February 2014, Volume 18, Number 1

MDC News Bytes

Students at computers

Developing Brighter Futures

MDC is chosen as one of only a dozen institutions in the country as part of the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project.


Homeless Awareness Day at MDC

Helping the Homeless

MDC students come out in droves on Homeless Awareness Day to shed light on this important community issue.


A relief concert at Kendall Campus

Support for Disaster Victims

MDC pledged its support to Philippines’ typhoon victims with a community disaster relief concert and fundraising drive.


Mortarboard, diploma and computer mouse

Driving Student Success

MDC’s new online orientation program is quickly showing positive results, according to a new survey.


Man touching map

Nurturing the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

MDC hosts a regional summit on the role of colleges in fostering entrepreneurship.


Rodolfo Cruz and Frankie Coletto

Global Conversation

MDC joins world events to celebrate and inspire entrepreneurs.


Dr. Rolando Montoya and Maha K. Taibah

Model of Workforce Innovations

Members of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Labor visit MDC for insights into innovations in workforce education.


Dr. Rolando Montoya

Fed Board Taps Montoya

MDC Provost Dr. Rolando Montoya is appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Miami branch.


WeXchange Conference at MDC

Latina Entrepreneurs Converge

WeXchange Conference brings together women business owners from Latin America and the Caribbean.


Student writing essay

Student Wins Essay Contest

National competition brings positive attention to MDC’s suicide prevention program.


Homestead Campus President Dr. Jeanne Jacobs and actress Sheryl Lee Ralph

Around Campus

MDC campuses recently hosted a wide range of exciting events and activities.



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