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Miami Dade College North Campus to Host Veterans College and Resource Expo, Nov. 16


Miami, October 29, 2013 - Recently voted as a top Military Friendly School for 2013, Miami Dade College (MDC) will host its first-ever Veterans College and Resource Expo on Saturday, Nov. 16, 9 a.m. – noon at the North Campus Science Complex. In collaboration with more than a dozen community organizations, the Expo will feature information pavilions focusing on a variety of services specifically designed to provide a complete spectrum of support. This event is free and open to the public!

 Information for veterans and their families will be available in the areas of education, workforce training, financial resources, family support, health services and career resources. There will also be a Kids Corner. 

“At MDC, we pledge unequivocal educational and training opportunities to our nation’s veterans,” said Interim North Campus President, Malou C. Harrison. “We're honored by the growing enrollment of veteran and active duty students, and our doors are open for service men and women to explore our many certificate and degree program offerings.”

Organizations that will be represented at the Expo include: South Florida Workforce’s Mobile Unit, Miami VA Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Miami Dade Veterans Services Program, American Veterans Alliance #29, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Legal Services of Greater Miami, Operation, Homefront, Navy Federal Credit Union, Miami Vet Center, Navy Federal Credit Union, and Veteran’s Link-up. Resume Workshops and flu Shots will also be available.

Veterans College and Resource Expo

  • WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 16, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • WHERE: MDC’s North Campus Science Complex, (Building A) 11380 NW 27 Ave.,

For more information, contact Cecilia Puccini, MDC’s North Campus Veteran’s College and Resource Expo Committee Chairperson at 305-237-1002 or

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611,, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino Florin, 305-237-3949,, MDC media relations director
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359,, media specialist
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366,, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482,

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