Volume 4, Number 4 - October 29, 2013

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$2,500 Offers.com Savvy Saver Scholarship

Offers.com is offering a $2,500 scholarship for college students.


Award-Winning Author,Donna Tartt, To Speak At Wolfson Campus

As a prelude to Miami Book Fair International’s 30th anniversary WH Smith Literary Award winning author, Donna Tartt, will be talking about her latest book “The Goldfinch” on Nov. 6 at Wolfson Campus, 300 N.E. Second Ave.


Free 511 Hotline Offers Commuters Traffic Updates

Commuters have the opportunity to use 511 Traveler Information System to receive updated traffic reports before heading to class.


Get2MDC.com Promotes Green Ways Of Commuting

The website, www.get2MDC.com, promotes green ways of commuting by transit, carpooling, biking or walking to school for rewards and prizes.


InterAmerican Campus Receives League for Innovation Award For Learning And Teaching

Miami Dade College InterAmerican Campus has been awarded the Innovation of the Year Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College, in the category of learning and teaching.


Marta Magellan Awarded The 2013 Distinguished Adviser Award By The College Media Association

Marta Magellan, the adviser to Miambiance, the literary magazine at Kendall Campus, was awarded the 2013 Distinguished Adviser Award for four-year colleges in the magazine category by the College Media Association.


MDC’s Museum of Art + Design to host Elaborate Webs/Striking Exploits

A new exhibit, entitled Elaborate Webs/Striking Exploits, will run from September 13 through November 17 at Miami Dade College's Museum of Art + Design located at the Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd.


Miami Culinary Institute’s Norman Van Aken Named to James Beard Foundation’s National Advisory Board

Chef Norman Van Aken, the director of restaurants at Miami Dade College’s Miami Culinary Institute, has been named as a member of The James Beard Foundation’s National Advisory Board.


Miami Dade College Ranks among Country’s Most Military-Friendly Schools

Miami Dade College was chosen as a “2014 Military-Friendly School” by Victory Media, Inc., a military focused media company, ranking in the top 15 % out of 12,000 schools nationwide.


Spain’s Former Minister of Defense to Serve as Professor in Residence at Wolfson Campus

Carme Chacón Piqueras, Spain’s former Minister Of Defense, will serve as a professor in residence at Miami Dade College during the 2013-14 school year.


The Institute for Civic Engagement & Democracy Offering Recycling Services

The Institute for Civic Engagement & Democracy is recycling printer cartridges and small electronic devices throughout the 2013-14 school year.


Wolfson Campus Clubs Will Hold United Way Fundraiser

The InterClub Council will host the Fall Festival United Way Closing Event at Wolfson Campus, 300 N.E. Second Ave., on Oct. 30 in the Student Life patio.

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