February 2016, Volume 20, Number 1

Powerful Partnerships

Student with outreached arms

Ensuring the Next Generation Excels

MDC teamed with the McKinsey Social Initiative to close the skills gap and improve the employment prospects of students ages 18-29.


Miami-Dade Mayor

Awestruck with Amazon

The School of Engineering + Technology hosted AWSome Day to provide free training to educators, students and industry professionals on Amazon Web Services.


iDebate team from Rwanda

Speaking Up for a Better World

A debate team from Rwanda honed their skills while working with the MDC Forensics Society at Kendall Campus.


Newton M. Campos

A World View on Entrepreneurship

The Idea Center partnered with the IE School of Business to present a master class on successful startups.


Hackathon students

Showing They Can Hack It

Students use Harvard guidance to build computer programming skills at MDC.


Cesar Conde

NBCUniversal Chairman Brings Media Insights to MDC

César Conde’s presentation explored broadcast’s relationship with the Internet.


Walmart logo

A Clear Pathway to Career Advancement

A partnership with the National Immigration Forum seeks to build the language skills of retail workers.


Travis Kalanick co-founder & CEO of Uber.

Fostering an Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Pioneers@MDC speaker series draws on insights from executives at Uber, Google and beyond.


PeaceJam at InterAmerican Campus

A Slam Dunk for Peace

InterAmerican Campus hosts the inaugural PeaceJam Slam Youth Leadership Conference to foster optimism and solutions addressing modern-day issues.


Jason King

Miami Tops Global Charts

A three-day summit at MDC focused on the region’s ability to adapt to environmental changes.


Crane lifting heavy object

Concrete Career Solutions

A U.S. Department of Labor grant is helping fund training for careers in the growing manufactured construction industry.



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