September 2014, Volume 18, Number 3

COVERSTORY

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MDC Drives Region’s Economy

Miami Dade College boosts the financial outlook throughout South Florida, a recent study shows.


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  • U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón at MDC U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón at MDC
  • MDC Professor-in-Residence and former Spanish Minister of Defense Carme Chacón Piqueras, President Padrón and Carmen Lomellin, U.S. Ambassador to the OAS MDC Professor-in-Residence and former Spanish Minister of Defense Carme Chacón Piqueras, President Padrón and Carmen Lomellin, U.S. Ambassador to the OAS
  • President Padrón with Dominican Republic first lady Cándida Montilla de Medina and José Andrés Sánchez Aybar, rector of the Universidad del Caribe, who presented Padrón with an honorary doctorate President Padrón with Dominican Republic first lady Cándida Montilla de Medina and José Andrés Sánchez Aybar, rector of the Universidad del Caribe, who presented Padrón with an honorary doctorate
  • President Padrón, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Congressman Mario Díaz-Balart at MDC President Padrón, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Congressman Mario Díaz-Balart at MDC
  • President Padrón and Dr. Toyoshi Satow, chancellor of J.F. Oberlin University (Japan), and president of the International Association of University Presidents President Padrón and Dr. Toyoshi Satow, chancellor of J.F. Oberlin University (Japan) and president of the International Association of University Presidents

FEATURES

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MDC Ranked No. 1 in U.S.

Across the nation, Miami Dade College ranks No. 1 in producing associate degrees and awarding degrees to minorities and Hispanics.

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An Ode to Freedom

New exhibitions honor the rich history of MDC’s National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower.

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Applause from ‘The Chronicle of Higher Education’

For the sixth year in a row, MDC makes the list of ‘Great Colleges to Work For.’

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MDC Turns Spotlight on Teaching Excellence

Outstanding professors receive Endowed Teaching Chairs for their exceptional work.


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Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
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