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ImageMiami Dade College (MDC) baseball coach Steve Hertz has been carrying the torch for MDC’s storied baseball program for 26 years. He has continued the rich tradition of baseball excellence that was started in 1961 with legendary MDC coaches Demie Mainieri and Charlie Greene. In June 2010, Hertz will retire and pass the torch to his successor.
ImageMiami Dade College president, Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, was recently honored with a proclamation from the Miami-Dade County School Board for his appearance in TIME magazine as one of the nation’s “10 Best College Presidents.” He is pictured here with School Board Member Dr. Larry Feldman who made the special presentation on behalf of his colleagues. (Photo Credit: Phil Roche, Miami Dade College).
(L-R) Students from FIU’s Disability Resource Center, FIU President Mark Rosenberg and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez welcome the County’s firstPhoenix Project interns.
The first group of interns for the “Phoenix Project” began work on Monday at several Miami-Dade County departments. The project opens the doors for FIU students with disabilities to get practical experience working in departments throughout Miami-Dade County government.
Tuskegee University, known for its strong programs in the sciences, architecture, and engineering, among others, is a historically black university founded in 1881. Its first president was Dr. Booker T. Washington, who championed economic independence and self-reliance among black Americans in the early 20th century.
In an effort to open up new opportunities for its students, Miami Dade College (MDC) and Tuskegee University in Alabama have announced an articulation agreement. Tuskegee joins more than 70 universities nationwide and internationally that have established agreements with MDC to provide a seamless path for transferring students. This includes agreements with the University of Maryland University College, Smith College, the University of Wisconsin, Mount Holyoke College, Fisk University and all the public and many of the private colleges and universities in Florida.