September 2012, Volume 16, Number 4

Making Their Mark

Leonardo Rojas

MLB Turns to MDC for Great Players

This year’s pro baseball draft nabs four current and two former stars from the College.


Painting by Alejandro Valencia

In a League of Their Own

An MDC student takes the grand prize at a national art competition.


Elizabeth Caballero

Soprano Found Her Voice at MDC

Alumna Elizabeth Caballero now tours the world as a renowned opera singer.


Emilio Estefan

Capturing the Olympic Spirit

Two music giants and MDC alumni team up to produce a song aired for millions of viewers during this summer’s games.


Dr. Pete Gutiérrez

Chamber Names Dean a Healthcare Hero

Dr. Pete Gutiérrez’s work with the Miami Rescue Mission helps both the community and the College’s students.


Joshua Young

Empowering Students to Become Engaged Citizens

The Association of Florida Colleges honors MDC’s Joshua Young for his contributions to student development.


NISOD honorees

Top Professors Garner NISOD Awards

Eight outstanding MDC professors earn these prestigious national awards for their teaching excellence.


Donnalyn Anthony

Capturing History With the Click of a Shutter

A student photographer’s excellent work earns her a spot in a national multimedia project.


Dr. Alex Gancedo at NEH seminar

Studying the Past to Improve the Future

Three MDC professors enrich their classes by participating in seminars through the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Yukie Futami

Acing Life at MDC

One of the College’s star volleyball players masters a new language and earns a scholarship to a top NCAA school.



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