Republican Presidential Candidate Senator Ted Cruz Hosts a Rally at Miami Dade College March 9

Senator Cruz joins a long list of national leaders who have visited Miami Dade College this political season

Miami, March 9, 2016 –   Republican Presidential Candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, hosted a rally today at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami.

Today, MDC is also hosting the national Democratic Presidential candidates’ debate at its Kendall Campus, in partnership with Univision Network, Facebook, and The Washington Post.

Irrespective of political allegiance, this is again a historic moment for MDC as it hosts Presidential candidates of both political parties, as it has for decades.  It highlights the importance of the sunshine state in the 2016 Presidential elections and confirms MDC as national model of education excellence.

MDC has a long history of hosting national leaders including U.S. Presidents, major candidates and high ranking elected officials, members of Cabinet and heads of state.  Current and past national leaders who have made stops at MDC include – President Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, President Bill Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden, President George H. W. Bush, President Jimmy Carter, President Gerald Ford, Vice President Al Gore, Vice President Dick Cheney, Senator John McCain, Speaker Newt Gingrich, Governor Mitt Romney, and many others, to name a few.  Last year, Republican Presidential candidates Senator Marco Rubio and Governor Jeb Bush both announced their campaigns for the White House at MDC.

MDC has the largest undergraduate enrollment in the America with more than 165,000 students. It is also the nation’s top producer of degrees and awards more degrees to minorities than any other college or university in the country. MDC has admitted more than 2,000,000 students and counting since it opened its doors in 1960. For more information, please visit