Education/Youth

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.
There is now another option for families seeking to send their teen to a Christian high school in Broward County. Trinitas Academy, which began with a half a dozen preschool students in 2008, grew into a thriving elementary and middle school in Plantation, and has now opened Trinitas Academy High School on the campus of Trinity International University in Miramar.
Miami, April 24, 2017 - Miami Dade College (MDC) North Campus student Rachel Diaz was recently inducted as a member of the 2017 All-USA Community College Academic Team during the Phi Theta Kappa's (PTK) President’s Breakfast at the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Convention in New Orleans.
Social entrepreneurship runs deep with the class of 2017.  MIAMI (April 24, 2017) – While traveling in Asia, Ari Sernik volunteered at a Cambodian orphanage for HIV-positive children. After returning home he devised a way to continue to help: he organized a charity auction of the children’s art work. That experience led him to create Ten-Yad (“Give a Hand” in Hebrew), designed to help children’s charities sell handicrafts.
Miami, April 19, 2017 – Miami Dade College’s Foundation raised a record $2.1 million to benefit student scholarships during its sold out 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, April 18, making it the most successful event in its 15-year history. The event also saw its highest attendance and sponsorship to date— with more than 1,000 attendees and a record 98 sponsoring organizations. The funds raised by MDC Foundation will be used for scholarships for current and future students.
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