Miami, Oct. 23, 2017 – Dr. Eda Machado, president of the prestigious Higher Education Institute of Brasilia (IESB) in Brazil, will present the Doutor of Honoris Causa to Miami Dade College’s (MDC) President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, Thursday, Oct. 26, for his extraordinary commitment to higher education worldwide.  
Miami, Oct. 23, 2017 – Start the New Year on the right foot with a great education at Miami Dade College (MDC). Registration is underway for the 2018 spring semester, which begins Jan. 9. With a wide range of courses leading to high quality, cutting-edge associate and bachelor’s degree programs that facilitate employment in emerging and in-demand fields, MDC has the programs to put you on the pathway to career and lifelong success.
Miami, Oct. 13, 2017 – JPMorgan Chase will award Miami Dade College (MDC) $700,000 over two years to help hundreds of South Florida’s youth gain the skills needed to land jobs in information technology, trade and logistics. Working media is invited to a check presentation at MDC’s Board of Trustees meeting onTuesday, Oct. 17, at 8 a.m.
Miami, Oct. 3, 2017 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón will receive the Glenn Curtiss Award from the Great Miami Association Aviation Association (GMAA), during the 2017 Wright Brothers Memorial Gala, Saturday, Oct. 21. 
The unfolding post-hurricane tragedy in the Caribbean is now coming clearly into view. Members of the FIU family with ties to the region are going through a difficult time as they try to connect with and assist family and friends in the islands hardest hit by hurricanes Irma and Maria. The challenges there on the ground are monumental. Our Interdisciplinary Disaster Task Force is coordinating university efforts to assist with the recovery. Our engagement can make a difference for so many there whose homes and lives have been changed, perhaps forever. 
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