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District Board of Trustees
Helen Aguirre Ferré, Chair
Peter W. Roulhac, Vice Chair
Armando J. Bucelo Jr.
Marielena A. Villamil
Mikki Canton
Benjamín León III
Robert H. Fernández

College President
Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón

Director of Communications
Juan C. Mendieta

Director of Marketing and Publications
Irene Giménez Muñoz

Editorial Director
Gariot P. Louima

Art Director
Ricardo Delgado

Contributing Writers
Sue Arrowsmith, Barbara Bickel, Tarnell Carroll
Katherine Joss, Pilar Ulibarri de Rivera

Graphic Designers
Carmen Bosch, Grizelle Paz Harrison, Yeny Solano

Contributing Photographers
Scherley Busch, Bob Eighmie, Giovanni Laudicina,
Carlos Llano, Phil Roche, Lam Vuong

Production Coordinator
Susan Smitherman


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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.
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disability, veteran’s status, ethnicity, pregnancy, sexual orientation or genetic information. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the
Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577.