Stories written by Sue Arrowsmith

MDC Kendall to celebrate season with annual Spring Fling Carnival

MDC Kendall to celebrate season with annual Spring Fling Carnival

Spring is in the air and Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Kendall Campus, 11011 SW 104 St., is celebrating with its annual Spring Fling Carnival on Saturday, Mar. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The community is invited to enjoy the fun-filled festivities, bursting with children’s activities, food vendors, clowns, rides, inflatables, slides, and the […]

MDC student takes first place in literary magazine competition

MDC student takes first place in literary magazine competition

Daniel Molina, a student writer with Urbana, the award-winning student literary magazine at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) InterAmerican Campus, took first place for Best Fiction at the 2013 Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) State Publications competition. “Although technology has changed, art, literature, and photography remain universal ways to communicate with our fellow human beings,” […]

MDC to offer classes on local history during spring term

Step back in time with Miami Dade College (MDC) professor and renowned historian Dr. Paul George, who will teach Miami and South Florida History (AMH 2079) and History of Florida (AMH 2070) classes during the 2014 spring semester at the college’s Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. Both courses offer three credits toward teacher recertification. Miami […]

Miami Dade College Kendall Campus to host annual Golf Classic Tourney

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Kendall Campus once again will host its annual Golf Classic Tournament as part of the campus’ Fall Fest 2013 celebration. The tournament will take place on Friday, Oct. 25, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Killian Greens Golf Club, 9980 SW 104 St. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Each year, the Kendall […]

Top high school chess players compete in annual tournament

Top high school chess players compete in annual tournament

Concentration and swift moves set the tone at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Wolfson Campus recently as it hosted the ninth annual Dr. Armando J. Bucelo Sr. High School Chess Tournament, founded by MDC Trustee Dr. Armando J. Bucelo Jr. and his father, Armando Bucelo Sr., a chess master. The recent competition welcomed 87 players representing […]

VITA program offers free tax help to low–income residents

Miami Dade College (MDC) is continuing its long-standing commitment to help low-income, elderly, and non-English-speaking residents complete their 2012 taxes with the alwaysfree Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. The VITA program is administered and staffed by faculty and MDC business students who volunteer their time to help the public in preparing their tax forms. […]

MDC Kendall Campus students set Performing Arts Showcase, Jan. 25

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Kendall Campus Music, Theater and Dance students will make their debut at the new South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 St. in Cutler Bay, with an original show,“Kendall Comes Alive” Performing Arts Showcase, on Saturday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. Kendall Comes Alive brings it all together on one […]

Center @ MDC giving away copies of How Rocket Learned to Read

The acclaimed Center for Literature and Theatre @ Miami Dade College (MDC) has announced that parents and guardians of children ages 4-7 can request a copy of the picture book How Rocket Learned to Read by visiting the Center’s website and joining the Generation Genius Reads Club. Rocket is the Fall 2012 Generation Genius Reads […]

MDC offers Economic Awakenings Study Abroad program in China

Keeping with its mission to create global citizens, Miami Dade College (MDC) once again will offer students the Economic Awakenings China Study Abroad program during the Spring 2013 semester, from May 5 to June 5, in Shanghai. As in prior years, students enrolled in the Economic Awakenings program will reside at the Songjiang Campus of […]

Leon Medical Centers donates $5M to MDC School of Nursing


One of the leading healthcare services providers in the region, Leon Medical Centers, is investing in the future of the industry by making a $5 million donation to Miami Dade College’s (MDC) acclaimed School of Nursing on Oct. 30. The special event with students, faculty, alumni, healthcare professionals, and community leaders took place at MDC’s […]

Jazz Under the Stars returns to MDC Kendall Campus on Nov. 2

Grammy-winning conga player Poncho Sanchez and sultry jazz vocalist Nicole Henry will headline this year’s Jazz Under the Stars concert at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Kendall Campus’ Fred Shaw Plaza, 11011 SW 104 St. Co-presented with MDC Live Arts performing arts series, the concert will take place on Friday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. All […]

commMDC graduates trained, hired to work at FPL’s Turkey Point


Bright futures await 18 highly skilled graduates of the Power Plant Technology Institute developed by Miami Dade College (MDC) and Florida Power & Light Company, in partnership with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). During a recent new hire ceremony, Homestead Campus president Dr. Jeanne Jacobs and FPL Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant maintenance […]

Miami Dade College to host 10-year reunion for Honors College alumni


Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Honors College will host a 10-year alumni reunion on Friday, Aug. 10, 6 p.m., at the college’s National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd. Honors College alumni are invited to attend. The event offers alumni an opportunity to see old friends, network and learn about all the new, innovative happenings […]

MDC newspaper’s photographer selected for prestigious NABJ multimedia project


Donnalyn Anthony, a photographer with Miami Dade College’s (MDC) award-winning student newspaper, The Reporter, has been selected for the coveted National Association of Black Journalists Student Multimedia Project. The program will be held at the NABJ Convention and Career Fair in New Orleans, June 18-22. Anthony, 33, who attends classes at the Kendall and Wolfson […]