October 25, 2016


Clermont Is on the Fast Track

Tiny Clermont -- pop. 23,000 -- has made itself the epicenter of the state's sports tourism industry. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

Jill White Takes Over at Northwest Fla. State College

The college’s board of trustees fired Richburg after a grand jury indicted him in connection with a $6-million state appropriation for a construction project. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

More Enrolled in Northwest Fla. Colleges

Community college enrollment historically rises during economic downturns. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2009

Art Museum Gives UNF Presence Downtown Again

Today, more than 20 years after the university shuttered its urban site, a new partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville is bringing UNF back downtown — in the same historic, six-story Western Union Telegraph Building that once ho Read more »
Published on 6/1/2009

Sea School: Fight Off Pirates

The $550 class allows you to earn a master’s license, which enables you to operate a ship up to 500 gross tons and earn up to $300 to $400 per day at sea. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2009

Southeast Fla. SAT Scores

Martin County students recorded the highest SAT scores and the largest percentage of AP exams graded 3 or higher in the region. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2009

N. Carolina Stands Ready to Hire Away Our Best Professors

The first major goal in a business-higher ed partnership, of course, should be the creation of a stable fiscal base for our state’s universities — reliable, year-to-year funding that creates a solid foundation for real excellence. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2009

Prison Reform: A Course Correction

With prisons full and a tight state budget, Florida business leaders are pushing reform as a matter of efficiency -- and public safety. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2009

Education Foundations' Success Lies in Business Involvement

Education foundations are meant to provide a way for a county’s business community to get involved in its public schools. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2009

UM Touts Research with Commercial Potential

Bart Chernow, recruited to UM as vice provost for technology advancement, founded UM Innovation, an umbrella entity that coordinates the activities of an office of technology transfer. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2009

It's Hot But Don't Blame Global Warming

Some Florida cities are getting hotter, but the evolution has more to do with bulldozers and pavement than global warming. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2009

Wave of Hope for FAU's Ocean Turbines

Florida Atlantic's ocean energy research center envisions creating energy via underwater turbines but is having trouble getting a permit. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2009

Icon: Margaret D. Lowman

Rainforest canopy researcher, professor of biology and environmental studies at New Collage, author, age 55 Read more »
Published on 2/1/2009

Wendy Libby Named Stetson President

Incoming President Wendy Libby, 57 » Top Pick: Selected from 75 applicants during a 1½-year search, Libby will oversee the DeLand campus, Stetson’s law school in Gulfport near St. Petersburg... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Lowry Park Zoo Moves On Despite Controversy

The zoo’s $4.5-million, 17,000-sq.-ft. Safari Lodge opened in December amid controversy surrounding Lex Salisbury. Lex Salisbury, the longtime leader of Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, gets a lot of the credit... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Schools Doing More with Less

Every education district in Florida has had to face an extra challenge this school year. They each received an average of $310 less per student for 2008-2009 than in the previous year. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Beating Dyslexia in Duval

A third of Duval County 10th-graders cannot read at grade level, according to the latest FCAT scores. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

Screenplays by the Book

Using their trademarked, web-based
multimedia program, along with computers and editing equipment, two UCF professors are enticing middle and high school students to read by helping them create Hollywood film-type “trailers” for digital bo Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

New Degrees Enhance Indian River College

Since January, 1,000 wannabe teachers, nurses and healthcare managers have enrolled in nine new baccalaureate degree programs. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

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