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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 and South Florida History (AMH 2079) is available once again for history buffs on Thursdays, Jan. 9 to Apr. 24, 5:40-8 p.m. Theclass will cover a variety of topics about local history and incorporate lectures, visits to historical libraries, repositories and exhibits, video and slide presentations, and tours of Greater Miami’s historic neighborhoods.

History of Florida (AMH 2070) will be offered on Tuesdays, Jan. 7 to Apr. 22, 5:40-8:10 p.m. The class will consist of lecture, videos and tours, offering a stirring account of the Sunshine State in all of its eras, tracing its story from native populations to the present.

Dr. George is widely recognized by the media and the South Florida community as the region’s foremost historian. He is interviewed often regarding key historical facts about the region and beyond.

For more information, contact Dr. Paul George at 305-237-3723, or by email at pgeorge@mdc.edu.

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