Miami Dade College Hialeah Campus to Host Leadership Experience

Miami, July 7, 2016- Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Hialeah Campus will host the Leadership Experience, July 14-15, which aims to provide a foundation for students to become change makers in their communities.

The event kicks off July 14 with a Hialeah History Bus Tour with MDC professor and renowned local historian Dr. Paul George.  Students will explore the places, stories, and heritage that make Hialeah unique. The goal is to offer a deeper appreciation for Hialeah and highlight the influences Hispanic Americans have had in the city.

On July 15, community organization The New Florida Majority, will guide students through an overview of social justice issues, strategies of being engaged in the community and project organization.  Students will gain a better understanding of the issues facing the community and how to become empowered to address those concerns.

For more information, please contact Kimberly Tupy at 305-237-8871 or


WHAT:            MDC Hialeah Campus to Host Leadership Experience


WHEN:            Thursday, July 14 and Friday, July 15, noon – 5 p.m.


WHERE:         MDC Hialeah Campus, Room 5101, 1776 West 49th St.


About Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College (MDC) is the higher education institution with the largest undergraduate enrollment in the America, with more than 165,000 students. It is also the nation’s top producer of Associate in Arts and Science degrees and awards more degrees to minorities than any other college or university in the country. The college’s eight campuses and outreach center offer more than 300 distinct degree pathways including several baccalaureate degrees in education, public safety, supervision and management, nursing, physician assistant studies, film, engineering, biological sciences, and others. In fact, its academic and workforce training programs are national models of excellence. MDC is also renowned for its rich cultural programming. It is home of the Miami Book Fair, Miami International Film Festival, the MDC Live Arts Performing Arts Series, the National Historic Landmark Miami Freedom Tower, a major sculpture park and large art gallery and theater systems. MDC has admitted more than 2,000,000 students and counting since it opened its doors in 1960. For more information please visit