Volume 2, Number 10 - February 06, 2012

Find us on Facebook

About the Reporter

Shannen Mirarchi

Our Sponsors

Briefing Briefing

Service-Learning Offered With ASPIRA

By Shannen Mirarchi

Miami Dade College students may sign up for a service-learning project with ASPIRA, a national organization dedicated to developing and expanding leadership goals.

The organziation owns a Florida charter school, Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School, located near MDC’s Wolfson Campus.

ASPIRA is a mentoring program that requires volunteers at a higher educational level with a passion to help and inspire others. MDC students, mentor the students in the EMH Charter School with the idea to counsel and teach them the process of continuing their education after high school. 

“This program has grown from roughly 10 students to nearly 80, from just a handful of MDC mentors to nearly 50 over the last 6 years,” said assistant principal for ASPIRA Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School, Garrick S. Keidan.

For more information, contact:
Garrick S. Keidan
Assistant Principal of ASPIRA Eugenio Maria de Hostos
(305) 576.1512

More Briefing Articles

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.