June 2013, Volume 17, Number 2


MDC recruiter

A National Model of Efficiency

A noted business magazine honors MDC video innovations and positive impacts of MDC’s student-run TV station.

Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez with the Presidential Medal

Speaking Freely

Renowned Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez makes a historic visit to MDC.


MDC Lifts Economy by $3.3 Billion

Studies show that the College has a positive lasting impact on the quality of life in the region.

Damas de Blanco member with Berta Soler, right

Guardians of Liberty

The dissident group Ladies in White receives MDC’s prestigious Presidential Medal for their work in their homeland Cuba.

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Spotlight on MDC

Several national broadcasts highlight MDC programs at the forefront of higher education.

Community Health Fair

Annual Health Fair Doubles its Benefits

MDC health care students fill a critical gap in the region’s services.

Moise Brutus

Free Like the Wind

An inspirational chemistry student and triple amputee sets his sights on the 2016 Paralympics.

Dr. Yossi Sheffi

Speaker Series Draws Industry Leaders

Students glean valuable information and career inspiration from a noted transportation industry expert.

Chess player


MDC cultivates future chess masters at its annual high school tournament.

Dr. Walter Bumphus and Dr. Lenore Rodicio

MDC: Model of Diversity, Icon of Strong Leadership

The College and its esteemed president, Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, receive top honors for their work.

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