Event Raises Record $2.1M for Student Scholarships Miami Dade College’s recent 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame Awards brought together 15 of the College’s most distinguished alumni to commend them for their professional success and contributions to the community. While the event feted MDC’s students of the past, the celebration also looked to the future: a record $2.1 million was raised for student scholarships, funding that will help the next generation of MDC students pursue their studies and embrace their roles as community changemakers. The honored alumni are all standouts in their industries, ranging from banking to the performing arts. Further, they are united by their academic foundations at MDC, which has graduated hundreds of thousands of students since its founding in 1960. In addition to the $2.1 million raised from the event, two more significant scholarships were also gifted to the College: $100,000 from Florida Blue and $1 million from the Mitchell Wolfson, Sr. Foundation.
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