June 2017 Contents
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UCF’s president makes no apologies for growing the Orlando university into a 64,000-student behemoth.
The Aspen Institute consistently praises Florida’s community colleges.
A small, for-profit school in Naples is one of only two independent, single-purpose nurse anesthetist schools in the U.S.
Education = jobs
While he still has more plans, John Hitt has had a successful 25-year tenure as UCF president by any measure. Also, find out what’s new at Florida’s other higher-ed institutions.
“When I first started, everybody said I was too skinny, that I wasn’t strong enough and that I would never make it because I was an American...”
Shish kabobs in various forms spread across Florida
The Villages takes a breather
With its founder gone, the Morse family ratchets back its political involvement.
Of Counsel - Florida Law
Accustomed to trade
Peter Quinter specializes in representing importers and exporters.
It's leadership, Florida
Wendy Walker says she always saw herself as “a No. 2 person.” Putting herself front and center isn’t her style...
A Canadian family company envisions building America’s largest mall-theme park in Miami-Dade.
The Graham family says the partnership deal won’t change its approach to development.
Most Florida malls are doing better than their national counterparts, but consumer shifts to online are just beginning to show up.
The plane truth
An aircraft maintenance firm has plenty of jobs, just not enough skilled workers
Promise and limitations
Immunotherapy research and treatment offers promising results for treating cancer.
Around the State
Posh on sale
Prices of $1-million-plus homes in Miami are dropping.
The president’s visits to Mar-a-Lago shift general aviation activity.
A new consortium is promoting the Sarasota area’s higher-ed assets.
Hop to it
A UF professor’s project leads to Florida-produced hops.
The right track
Investors hope CSX’s new CEO can create efficiencies.
Aw, shucks: An oyster venture
A businessman hopes his project can revive northwest Florida’s oyster industry.
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