19 inducted into Miami Dade College Hall of Fame



Miami Dade College inducted 19 of its alumni into the school’s Alumni Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the JW Marriot Marquis in downtown Miami Thursday night.

The 2013 inductees are:

Agustín Barrera, vice president of AECOM; Jorge González, president and CEO of City National Bank, José Dotres, assistant superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools; Pedro Modía, director of transmission services and planning at Florida Power & Light; Christopher Korge, chairman of NewsLink Group; Albert Maury, president and CEO of Leon Medical Centers; José Tomás, president of Latin America and the Caribbean, Burger King Corp.; Sandra Peebles, news anchor, Univision 23; Jay Ducassi, Miami Herald metro editor; Richard Patiño, CEO of Patiño Law Firm; Lourdes Cuzán, managing director at Fowler Rodriguez; Isaac Bassan, gastroenterologist, hepatologist and weight loss specialist at Bassan & Bloom; Marisel Losa, president and CEO at Health Council of South Florida; Linda Timmons, nurse manager of Surgery at Baptist Hospital of Miami; Manuel Orosa, Miami police chief; Hiram Ruiz, statewide director of refugee services at the Florida Department of Children and Families; former Major League baseball star Mike Piazza; Guillermo Fernández, president and co-owner of Link Construction Group Inc.; and artist César Santos.


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