April 2012, Volume 16, Number 2

Making Their Mark

Robert Chisholm

Architects Built Foundations of Success at MDC

MDC has laid the groundwork of thriving careers for numerous award-winning architects.


Armando J. Olivera

Powerful Leader Joins MDC Board

MDC’s District Board of Trustees welcomes Armando J. Olivera, president and CEO of Florida Power & Light Co., as its newest member.


Marili Cancio

MDC Trustee Devotes Time to Mentoring

Marili Cancio provides support and encouragement to Miami Dade College students in the Single Stop Mentoring Program.


Dr. Lenora Yates

Nursing Faculty Lead the Profession

Four faculty members and associates are leading top professional associations in their field.


Dr. Marlene Morales

Professor Molds National Education Policy

As a member of the AFT-CIO Teacher Preparation Task Force, Dr. Marlene Morales is helping to shape future generations of teachers at the national level.


Ian Sequeira and Carlos Sosa

Alumni Seize on Infinite Opportunities

A group of math whizzes share the passion and expertise they gained at MDC with high school students in Chicago.


Monique Madan

Students Nab Spot at Prestigious Journalism Institute

Their experiences at MDC’s student newspaper help them excel in the rigorous program.


Rummesa Abrar

A Global Citizen in the Making

MDC gives Honors student Rummesa Abrar the tools to help achieve her goal of empowering women in her native Pakistan.


Miambiance Earns Top Collegiate Honors

Kendall Campus student literary magazine wins Silver Crown Award.


Deborah López

All in a Day’s Work

Pre-med student Deborah López wastes not a moment to help others.


Nikole Cabrera

Constructing a Path to Success

An architecture student aspires to build bright futures for the underprivileged.


Armando Olivera and President Padrón

Commitment to Community Honored

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce recently honored Miami Dade College President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón with its esteemed Sand In My Shoes Award.



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