March 2009, Volume 13, Number 3


Photo illustration with film and video stills

History on Film

Thanks to the continued stewardship of community philanthropist and activist Lynn Wolfson, an invaluable film and video collection is being entrusted to MDC.


  • Students with U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

    Student leaders and Honors College scholars attended the inauguration of President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. While in the nation’s capital, some students met with U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (third from right) and other members of Congress.

  • Katherine Fernández Rundle and Carlos Martínez

    College alumna and Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernández Rundle (right) joined other South Florida civic and public officials for the swearing-in ceremony for alumnus Carlos Martínez, the first Cuban-American public defender in Florida.

  • Florida Gov. Charlie Crist

    Florida Gov. Charlie Crist was one of many dignitaries in attendance at the 75th anniversary celebration of the International Rescue Commission. The event, held at MDC’s Freedom Tower, honored musician Paquito D’Rivera and the late Dolores Smithies.

  • Dustin Hoffman and an interviewer at MDC In 1967, Dustin Hoffman visited Miami Dade College to promote Mike Nichols’ "The Graduate." MDC recognizes the importance of film as an important cultural experience and presents Miami International Film Festival to all of South Florida.


Tiziana Finzi

Film Festival: March 6-15

With a new director at its helm, the Film Festival returns with a fresh, artistic vigor.

Graphic illustration for Hall of Fame 2009

2009 Alumni Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame inductees show dedication to community, professions

Branford Marsalis

Cultura del Lobo presents Branford Marsalis

Branford Marsalis will be at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts on April 4.

A scene from Tuskegee (Ala.) University

Transfer agreement opens new doors for MDC grads

Miami Dade College signed an agreement with Tuskegee U.

A student's computer-aided design

Architecture students embrace new technology

Cutting-edge software offers unparalleled creative opportunities...


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