Tag: Miami Dade College

Lloyd DunkelbergerJanuary 29, 2018
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The Florida college system would remain under the State Board of Education in a proposal approved Friday by a panel of the Constitution Revision Commission. The commission’s Education Committee approved a measure (Proposal 83), sponsored by Commissioner Nicole Washington of Miami Beach, that would put the existing governance system for the 28 state and community […]

Jim RosicaAugust 15, 2016
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Miami art dealer Gary Nader has filed a bid protest against Miami Dade College after losing out on a multi-million-dollar development project on campus, according to paperwork obtained by FloridaPolitics.com Sunday. The idea for the project began as Nader’s own unsolicited pitch to the school last May: To build a world-class Latin American art museum […]

Peter SchorschAugust 14, 2016
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Gary Nader, the Lebanon-born, Dominican-raised publisher and philanthropist, has risen to become one of the art world’s most significant figures. Now, what occupies Nader is an even more ambitious project: The Nader Latin American Art Museum (LAAM) at Miami-Dade College. The $900 million museum, set to open late in 2016 or early 2017, will be […]

Jim RosicaAugust 2, 2016
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Two multi-millionaire art aficionados are dueling over creating Miami’s newest museum, leading to a bid protest that could be filed later this week.  The fight over money, land and prestige pits Miami art dealer Gary Nader against developer Jorge Pérez, CEO of Related Group, with their running battle largely playing out in the pages of the Miami Herald. Among other things, […]

Peter SchorschSeptember 7, 2015
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Amid the parades and barbecues, the meaning of Labor Day often gets lost on contemporary Americans, particularly in Florida, where unions scarcely carry political or cultural clout outside of Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties. But as we celebrate the holiday, let’s take a moment to honor those who persevered through  dangerous working conditions and violent […]


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