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This fall term, Miami Dade College (MDC) will launch four new baccalaureate degrees in electronics engineering, film, television and digital production, physician assistant studies, and supervision and management. The new degree programs, in addition to the existing bachelor’s degrees available in education, nursing and public safety, prepare students for jobs in-demand.
It sounds like a dream college course description: embark on cultural adventures against the backdrop of the world’s biggest sporting event. No prerequisites, no professor, no syllabus, no books and no tests required. But for 21 students from 12 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), this “dream” is a real once-in-a-lifetime journey to South Africa later this month.
U.S. and Caribbean nationals interested in pursuing studies in media, broadcasting or public speaking have another two weeks to apply for scholarship awards in the memory of Christian communications professional and former CNN news anchor, Andria Hall.
Standing L to R: Mr. Raul F. Garcia, Assistant Principal; Ms. Valtena Brown, MDCPS Region 5 Superintendent; Dr. Maria V. Pabellon, Principal; Ms. Helena Sumpter, Office of Chairman Moss; and Mr. Steffond Cone, MDCPS Region 5 Administrative Director
President Herbert Hoover once said, “Children are our most valuable natural resource.” Commission Chairman Dennis C. Moss couldn’t agree more. On Monday, June 7, 2010 at 11:30am, the Office of Chairman Moss paid a surprise visit to a special group of children at Goulds Elementary School, located at 23555 SW 112th Avenue, in South Miami-Dade. The purpose of the visit was to recognize the recent FCAT improvements made by the third graders and the teachers in the areas of reading and math.