September 2011, Volume 15, Number 4


MCI's edible organic garden is a green oasis in downtown Miami

Green Oasis Rises in Miami

Downtown Miami’s concrete jungle just got greener, thanks to Miami Culinary Institute’s tasty new addition to the urban landscape: a state-of-the-art edible organic garden.


  • Wheaton College President Dr. Ronald A. Crutcher and MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón

    Wheaton College President Dr. Ronald A. Crutcher and MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón sign an articulation agreement between the colleges during a recent ceremony.

  • Dr. Padrón, Governor Scott

    MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón and Governor Rick Scott during a recent visit to Miami.

  • Dr. Padrón on the cover of 'Poder Hispanic' magazine

    MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrónʼs talent for turning adversity into success earned him a cover story in Poder Hispanic magazine.

  • Dr. Padrón on the cover of 'Diverse' magazine.

    Diverse Issues in Higher Education declares MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón the “Man of the Moment.”

  • Dr. Padrón and President Obama on the cover of 'The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education' magazine.

    President Barack Obama and Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón appear on the cover of The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education.


MDC among best places to work

MDC: Best Place to Work, Again!

For the third year in a row, MDC has been named one of the nation’s best colleges to work for.

President's Honor Roll for Higher Education Community Service logo

MDC Makes President’s Honor Roll for Fifth Year

The national award recognizes Miami Dade College's commitment to community service.

MDC's Moving Image Archive

Moving Image Archives Move Into 21st Century

With the Wolfson family's support, preservation of historic footage is on the fast track.

Former President of Colombia Dr. Álvaro Uribe Vélez

Former Colombian Leader Receives MDC’s Highest Honor

Dr. Álvaro Uribe is the latest world-renowned recipient of the Presidential Medal.


Cultural Spotlight Alumni News Making Their Mark

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