June 2016, Volume 20, Number 3


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry with Honors College students

Secretary of State Lauds Honors College Students

U.S. Sec. of State John Kerry recently offered a keynote address to students in The Honors College at MDC.

Dyer building’s outside facade

A Just Use for a Noble Structure

MDC is bringing the treasured landmark Dyer Building back to life, using the former courthouse for its Law Center, Miami Fashion Institute and architecture programs.

Luis Alberto LaCalle and Alvaro Uribe

World Leaders Promote Democracy

International dignitaries met at MDC for the Summit on the Americas and the Cuba Decide press conference.

Diversity Abroad logo

An EDIE for Steady Achievement

MDC’s study abroad programs received an acclaimed award for diversity and inclusion.

Yessica Maltes

A Full Ride to Continuing College Success

MDC breaks its own record for the number of students receiving Jack Kent Cooke Scholarships.

Professor José R. Vázquez

A Golden Opportunity

A North Campus architecture professor is chosen for an esteemed international program in Rome.

Dr. Meryl Shriver-Rice

Back to the Future

MDC Professor Dr. Meryl Shriver-Rice’s fellowship in Rome sheds light on ancient and modern society.

NWSA students performing in The National Water Dance

A Moving Tribute to Nature

The National Water Dance flows from New World School of the Arts to embrace talent across the U.S.

High school jazz band

NWSA Jazzed Up About Ellington Win

Students at New World School of the Arts recently won the national Essentially Ellington competition.

Noe Miniel

A Bridge to Harvard

MDC’s CS50x program leads MDC student Noe Miniel to an internship at Harvard.

The late Muhammad Ali at MDC in 1986

Around Campus

This spring MDC’s eight campuses buzzed with a wide variety of lectures, events and activities.

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