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Miami Dade College and Spain’s José Ortega y Gasset – Gregorio Marañon Foundation to Open School of Government at the College for Public Service Leaders from throughout the Americas and Beyond

Details to be announced at press conference Jan. 22

Miami, January 21, 2014 - Keeping with its mission to provide a truly international perspective to students, Miami Dade College (MDC) will open a School of Government, Political and Hispanic Studies in partnership with the renowned José Ortega y Gasset – Gregorio Marañon Foundation  from Spain, establishing an education program for government leaders from throughout Latin America and beyond. Details will be announced when the College and Foundation formally sign the agreement at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the Wolfson Campus.

The José Ortega y Gasset – Gregorio Marañon Foundation is a cultural organization in Spain focused on the social sciences and humanities. Through this agreement, MDC will create a School that will focus on a more global educational perspective on policies and viewpoints regarding local, state, national and international governance. This school will house a center where political, business and civic leaders and government officials from the United States, Latin America, Spain and other countries around the world can meet and learn best practices for leadership, governance and fostering political dialogue in an academic setting.

MDC to Open School of Government, Political and Hispanic Studies

  • WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 22, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • WHERE: MDC Wolfson Campus, Room 1479 300 NE Second Ave.

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