MDC’s President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón Receives Key to the City of Miami Beach

Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine presented the key to the City of Miami Beach to Miami Dade College’s (MDC) President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.   “I am humbled and honored to be recognized with this distinction,” said MDC’s President, Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón.  “MDC is committed to prepare students to succeed in an evolving and competitive workforce, and in an educational system...

Scholarship News for neediest college students in our community

MIAMI, Aug. 18, 2017 — The Braman Family Foundation is making a $1 million gift to Miami Dade College (MDC) and Florida International University (FIU) as an incentive for students to enroll full-time during their last year of studies at the institutions to facilitate and accelerate college completion. Leadership from the Braman Family Foundation, MDC and FIU will make the announcement on Wednesday, Aug....

What to Do If You Get Nervous Before Exams

It is completely normal to be nervous before exams. They’re a big deal and are typically weighted very heavily towards your final grade! We’d be lying if we told you there was no pressure because, well… there is. College life is all about how to handle pressure in a healthy manner that is productive and most importantly, effective. So...

Miami Dade College Live Arts Presentation

Miami's most eclectic performing arts series extraordinary programs—unforgettable experiences. UP NEXT: MORIKEBA KOUYATE Singing in his native Mandingo language and offering virtuosic performances on the kora (a 21-string instrument made from a calabash), Kouyate delights audiences young and old with call-and-response songs and engaging stories that share the 700 year old history of the Mandingo people.  Performance followed by Sun Ra Arkestra. MORIKEBA...

Miami Dade College to Help Displaced College Students from Puerto Rico

Miami, Sept. 27, 2017 –  Miami Dade College (MDC) will help displaced college students from Puerto Rico by offering them in-state tuition.  After the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, access to in-state tuition will ease the burden for Puerto Rican families during their recovery.  In addition, other services for displaced hurricanes victims will be announced soon.   For more information about assistance to students from Puerto Rico, please...