September 2012, Volume 16, Number 4



MDC High Schools Among Best in U.S.

NWSA and SAS recently earned top honors in nationwide rankings by major media outlets.

Teacher and students in kindergarten class

Giving Children a Great Start

MDC launched its new Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education this fall.

Restorative art laboratory

Enrollment Surges in Mortuary Sciences Program

In the past three years, the outstanding MDC program has seen a 30 percent rise in enrollment.

Adriana Perez-Leyva

Immersed in Indonesia

Thanks to a partnership with Indonesian universities, MDC introduced students to the island nation’s multiple cultures.


Working in the Great Outdoors

MDC’s new ranger certification program gives students access to new career opportunities.

Marlon Castillo and Edward Trujillo

Veterans Build Their Businesses at MDC

Two bachelor’s students have turned their entrepreneurial dreams into brick-and-mortar reality.

Students performing lab experiment with teacher watching

An Oasis for STEM Success

A new federally funded program at MDC is helping high-need minority students thrive in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

NWSA students

Designing the Future

A trip to South Africa for the Design Indaba conference produced lifelong lessons for NWSA students.

Christina and Jessica Farias

Achieving Goals Together

MDC has been the key to success for the Farias family.

Honors College graduates

Pathways to Greatness

The Honors College at MDC celebrates a decade of excellence.

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