November 2011, Volume 15, Number 5


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Grants Pave Road to Excellence

MDC’s exceptional ability to earn grants enables the College to continue helping students achieve success.

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Making 3,000 Dreams Come True

The continuation of MDC's American Dream Scholarship program has enabled 3,000 more students to attend the College.

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MDC High Schools Set U.S. Bar Higher

Outstanding academic achievements at MDC's New World School of the Arts (NWSA) and the School for Advanced Studies (SAS) attract national interest.

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MDC Clinics Meet Local Health Needs

Affordable vision and dental services provided by MDC to students and the community help thousands of people each year.

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Students Ace Boards

Every student in MDC’s most recent physician assistant class passed the national board exam, with one earning a perfect score.

Honors College students

Poised to Excel

The incoming class at The Honors College at MDC is full of high achievers from diverse backgrounds.

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Perfecting Their Pitches

Students and business owners learned how to quickly present winning business ideas at the 2011 Launch Pad Elevator Pitch Contest.

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A Bachelor’s With a Bonus

Students of MDC’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management turned their Capstone projects into real businesses.

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Nursing Programs Gets Maximum Accreditation

The National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission gave MDC’s Nursing baccalaureate program maximum accreditation.

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MDC Helps Girls Break Glass Ceilings

Thanks to grant funds and a strong collaboration, MDC empowers girls to enter the male-dominated fields of math and science.

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Medical Programs Lead to Hot Jobs

Miami Dade College offers a fast track to the hottest jobs in health care with five highly affordable, one-year certificate programs.

Professor Miriam Del Campo

Professor Honored for Service-Learning Effort

Biology Professor Miriam Del Campo was awarded the 2011 Florida Campus Compact (FCC) Service-Learning Faculty Award.

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MDC’s Virtual College is a Role Model for Others

Enrollment has doubled at MDC’s Virtual College, thanks in large part to innovative executive director Ruth Ann Balla.

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Lights, Cameras, Careers!

The bachelor’s and seven associate degree programs at MDC’s School of Entertainment & Design Technology prepare students for high-paying careers.

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MDC Produces Revolutionary Tech Advances

MDC’s School of Engineering and Technology is the home of brilliant student research with life-changing implications.

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