June 2011, Volume 15, Number 3

Making Their Mark

MDC's math team

A Winning Combination

Hard work adds up to success for MDC’s team at the statewide Math Olympics.


Alvio Domínguez

Building on MDC’s Multiplier Effect

Great math professors and exceptional students lead to increasing success at MDC.


Dr. Marie Etienne

Haitian Community Honors MDC Nursing Professor

The Haitian Women of Miami, or Fan Ayisyen Nan Miyami, recently honored MDC professor Dr. Marie Etienne for her outstanding community service in South Florida and Haiti.


Chris Morales

MDC’s Great Baseball Tradition Grows

As MDC alumnus Adrián Morales recently helped the University of South Carolina win the College World Series, his younger brother Chris steps up to the plate on MDC’s team.


Randall Kaufman

Expanding the Curriculum

Through new courses and lectures, MDC broadens student and community understanding of the Holocaust and genocide.


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Business Students Capture Top Honors

MDC students won an astounding 43 awards at the 60th annual Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference held recently in Tampa.


Dr. Thomas W. Meyer

MDC Academic Affairs Dean Joins National Board

Recently elected to the board of the American Conference of Academic Deans, Dr. Thomas W. Meyer aims to raise awareness of the vital role of community colleges.


Sindy Acosta

Three’s the Charm

For their unique academic, leadership and service-learning accomplishments, a trio of MDC students have been named Scholars of the Year by the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers.


Dorothy Avonstondt

Five MDC Professors Receive Excellence Awards

The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) recently honored five MDC professors with its prestigious 2011 Excellence Awards.


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Softball Team Nabs State and District Titles

Finishing last season with their first-ever national championship and 33rd sports title in the history of MDC’s athletic program, the Sharks have won state and district titles this season.


Ashley Wilkes

Star MDC Athlete Ready to Help Kids

Earning a scholarship to Canisium College, MDC’s Ashley Wilkes, recently named the Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Year, plans to study child psychology and help children.


María and Eva Sevilla

Honored to Have Been at Honors College

Two sisters profit from lessons learned and connections made at The Honors College at MDC.



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