• Posted on: September 21, 2016
  • Category: News
  • Posted by: Alex Beck
Ophelia Sanchez, MRU President and CEO

MRU would like to honor its fearless leader, Ophelia Sanchez, recipient of the Spirit of FAPSC award by the Florida Association of Post Secondary Schools and Colleges. Last year when a local college closed its doors, 1,200 students were displaced and MRU opened its doors and assisted over 400 students.

Most local schools didn’t want to take in these students since they had already paid the government for their courses. But not MRU, we created a mini semester free of charge for displaced students to catch up at no expense to them. Many of these students went on to graduate. When asked, President & CEO Ophelia Sanchez said “it was just the right thing to do.

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