April 2016, Volume 20, Number 2


Group of adult students

A Portfolio of Knowledge

Advances in MDC’s Prior Learning Assessment program give college credit for job experience.

Yuniesky Santiesteban, Kiara Howard, Jamar Raymond, Diana Sánchez and Lorraine Boucicaut

One Campus, Excellence in 20+ Fields

Medical Campus prepares students for top jobs in in-demand fields.

Sheryl Hartman and Melisa Ríos

Virtual Class Wins National Award

An MDC class is named Outstanding Fully Online Course at the eLearning Conference of the Instructional Technology Council.

Code Art Miami

Unlocking Technology’s Doors

Code Art Miami invites young women into the booming tech sector.

Man walking through metal detector at airport.

Serving the Nation’s Security Needs

Expanding its training for the Transportation Security Administration, MDC now offers the state’s only virtual TSA program.

Dr. Carlos Fernández

Stopping Zika in Its Tracks

Honors College students working with Professor Carlos Fernández reach out to help the community.

A model twirls in a uniquely tailored dress.

Turning Heads

Starting this fall, MDC will offer an Associate in Science in Fashion Design & Merchandising.

An artist’s rendering of a silhouette scanning data.

New Degrees Zero in on Big Data

This fall, MDC will start offering a one-of-a-kind bachelor’s degree in Data Science and Analytics, along with other shorter-term degrees in the field.

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