Eight Miami Dade College professors have been selected as the 2011 Endowed Teaching Chairs. Professors selected for the award are chosen for demonstrating excellence in teaching and receive a $7,500 annual stipend for three years.
Urbana, the literary magazine at Miami Dade College’s InterAmerican Campus, is implementing changes that allow music submissions from student musicians.
The Hispanic College Quiz an organization that encourages students of Hispanic descent to embrace their cultural background, is offering a scholarship opportunity to Miami Dade College students.
The Honors College at Miami Dade College will enter the 2011-12 academic school year with new directors at the Kendall and InterAmerican Campuses.
Miami Dade College is now offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. The State Board of Education unanimously made the decision to approve the degree.
Miami Dade College’s Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Boulevard, will showcase Cuban art from the Cintas Fellows Collection.
Miami Dade College’s Homestead Campus is offering an accelerated degree program in which students seeking an Associates in Arts degree in business can earn their degree in one year.
World-renowned chef and New World cuisine founder, Norman Van Aken, has been appointed Executive Chef for the retail food operations at The Miami Culinary Institute located at the Wolfson Campus.
The New Student Center at Miami Dade College’s North Campus has moved to a new temporary location in Room 1271. The original location is being remodeled.
North Campus’ Student Life department is hosting Club Rush on Wednesday, Sept. 7 in the 4000 building breezeway.
Miami Dade College’s North Campus will host Shark Pride Day, a welcome back event for fall semester, on Wednesday Aug. 24 between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., then again between 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Miami Dade College English professor Geoffrey Philp has published his first children’s book, Marcus and The Amazons. The e-book was quick to catch the attention of the public, becoming an amazon.com “Hot New Release.”
Maila Zitelli joined Miami Dade College on July 5 as the new Chairwoman for the Department of English and Communication at Wolfson Campus.
In an effort to keep faculty, staff and students in good shape, Wolfson Campus’ Wellness Center will continue to offer its walking program during the fall 2011 semester.
Wolfson Campus’ Student Life department and Student Allocation and Programming Board will host a Fall Welcome Back event on Aug. 24 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Wolfson Campus student life patio.