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City of Winter Haven Smart City Advisory Committee

The City of Winter Haven is formally embarking on a Smart City initiative to improve lives, and bring government and citizens together. As part of this important initiative, the City... Read more »
Published on 5/2/2019

Florida Healthy Kids Corporation Receives Funding to Make Full-Pay Plan More Affordable

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Healthy Kids Corporation (Corporation) today celebrates that 2019-2020 fiscal year legislative budget negotiations have included funding for a proposal submitted by the Corporation to lower the... Read more »
Published on 5/2/2019

Le Macaron French Pastries Looks to Make a Sweet Impression in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas,  -- Le Macaron French Pastries, an elegant French patisserie that offers guests the finest, authentic French macarons and pastries, recently announced plans to introduce more than 10 locations in targeted... Read more »
Published on 5/1/2019

AI Could Help Citrus Growers Find, Detect Dangerous Psyllids

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Precision agriculture engineer Yiannis Ampatzidis sees a day when citrus farmers use artificial intelligence to detect the pin-sized insects that can infect the fruit’s trees with the... Read more »
Published on 5/1/2019

Revolution Heads to Florida and Puerto Rico for the 8th Rise of the Rest Bus Tour

Investor and AOL Co-Founder Steve Case in Tampa Bay Wednesday morning for the Rise of the Rest Startup Tour. The Road Trip is part of a national effort to shine a spotlight... Read more »
Published on 4/30/2019

Thompson, Sizemore Gonzalez & Hearing Joins GrayRobinson

TAMPA, Fla. April 29, 2019 – GrayRobinson, P.A. and Thompson, Sizemore, Gonzalez & Hearing, P.A. (TSG&H) announce a strategic alliance to bolster GrayRobinson’s employment and labor practice and provide TSG&H... Read more »
Published on 4/30/2019

Florida is 2019's 12th Best State for Nurses

With National Nurses Week kicking off May 6, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Nurses as well as accompanying videos. In order to... Read more »
Published on 4/30/2019

Dr. David R. Nelson named to top leadership position at University of Florida Health

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. David R. Nelson has been named senior vice president for health affairs at the University of Florida and president of UF Health, the university’s academic health... Read more »
Published on 4/30/2019

Favorable economic conditions fuel near-record consumer sentiment in April

Consumer sentiment in Florida reached its highest level in 17 years, increasing 1.4 points in April to 102 from a revised figure of 100.6 in March. These levels of confidence... Read more »
Published on 4/30/2019

Cybersecurity executives collaborate to address evolving cyberthreat landscape

Pensacola, Fla. – Tasked with thwarting an evolving cyberthreat landscape but limited by a critical national workforce shortage, National Security Agency Executive Director Harry Coker Jr. and 300 other executives from... Read more »
Published on 4/29/2019

Finalists Announced for 11th Annual Technology Awards

ESTERO, Fla. – The Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership (SWFRTP) has announced the finalists for the 11th annual Technology Awards. D & A Strategic Enterprise Solutions is the Welcome Sponsor,... Read more »
Published on 4/29/2019

2019's Best & Worst Entry-Level Jobs

With graduation season nearly upon us, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst Entry-Level Jobs as well as accompanying videos. To take stock of the first-timer employment landscape,... Read more »
Published on 4/29/2019

Magic Leap Announces Partnership with NTT DOCOMO to Bring Spatial Computing to Japan

Magic Leap is very proud to announce our partnership with NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan’s largest mobile operator. DOCOMO will be the exclusive telecommunications partner of Magic Leap in Japan. The... Read more »
Published on 4/29/2019

Stetson University Ethics Team Takes First and Second at IBESCC

DELAND, Florida, April 24, 2019 – Stetson University students took home a first place and two second place wins at the International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition (IBECC) held recently in Los Angeles, Calif.... Read more »
Published on 4/24/2019

How case analysis helps FSU business students solve real-world problems, hone career skills

The ability to extract data and analyze information critically, solve a current business problem or grow an existing business is crucial for business students. That’s why Florida State University works... Read more »
Published on 4/24/2019

NextEra Energy first-quarter 2019 financial results available on company's website

JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) has posted its first-quarter 2019 financial results in a news release available on the company's website by accessing the following link: www.NextEraEnergy.com/FinancialResults.... Read more »
Published on 4/23/2019

City Furniture pledges to become carbon neutral by 2040

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 22, 2019--National Top 100 furniture retailer City Furniture today announced the complex operational goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2040. City Furniture’s 2040 Green Promise goal encompasses the... Read more »
Published on 4/23/2019

Bridging music and medicine

Music for pre-health program lets students pursue both of their passions Read more »
Published on 4/22/2019

Another "Egg-Cellent" Easter Spending Season Expected

Consumers expected to spend $151 per person, down slightly from last year, but still the second-highest all-time; Food, clothing, candy, flowers and decorations lead the way in popularity Read more »
Published on 4/19/2019

Florida Aquarium Conducts a Huge Multi-Agency Conservation Mission in Florida Keys to Help Restore Florida's Reefs

Multiple partners assisted in releasing over 3,000 staghorn coral offspring Read more »
Published on 4/19/2019

Airbnb's Explosive Growth Jolts Hotel Industry's Bottom Line

New Florida State University research reports Airbnb's worldwide growth is affecting hotel revenues. Read more »
Published on 4/19/2019

UF researchers create algorithm that accurately predicts surgical complications

UF researchers create algorithm that accurately predicts surgical complications Read more »
Published on 4/19/2019

2019's Greenest States

With Earth Day around the corner and many local economies still recovering from natural disasters including hurricanes on the East Coast, wildfires on the West Coast and flooding in the... Read more »
Published on 4/16/2019

Mote Marine Laboratory Partners With Florida Gulf Coast University for Harmful Algal Bloom Research, Education

On April 4, 2019, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium and Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to kick off a partnership that addresses impacts... Read more »
Published on 4/10/2019

Walmart Plans Estimated $173 Million in Florida New Store Construction, Store Improvements and Innovations in 2019

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 10, 2019--Building on its commitment to save customers time and money in new ways, Walmart expects to spend an estimated $173 million this year in Florida through the... Read more »
Published on 4/10/2019

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Broward Superintendent Vickie Cartwright talks about how they're solving teacher shortages
Broward Superintendent Vickie Cartwright talks about how they're solving teacher shortages

Broward Schools Superintendent, Dr. Vickie Cartwright, talked about some of the measures they're taking to make sure there's a teacher in every classroom.

 

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