September 2012, Volume 16, Number 4


President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

MDC at Epicenter of Election Activity

Each and every election cycle, “Democracy’s College” is a must-stop site for everyone on the campaign trail.


  • Myrtle Dorsey, President Padrón, Molly Corbett Broad and Walter G. Bumphus American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Chair Myrtle Dorsey, President Padrón, American Council on Education President Molly Corbett Broad and AACC President Walter G. Bumphus at the AACC's 92nd Annual Convention, where Padrón was recognized for winning the TIAA-CREF Theodore M. Hesburgh Award for Leadership Excellence.
  • George Will and President Padrón Journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author George Will and President Padrón
  • President Padrón and Arianna Huffington President Padrón and Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group
  • President Padrón and Brian Kelly President Padrón and Brian Kelly, editor of U.S. News and World Report
  • President Padrón and Dr. Shirley M. Tilghman President Padrón and Princeton University President Dr. Shirley M. Tilghman, who bestowed an honorary doctorate on Dr. Padrón


Great Colleges logo

A Winner Four Times Running

MDC makes the prestigious list of “Great Colleges to Work For” yet again.

Honors College graduates

Pathways to Greatness

The Honors College at MDC celebrates a decade of excellence.

Making Democracy Count poster

Making Democracy Count

Miami Dade College is doing its part to get out the vote collegewide this fall through TurboVote and a massive voter registration campaign.


MDC Secures Path to Success for Veterans

MDC is taking proactive steps to provide those who have defended our freedom the critical support they need to complete their degrees.


Cultural Spotlight Powerful Partnerships Making Their Mark Academics

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