Volume 4, Number 15 - June 17, 2014

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ACCESS Aids Students Addressing Learning Challenges

Services for students aim to ensure equal access to educational opportunities with sign language interpreters, technology and note takers helping students succeed academically.


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Half-Penny Sales Tax Bill For The College Rejected

Despite student activism and community support, the half-penny sales tax bill that would have supported Miami Dade College was rejected in this year’s legislative session.


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Improved Writing Skills Targeted By QEP

As part of the requirements for Miami Dade College’s accreditation, the college is creating a Quality Enhancement Plan called “Do the Write Thing,” aimed at developing new programs to improve learning opportunities for students.


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InterAmerican Campus Student Wins Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship

Jesus Bohorquez overcame various hardships to win the $30,000 Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship. He will continue his engineering studies at the University of Florida.


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Kendall Environmental Center A Natural Oasis Of Florida Wildlife

Classes, field trips, and workshops for children, students and adults at the pristine Florida ecological site on campus are some of the environmental resources at the Environmental Center.


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Two Kendall Campus Students Snag Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Norka Lecca and Karen Burgos will use the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship to pursue studies at prestigious four-year universities.


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Vice President Joe Biden Delivers Commencement Speech At InterAmerican and Homestead Campus Graduation

Immigration reform was the focus of Vice President Joe Biden’s speech to InterAmerican and Homestead campus graduates on May 3. Approximately 15,000 students graduated at four separate Miami Dade College graduation ceremonies.


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Wife Of Jailed Venezuelan Opposition Leader Speaks At Wolfson Campus

Lilian Tintori made a stop at Miami Dade College on May 14 to speak about Venezuela’s political problems and potential solutions for the embattled South American country.




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.