February 2014, Volume 18, Number 1

Making Their Mark

Belkys Nerey

Making Headlines of Their Own

Outstanding journalists got their start at MDC.


MDC journalists

The ‘Write’ Stuff

MDC’s student newspaper continues its award-winning streak.


Students with Professor Marta Magellan

Trusted Advisor

Professor Marta Magellan receives a national honor for her role in Kendall Campus’ student literary magazine.


Café Cultura magazine

Student Literary Magazines Shine

Campus publications take top honors at state and national competitions.


Andrew González

Give Him a Hoot

Student Andrew González’s cookie delivery business jumps to the call of hungry night owls.


Rodney Castillo and Dr. Sharon Lassar

Indebted to MDC

Accounting wiz Rodney Castillo earns a scholarship to the University of Denver thanks to the opportunities available at MDC.


MDC programming team

Catching IBM’s Eye

MDC programming students beat teams from around the state at a competition that attracts the attention of top tech companies.


Alumnus Gabriel Decaran-Voigt

The Perfect Alliance

Graduate Gabriel Decaran-Voigt’s path to lifelong success began at MDC.


Alumnus Mel Tenen

A Golden Beginning

Alum Mel Tenen lucked out in his first class on Wolfson Campus’ opening day more than 40 years ago.


José Gómez

Packin’ a Powerful Punch

Talented walk-on player José Gómez advances to become a team leader in a just one year.


Sandra Castillo and Darius Perkins

The Comeback Kid

Classroom coaching helped star basketball player Darius Perkins land a scholarship to Utah State.



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