February 2010, Volume 14, Number 1

Academics

Red Cross symbol

Medical Center Campus and Mexican Red Cross partner on training

Miami Dade College’s Medical Center Campus will soon play a role in enhancing Emergency Medical Services (EMS) throughout Mexico.


Haitian nurses training at Medical Campus

For Haitian nurses, professional is personal

Haitian nursing students visit Medical Center Campus.


MIA employees training at MDC

MDC airport training program cleared for takeoff

MDC commits to provide training to MIA's 35,000 "badged" employees.


MDC Publications

MDC student publications earn national awards

More than two decades ago, Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus published the college’s first student literary magazine, Metromorphosis, now in its 23rd edition, and it paved the way for four other unique literary publications created entirely by students.


Books

Grant creates textbook exchange

Seeking strategies to reduce the cost of textbooks, the MDC Board of Trustees recently adopted the “Textbook Affordability Policy,” and Project S.A.V.E. was born.


Flight Team

MDC Flight Team soars at competition

Miami Dade College’s Eig-Watson School of Aviation took top awards during the recent National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference in Jacksonville.


TV

MDC has BAS in Film, TV & Digital Production

Miami Dade College’s North Campus will soon launch a new Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Film, Television & Digital Production that will revolutionize entertainment education.


Students training at MDC for FAA careers

MDC expands opportunities for students seeking careers with FAA

Landing a career with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) just became a little easier for students in Miami Dade College’s School of Computer and Engineering Technologies (SCET).


MRI screen

New Institute for Health Informatics will help students enter growing field

Health care informatics, the intersection of information science, computer science and health care, is a burgeoning field. It encompasses the various resources, devices and methods that are used to enhance the acquisition, storage and use of information in health and biomedicine.


Student

MEED students meet mobile technology

Students with disabilities get essential workforce and computer training at the MEED Academy at Wolfson Campus.


BHC President Johnny González

Ecuadorean students can now transfer to MDC

Miami Dade College continues to expand its global reach. This time, with the stroke of a pen and a firm handshake, MDC has entered into an articulation agreement with Blue Hill College (BHC) in Guayaquil, Ecuador.


Angelo Bribiesca

Angelo Bribiesca's world by word

Angelo Bribiesca brings the world to MDC students by way of his mastery of foreign languages – and state-of-the-art computer technology.


Students

MDC's fast track to hot jobs

MDC revamps workforce education programs to help students prepare for in-demand occupations.


Illustration of soldiers

Serving those who have served: Grant aids student veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan

The Dade Community Foundation awards Wolfson Campus a $75,000 grant in an effort to ease transition to civilian life for student veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.



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