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Event Date(s): Saturday, February 28, 2015
MDC North Campus Presents Gospel Explosion with Local Artist Alvin L. Jackson Feb. 28

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus will wrap up its engaging 2015 Black History Month season with the Ninth Annual Gospel Explosion, headlined by local artist and MDC alum Alvin L. Jackson (also known as A-Stone) from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the campus’ Lehman Theatre.

Event Date(s): Saturday, February 28, 2015
Miami Dade College Medical Campus to Host 10th Annual Community Health Fair Feb. 28

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Medical Campus is hosting the 10th Annual Community Health Fair at 9 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 28. Services being offered at the fair include bone density screening, glucose and cholesterol tests, massages as well as limited mammograms, dental and vision screenings. There will also be a blood drive and information on nutrition, heart disease and cancer prevention. The health fair is free and open to the public.

Event Date(s): Wednesday, March 04, 2015
USDOL Chief of Staff Claudia Gordon to Kick-off Women’s History Month at MDC North Campus

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Chief of Staff Claudia L. Gordon Esq., will speak at Miami Dade College’s North Campus to kick-off its Women’s History Month Celebration at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 4. She is the first known deaf African-American female attorney as well as the first deaf student to graduate from American University. The event is free and open to the public.

Event Date(s): Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Miami Dade College's The Idea Center and LaunchCode to Host Reception Announcing Kick-off of Apprenticeship Applications, Computer Science Course

The Idea Center at Miami Dade College and LaunchCode, a tech-employment non-profit co-founded by Square's Jim McKelvey, will be hosting a reception from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 4, at the Wolfson Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Event Date(s): Thursday, March 05, 2015
Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus to Host ACCESS-MEED Job Fair, March 5

The Wolfson Campus at Miami Dade College (MDC) will host an ACCESS-MEED job Fair, from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Thursday, March 5, 2015, Room 2106. With the aim of supporting diversity and inclusion in the workforce, the fair will provide MDC ACCESS-MEED students the ability to learn about job opportunities within MDC and within our community, including Miami-Dade County and the Adrienne Arsht Center, among other entities. Students will also learn about work-study programs and internships for the disabled community, as well as resources that are available to them.

Event Date(s): Saturday, March 07, 2015
Miami Dade College’s Kendall Campus to Host Spring Fling and Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza March 7

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Kendall Campus will celebrate the beginning of spring with its 2015 Annual Spring Fling Carnival, featuring the popular Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 7. Everyone is invited to enjoy the festivities, including food vendors, clowns, rides, bounce houses, slides, and more! The event will take place at the campus’ track field. Admission is $1 per person. Proceeds will benefit MDC Kendall Student United Way campaign.

Event Date(s): Sunday, March 08, 2015
MDC’s Koubek Center Presents the World Premiere of Aurelio: Rebel with a Cause

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Koubek Center will present the world premiere of Aurelio: Rebel with a Cause, a film by Camilo Vila, narrated by Andy García, that highlights the life and contributions to the field of contemporary music by Cuban-born composer, Aurelio de la Vega. The premiere will take place on Sunday, March 8 at 2 p.m. at MDC’s Koubek Center, followed by a Q&A session moderated by MDC Prof. Ricardo Pau-Llosa and a reception courtesy of co-sponsors Bacardi and Moulin Rose Bakery. Composer Aurelio de la Vega and film director Camilo Vila will attend the event. Admission is free and open to the public.

Event Date(s): Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Miami Dade College to Honor World-Renowned Spanish Chef Juan Mari Arzak with MDC’s Presidential Medal

As moviegoers learned in the acclaimed film The Hundred-Foot Journey, Michelin stars are among the most coveted recognition for chefs/restaurants. On Wednesday, March 11, Miami Dade College (MDC) will welcome world-renowned Spanish Chef Juan Mari Arzak, whose restaurant in San Sebastián, has held three Michelin stars since 1989. MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón will present Chef Arzak with a Presidential Medal in recognition of his lifetime achievement as an innovator in the culinary arts across the globe.

Event Date(s): Thursday, March 12, 2015
Miami Dade College to Host Official USA Pre-Launch Event for the World’s Fair, Expo Milan 2015

On March 12, Miami Dade College’s (MDC) historic Freedom Tower and the Wolfson Campus where it is located will be the sites for America and the Old World: Food, Health and Culture, the official USA pre-launch event for the World’s Fair, Expo Milan 2015. The Expo will take place May 1 – Oct. 31 in Milan, Italy, offering a plethora of events and exhibitions around the theme “Feeding the Planet: Energy for Life.” MDC’s event, the only one of its kind in the U.S., is by invitation only, but open to the working media.

Event Date(s): Thursday, March 19, 2015 - Saturday, March 21, 2015
MDC Medical Campus and the Miami Airport Rotary Club Provide New Shoes to Needy Children, March 19 and 21

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Medical Campus in partnership with the Miami Airport Rotary Club will provide a new pair of shoes to needy children on March 19 and March 21.

Event Date(s): Thursday, April 09, 2015
Miami Dade College to Induct its 2015 Alumni Hall of Fame Class April 9

Miami Dade College (MDC) will honor a new group of distinguished alumni and professionals across various industries – such as business, law, sports and public safety – at its 2015 Alumni Hall of Fame Awards Gala at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at the Hilton Miami Downtown.

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