September 21, 2021


Geographic Solutions, Palm Harbor

Geographic Solutions, the nation's leading provider of software solutions for workforce development, unemployment insurance, and labor market information, is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Megan Aderele as Education Sales Support Specialist. Read more »
Published on 9/6/2021

Polk State College, Polk County

Polk State College President Dr. Angela Garcia Falconetti is Chair of the Florida College System Council of Presidents for 2021-22. The COP is comprised of the presidents of Florida's 28 state colleges who advise and advocate to state and federal legislators and oversee coordination of statewide functions, among other responsibilities benefiting the Florida College System. Read more »
Published on 7/13/2021

Florida Southern College, Lakeland

Florida Southern College has named Dr. William Quilliam as the inaugural recipient of The Louise Templeton Endowed Chair in Accounting in the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise. Read more »
Published on 3/29/2021

Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland

Drs. Narendra Kini and Laine Powell have been appointed to the Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees. Dr. Kini is an experienced physician and healthcare administrator. Today, the pediatric emergency physician works as a consultant for innovation in digital health at Kiniconsult, a company he founded in 2019. Dr. Powell is the founder and executive director of Tech Sassy Girlz, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring underrepresented girls in middle and high school to engage in STEM. She is also the vice president for AceApplications, LLC, a technology solutions provider for businesses, schools, and government agencies. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2020

Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland

Beth Kigel and Lyn Stanfield have been appointed to the Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees. Beth Kigel is a global thought-leader in new mobility and smart city ecosystems. She is responsible for assisting transportation agencies, cities and regions in developing smart and connected infrastructure solutions. She is the vice president at HNTB Corporation. Lyn Stanfield is a native Floridian who leads the Global Inclusion and Diversity External Relations team at Apple. She is responsible for managing efforts to drive systemic change through the development of strategic partnerships and engagements, as well as the execution of key programs focused on global diversity issues. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2020

Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) Professor of Nursing Carol Jenkins Neil, Ph.D., RN, was recently named Nurse of the Year for Community Service by the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) in recognition of her outstanding and exemplary community service. Read more »
Published on 10/12/2020

Florida International University, Miami, Florida

El pagnier Kay "EK" Hudson was appointed FIU's first vice provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, leading a new division created to address inequities at the university. Hudson also was promoted to the position of senior vice president for Human Resources. She previously led FIU's anti-racism efforts through the university's Equity Action Initiative. Read more »
Published on 9/18/2020

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Gainesville

The University of Florida has appointed Dr. Scott Angle its vice president for agriculture and natural resources. Angle had been director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. He will lead UF/IFAS teaching, research and Extension efforts with a vision to advance precision agriculture and expand access to experiential learning. Read more »
Published on 8/10/2020

St. Thomas University, Miami Gardens

Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver G. Gilbert III will serve as Executive Director of St. Thomas University's new Center for Pandemic, Disaster, and Quarantine Research Read more »
Published on 7/29/2020

FIU, Miami

Florida International University's Board of Trustees elected Trustee Dean Colson, a former chairman of the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida, as the new chairman of the FIU Board of Trustees. Colson is a partner at the Coral Gables-based Law Firm Colson Hicks Eidson and previously served as the president of the Dade County Bar Association. Read more »
Published on 7/20/2020

University of North Florida, Jacksonville

UNF has named William F. “Chip” Klostermeyer as Dean of the College of Computing, Engineering & Construction. Read more »
Published on 4/22/2020

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University named Dr. Jason M. Ruckert - a leader in technology-enhanced education who helped the university become a Top Five online educator - to serve as Vice President for Enrollment Management. Currently Vice Chancellor and Chief Digital Learning Officer, he will manage enrollment across Embry-Riddle, serving nearly 34,000 students worldwide. Read more »
Published on 3/2/2020

Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland

Florida Polytechnic University has named Kathleen "Kathy" Bowman vice president of advancement. Bowman, an accomplished fundraising professional, will work to grow the University's donor relationships in Polk County and throughout the state of Florida. She previously served as the chief development officer for Purdue University's Krannert School of Management. Read more »
Published on 9/16/2019

Lynn University, Boca Raton

Lynn University has appointed Dr. Katrina Carter-Tellison Vice President for Academic Affairs. Read more »
Published on 6/10/2019

Hanley Foundation, West Palm Beach

Hanley Foundation has announced Andrew Burki as the nonprofit's Chief Public Policy Officer. Read more »
Published on 6/10/2019

Florida Southern College, Lakeland

Dr. Brad E. Hollingshead has been appointed Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Florida Southern College. Read more »
Published on 5/8/2019

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Alexandra Schaffrath has been promoted to Chief Strategy Officer at UMA. Prior to joining UMA in January 2012, Schaffrath served as Vice President of Development at Laureate Education. Schaffrath has a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the Stern School of Business at New York University. Read more »
Published on 3/19/2019

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa, FL

Dr. Darlyne Bailey has been named Chair of the Board of Directors of UMA. She is currently a Professor, Dean Emeritus, and Special Assistant to the President at Bryn Mawr College, and has previously served in Dean roles at Case Western Reserve University, the University of Minnesota, and Columbia University's Teachers College, where she also served as acting President. Read more »
Published on 3/18/2019

Barry University, Miami

Barry University's Board of Trustees has named Mike Allen, Ph.D., as the university's seventh president. Allen, a seasoned higher education administrator with more than 25 years of experience, has a... Read more »
Published on 3/13/2019

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

National Education leader David Donahue has joined Ultimate Medical Academy as Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff. Donahue comes to UMA from Middlebury College in Vermont, where he spent more than 20 years in a variety of roles, including most recently as the college's Chief of Staff and Director of Community Relations. He also chaired the Middlebury Chamber. Read more »
Published on 12/5/2018

Lynn University, Boca Raton

Christian Boniforti will become Lynn University's first chief strategy and technology officer (CSTO). Read more »
Published on 11/14/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Linda Mignone has joined UMA as Chief Marketing Officer, and will lead UMA's marketing and communications efforts. Mignone brings almost 25 years of experience in strategic, brand and direct marketing with firms including Kaplan and DHL. Mignone has contributed to Fortune/CNN on leadership and management, and advises Merci360 and other start-up and incubator organizations. Read more »
Published on 8/21/2018

Florida A&M University, Tallahassee

Wanda Ford, D.M., has been named CFO and vice president for Finance and Administration at Florida A&M University. Read more »
Published on 7/25/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Beth Garland was named Senior Vice President of Human Resources at UMA. She joined the Tampa-based accredited nonprofit healthcare educator in 2015 as Senior Vice President of Strategic Operations and has led several initiatives to improve and support career outcomes for students and employees. Garland holds a BA from Vanderbilt and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Read more »
Published on 7/2/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Mark Simone joined Ultimate Medical Academy as Senior Director of Recruiting. UMA is an accredited nonprofit healthcare educational institution that employs more than 2,000 in the Tampa Bay area. Simone was previously Head of Early Career & Diversity Talent at Cigna in Hartford, Connecticut. He has also led talent teams at Aetna, Pfizer, and Adaptive Talent Solutions. Read more »
Published on 7/2/2018

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