February 2012, Volume 16, Number 1


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Making All the Right Connections

MDC is one of only nine colleges in the nation to participate in a pilot program to help students stay in school and graduate.

Newspaper staff

Student Newspaper Ranks Top in State

MDC’s newspaper is named the top community college newspaper in the state while its staff garnered multiple first-place awards.


Lending a Hand Halfway Around the World

MDC students and faculty organize a fundraiser to create a safehouse for women in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Dr. José Vicente

White House Commends Educational Leadership at MDC

North Campus President Dr. José A. Vicente was recognized as a “Champion of Change” for his role as an education leader.

Elementary school children

Planting Seeds of Sustainability

Teaming with Tucker Elementary, MDC’s Earth Ethics Institute teaches kids entrepreneurial lessons while they have fun developing an organic garden.

Volleyball team

Lady Sharks Are Victorious

MDC’s volleyball team takes home district and state championships.

Imanol López

MDC Students Double as International Sports Stars

Professional jai alai players balance careers with their college studies.

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.

Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney

MDC at Center of Presidential Race

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

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