Senior Government Relations Consultant José Fuentes recently sat down for an interview with the longtime president of Miami Dade College, Eduardo Padron. The interview includes discussion regarding Padron’s successful career as a collegiate president. From struggles resulting from immigration to his career path in education, José covers many interesting topics with Mr. Padron.
Mr. Padron, who attended Miami Dade College and subsequently graduated from FAU, has been president of MDC since 1995 and is set to retire later this year. He was named as one of the top ten best college presidents by Time in 2009 and awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.