Arellano Construction Co. donates $1 million to Miami Dade College


Pictured (l-r) Agustin Arellano Jr.; MDC Board of Trustees chair Helen Aguirre, and Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, MDC president.

A local construction company is not only building but raising the bar when it comes to the support of higher education in South Florida.

Arellano Construction Company has announced a $1 million gift to Miami Dade College (MDC) for student scholarships and programs. A special check presentation took place on Tuesday, Sept. 18, during MDC’s monthly District Board of Trustees meeting at the college’s downtown Wolfson Campus.

“We are extremely grateful and honored by the generosity of Arellano Construction Co.,” said Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, president of Miami Dade College. “They are building a better future for all of us by supporting education. They have set an example of corporate giving for others to emulate.”

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