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MDC Gears up for its 2013 Commencement Ceremonies on May 4…Save the Date!

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Miami Dade College graduates

Miami, February 22, 2013 - Thousands of excited students, internationally renowned keynote speakers and jubilant festivities will mark the 2013 Miami Dade College (MDC) Commencement Exercises, which will be held on Saturday, May 4. The college will host five commencement ceremonies on this special day for graduates from MDC’s seven campuses and MDC-West. Speakers, honorees and statistics on the graduating class will be announced soon.

MDC graduations are momentous and memorable, as the college has a longstanding tradition of hosting world leaders, renowned speakers and top thinkers. Past graduation speakers include President Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Bill Clinton, among other high-profile presenters.

Below is the schedule of ceremonies:  

8:00 a.m.     InterAmerican & Homestead Campuses 
                      Kendall Campus Gymnasium
                      11011 SW 104 St.
                      Building 7000
                      Miami, FL

10:00 a.m.  North Campus & MDC-West
                     Bank United Center
                    1245 Dauer Dr.
                     Coral Gables, FL

1 p.m.         Medical Campus 
                    Kendall Campus Gymnasium
                    11011 SW 104 St.
                    Building 7000
                    Miami, FL

2:30 p.m.   Wolfson & Hialeah Campuses 
                     Bank United Center
                    1245 Dauer Dr.
                     Coral Gables, FL

6:30 p.m.    Kendall Campus 
                   Bank United Center
                    1245 Dauer Drive
                    Coral Gables, FL

Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611, jmendiet@mdc.edu, MDC communications director
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359, khill1@mdc.edu, media specialist
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710, sue.arrowsmith@mdc.edu, media specialist
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366, rromero3@mdc.edu, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482, arios1@mdc.edu




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