April 2012, Volume 16, Number 2


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Bachelor’s Programs Open Doors to Success

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

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter

Global Leaders Broaden Educational Experience

Miami Dade College welcomed a host of distinguished speakers and visitors this semester, broadening perspectives for students and the community.

José Hernández and Jessenia Guerra

305 Rise Answers the Call for Excellence

A group of alumni are helping to guarantee the success of MDC’s American Dream scholars.

Dr. Armando Ferrer and Dr. Amy Pettigrew

MDC at Forefront of Electronic Health Records

The annual Electronic Health Records Symposium highlights the College’s growing contributions in making health care more accessible and efficient.

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Forums Shine Spotlight on Civil Rights

Three of the College’s campuses hosted events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while raising awareness about fair housing discrimination.

Student performing eye exam

MDC Serving Community Health Needs

Thousands received access to free health screenings and services at the annual Community Health Fair.

Frank Martin Verdejo-Chica

NWSA Helps Student Overcome Disease

New World School of the Arts is helping one opera student win the fight of his life.

Student working on robot

MDC Hosts Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Students from local public schools had a chance to showcase their skills and learn about careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Tabitha Baca

Caring for the World

MDC students are providing vital medical care to impoverished communities around the globe.

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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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