College Forum College Forum September 2011 : Page 3
On the Cover MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón has recently been on the covers of three major magazines in recognition of his accomplishments and contributions to the College’s commitment to excellence and exceptionally high-quality higher education. Wheaton College President Dr. Ronald A. Crutcher and Dr. Padrón at a signing ceremony for the recent articulation agreement between the colleges (see story on Page 10). MDC alumnus Congressman John Mica (R-Fla.), MDC President Padrón, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and U.S. Senator Bill Nelson. Padrón was appointed by Salazar to the St. Augustine 450th Commemoration Commission. Dr. Padrón and Governor Rick Scott during a recent visit to Miami. Dr. Álvaro Uribe, former president of Colombia, and President Padrón, who bestowed upon Uribe the MDC Presidential Medal (see story on Page 32).