June 2014, Volume 18, Number 2

Making Their Mark

Youth drawing

A Critical Role for the Arts

MDC student Bianca Rodríguez has founded a nonprofit that helps middle school students voice their ideas on complex social issues.


Alex Fernández

Destined for Greatness

MDC baseball giants were inducted to the College Baseball Hall of Fame as the Sharks won a state title.


Yaacov Moshe

Set to Excel in China

MDC student and polyglot Yaacov Moshe heads to China for a year thanks to a prestigious scholarship from MDC’s Confucius Institute.


Alberto Silva

Leading the Way to Harvard

Standout student Alberto Silva has been selected to attend the 14th annual Public Policy and Leadership Conference at Harvard University.


Alexandra Villoch

MDC Gave Miami Herald Publisher Tools to Excel

MDC alumna Alexandra Villoch recently broke ground as the first female publisher of The Miami Herald.


Daniel Alfonso

Success Beyond His Dreams

Miami City Manager and MDC alumnus Daniel J. Alfonso is grateful for the strong foundation he received at MDC.


Nilo Cruz

Cruz Wins Greenfield Award

Noted playwright and MDC alumnus Nilo Cruz won the prestigious 2014 Greenfield Prize.


Guillermo and Manny García-Tuñon

Alumni Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Miami Dade College welcomes another impressive group of alumni at its 12th annual Hall of Fame gala.



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