October 24, 2014

Education

World's Largest Junior Financial Achievement Center Opens

This month, buses will arrive in Coconut Creek at the world’s largest Junior Achievement “world” center to deposit the first of an estimated 50,000 students who will visit annually for an education in hands-on financial decision-making. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

Training: Teach Your Employees Well

The best companies don't cut back on training when times are tough. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

South Fla. EDC Aids Startups

Entrepreneur Navroze Mehta launched Dermdex/Skinstore, a technology platform company for the skin-care profession, in Boca Raton. He grew it with the help of the Enterprise Development Corp. of South Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

Fla. Private Schools Take a Hit

... as enrollment drops. Also see data on Florida school districts. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

Florida Trend Reporter vs. Lance Armstrong

Audio slideshow: A Trend reporter tests her physical limits at the National Training Center's Human Performance Lab in Clermont. Find out how this 37-year-old desk jockey fared in an endurance test that pushes an individual to the point of exhaustion. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

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

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