Education/Youth

(Miami) – The Board of Trustees of Florida Memorial University (FMU) has announced that a major leadership change will take place.  Dr. Castell Vaughn Bryant has been appointed Acting President of FMU, effective Monday, November 20th. Dr. Michelle Howard-Vital, the University’s current interim president, is on medical leave.
Miami, Nov. 15, 2017 – Miami Dade College Foundation awarded 100 scholarships to deserving students as a result of a successful I AM MDC Day on Sept. 6, MDC’s annual day of giving and pride.  “I come from a family of five and I am the first to go to college. It has not been easy to pay for college, but with the help of financial aid and this scholarship, I will be able to continue pursuing my dreams,” said Joseline Donoso, a journalism student pursuing an associate degree at MDC. “I want to thank all those who make this beautiful journey possible for us.”
In a first-of-its-kind gift to Miami Dade College Foundation, a donor is tackling food insecurity with the launch of a new student meal voucher program. “A student who lacks food cannot learn,” says the donor who wishes to remain anonymous, “and that’s why I became passionate about starting this program. We have to help our community and close the gap.”
MIAMI, NOV. 2, 2017 – MIAMI DADE COLLEGE’S (MDC) SCHOOL OF JUSTICE, PUBLIC SAFETY AND LAW STUDIES, will host a CAREER FAIR ON WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15, 9 A.M. – 12 P.M., at North Campus with more than 30 municipal, state and federal agencies, which are actively seeking qualified candidates for employment. The event is free and open to the public.
Applications are now open for the 2018 GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Program. The exciting immersion program allows university students of Jamaican parentage from Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, to spend one month in Jamaica learning about the land of their parents’ birth – all expenses paid.
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