February 2014, Volume 18, Number 1


Veterans at MDC

Experience Counts

Prior learning assessments help students tackle college completion.

Joseph Finocchiaro and April Dorsey

Funeral Service Program Celebrates Major Milestones

New facilities and an updated curriculum help bolster this venerated program.

City Year volunteer with children

Turning a Year of Service Into a Rewarding Career

City Year and MDC team up to create skilled new teachers.

Emergency room staff

Taking Acute Care to the Next Level

Nursing school graduates leave MDC armed with the industry’s best practices.

Business students

Bringing Classroom Lessons to Life

Business students develop a cancer awareness campaign as part of an impactful service-learning project.

MDC Professor Frank Coro and student

Like a Moth to a Flame

Professor Frank Coro ignites passion for research in his students.

Florida Grand Opera director

Branching Into all Fields

The new STEMversations lecture series cleverly intertwines the arts and sciences.

Reviewer critiquing portfolio

To Infinity and Beyond

The MIA Animation Conference and Festival opens doors for aspiring professionals.

MDC Kendall Campus President Dr. Lourdes Oroza and Chancellor Randy Hanna

MDC Test Prep Program Earns Chancellor’s Award

The Florida Department of Education recognizes the College’s efforts to increase college readiness among students.

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
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