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Miami, May 25, 2018Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus will celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month during the month of June with various enriching and cultural activities.

The lineup for the month will kick-off with an art exhibition followed by a taste of the Caribbean on Wednesday, June 6, at noon, in the Arts Complex (Building 5000). Taste of the Caribbean will feature a cultural showcase highlighting an array of Caribbean islands.  All activities are free and open to the public.

The Toussaint L’Ouverture exhibit showcases the history of General L’Ouverture, the father of Haiti’s independence.  The Haitian Heritage Museum (HHM) partnered with the Museum of Haitian National Pantheon (MUPANAH) in Haiti and Pierre Dommond, a private collector of historical artifacts, to create storyboards highlighting key moments in Louverture’s life.  In collaboration with North Campus, these boards, produced in both English and French, will allow the viewer to better understand the significance of L’Ouverture as a leader.

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Board of Trustees of St. Thomas University (STU) announced today the appointment of David A. Armstrong, J.D. as its next university president. Armstrong will assume official duties Aug. 1, replacing outgoing President Monsignor Franklyn M. Casale, who announced his retirement in 2017.

In partnership with the Miami-Dade County Public School System and the United Way, One Community One Goal continues to inspire high school students through its Career Connections program.  This initiative brings executives from the seven One Community One Goal target industries along with local entrepreneurs to high schools throughout Miami-Dade County to provide students with career guidance and career path information.  

In an overwhelming show of support for Miami Dade College students, the Class of 2018 raised $14,139 for scholarships through the 2018 MDC Class Gift. The amount raised more than triples the inaugural campaign last year.

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