April 2015, Volume 19, Number 2

Making Their Mark

John Coolidge and Orlando Rodríguez

Masters at Proving Their Point

The Kendall Campus Debate Team recently pulled in multiple awards at a state championship.


Marco Barrios and Victoria Roland

Songs That Inspire

MDC singers captured top prizes at the South Florida National Association of Teachers of Singing 2015 Student Auditions.


David Díaz

Thankful Twice Over for Choosing MDC

MDC nursing alumnus David Díaz now manages two urgent-care centers.


Rafael Piloto Careaga

The Quick Road to Success

In just seven years in the U.S., Rafael Piloto Careaga mastered a new language, earned two degrees and built a career thanks to MDC.


Elsio Suengas

Banker’s Diligence in College Studies Paid Off

MDC alumnus Elsio Suengas worked hard at MDC to later embark on a stellar career.


Mildred Avila

It All Added Up

MDC alumna Mildred Avila is now excelling as a financial controller.


Raúl Loredo

One Professor Changed the Course of His Life

Alumnus and attorney Raúl Loredo credits experience at MDC for his successful journey.


Michelle Saavedra

The Perfect Balance of Key Ingredients

Talent, an intense work ethic and top training from MDC’s Miami Culinary Institute have led to success for Michelle Saavedra.


Maria Orantes

Scholarship Polished a Diamond in the Rough

María Orantes’ career is taking off in South Beach thanks to the skills she developed at MDC’s Miami Culinary Institute.


Alex de Armas

She Landed Her Dream Job

MDC alumna Alex De Armas credits MDC for giving her a great foundation in journalism.


Tomás Regalado and Juan Mari Arzak

Chef Juan Mari Arzak Honored at MDC

The master of New Basque Cuisine recently was awarded MDC’s Presidential Medal.



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