No disrespect, but it's rare when Miami Dade College is named in a top 25 list alongside schools like Tulane and Carnegie Mellon, so let's hope the school is celebrating this honor. MDC has been ranked the 21st best neighbor college in America.
universities, as well as the towns and cities in which they are located, are
now under severe economic pressures. The positive financial impact of higher
education on local communities is well-documented," said Dr. Dobelle.
"Increasingly," he said, "more sophisticated partnerships are emerging that
are addressing complex issues such as homelessness and health care and are
serving as catalysts for community change. Colleges and universities are doing
more and more to support their local communities, and it is a win-win
situation for both."
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The University of Pennsylvania and University of Southern California shared the top spot on the list.