February 2016, Volume 20, Number 1


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Nurturing Student Success

MDC is honored by University Business Magazine for its innovative approaches to student success.

Avishag Engelman with children

Making a Difference in Immokalee

Health sciences students care for hundreds of migrant workers during five-day clinics.

Jason Quiroga

Envisioning a Manned Mission to Mars

Honors College student Jason Quiroga’s talents attract the attention of NASA.

Aaron Aguila

Fly Like an Eagle

Inspired by a climate summit led by former Vice President Al Gore, Aaron Aguila is leading the way on environmental causes at MDC.

Startup Challenge contestant

A Winning Idea

MDC’s Startup Challenge nears the finish line as students prep for the final round of competition later this spring.

Shelly Fano

At the Head of the Class

The Hospitality Institute at MDC garners a South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year award.

Artist impression of graduation cap with diploma and cash

A Coke and a Smile

Nine students representing three campuses are named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars.

Gergory Johnson

Social Entrepreneur Builds Skills at MDC

The Idea Center’s unique curriculum and mentoring program propelled student Gregory Johnson to success and a Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year award.

People in costume as Uncle Sam

MDC to Host Presidential Debate

Democratic candidates will square off during a nationally televised debate at Kendall Campus on March 9.

Shanta Lewis

Changemaker Corps Ready to Flip the Numbers

This MDC program works to reverse grim statistics for students aging out of foster care.

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