Miami Dade College Homepage > MDC in the News

Event Date(s): Thursday, April 23, 2015 - Friday, April 24, 2015
Student Projects Shine at MDC’s XII Architectural & Interior Design Showcase April 24

The XII Miami Dade College (MDC) Architectural & Interior Design Showcase will be held Friday, April 24, at MDC’s Wolfson Campus, Chapman Conference Center, Building 3, Room 3210. The beloved and impressive annual event will include a collection of student projects carefully chosen from the College’s best. Works from all levels of architectural and interior design, from Design I through Design IV - alongside projects from computer-assisted workshops and graphic communication courses will be on display. The event also provides a wonderful opportunity to engage professional and the future generation of architects in a dynamic networking event. In fact, MDC architecture students are highly sought and have gone on to succeed at the nation’s finest universities including Cornell and Harvard and at the workplace.


Event Date(s): Friday, April 24, 2015
Wolfson Archives Features The Fontainebleau on Film

“Ready for its closeup” on the day its doors opened in 1954, the Fontainebleau Hotel was designed for grand entrances and glamorous scenes. Now the lavish hotel’s fascinating past as a film location and icon of luxury will be shown in vintage video, in The Fontainebleau on Film.


Event Date(s): Wednesday, April 08, 2015 - Sunday, April 26, 2015
Miami Dade College’s Freedom Tower to Host Anne Frank: A History for Today Exhibition

Miami Dade College (MDC) will host Anne Frank: A History for Today, an exhibition presented by The Anne Frank Center USA in partnership with the Dutch Consulate in Miami, at the college’s National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower. The exhibition will be free and open to the public April 8 - 26, during gallery hours.


Event Date(s): Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Student Leadership Academy Focuses on Early Literacy Awareness

The Miami Dade College (MDC) InterAmerican Campus will host the Student Leadership Academy (SLA) Completion Ceremony on April 29 to celebrate the culmination of a semester-long project focused on spreading awareness of early literacy.


Event Date(s): Wednesday, April 29, 2015
MDC Aviation Students to Receive Saul Eig and Lois Eig Watson Scholarship April 29

The Miami Dade College (MDC)Foundation and the Eig-Watson School of Aviation will host its annual Saul Eig and Lois Eig Watson Scholarship Awards Luncheon at Noon, April 29 at the Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. The event is by invitation only, but is open to the working media.


Event Date(s): Thursday, April 30, 2015
MDC Students to Receive Frances Wolfson Art Scholarships at Awards Luncheon April 30

In honor of the late South Florida artist and philanthropist, the Miami Dade College (MDC) Foundation will host its annual Frances Wolfson Art Scholarships Awards Luncheon at Noon, April 30, at the Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. The event is by invitation only, but is open to the working media.


Event Date(s): Thursday, April 30, 2015
The Center for Writing and Literature at Miami Dade College Presents New York Times Columnist David Brooks

The Center for Writing and Literature at Miami Dade College (MDC), in collaboration with Book & Books, will host an evening with New York Times Columnist David Brooks as he presents his new book, The Road to Character. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at MDC’s Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. Limited seating.


Event Date(s): Monday, April 06, 2015 - Thursday, April 30, 2015
Miami Dade College to Illuminate its National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower Blue for Amigos for Kids April 6 & 30

In support of Amigos for Kids’ efforts to end child abuse and empower families, Miami Dade College (MDC) will illuminate its National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower blue on the evenings of Monday, April 6, and Thursday, April 30. The Freedom Tower will be illuminated at sunset.


Event Date(s): Saturday, May 02, 2015 - Saturday, May 23, 2015
MDC Live Arts Turns Dance on Its Head with Season Finale!

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) MDC Live Arts and Miami-Dade County Auditorium present RUBBERBANDance Group at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Miami-Dade County Auditorium’s “On Stage Black Box” theater. The Montreal-based dance company will perform Empirical Quotient, a work that explores human relationships—situations of dependence, rejection, empathy, and acceptance—woven together in a complex display of athleticism and precision. Led by the remarkable duo of Victor Quijada and Anne Plamondon, the group features six exceptional performers whose backgrounds range from classical, contemporary, and urban dance to circus arts.


Event Date(s): Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Miami Dade College’s InterAmerican Campus to Host College Night for Potential Students May 5

High school seniors and their families are invited to attend College Night at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) InterAmerican Campus Tuesday, May 5, starting at 5 p.m. Prospective students can attend sessions on financial aid and MDC programs, tour campus facilities, and much more. This event is free and open to the public.


