June 2016, Volume 20, Number 3

Powerful Partnerships

Otmara “Omi” Diaz-Cooper

Alumni Return to MDC for Career Boost

Years after graduating, entrepreneurs returned to increase their success through MDC’s Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.


Forum participants

Working Toward Justice for All

MDC teamed with local leaders for a series of forums addressing inequality and criminal justice.


video still of Miami Marlins player Giancarlo Stanton

Shifting the Focus to Common Goals

MDC’s School of Justice partnered with Miami Commissioner Frank Carollo for a vital forum.


Matt Drinkwater

Twitter Shares Tricks of the Trade

The MarketHack program at MDC grows in popularity and success.


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Shining a Clearer Light on Credentials

A grant from the Lumina Foundation enables MDC to develop a national model for credentialing.


Ariel Beery

Lessons From the ‘Startup Nation’

A conference offered at The Idea Center at MDC linked the world’s leading entrepreneurial communities.


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Google Analytics Academy to Open at MDC

The new program develops students’ digital marketing skills.


Dexter Lehtinen, Ileana-Ros Lehtinen and Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen

A Message of Acceptance

To encourage tolerance, MDC teamed with SAVE, the region’s top advocate for the LGBTQ community.


Eric Cornish

Creative Minds Convene at Art + Design Conference

Innovation soars during the event hosted by The Idea Center and MDC’s School of Entertainment & Design Technology.


Dr. Helene D. Gayle

McKinsey Social Initiative Fosters Solutions

The strong partnership at The Idea Center at MDC connects youth with jobs.


Veterans Day commemoration

MDC Debuts Student Center to Support Veterans

The new multifaceted center will also provide tutoring to military and veteran students.



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