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July 27, 2017

Higher Education

Strength in numbers: Profile of UCF President John Hitt

University of Central Florida President John Hitt makes no apologies for growing the Orlando university into a 64,000-student behemoth... Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Florida's community colleges are nationally recognized

Six years ago, the Aspen Institute, an international non-profit leadership group, began awarding the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, given every two years. Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Gain from no pain: Profile of Wolford College's nurse anesthetist program

In the late-1990s, Collier Anesthesia, a private medical group based in Naples, was struggling to find enough nurse anesthetists to serve a growing number of patients. Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Comings and goings: Leadership changes at Florida higher ed institutions

Many colleges across Florida have named new presidents, including the University of West Florida, Florida Gulf Coast University, Embry-Riddle, Chipola College, Florida A&M, Warner University and Northwest Florida State College.... Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Gov. Scott: We will fight to make higher education more affordable

On Tuesday, Governor Rick Scott announced his “Finish in Four, Save More” legislative and budget proposals to encourage colleges and universities to continue to make higher education more affordable for students and also help students graduate in four years. Read more »
Published on 1/11/2017

FSU researchers win grants to propel research into business ideas

Researchers Yaacov Petscher, Scott Stagg, Joseph Schlenoff and Biwu Ma will receive a combined total of more than $150,000 to work on projects such as creating an application that helps teachers properly group students for instruction and manufacturing a cheaper LED lightbulb. Read more »
Published on 12/20/2016

Florida Tech ranked among best in U.S. for graduate employability

Prestigious Times Higher Education releases new survey on hiring grads Read more »
Published on 12/13/2016

Venture capital funding better than bank loans for small businesses

FAU study shows venture capital investment beats bank loans to boost growing startup businesses and entrepreneurship. Read more »
Published on 12/9/2016

UF No. 1 among public universities for graduate employability

U.S. employers say the University of Florida is the best public university in the country for finding new hires, according to the latest Times Higher Education rankings of the top universities in the nation for graduate employability. Read more »
Published on 11/22/2016

UF ranks third nationally for licensing its technologies

The University of Florida is ranked third in the nation for licenses and options executed on technologies developed at the university level, a measure of how successful its ideas are in the marketplace. Read more »
Published on 11/18/2016

Miami Dade College President Eduardo J. Padrón to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Message from the Chair of Miami Dade College to the Board of Trustees Read more »
Published on 11/17/2016

FIU's environmental research expands

FIU will expand its scientific environmental research capabilities by joining a new venture with the Rookery Bay Reserve in Collier County. Read more »
Published on 11/16/2016

University of Florida's new plan for online education

The University of Florida is retooling its effort to offer fully online undergraduate degrees to first-time-in-college students, stepping back from its goal to enroll tens of thousands of students in favor of a smaller, though perhaps more pragmatic, plan. Read more »
Published on 11/15/2016

UF reveals Strategic Development Plan

Eastward focus, connection to downtown, housing shifts among recommendations Read more »
Published on 11/11/2016

USF launches enhanced guaranteed admission program with regional Florida colleges

FUSE pilot program syncs courses and advising between institutions for pathways to increased degree success. Read more »
Published on 10/24/2016

NSF grant to increase computer science graduates in Florida

As part of a grant from the National Science Foundation, FIU and two other Florida universities will receive $1 million each in student scholarships to remove financial barriers to student success and increase the number of graduates in computer and information technology. Read more »
Published on 10/24/2016

Free-agent professors: Signings

Universities around Florida are adding faculty. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2016

Ralph Tiden "RT" Good appointed as Dean of Lynn College of Business and Management

Lynn University announced the appointment of Ralph Tilden ''RT'' Good as dean of its College of Business and Management, the school's largest and most international program. Read more »
Published on 8/17/2016

UF receives record $724 million in research funding in FY 2015-16

Research focused on Alzheimer's disease, agricultural pests and economic development was among the thousands of projects funded with a record $724 million in research awards to the University of Florida last fiscal year. Read more »
Published on 8/2/2016

Florida Polytechnic University names Dr. Terry Parker as Provost

New appointment adds to academic and engineering leadership ranks Read more »
Published on 7/25/2016

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