Stories written by Tarnell Carroll

MDC Medical Campus to host annual Advanced Life Support Competition


Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Medical Campus, 950 NW 20 St., once again will host the popular paramedics competition where dozens of emergency medical teams from across the state of Florida and beyond battle it out during an intense, educational and action-packed day. The 12th annual Randy Boaz Advanced Life Support (ALS) Competition will take place […]

MDC Medical Campus opens Wellness Clinic for students, employees and community

Pictured (l-r) are Rev. Ronald Brummitt, Miami Rescue Mission; Dr. Pete Gutierrez, dean of Miami Dade College School of Health Sciences; Nury Soler, staff assistant to U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio; and Dr. Armando Ferrer, president of Miami Dade College Medical Campus.

With its students, employees and the community’s needs in mind, Miami Dade College (MDC) Medical Campus recently celebrated the opening of its new Wellness Clinic with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Wellness Clinic will provide services to Medical Campus students and Medical Campus part-time employees. It will provide physical exams, labs, drug screening, HIV testing, bone […]

VITA offers free tax help to low-income residents


By Tarnell Carroll…. Miami Dade College (MDC) is continuing its long-standing commitment to help lowincome, elderly, and non-English-speaking residents complete their 2010 taxes with the “always free” 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 […]

MDC Kendall president named to board of WK Baptist Hospital

West Kendall Baptist Hospital has named Miami Dade College (MDC) Kendall Campus president Dr. Armando Ferrer to its board of directors. Dr. Ferrer has served MDC for 36 years in various capacities, including dean of students at North and Kendall campuses. Appointed president of the Kendall Campus in 2009, Dr. Ferrer provides leadership and direction […]