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...

Miami Dade College Signs Agreement and Host Press Conference with FC Barcelona Foundation

Miami Dade College (MDC) signed an agreement with the FC Barcelona Foundation at a host press conference, on Friday, July 28, to launch FutbolNet, a one-of-a-kind program that will provide support to local high school students by using soccer as an innovative teaching methodology to improve school performance, provide conflict-resolution techniques and foster social cohesion.  The FC Barcelona Foundation is the community building arm of the globally...

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...

I AM MDC Day celebrates Miami Dade College’s tradition of providing educational opportunity to more than two million students since first opening its doors on Sept. 6, 1960

I AM MDC Day celebrates Miami Dade College’s tradition of providing opportunity, changing lives through education and elevating the entire community since first opening its doors on Sept. 6, 1960. The day of giving and school pride raises critical funds needed for scholarships and programs for students. MDC Foundation raised more than Miami Dade College Foundation raised a record of $1,044,000...

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...