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Homestead Campus - Dr. Jeanne F. Jacobs

Jacobs_Jeanne-175_175Dr. Jeanne F. Jacobs is the president of Miami Dade College's Homestead Campus, located in the downtown business district of the City of Homestead. Dr. Jacobs came to MDC from Sinclair Community College in Ohio, where she served as vice president for instruction and dean of liberal arts and sciences. She holds a doctor of philosophy degree in administration of higher education with a minor in English from the University of Alabama.

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InterAmerican Campus - Dr. Joanne Bashford

Joanne-Bashford_Thumb Dr. Joanne Bashford is the president of Miami Dade College's InterAmerican Campus, located in historic Little Havana. Dr. Bashford began her community college career at MDC in 1992 and served the college in various roles, including strategic planning, institutional effectiveness, and institutional research. From 2012 to 2014, she served as the Associate Vice President for Developmental Education and Student Success at Broward College. Dr. Bashford has also served as a consultant for the Achieving the Dream initiative since 2005 and consulted with numerous colleges on planning, assessment, and continuous improvement to improve student success. Dr. Bashford holds a doctorate in education from Florida International University, a master’s degree in education from the University of Pittsburgh, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Florida.

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Kendall Campus - Dr. Beverly Moore-Garcia

Dr. Beverly Moore-Garcia

Dr. Beverly Moore-Garcia is passionate about education, committed to the empowerment of others, and believes in the power of intentional serendipity. She has served within higher education for over 25 years and continues to be energized by the belief that educational opportunity changes everything.

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Medical Campus - Dr. Mark A. Everett

Dr. Mark A. Everett

Dr. Mark A. Everett is the President of the Medical Campus. He has served as the Dean of the School of Health Sciences at the Medical Campus and previously as a Chairperson with the School of Health Sciences.He has also held leadership positions in the public and private sectors including as Public Health Administrator of the El Paso City-County Health and Environmental District, as Manager of the Community Health Network of South Texas and as Director of Fiscal Management at the University Center for Community Health, home of the Texas Diabetes Institute at the University Health System in San Antonio, Texas. He holds a Doctorate in Healthcare Administration from the University of Phoenix and an MBA and BBA from the University of Texas, San Antonio.


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North Campus - Dr. Malou C. Harrison

Ms. Malou Harrison Dr. Malou C. Harrison is the president of Miami Dade College's North Campus. She has served MDC in various capacities since 1989, including as dean of students, chief of staff to the College president and adjunct professor of English for academic purposes. Prior to her tenure at MDC, she served as a student services administrator at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She holds a doctorate in community college leadership at Walden University and has shared her expertise as co-author of scholarly articles in the League for Innovation in the Community College's Student Services Dialogues: Community College Case Studies to Consider, as well as the Association of American College and Universities' (AAC&U) Peer Review: Models for Student success: Developing a Community College Student Roadmap.

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West Campus - Dr. Roger A. Ramsammy

Dr. Mark A. Everett

Dr. Roger A. Ramsammy is the new President of the West Campus. He also brings many years of experience to the post. He most recently served as Provost and Chief Academic Officer at Northern Virginia Community College. In addition, he previously served as Dean of Academic Affairs; Associate Dean of Math, Engineering and Science; Biology Department Chair and Professor of Anatomy and Physiology, Biology and Microbiology at Palm Beach State College. Included in his educational accomplishments and credentials are graduate research and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Molecular Endocrinology Lab at Georgetown University Medical Hospital, Lombardi Cancer Center and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Howard University.

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Wolfson Campus - Dr. José A. Vicente

Dr. José A. VicenteDr. José A. Vicente is the president of Miami Dade College's Wolfson Campus. Dr. Vicente has served MDC in various capacities since 1973, including as founding president of the InterAmerican Campus. He holds an Ed.D. in higher education administration from Nova Southeastern University and he has engaged in post-doctoral studies at Harvard University and at the JFK School of Government.

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