February 2011, Volume 15, Number 1


Catherine Deneuve

International Film Festival a Feast for Movie Lovers

Offering more than 100 films from 40 countries, the 28th edition of the Miami International Film Festival, presented by Miami Dade College, will paint the town red.


  • Dr. Padrón with Dolphins Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee recently presented President Eduardo J. Padrón with a commemorative jersey marking the College's 50th anniversary.
  • Former U.S. President George W. Bush and Dr. Padrón Former U.S. President George W. Bush with President Padrón during the presentation at MDC of his bestseller,  “Decision Points.”
  • María Elena Salinas and Dr. Padrón Univision News anchor María Elena Salinas and Dr. Padrón at fashion designer Roberto Cavalli’s fundraiser.
  • U.S. President Barack Obama and Dr. Padrón U.S. President Barack Obama and Dr. Padrón at the White House.
  • Dr. Padrón and Gov. Rick Scott Dr. Padrón and Florida Gov. Rick Scott at MDC's Tower Theater.


MDC Gala

MDC’s Golden Gala Raises Record $5 Million

More than 1,000 luminaries took part in MDC’s 50th anniversary, which benefited the American Dream Scholarship Fund.

smART exhibition

smART Exhibition Delights Art Lovers, Helps Students

MDC builds scholarship funds while increasing understanding of contemporary Latin American art.

Madeleine Albright

Albright Shares Power of Her Pins

The former U.S. Secretary of State used jewelry to convey powerful ideas. See her collection at MDC's Freedom Tower.

The Honors College students

Honors College Students Keep Raising Bar

Students continue to post high marks as the prestigious program's entrance standards get tougher.


Cultural Spotlight Alumni News Academics Making Their Mark Power Players

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