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80-Year-Old Graduates From College With Honors Alongside Two Of Her Grandchildren

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.11.2015 | Good News

Students of all ages have a lot to learn from this determined octogenarian. Rosa Salgado graduated this past weekend from Miami-Dade College in Fl...

The University Is for Counterrevolutionaries

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 05.03.2014 | Latino Voices
Arturo Lopez Levy

A rapper, a graffiti artist, a blogger, two independent lawyers: In all, 17 students have arrived from Cuba with U.S government-sponsored scholarships to study at Miami Dade College.

Attending the SOTU as a Miami Student DREAMer

Mayra Rubio Limon | Posted 03.31.2014 | Latino Voices
Mayra Rubio Limon

My name is Mayra Guadalupe Rubio Limon and I am a dreamer. When Congressman Joe Garcia (D-FL) asked me to join him at the 2014 State of the Union I was thrilled because I knew it would give me a chance to tell my story, and that of the 11 million others that have one just like it.

Miami Dade College Sets Back Educational Exchange With Cuba

John McAuliff | Posted 03.26.2014 | Miami
John McAuliff

Cuban-American initiative has muddied the waters of educational exchange with the U.S. in the run-up to an important international conference in Cuba February 10-14, Universidad 2014.

Why Miami Is the Best City in America, Part II

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

I took my shirt off on the last day of October, felt the bay-breeze tickle my stretched skin, noticed the low hanging thick cumulus clouds hanging in the horizon like a pack of roaring Arabian white stallions.

Documents: Gunman Downloaded Very Disturbing Files

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2013 | Miami

By Kevin Gray MIAMI, July 30 (Reuters) - A gunman who went on a shooting rampage in an apartment building had been forced to resign fr...

Shocking Things Contractors Did Wrong At 'Death Trap' Garage

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 06.10.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- Five contracting companies have been penalized more than $38,000 combined for a series of errors and oversights that led to last October's co...

What Might Have Caused Fatal Garage Collapse

Posted 03.29.2013 | Miami

In October, four construction workers were killed when a parking garage collapsed at Miami Dade College's Doral campus. An improperly installed co...

Crisis At Miami Dade College

Posted 12.04.2012 | Miami

By Sarah Gonzalez, Mc Nelly Torres and Lynn Waddell, Florida Center For Investigative Reporting Shakira Lockett was a pretty good student in elemen...

4th Worker's Remains Removed

AP | Posted 10.18.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- Authorities say they've have recovered the body of a fourth victim in the Florida college parking garage collapse. Miami-Dade County police ...

Police: Recovery Of Body May Take 'Additional Days'

Posted 12.15.2012 | Miami

A body believed to be that of missing worker Robert Budhoo has been officially confirmed by police -- but may take days more to recover from the rubbl...

Family Of Final Victim Frustrated By Slow Recovery

Miami Herald | Posted 10.14.2012 | Miami

Frustrated by what they call a lack of urgency in trying to find the fourth and final man caught in the rubble, more than 60 family members held hand-...

Crane Struck Garage 2 Days Before Collapse

Posted 10.12.2012 | Miami

As the efforts to recover the body of a fourth worker continue in the rubble Friday, contractors have acknowledged that a crane struck an under-constr...

Recovery Effort Continues For 4th Worker

AP | KELLI KENNEDY and MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 12.11.2012 | Miami

MIAMI — Workers inched closer Thursday afternoon to pulling a fourth likely casualty from the site of a parking garage collapse as a search for ...

'No Warning Whatsoever'

Posted 12.11.2012 | Miami

A man pulled from the rubble of a collapsed parking garage on the Miami Dade College Doral campus early Thursday morning has died, according to Miami-...

College Parking Garage Collapses, Killing 1 And Trapping Another

AP | SUZETTE LABOY | Posted 12.10.2012 | College

MIAMI — A section of a parking garage under construction at a community college collapsed Wednesday, killing two people and trapping two others ...

WATCH: Last Missing Worker Believed Located In College Garage Collapse

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell and Christiana Lilly | Posted 12.10.2012 | Miami

Authorities believe the body of a third missing construction worker has been located in the rubble of a collapsed parking garage on the Doral campus o...

PHOTOS: '47 Percent' Students Respond

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 09.21.2012 | Miami

Secretly recorded Mitt Romney comments from a May fundraiser about a dependent "47 percent" have created a firestorm throughout the country, includin...

It Ain't Rocket Science

Elisabeth Mason | Posted 10.28.2012 | Business
Elisabeth Mason

Can we replicate these partnerships between business and higher education across the country? In this partisan season, pick your bi-partisan catchphrase: 'Yes we can,' or 'You betcha.'

Student Sentenced For Facebook Threats Against Obama

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 08.22.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- A South Florida man has been sentenced to three years' probation for posting threats against President Barack Obama on Facebook. U.S. Distri...

MDC Student To Plead In Court Today On Obama Threat Charges

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 07.23.2012 | Miami

MIAMI — A 20-year-old college student who told investigators he was merely trying to get a reaction from President Barack Obama's supporters ple...

MDC Student To Plead Guilty To Threat Against Obama

AP | Posted 07.17.2012 | Miami

MIAMI — Court records show a Miami college student intends to plead guilty to making threatening posts against President Barack Obama on Faceboo...

GOP Candidates Prepare For Univision Forum

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 03.25.2012 | Latino Voices

-- Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum will be participating separately in a forum at the Univision TV ne...

Obama To Give Commencement Addresses At 2 Colleges

Posted 06.27.2011 | College

President Barack Obama will deliver the commencement addresses at two colleges this year, the White House announced Tuesday. Obama will send off gr...