April 2012, Volume 16, Number 2


Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama

MDC Commencement Attracts Top Speakers

A buzz of excitement is in the air at Miami Dade College as its biggest celebration for the year draws near.


  • Molly Corbett Broad, Joseph Aoun and President Padrón MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón hands the chairman's gavel to Joseph Aoun, president of Northeastern University at the ACE annual meeting in Los Angeles. Joining them is ACE President Molly Corbett Broad.
  • José María Aznar and President Padrón Former Spanish Prime Minister José María Aznar with President Padrón during a recent visit to MDC.
  • President Padrón and Mikhail Baryshnikov President Padrón and Mikhail Baryshnikov.
  • João Vale de Almeida and President Padrón European Union Ambassador João Vale de Almeida and President Padrón during a recent visit to the College.
  • Kevin Kline and President Padrón Actor Kevin Kline and President Padrón at MDC's Miami International Film Festival.


Kevin Kline

Thousands Converge at MDC for Film Festival

Throngs of people enjoyed the acclaimed Miami International Film Festival for a 10-day celebration of spectacular films and memorable performances on the city’s silver screens.

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Hall of Fame Welcomes Exceptional Alumni

Miami Dade College inducts another stellar group of accomplished alumni at its 10th annual Hall of Fame gala.

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Collegewide Initiative on Student Completion in Full Gear

The MDC3 Student Success and Completion Initiative has involved the entire College community in an effort to significantly impact graduation rates.

Graduation cap on stack of dollars

Bachelor’s Programs Open Doors to Success

MDC’s affordable degrees are leading the pack, yielding higher earnings and job placement rates.


Cultural Spotlight Powerful Partnerships Making Their Mark Academics

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