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Miami Dade College Hall of Fame Raises $1.2 Million for Scholarships

Miami, – Miami Dade College (MDC) honored ten alumni on the frontlines of the pandemic response and recovery during a special Heroes Edition of the MDC Alumni Hall of Fame. The annual event generated more than $1.2 million to support scholarships for current and future MDC students. The socially distanced awards ceremony was held at MDC Wolfson Campus and livestreamed. A recording of the event can be viewed at mdc.edu/livestream. View photos on the MDC Alumni Facebook page.


BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) crystallizing these three major threads of collaboration in education, trade policy and in youth development.

University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus

World Bank Approves Grant for Guyana’s Education Sector

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The World Bank has approved a US$6.7 million grant from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) for the Guyana Education Sector Program Project that is aimed at improving learning in nursery schools, increase technology use in primary schools, and improve functionality of the national education management information system.

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M-DCPS Volunteers Lead by Example

During times of crisis, theart of giving is accentuated by individuals who go to great lengths to serve the community:volunteers. Although the giving of time during a pandemic can have its challenges, it can also help define who we are.

Principal of the Year Winner Rachel Autler Honored With Free SUV Lease

Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ (M-DCPS) 2021 Principal of the Year - Rachel B. Autler - is driving home in a brand-new Toyota Highlander Hybrid in honor of her outstanding service. Dade Association of School Administrators (DASA) President Ramses Ancheta and President-Elect Ramon Garrigo, District administrators, and Anthony Damato from Toyota of North Miami met at Hialeah Gardens Senior High to present Autler with the keys to the three-year leased SUV.

The 2021 Principal of the Year Rachel B. Autler, right, receives the keys to her new Toyota Highlander Hybrid from Anthony Damato from Toyota of North Miami.

Regional Students Dissatisfied With CXC’s Performance

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – A survey conducted among students across the region has pointed to extremely dissatisfaction with the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) and the arrangements the agency has made for this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE).

Miami Dade College Welcomes Inaugural Class of Rising Black Scholars

Miami, – Miami Dade College (MDC) will officially welcome the inaugural class of its new Rising Black Scholars Program at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, at the North Campus Conference Center. MDC’s groundbreaking Rising Black Scholars Program promotes academic excellence and equity, providing financial assistance, support services and resources to Black students to ensure their academic success, as well as manifest a sense of belonging and preparedness for continued education or entry into the workforce. 

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