February 2012, Volume 16, Number 1


Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich

MDC at Center of Presidential Race

Republican candidates refine their platforms during a forum held at Miami Dade College.


  • Tom Brokaw and President Padrón NBC’s Tom Brokaw and President Padrón during a recent visit to Miami Dade College.
  • President Padrón and Robert Redford  President Padrón and Robert Redford
  • President Padrón with Meira Kumar President Padrón with India’s Speaker of Parliament Meira Kumar at Miami Dade College.
  • Ambassador François Delattre and President Padrón French Ambassador to the U.S. François Delattre and President Padrón at MDC.
  • President Padrón with Tony Miller and John King President Padrón with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller and CNN journalist John King.


Diane Keaton in Darling Companion

Film Festival Brings Stars to Miami’s Silver Screens

World, international and North American premieres dominate the 29th season of the Miami International Film Festival.

Melinda and Bill Gates

Bill and Melinda Gates Visit MDC

MDC is one of four community colleges to receive a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to increase graduation rates.

Restaurant patrons seated

Tuyo’s Popularity Bolsters Culinary Program

MDC’s new gourmet restaurant is providing an innovative source of funding for programs and scholarships at the College’s Miami Culinary Institute.

Students and teacher in computer lab

MDC Makes Strides Toward Maximum Efficiency

Despite significant and repeated cuts in state funding, Miami Dade College finds ways to maximize resources and support services for its vast student body.


Cultural Spotlight Alumni News Academics Around Campus Powerful Partnerships

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