«By signing this agreement, ASU and MDC are encouraging and offering their students the opportunity to achieve high levels of training and careers,» Ross said. «After all, it`s about helping students.» DETAILS OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SCHOOLS Alabama State University`s Dr. Tanjula Petty, the University`s acting assistant for academic affairs, was involved in working with both schools to establish the agreement. For a list of collective bargaining classifications, choose the corresponding union: The Department of Workers and Labor Relations plans, directs, develops and coordinates the negotiation and management of all collective agreements in the county in accordance with Florida laws. «These clarifications must be reflected in our collective agreement,» said college spokesman Juan Mendieta, adding that he expected the decision to be made by many public employers in Florida. ASU`S PRESIDENT ROSS SAYS IT`S ALL ABOUT Students ASU`s Ross said that the entire agreement on student achievement requires an excellent partnership between the two schools. Officials from Alabama State University (ASU) and Miami-Dade College (MDC) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to announce and conclude an agreement allowing qualified MDC students to enrol in the ASU to earn a bachelor`s degree. ASU President Quinton T. Ross Jr. and MDC Acting President Rolando Montoya have both signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize an agreement that will allow all interested and qualified miami-Dade College students who meet identified criteria to perform an effortless transfer process to participate in a four-year university – ASU – and obtain a degree. «This Memorandum of Understanding between Alabama State University and Miami-Dade College gives students interested in the MDC the opportunity to participate in a seamless enrollment process, which means that qualified students can obtain a four-year diploma from ASU,» said President Ross. She says the new agreement is a «win-win» situation for both universities.

Petty said the MOU allows all MDC students who graduate in majors that corresponds to the acceptance of the ASU curriculum in the university`s curriculum. In addition, it stated that ASU will accept appropriate credit hours of course work towards a degree from an MDC student. «This agreement shows how ASU and Miami-Dade College are working together to meet the educational needs of students in each school. We are honored to be a partner of Miami Dade College in this endeavour,» Petty said.