Event Date(s): Tuesday, September 23, 2014Miami Dade College to Host Major Voter Registration Rally Sept. 23 with Key Local and National Partners
To celebrate National Voter Registration Day, Miami Dade College (MDC) will join several key local and national partners to host a major rally to encourage voter registration and participation Tues., Sept. 23, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Wolfson Campus. A noon program will feature college officials, student government representatives, Miami-Dade Supervisor of Elections Penelope Townsley, and celebrities, including actor Wilmer Valderrama.
Event Date(s): Tuesday, September 23, 2014Miami Dade College’s Tower Theater to Screen David Bowie is, Sept. 23
Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Tower Theater is among the 100 U.S. cinemas that will screen David Bowie is, the film of the blockbuster exhibition, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23.
Event Date(s): Wednesday, September 24, 2014Jazz at Wolfson Presents Kicks off its New Season with the MDC Jazz Faculty Quintet Sept. 24
The Arts and Philosophy Department at Miami Dade College (MDC) begins the 17th season of its highly-anticipated jazz series, Jazz at Wolfson Presents, at noon, Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Wolfson Campus. The monthly concerts run from Sept. - April and are free and open to the public.
Event Date(s): Wednesday, September 24, 2014Miami Dade College’s Learning Resources Department Presents Banned Books Week
If you’ve ever read books that made you turn in your seat because of its offensive language, violence, or sexually-explicit undertones, chances are those published works made it to the American Library Association’s (ALA) list of challenged books. In an effort to do its part to curb censorship, Miami Dade College (MDC) will celebrate Banned Books Week Sept. 21 – 27, to highlight the value of free and open access to information. One of the events, presented by the Learning Resources Department, will take place at noon, Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Kendall Campus. Professor Michel De Benedictis will deliver a lecture on the checkered past of literary censorship and the authors who dared defy it. Students, staff, and faculty are invited to participate in this free event.
Event Date(s): Wednesday, September 24, 2014Miami Dade College’s North Campus Tech Forum to Welcome Yahoo Executive Armando Rodriguez Sept. 24
Yahoo’s VP and Managing Director of Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic markets, Armando Rodriguez, will be the featured speaker for more than 200 technology and business students at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus Tech Forum at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24. The forum will be streamed live at www.mdc.edu/north/live, with scheduled audiences at MDC West in the City of Doral and at MDC’s Carrie P. Meek Entrepreneurial Education Center in Liberty City.
Event Date(s): Wednesday, September 24, 2014The Lynn And Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at Miami Dade College to Present Featuring Florida: Tony Rome Sept. 24
Miami Moving Image Archive screens made-in-Miami Film starring Frank Sinatra – on Laserdisc!
Event Date(s): Friday, September 26, 2014Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus to Host Third Reconciliation and Change Conference Sept. 26
The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Initiatives (CLACI) at Miami Dade College (MDC) will host the third edition of the Reconciliation and Change conference series, organized annually by the Cuba Study Group, starting at 8:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 26, at the Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. This event is free and open to the public (registration required).
Event Date(s): Saturday, October 04, 2014Miami Dade College to Illuminate Freedom Tower Blue for National Parkinson’s Foundation’s Moving Day® Miami Oct. 4
Miami Dade College (MDC) will illuminate its National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower blue on Saturday, Oct. 4, in support of the National Parkinson Foundation’s (NPF) Moving Day® Miami, a fundraising walk for Parkinson’s disease. The Freedom Tower will be illuminated at sunset.