Making Their Mark
Beating teams from master’s programs throughout Florida, MDC’s physician assistant students capture the Brain Bowl crown for the fourth year in a row.
MDC professor Ricardo Pau-Llosa shares his knowledge of Latin American Modernism and his personal art collection with the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame.
MDC students went to Washington, D.C., recently to share their research with the National Science Foundation as part of the Biotechnology Research Learning Collaboration.
Inspired by her MDC Honors College professors, Diane Melville went on to found her own company and pursue a business degree at Babson College.
For the second year in a row and fourth time in the decade, the Carnegie Foundation chose an MDC educator as Florida Professor of the Year, honoring Elizabeth Nicoli-Suco.
All five of MDC’s student literary magazines earned top honors in a major collegiate competition sponsored by the Florida Community College Press Association.
MDC nursing professor Constance Miller, who says she lives by a “mandate to serve,” received the 2010 Florida Campus Compact’s Community Engagement Educator Award.
Working as an analyst for Facebook’s Latin American team after finishing her degree at Stanford, Susana Montes credits MDC’s Honors College for giving her skills she needed to excel.
Thanks to a gentle push from her MDC professor, paralegal studies student Jessica Giraldo won a scholarship from the National Federation of Paralegal Associations.
MDC’s Honors College gave Alex Almanza the leadership skills he needed to help offer others golden opportunities in his job recruiting hundreds of UM employees each year.
Delighting students in the classroom and fans at MDC’s Miami Book Fair International, MDC philosophy professor Dr. Alfredo Pérez-Triff inspires with his eccentric style of teaching.
For the third year in a row, MDC has earned a prestigious Best Practice Award, this time for the College’s innovative Project V-Coach Summer STEM Academy.
Dr. Leonore P. Rodicio, dean of Academic Affairs at MDC’s Kendall Campus, was recently named president-elect of the Association for General and Liberal Studies.
Miami Dade College’s three award-winning newspapers recently merged to create The Reporter, the largest community college newspaper in Florida.