Volume 4, Number 9 - February 4, 2014

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$30,000 Truman Scholarship For Graduate Studies

The 2014 Truman Scholarship offers applicants the opportunity to join a competitive process to earn a $30,000 reward.


Diario las Americas Seeks MDC Students To Submit Unique Images of Miami

Diario las Americas, one of the country’s oldest newspapers is participating in a project titled sCool Pix, which allows students to submit photos to be featured in the paper.


InterAmerican Students Wins $2,500 Scholarship

The American Foundation for Translation and Interpretation (AFTI) has awarded Patricia Fundora, a Miami Dade College student a $2,500 scholarship.


Kendall Campus To Celebrate Chinese New Year

The Chinese Cultural Foundation will be hosting its 26th anniversary of the Chinese New Year Festival at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus gymnasium, 11011 SW 104th St., on Sunday, Feb. 16, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.


MDC Galleries Of Art + Design Exhibits Portraits and Conversations with Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan

The Miami Dade College Galleries of Art + Design’s North Campus gallery, 1380 NW 27th Ave., is hosting an exhibit in honor of U.S. veterans.


MDC Launches Emergency Preparedness Education App

Miami Dade College now has a “In Case of Crisis- Education” app.


Miami Dade College Receives Grants by the National Endowment For The Arts

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) cultural affairs department, MDCulture was selected by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to receive a grant to support MDC Live Arts, the Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), and the Big Read.


NBC’s Today Show Comes to Miami Culinary Institute

Miami Dade College’s Miami Culinary Institute (MCI), served as the backdrop for NBC’s Today Show segment about a potential Velveeta cheese shortage on January 8.


The National Journal host event at Wolfson Campus

The National Journal in Miami is hosting The Next America: Making Community Colleges Work at Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Ave., in the Chapman Conference Center on Feb. 10 from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.


The Society of Professional Journalists Is Offering Scholarship Awards Of Up To $2,500

The Florida Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is offering scholarship awards of up to $2,500 scholarship to journalism majors in the state of Florida.


The Works of Emilio Hector Rodriguez To Be Exhibited At The West Campus Gallery

Miami Dade College’s Galleries of Art + Design will feature the opening of BASIC: A Geometric Approach, New Works by Emilio Hector Rodriguez.


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance To Help Faculty, Staff And Student With Their Taxes

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) centers are now available at all Miami-Dade College campuses.

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