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Miami Dade College’s (MDC) MDC Live Arts was one of only eleven organizations nationwide to be awarded through the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts (DDFIA)’s Building Bridges 2016-2017 Grants Program, which sought arts- and culture-based projects that align with their goals to advance relationships, increase understanding and reduce bias between Muslim and non-Muslim communities nationwide.
Miami, May 5, 2017 – This summer, an exciting roster of entrepreneurs and professionals in various industries will bring their skills and know-how to The Idea Center at Miami Dade College (MDC).  The line-up will feature guest speakers for MarketHack and the Visual Storytelling Xperience. An exchange with Brazilian business leaders and a showcase of innovations from CS50x Miami will also be featured. All events are free and open to the public, RSVP is encouraged.
WHO:  Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Office of School Facilities is partnering with School Operations, Adult and Career Technical Education and community partners like Employ Miami-Dade, Career Source Florida, and Urban Construction Craft Academy
Miami, May 3, 2017 – Miami Dade College (MDC) InterAmerican Campus accounting major, Reynier Montalvan, has been selected to receive a prestigious, national Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship to continue his upper division studies. In total, 22 MDC students have been awarded the acclaimed scholarship since 2002. An MDC Honors College graduate, Montalvan came to Miami from Cuba just three years ago. After a year of hard work, including night school to learn English, he graduated from high school in the top 15% of his class.
Miami, May 1, 2017 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus will host the 2nd Annual Reach Higher-College Signing Day on Friday, May 5, at 10 a.m., with keynote speaker Darrell Roberts, a MDC alumnus and Hall of Fame recipient. It is an initiative inspired by former First Lady Michelle Obama in an effort to inspire every student in America to enroll in college and complete their education beyond high school.
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