October 1, 2014

Education

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

Making connections work for minority professionals

Lloyd Reshard began learning about putting together resources and people during high school. A guidance counselor advised him to take up a trade to pay his way through college. Read more »
Published on 10/9/2013

Letter from Florida college and university presidents calling for immigration reform

Florida college presidents call for movement on immigration reform Read more »
Published on 9/17/2013

Vivo School of Technology

Tired of going out of state to find programmers for his Pragmatic Works software company, Brian Knight is starting a training school in Jacksonville to teach the .NET programming language... Read more »
Published on 8/20/2013

Chancellor Frank T. Brogan picked to lead Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

After 35 years of service to the State of Florida, Frank T. Brogan, chancellor of Florida's State University System, has been selected to serve as the chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) beginning Oct. 1. Read more »
Published on 8/7/2013

Impact: Utilities

Florida Power & Light announced earlier this year it intends to spend $500 million over the next three years to harden its system... Read more »
Published on 7/8/2013

Chart: For-Profit Colleges & Universities in Florida

Ranked by enrollment. Enrollment does not include online students. List includes only schools with more than 2,100 students. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2013

Chart: Florida's Private, Non-Profit Colleges and Universities

Ranked by enrollment. Only schools offering bachelor's degrees and with an enrollment of more than 500 students are listed. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2013

Chart: Florida's Public State Universities

Ranked by enrollment. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2013

Chart: Florida College System

Ranked by enrollment. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2013

Overreach at the University of Miami?

UM had to restructure its huge investment in health care and life sciences but makes no apologies for its ambitions. Read more »
Published on 6/11/2013

Compensation at the top of Florida's universities

State university presidents' five-year contracts typically include health and life insurance, state employee retirement plan contributions, travel expenses for spouses outside university service areas and a paid sabbatical if they resign from the presidency and remain at the school. Read more »
Published on 6/11/2013

Higher Education in Florida: Are Florida's universities overadministered?

The picture that emerges from a look at the staffing practices of Florida universities in the past five years is complex. Read more »
Published on 6/10/2013

Partnership Friction: Private and community colleges offer four-year degrees

In 2001, St. Petersburg Junior College, as the public community college in Pinellas County was then known, won permission to move beyond its traditional two-year degree offerings and confer four-year degrees. Read more »
Published on 6/10/2013

Behind Education Costs: Buttress — or Bloat?

Two economists argue that universities adjust costs based on how much they raise, rather than broad economic forces. Schools say they have become more efficient. Read more »
Published on 6/10/2013

UF's Innovation Hub nurturing tech gurus

The University of Florida's new Innovation Hub aims to create ‘collision' among entrepreneurs. Read more »
Published on 5/31/2013

Fast-Tracking Research

In 1993, Norma Sue Kenyon, an immunologist who had done diabetes-related research for the University of Miami... Read more »
Published on 5/31/2013

University Snapshots

Portable Imaging, The Gold Standard, Shelter Solution, Mad Cow Disease Detection and Neural Protection Read more »
Published on 5/31/2013

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