November 2012, Volume 16, Number 5

Making Their Mark

Lin Arison

Where the Story Begins

Many award-winning writers’ literary journeys started at MDC.


Angie Flores

Shaping the National Agenda

MDC brings education to the forefront of political discourse throughout the country.


Paige McPherson kissing her medal

Capturing an Olympic Medal Between Classes

A taekwondo master displays fierce devotion to both her studies at MDC and her sport.


Rolanda Roxana Schand

Meaning the World to Those She Serves

MDC student Rolanda Roxana Schand earns a coveted post on the National Council of Young Leaders.


Dr. Lauren Gach

Celebrating Transformative Teaching

Eight MDC professors receive Endowed Teaching Chairs.


Julieth Ochoa-Canizares

At the Top of Her League

MDC Honors College student Julieth Ochoa-Canizares earns a coveted Phi Theta Kappa Hites Transfer Scholarship.


Luis Alberto Sánchez

Capitalizing on a Great MDC Education

MDC Honors College student Luis Alberto Sánchez excels at George Washington University.


Bianca Sirgany-Castro with Jordin Sparks

Sparkling Alongside an American Idol

MDC music business major Bianca Sirgany-Castro is living her dreams after winning the Sparkle Singing Challenge.



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