Event Date(s): Wednesday, May 06, 2015
MDC Museum of Art + Design Presents an Evening with Las Hermanas Peláez to Benefit Museum Education Programs

The Miami Dade College (MDC) Museum of Art + Design (MOA+D) presents An Evening with Las Hermanas Peláez , a twilight engagement benefiting the MOA+D featuring sisters Ana Sofía and Carmen Peláez. The fundraising event includes an intimate book talk and cuisine pairing by food writer Ana Sofía Peláez author of The Cuban Table, A Celebration of Food, Flavors and History, followed by a ferociously comic and moving selection of scenes from the one-person play, RUM & COKE by actor, director and playwright Carmen Peláez. This one-night-only event will take place 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6 at the Museum located within the College’s historic Freedom Tower. Tickets are $100 per person / $75 for MOA+D members and the event is limited to 150 guests. Each guest will receive a signed copy of The Cuban Table. All proceeds will directly support educational and ongoing exhibition programming at the Freedom Tower.


Event Date(s): Saturday, May 09, 2015
Miami Dade College’s School for Advanced Studies to Host 4th Annual College Forum with Panelists from UPenn, Princeton, Dartmouth, MIT, and Johns Hopkins

Interested in applying to some of the nation’s top universities? Come learn how to navigate the rigorous and highly competitive application process for these elite schools at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) School for Advanced Studies (SAS) College Forum, at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 9 at the college’s Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami.


Event Date(s): Thursday, May 07, 2015
MDC’s Miami International Film Festival Sponsors Special Presentation of Documentary about Cuban Singer/Songwriter Carlos Varela

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Miami International Film Festival (MiamiFF) will sponsor a special presentation of Canadian filmmaker Ron Chapman’s The Poet of Havana, a documentary about Cuban singer/songwriter Carlos Varela, at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at the Tower Theater in the heart of Little Havana.


Event Date(s): Friday, May 08, 2015 - Saturday, May 09, 2015
MDC Museum of Art + Design Presents 20th Anniversary Production of the Critically Acclaimed RUM & COKE by Carmen Peláez

The Miami Dade College (MDC) Museum of Art + Design presents the ferociously comical and moving one-person play, RUM & COKE by performer and filmmaker Carmen Peláez. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the play will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 8 - 9, at the Museum, located within the College’s National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower.


Event Date(s): Saturday, May 09, 2015
Experience Miami Dade College’s Kendall Campus 2015 Belly Dance Show May 9

Miami Dade College's (MDC) Kendall Campus School of Continuing Education and Professional Development once again presents its popular annual Belly Dance Show at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Alfred L. McCarthy Hall Auditorium, Room 6120. With the theme Egyptian Heart and Soul, this year’s show will feature more than 60 student dancers ranging from ages 6 to 60.


Event Date(s): Sunday, May 10, 2015
Tuyo Announces Delectable Mother’s Day Brunch and New Spring Menu

Tuyo restaurant, the crown jewel atop the Miami Culinary Institute at Miami Dade College (MDC), will once again offer a special a la carte brunch menu on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Event Date(s): Friday, May 29, 2015 - Sunday, July 12, 2015
Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design Presents Neighborhood Reclamation, a New Installation by Michael Vasquez

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Museum of Art + Design (MOA+D) presents its latest swing/SPACE/miami project with an exhibition by Miami-based artist Michael Vasquez. Vasquez, an alumni of New World School of the Arts, presents a new installation and project titled Neighborhood Reclamation, a series of interspersed canvases that range in form and size. The figurative artist paints the typical trappings of an underserved community. A Director’s Preview will be held on Thursday, May 28th 2015 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at MOA+D located within the College’s Historic Freedom Tower. The preview is FREE and open to the public. The exhibition will be on view beginning Friday, May 29th through July 12th, 2015. The exhibition and supporting programs are FREE and open the public.


Event Date(s): Saturday, May 30, 2015
MDC’s Acclaimed School of Business to Host a Small Business Expo in Downtown Miami

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) acclaimed School of Business will be hosting a Small Business Expo on May 30, at the Wolfson Campus. Registration begins at 9 am, and the Expo will be open from 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM. Admission is free, but attendees must RSVP.


Event Date(s): Thursday, June 04, 2015 - Sunday, August 16, 2015
Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design Presents New Exhibition by Cuban Artist Florencio Gelabert

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Museum of Art + Design (MOAD) presents A Dialogue With Time, a new series of thought-provoking large-scale sculptures, installations, drawings and sketches by Cuban artist Florencio Gelabert never exhibited before. A Director’s Preview – $5 for general public and free for museum members, invited guests and MDC/NWSA students – will be held Thursday, May 28, from 6 - 8 p.m. at MOAD located within the College’s Historic Freedom Tower. The exhibition will be free and open to the public May 29 through August 16.





Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
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,
disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.