CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dade Medical College and its learning affiliate University of Southernmost Florida are poised to launch a new academic venture this summer with the formation of the Southernmost University Press. The launch will encompass a significant investment of long-term capital by the institutions, and represents a continuation of the organizations' dedication to the educational development of its students, as well as provide a platform for current and future faculty to contribute both literary and academic works.
"We always aim to provide our student body with the best educational tools possible," says DMC, USMF and SUP Chairman Ernesto Perez, Jr. "To that end, certain members of our highly-trained and well-qualified staff are exceptionally positioned to not only create college-level textbooks, but convey their contents in a classroom setting. I'm excited about the possibility of harnessing the teaching potential of our faculty and making this knowledge available to our students."
Dade Medical College has been focused on providing students the very best in quality, outcome-based education for more than 15 years. By customizing textbooks to compliment curriculums, students will benefit greatly when it comes time to obtaining their respective certifications. These new text tools will help students be more knowledgeable upon graduation and assist them in crossing the true academic finish line which is, professional certification.
The new Fundamentals of Psychology textbook, written DMC's Professor Ana Montano, B.S., M.A., Psychology, will be the maiden release from the Southernmost University Press. A college-level introduction to psychology, it written with students in mind; the book features many practical, real-life examples that help to connect the students to the material. It meets the many key criteria for general introduction to psychology courses according to the college's accrediting body Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools. Review copies of the title are available.
Distribution of the text books will initially encompass DMC and USMF's combined 2000+ students, but will eventually branch out to include other colleges and universities. Four more titles are planned for release during 2014.
For more information, visit www.DadeMedical.edu or call 305.644.1171.
ABOUT DADE MEDICAL COLLEGE
With more than 400 full-time employees staffing Dade Medical College's six Florida campuses and corporate office, the school features a fully-licensed and certified faculty whose commitment to excellence in education is unmatched by other area colleges and institutions. A majority of the faculty and administrative staff originates locally, with many having been educated at other prestigious local and national institutions.
The college offers Associate of Science and / or Bachelor of Science degrees in nursing, radiologic technology, psychology, physical therapy assistant, diagnostic cardiac sonography, medical billing and coding and more. Classes start every four weeks; online course offerings also available.
Dade Medical College is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (Miami and Hollywood Campuses) and is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education. Dade Medical College has also been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and the Florida Board of Massage, and is a member of the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges and the South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association.
For more information, call 305.644.1171 or visit www.DadeMedical.edu.
ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERNMOST FLORIDA
University of Southernmost Florida, a Dade Medical College learning affiliate, is a private post-secondary school headquartered in Coral Gables, FL. USMF offers Masters, Bachelors and Associates degrees and academic diplomas in some of today's growing occupations, including business administration, network administration, medical assistant, nursing and more.
The university is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. USMF is also a member of the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges.
Campuses are located in Jacksonville and Coral Gables, and online classes are available. Classes start in monthly and bi-monthly intervals, depending on the program. For more information, visit www.USMF.edu or call 305.443.9654
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