Volume 47, Number 14 - March 15, 2010


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Artistic donations to enhance campus

Uruguayan sculptor Alfredo Halegua is donating 95 mid-size sculptures and drawing valued at more than $2 million to Miami Dade College.


Caribbean history course will be an option for students

Beginning next fall, the North Campus’ social science department will offer a new course called history of the Caribbean.


Faculty is slowed by computer performance

Several faculty members say outdated computers in the classroom are hindering their ability to present material, infringing on their class time.


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Funding cut, Model UN fundraises

When MDC’s North Campus’ delegation travels to New York City on March 28, the campus will be represented by 11 students—less than half of last year’s total.


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Keeping the ball rolling on recycling

The North Campus is putting a new spin on recycling by attempting to create a massive plastic-filled ball this month.


New six-week program offers certification as physical trainer

The School of Community Education at the North Campus is offering a new fitness certificate program that allows students to become trainers in six weeks.


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Pell Grant changes to affect students

Changes to the Federal Pell Grant program will limit students’ eligibility to 18 full-time semesters.




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