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November 20, 2017

Education

Regional Education Trends

More news about education in Florida for the regions of South Florida (Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beaches), West Florida (Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Naples, Fort Myers), Central Florida (Orlando, Treasure Coast, Gainesville and Brevard County), and North Florda (Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Panama City and Pensacola), Read more »
Published on 11/16/2017

USF, Florida welcome new research vessel

When Bill Hogarth was told the Florida Institute of Oceanography's new research vessel was going to be named after him, he had a pretty reasonable - and funny - reaction. Read more »
Published on 11/8/2017

UF is celebrating 100 years of citrus research and education

Oranges, grapefruit, tangerines and limes. Most people think of these as signature plants of Florida, but scientists have traced their origins back millions of years and across continental land masses, said Fred Gmitter, a professor of horticultural sciences with the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Read more »
Published on 11/8/2017

FSU announces indefinite suspension of Greek activities

Florida State University President John Thrasher announced today he is imposing an indefinite interim suspension on all fraternities and sororities at FSU effective immediately. Read more »
Published on 11/7/2017

Reality, Risk & Rising Seas

From tourism to transport, the economy of Florida is anchored in its coastal communities. The shifting line between water and beach has a major impact on local governments' ability to manage costs, infrastructure and liability. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2017

WalletHub: Top 10 Florida colleges and universities

With years of state budget cuts to higher education adversely affecting the cost and quality of schools and research showing that public institutions can outperform private colleges in terms of graduates' career outcomes, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its 2018's Best College & University Rankings, along with separate rankings for colleges and universities. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2017

Evacuating older adults and their furry friends: FSU study finds Florida needs more pet-friendly shelters

Florida needs more pet-friendly shelters, especially for older adults who represent 50 to 75 percent of deaths following disasters like hurricanes, according to a recent study from Florida State University. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2017

Report: Poor Hispanic, Black Children In Florida Face Bigger Hurdles

Hispanic and African American children who live in poverty are falling behind, according to an annual report on child well being. Read more »
Published on 10/24/2017

The Right Time

UCF President John C. Hitt announces his retirement Read more »
Published on 10/24/2017

UF College of Veterinary Medicine Clinical Skills Lab wins statewide building group award

The UF College of Veterinary Medicine's Clinical Skills Laboratory building addition received the top overall state award in the education category of the Florida Chapter of the Design-Build Institute's annual awards competition. Read more »
Published on 10/16/2017

UF announces largest fundraising campaign in university history

Go Greater positions UF to be a leader in addressing 21st century challenges Read more »
Published on 10/16/2017

NSU's New M.D. College Receives Preliminary Accreditation; First Class to Start in 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine has received preliminary accreditation - a major milestone that allows the new medical school to accept an inaugural class of 50 students into its innovative and coveted Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program, which will matriculate in August 2018. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2017

The Aspen Institute Names Top 150 U.S. Community Colleges Eligible For 2019 Aspen Prize

$1 Million Prize Recognizes Excellence in Community College Student Success Outcomes Read more »
Published on 10/11/2017

Fuchs urges students to ‘stay away' from Richard Spencer

Local and university police are spending $500,000 on security for the event Read more »
Published on 10/11/2017

Florida Tech Receives $246M Siemens Technology Grant

Product Lifecycle Management software crucial for developing an advanced manufacturing workforce Read more »
Published on 10/6/2017

Florida Virtual School to Accept 20,000 Displaced Puerto Rican Students

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida Virtual School (FLVS) will accept 20,000 Puerto Rican students who were impacted by Hurricane Maria to ensure they are able to continue their education. Whether students are still in Puerto Rico or in Florida, they can take advantage of this program. Read more »
Published on 10/5/2017

Florida Is 2017's 5th Worst State for Teachers – WalletHub Study

With World Teachers' Day around the corner and a number of states, such as Kentucky, Michigan and Minnesota, currently facing pension crises that adversely affect their educators, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017's Best & Worst States for Teachers. Read more »
Published on 9/27/2017

UF Health Jacksonville names new Chief Executive Officer

Leon L. Haley Jr., M.D., MHSA, C.P.E., FACEP, has been named chief executive officer of UF Health Jacksonville following a vote of the organization's board of directors today (Monday, Sept. 25). The appointment comes less than a year after Haley was named dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, a position he will continue to hold. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2017

Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

$50 Million Gift plus $150 Million Investment Will Significantly Expand NSU's Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Care Sciences; Advance Health Care in Florida and Beyond Read more »
Published on 9/25/2017

Senator Galvano files legislation to expand Bright Futures scholarhips

On Wednesday, Senator Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton) filed Senate Bill 4, the Florida Excellence in Higher Education Act of 2018. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2017

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