February 20, 2020

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St. Petersburg Ranks in the Top 15 Best Large Cities to Start a Business

With May 5 kicking off National Small Business Week and half of Americans working for small businesses, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best Large Cities to... Read more »
Published on 5/6/2019

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

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

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

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

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

USF Receives $5 Million Gift for Newly-Named Center for Supply Chain Management & Sustainability

A gift from MercuryGate cofounder Monica Wooden will name the center in her honor Read more »
Published on 4/8/2019

Endangered Tagged Whale Sharks Return After Eight Months

Endangered whale sharks "Milo" and "Lucho," tagged last summer by biologist Rafael de la Parra near Isla Mujeres, Mexico, have returned to the same place they were originally tagged eight months prior after having made nomadic journeys of a combined nearly 10,000 miles. Read more »
Published on 4/8/2019

Boomerang Air Charter Lands on Florida's West Coast; /St. Pete-Clearwater

Boomerang Air Charter announced that the charter company is experiencing such strong growth that they are adding additional aircraft to service the West Coast of Florida and will base aircraft... Read more »
Published on 4/4/2019

Florida Gulf Coast University partners with Mote Marine Laboratory for harmful algal bloom research, education

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

Florida Is 2019's 11th Most Stressed State

With April being Stress Awareness Month and millennials reporting the highest average stress levels of any generation, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019's Most & Least Stressed... Read more »
Published on 4/3/2019

Farm Stores & Ecopod Partner to Reduce Plastic Waste with a New Product Launch

Farm Stores and Ecopod have partnered to bring cleaning product refill kiosks to the convenience store franchise. The kiosks enable customers to refill eco-friendly cleaning products into reusable containers. The... Read more »
Published on 4/3/2019

New Report Highlights Trends in High Textbook Costs and Impact of Student Success

For the first time, college and university students in the state of Florida are seeing textbook costs slightly trend lower, according to the Florida Virtual Campus' 2018 Student Textbook and... Read more »
Published on 4/3/2019

AdventHealth University and Stetson University Announce Partnership and MHA/MBA Dual-Degree

AdventHealth University (AHU) and Stetson University are partnering to offer an innovative, dual-degree, online program leading students to degrees in both a Master of Healthcare Administration in Strategy & Innovation... Read more »
Published on 4/3/2019

Florida Is 2019's State with the 4th Lowest Tax Burden

With Tax Day fast approaching and the new tax code taking effect this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 2019 Tax Burden by State report as well as... Read more »
Published on 4/3/2019

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