April 2012, Volume 16, Number 2

Powerful Partnerships

Rick Beasley, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis

National Leaders Praise MDC’s Job Creation

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis recently visited the College to discuss an exciting new MDC workforce initiative.


Mildred Pallas Levenson

Gift Benefits Medical Campus, NWSA

A substantial donation from a longtime College supporter helped fund a new dental clinic suite and will fund student scholarships for years to come.


EU Ambassador João Vale de Almeida

A Visit From Across the Pond

EU Ambassador João Vale de Almeida answered pressing questions from MDC students during an official visit.


Students smiling

Continuing Education Meets Workforce Needs

A grant from the Florida Department of Education is funding a new initiative between the College and Miami Dade County Public Schools to help students become valuable members of the workforce.


Marty Steinberg and Helen Aguirre Ferré

Donation Supports Special Needs

The funds will bolster a new training program that helps prepare teachers to work with children with autism and other neurobiological disorders.


Curaçao officials

Curaçao Seeks MDC’s Expertise

The College recently trained the island’s top security officials in a master class in public safety leadership.


Students talking

Opening Lines of Communication Across the Straits

A national campus tour connecting youth in the U.S. and Cuba kicked off at MDC.


Burt Harrison and Carmen Bishopric

NWSA Gets Lasting Legacy of Support

Donors to New World School of the Arts founded an enduring gift-giving initiative to ensure the acclaimed school will be developing students’ artistic abilities for decades to come.



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