August 29, 2015

Central

Hitting Its Stride

When John Hitt became president of the University of Central Florida in 1992, the school had 20,200 students and was mostly a local resource for community college transfers. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Central Florida Players - Feb. 2006

Byron Brooks, Rebecca Sutton, Mark McHugh, Dennis Jones, Paul McKitrick, The Rev. Fred Maxwell, Bob Larson, Fred H. Pryor Jr. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Central Florida Business Briefs - Feb. 2006

Apopka, Eatonville, Orange County, Orlando, Poinciana, Port Canaveral, Volusia County, Winter Park. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Staying Put

Despite multiple hurricanes in 2004, residents still grew complacent when it came time to evacuate, according to a University of Central Florida survey of county emergency managers. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Anthrax Vaccine

Using only one acre of tobacco plants, the U.S. could safely and inexpensively create enough anthrax vaccine to inoculate every resident. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

A Tourism Complex

Along Osceola Parkway near Shingle Creek, construction gets under way this year on 1,000 acres that will become home to Legacy Resort. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Central Florida Business Briefs - Jan. 2006

Apopka, Kissimmee, Lake Buena Vista, Maitland, Orlando, Oviedo, St. Cloud, Sanford, Volusia County. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Pounding the Pavement

In its first transportation summit in October, the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization laid out a road improvement program that will take the region through 2010. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Central Florida Players - Jan. 2006

Al Weiss, Yvonne Scarlett-Golden, Yulita Osuba, Bruce and Medea Harris, Bill Frederick. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Women and Children

Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies opens; Arnold Palmer Hospital expands. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Girls and Gaming

Full Sail Real World Education and the Orlando Science Center have teamed up to encourage more girls to study math and science. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Flight Plan

Orlando International Airport rebounded in 2005 from the hurricane season of 2004. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

In the Game

As the inaugural class hits its second semester at the University of Central Florida's graduate school for video game developers, the city is carving out a "digital media village" to surround the downtown Orlando campus. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Travel Briefs - Dec. 2005

Florida Restaurant Association, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Doral Golf Resort & Spa, business travel. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Central Florida Business Briefs - Dec. 2005

Daytona Beach, DeBary, De Leon Springs, Lake Mary, Orlando, Ormond Beach, Sanford, Winter Park. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Class Project

While central Florida can boast of having NASA and a host of high-tech companies in its back yard, the faculties at its local schools mirror those nationwide in having too few qualified math and science instructors. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Room Service

Even before the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center opened in Kissimmee, its creators were planning a technological tool they said would revolutionize the hotel experience for meetings and conventions. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Village of Imagine

Vancouver-based Intrawest Corp. is building a 1,000-unit resort community on Universal Boulevard across from the Orange County Convention Center. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

Central Florida In the News - Nov. 2005

News from Brevard County, Daytona Beach Shores, Deland, Melbourne, Ocoee, Orlando, Palm Coast, Sanford, Volusia County, Winter Park. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

A Decade of Celebration

The community of Celebration in central Florida has succeeded, but not exactly in the ways its founding visionaries imagined. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

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