mexico's independence to its star-studded lineup of authors and events.


DEPARTMENTS

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