Volume 47, Number 10 - January 19, 2010

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Celebrating 50 years of Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College celebrates 50 years of history.

Flags risen in celebration

Students may notice something different around campus this semester; flags flying on every pole representing various countries.

Haiti, how you can help

Haiti is dealing with the aftermath of an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 that struck 10 miles southwest of port-au-Prince at 4:53 p.m. on Tuesday; it’s worst earthquake in more than 200 years.

Initiative to record Hispanics' stories

StoryCorps, a project aimed at chronicling the stories of Americans nationwide, arrived at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus, on Jan. 7.

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New opportunities for sign language majors

To create more opportunities for deaf education, Paula Sargent, a sign language interpretation professor, forged an articulation agreement between Miami Dade College and Siena Heights University in Michigan.

TV Star will speak on campus

Lt. Joseph Schillaci of A&E’s reality TV series, The First 48, will speak about anti-bullying and nonviolence at the North Campus, on Jan. 21, at 11:15 a.m. in Room 2158.

Walking for a dream

Four, current or former, MDC students are participating in a four-month walk from Miami to Washington D.C. protesting what they believe is the Obama administration’s non-action on issues concerning legislation granting legal status to undocumented immigrants.

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You drop, you pay

Not even academically excelling scholars are saved from the recession’s impact. Effective since the start of the 2009-2010 school year, the Bright Futures scholarship is making its recipients pay for classes they drop.

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
ethnicity, pregnancy, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.
Contact the Office of Director, Equal Opportunity Programs, ADA and Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for assistance.