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Event Date(s): Friday, March 20, 2015
United States Secretary of the Treasury Jacob J. Lew to Speak at MDC Wolfson Campus, an Event Co-hosted with the Greater Miami Chamber

Miami Dade College (MDC) and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce will host a moderated conversation with U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob J. Lew at the Wolfson Campus at 8:30 a.m., Friday, March 20. Secretary Lew will discuss the state of the U.S. economy and highlight the Administration’s trade agenda.


Event Date(s): Saturday, March 21, 2015
MDC Live Arts Presents Veterans’ Stories beyond the Battlefield and to the Stage

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) MDC Live Arts presents the South Florida premiere of BASETRACK LIVE, a cutting-edge theater piece that offers an authentic and sensitive portrayal of how war affects us all, at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. A number of free tickets have been reserved for local veterans and their families. The performance is part of MDC Live Arts’ season-long initiative focused on veterans, made possible through support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, as part of its Knight Arts Challenge.


Event Date(s): Monday, March 30, 2015
MDC Medical Campus to Provide Legal Information about Professional Nursing Practice

As part of the Benjamin Leon School of Nursing lecture series, Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Medical Campus presents “Protect Yourself & Your Livelihood: Licensure Defense Strategies for Healthcare Professionals” with guest speaker Cynthia A. Mikos, RN, Esq., at 6 p.m. Monday, March 30.


Event Date(s): Monday, March 30, 2015
Miami Dade College to Sign Agreement with Renowned Spanish Bank - Banco Santander - and its Santander Universities Program to Support Professional Development of Elected Leaders through Goberna Las Américas, School of Government

Continuing with Miami Dade College’s (MDC) longstanding history as a truly global institution, MDC will sign an agreement with Spain’s renowned Banco Santander and its Santander Universities Program, to advance programming in the groundbreaking Goberna Las Américas School of Government at MDC.


Event Date(s): Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times Reporter Frances Robles to Kick-Off 2015 Miami Dade College Journalism Speaker Series

Frances Robles, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist with The New York Times, will share her experiences with students at the first 2015 Miami Dade College Journalism (MDC) Speaker Series presentation at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, March 31 at the College’s North Campus. All presentations are free and open to the public.


Event Date(s): Wednesday, April 01, 2015 - Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Miami Dade College’s North Campus to Host Miami Dade County Public High School Water Polo Tournaments

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus Aquatic & Fitness Center will host the High School Water Polo Greater Miami Athletic Conference (GMAC) tournament 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 1. GMAC is a Miami Dade County organization that hosts high school events in a variety of sports, including swimming and water polo. The events are free and open to the public.


Event Date(s): Wednesday, April 01, 2015
NASA Astronaut Stephanie Wilson to Speak at Miami Dade College’s North Campus April 1

Renowned NASA Astronaut/Engineer Stephanie Wilson will visit Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus Wednesday, April 1, as part of its STEMversations Speaker Series - sponsored by the US Department of Education’s STEM Ladder Grant – and in conjunction with Math Awareness Month. MDC students and other attendees will have the opportunity to hear about Wilson’s life experiences and the path that took her from Boston to outer space. This event is free and open to the public.


Event Date(s): Thursday, April 02, 2015
Hialeah Councilman and MDC alum Paul B. Hernandez to speak at Academic Excellence and Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Hialeah Councilman and Miami Dade College (MDC) alumna Paul B. Hernandez will serve as the guest speaker at the college’s Hialeah Campus Academic Excellence and Scholarship Awards Ceremony at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 2.


Event Date(s): Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Miami Dade College’s Jazz at Wolfson Presents Vibraphonist Christos Rafalides Apr. 8

The Arts and Philosophy Department at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Wolfson Campus will wrap up this season of the successful Jazz at Wolfson Presents series with a concert by renowned vibraphonist Christos Rafalides at noon, Wednesday, Apr. 8, in the Wolfson Campus Auditorium. Free and open to the public.


Event Date(s): Thursday, April 09, 2015
Miami Dade College to Induct its 2015 Alumni Hall of Fame Class April 9

Miami Dade College (MDC) will honor a new group of distinguished alumni and professionals across various industries – such as business, law, sports and public safety – at its 2015 Alumni Hall of Fame Awards Gala at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at the Hilton Miami Downtown.


Event Date(s): Saturday, April 11, 2015
Miami Dade College’s Homestead Campus to Host Annual Day of the Young Child April 11

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Homestead Campus and the School of Education will celebrate the 13th annual Day of the Young Child, Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s theme is Sustaining Our Future. The event is free and open to the public.


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): 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): 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.





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