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KINGSTON, JAMAICA, Two undergraduate students, 20-year-old Kayla Jessup, and 19-year-old Tarik Graham, will travel to the Caribbean island, Jamaica, this summer to participate in a five-week professional and cultural internship program, hosted by GraceKennedy Limited from June 28 to August 7. 

MIAMI – The Miami-Dade County Commission for Women presented its fifth annual “Young Woman Achiever” scholarships to three outstanding graduates from the Young Women’s Preparatory Academy. The $1,000 scholarships were awarded to Melanie Cardenas, Emilia Mendez, and Aisha Tahir at the June 18 meeting of the Board of County Commissioners. Cardenas will be attending Florida International University, Mendez will be attending the Honors College at Miami-Dade College, and Tahir will be attending New York University. Funding for the scholarships was generously donated by the following sponsors: County Commission Chairwoman Audrey Edmonson, Commissioner Jean Monestime, Commissioner Eileen Higgins, Commissioner Joe Martinez, and Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz.

Miami, – To address the ever-increasing demand for experienced cloud technology professionals, Miami Dade College (MDC) will open a state-of-the-art Cloud Computing Center at the Eduardo J. Padrón Campus.  As the only venue of its kind in Florida, the Center will allow technology leaders, industry experts and students to engage and learn about leading cloud platforms and receive industry certifications, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services, Generation and Microsoft.  The launch of the Center, including a ribbon-cutting ceremony, facility tour and demonstration activities, will take place on Thursday, June 27, at 5:30 p.m. 

MIAMI — Bilingual children are on equal footing with monolingual children when it comes to regulating their behavior, planning and problem-solving, according to a new FIU study.

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