Madeline Pumariega

Madeline Pumariega is the first female president of Miami Dade College (MDC), one of the nation’s largest educational institutions. Prior to becoming MDC’s president, Pumariega was appointed the first female and Hispanic chancellor of the Florida College System (FCS). In 2019, Pumariega became the executive vice president and provost of Tallahassee Community College. In her current role, Pumariega has prioritized working with business partners to identify the skills needed by key industries and tailoring higher education programs to match those needs.   


Administration October 2023 Premium

The Future of Nursing Is in Our Hands

Miami Dade College (MDC) has a rich history of providing education and training in healthcare, especially nursing, and is committed to addressing the impending nursing shortage in Florida. The college is expanding its nursing programs and is collaborating with various partners and organizations to provide financial support and scholarships for aspiring healthcare professionals. MDC is committed to preparing skilled and diverse healthcare workforce to meet the growing demand in the state of Florida.