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Dear students,

Welcome to the North Campus of Miami Dade College!

On behalf of the academic community at the North Campus, congratulations on your choice to join the MDC family - where students always come first and where your education is our top priority!

We are driven by the college mission "to provide accessible, affordable, high-quality education by keeping the learner's needs at the center of the decision-making and working in partnership with its dynamic multicultural community."

For more than six decades our institution has proudly served the diverse South Florida community and has provided an exceptionally supportive and inclusive learner-centered environment for your educational success and personal growth. At the North Campus, we embrace our responsibility to prepare students not only for a successful career in the 21st century job market but also as mindful citizens in a global society and an economy defined by change and challenge. I urge you to explore our unique programs at the North Campus and at Carrie P. Meek Entrepreneurial Education Center, to find your calling and own pathway to success, to complete a college credential, and to always keep learning.

I am honored to lead the academic affairs team and to be associated with our talented team of faculty at the North Campus of MDC. With a strong focus on students' individual growth, our faculty are committed to teaching excellence and quality learning experiences in all academic areas, majors, and courses. Our faculty value tradition and seek innovations to benefit and improve student learning. They will engage you in learning activities in and beyond the classroom; they will challenge, encourage, and guide you in your educational journey; they will create life-long memories and a sense of belonging to our campus community and college. Our team is here to serve you and our doors are always open.

Good luck in your path to success at the North Campus of MDC!

Effrain Venezuela

Dr. Efrain J. Venezuela
Dean of Faculty
North Campus, Miami Dade College
Room: 1312-2

Arlene Garcia
Dr. Claudia Bonilla
Associate Dean of Faculty
Phone: 305-237-1226
Carlos Pelaez
Carlos Pelaez
Administrative Assistant III
Phone: 305-237-1217
Daisy Cruz
Daniela Fernandez Criado
Secretary II
Phone: 305-237-1461
Daisy Cruz
Daisy Cruz
Office Specialist & Workload Coordinator
Phone: 305-237-8362

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