Miami Dade College, Florida Department of Education and Florida Center for Cybersecurity to Announce Major Grant to Boost Cybersecurity Education and Employment

Award will increase the number of trained professionals ready to fill critical cybersecurity jobs in Miami

Miami, August 18, 2022 – Miami Dade College (MDC), the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) and the Florida Center for Cybersecurity will announce a major award and how it will be used to fund, inspire and prepare more students to pursue careers in cybersecurity. MDC was the top awardee from a group of 24 institutions that received funding through this initiative. The event will be livestreamed at

WHO:        Miami Dade College President Madeline Pumariega, Florida Sr. Chancellor Henry Mack, Cybersecurity leadership, faculty and students

WHAT:      Major grant announcement to boost cybersecurity education and employment

WHEN:     Thursday, August 25, at 3 p.m.

WHERE:   MDC Wolfson Campus, Cybersecurity Center

300 N.E. 2nd Ave.