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Two Miami Dade College Students Wins First Place for Literary Work at 2013 at State Competition

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InterAmerican Campus student and URBANA writer Daniel Molina wins first place award for Best Fiction from the FCSAA.

Miami, January 31, 2014 - Daniel Molina, a student writer with URBANA, the award-winning student literary magazine at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) InterAmerican Campus, won first place for fiction at the 2013 Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) State Publications competition. Rafael Arana, a journalism major who writes for Metromorphosis, the Wolfson Campus student literary magazine, took home first place for nonfiction.

“Although technology has changed, art, literature, and photography remain universal ways to communicate with our fellow human beings,” Molina said.

This year’s award adds to the numerous prestigious awards and recognitions MDC’s student literary magazines have received over the years.  

"Many thanks to English professors and faculty advisors, Liza Greenberg and Alex Salinas, for encouraging and nurturing creativity in our students,” said Michaela Tomova, InterAmerican Campus Chairperson Communications, Arts, and Philosophy.


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