Miami Dade College’s Freedom Tower Illuminated in Support of Victims of French Terrorist Attack

Miami, July 15, 2016- Miami Dade College’s National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower, the community’s most important symbol of liberty and hope, will be illuminated in the colors of the French flag Friday, July 15 at sundown (approximately 8 p.m.) in solidarity with the victims and their families of the terrorist attack  that occurred Thursday night in Nice, France.

WHAT:            MDC to Illuminate Freedom Tower in Support of Victims of French Terrorist Attack

WHEN:            Friday, July 15 at sundown (approximately 8 p.m.)

WHERE:         MDC’s Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd


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 centers 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 since it opened its doors in 1960. For more information please visit