August 1, 2014

Education

Going overseas for students

Florida schools find students - and revenue - overseas. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

UF takes a crack at cracking the top 10

The Legislature gave the University of Florida $15 million last year to try to push the state's flagship onto the U.S. News list of the top 10 public universities. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

UF's online university has become a 'cash cow'

Florida public universities have become national leaders in online education. What's driving the trend? Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

The $10K bachelor's degree

As the price of tuition and fees for a four-year degree at a state university climbs above $24,000, there's no denying the curb appeal of the $10,000 bachelor's degree. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

Meet Eckerd College President Donald Eastman

Donald Eastman has put his St. Petersburg school back on solid financial footing while emphasizing liberal arts and traditional classroom instruction. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

It's prime time for Florida's newest public university: Florida Polytechnic

Florida Polytechnic University welcomes its first class in August, just two years after its creation. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

Florida Polytechnic University selects first president

Florida Polytechnic University's Presidential Search Committee has selected Dr. Randy K. Avent, an accomplished academic leader and current Associate Vice Chancellor of Research Development at North Carolina State University (NC State), to be the University's first president. Read more »
Published on 4/15/2014

Stetson University's student investors beat performance benchmarks

While their parents may not trust them to invest the family's money, students in Stetson University's George Investments Institute are responsible for the program's $3.2-million endowment. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

A digital education for Florida schools

Florida set an ambitious goal of providing one computer device for each public school student. It's getting an education. Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

Going Online for an MBA

Internet-based programs offer flexibility. Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

Graduate-level MBA Professors Share Real World Experience

In the classroom, professors make good use of their real world experiences. Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

The $159 Diploma

Online and correspondence high schools offer an inexpensive path to a high school credential for dropouts. But Florida colleges don’t recognize many of the online degrees, and some employers don’t... Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

University Research Parks in Florida

Florida is home to more university research parks than any other state in the nation. They are an important part of Florida's innovation economy, because they create high-skilled, high-wage jobs, and keep Florida graduates in the state. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2014

Pembroke Pines' charter system gets a lesson in finances

Pembroke Pines' city-operated charter school system has earned a reputation as the premier city-run charter system in the nation... Read more »
Published on 12/17/2013

Core Wars: Why are Floridians objecting to Common Core State Standards?

I confess to being stupefied by the recent outpouring of objection to the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Read more »
Published on 12/10/2013

Proving Value - Flagler College to Implement CLA+ Testing

Flagler College is among three Florida universities to use the standardized CLA+ test to measure students' learning. Read more »
Published on 12/6/2013

Private funds, public schools

The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida launched a fundraising campaign in April called "Quality Education for All." Read more »
Published on 12/4/2013

Florida Poly, Harris Corporation Announce University's First Industry Partnership

Officials from Florida Polytechnic University and Harris Corporation today gathered to sign the university's first official industry partnership agreement during a special ceremony at Harris' headquarters in Melbourne, Fla. Read more »
Published on 11/14/2013

Inn the money: The new Alfond Inn

Alfond Inn is owned by Rollins College. Profits fund a scholarship program. Read more »
Published on 11/11/2013

CollegeFrog

The recently launched CollegeFrog website matches accounting and finance students with companies looking to hire students and recent graduates. Read more »
Published on 10/24/2013

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