Alumni Newsletter

August 2018

Show Your Shark Pride on I AM MDC Day!

Each year on Sept. 6, I AM MDC Day we celebrate the significant impact MDC has made on millions of students, their careers and families, and our South Florida community. You know firsthand the transformation power Miami Dade College. On Sept. 6, proudly say “I AM MDC” and help us rise much-needed funds to transform the lives of deserving students - because every student deserves opportunity!
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Booming Startup Began Over Pizza Delivery

Twin brothers and MDC alumni Matthew and Michael Vega-Sanz had a brilliant idea one Friday night as they ordered pizza from their college dorm room.
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Alumnus Joe Palmar Makes First I AM MDC Day Gift

Joseph “Joe” Palmar is paying it forward with the creation of a new scholarship fund to give students opportunities similar to those he found at MDC.
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Miami Dade College Night at Marlins Park

On September 5th, bring your family and friends for night of fun and baseball at Marlins Park! Represent MDC and show your pride by wearing blue. Exclusive ticket prices available today!
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MDC Introduces Cybersecurity

The new MDC Cybersecurity Center of the Americas will provide a hyper-realistic training facility to provide hands-on cybersecurity education, simulated training, and certification.
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Fashion LAB Open!

Calling all fashionistas! The Miami Fashion Institute at MDC has launched the Fashion LAB, a program that offers convenient interactive non-credit courses open to the public designed to teach you the skills to be successful in the fashion industry.
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Lifekee: Mobile App

Stay connected with MDC while managing your contacts more seamlessly with Lifekee. Download the free Lifekee app from the App Store or Google Play, and connect with MDC with Lifekee mdcollege.
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Insurance Discount

Receive a discount on GEICO auto insurance. Mention you are an alumnus of MDC to receive the discount.
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Upcoming Events

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AUG 1 - SEP 30

Miami Spice at Tuyo
Summer in New England

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AUG 30

Pioneers @MDC
A conversation with Jeff Schappert

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SEP 5

Miami Dade College Night
At Marlins Park

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SEP 6

I AM MDC Day
College-wide celebrations across MDC campuses

Art of Tech feat. Bill Buckley
Sponsored by Sprint

Miami: A Very Funny History
Comedy show starring Freddy Stebbins


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