January 29, 2023

Education

The Florida Aquarium Sets Attendance Record

Nearly 925,000 guests visited the Aquarium in 2022 Read more »
Published on 1/10/2023

Delivering for Florida

As you know from my past columns, education is an important topic to me. My parents instilled in me at a very young age the value of a good education. They emphasized that education is the key that unlocks so many doors. Both of my parents were the first in their families to get college degrees. My siblings and I heeded their advice, though we took different paths. My sister earned her master's degree, my older brother and I graduated from a four-year university, one of my younger brothers received an associate's degree and another pursued a technical degree. It didn't matter which route we took, we all understood the importance of a post-secondary education. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2023

Bfore.Ai Releases the First Ever Cybersecurity Book for Children Just Before Christmas for Free

“The King, The Knight & The Snowball” was downloaded over 100 times within the first hour of being available. Read more »
Published on 12/23/2022

David Denor at the 2022 Florida Southern College Winter Commencement

David Denor, the publisher of Florida Trend Magazine, was the keynote speaker during Florida Southern's Winter graduation. Read more »
Published on 12/22/2022

Florida Ranked #1 in Nation for Parent Involvement in Education

The Center for Education Reform adds another nation-leading accolade to Florida's world-class education system Read more »
Published on 12/12/2022

New 4-H Scholarship Honors Hal Porter of Citrus County

The Hal Porter 4-H Scholarship Endowment will provide educational scholarships to graduating 4-H seniors and alumni Read more »
Published on 12/6/2022

Florida Celebrates Computer Science Education Week

Commissioner Manny Diaz, Jr. encourages schools to dedicate one hour during the week to engage in coding activities aligned with Florida's B.E.S.T. Standards for Mathematics Read more »
Published on 12/5/2022

FSCJ Funeral Services Program receives national accreditation to offer online classes

Florida State College at Jacksonville's Funeral Services program was named an ABFSE-approved distance learning (online) program. Read more »
Published on 12/5/2022

University of Miami partners with Chile to establish first official nurse practitioner program

Nurse practitioner was a foreign role in Chile — until a plea for help from the Chilean government. A rising number of cancer cases in that country sparked a collaboration between the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Sciences and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2022

UNF's Brooks College of Health boosts hands-on training with new simulation center

Nursing students at the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health have a new simulation center for hands-on training. Read more »
Published on 11/16/2022

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach

Kelly Dowling, a higher education veteran with a successful fundraising track record, joins Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University as Senior Vice President for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement. Read more »
Published on 11/14/2022

Accelerated nursing programs in Florida help get new nurses into practice faster

While nursing wasn't her first career, Proebe Ybanez always felt a pull toward the profession. As a teenager growing up in the Philippines, she recalls feeling helpless as she watched her great-aunt suffer a massive seizure. Read more »
Published on 11/14/2022

Kirkland Ranch Academy of Innovation opens in Pasco County

Built on what used to be a Pasco County cow pasture, the $70-million Kirkland Ranch Academy of Innovation opened this school year, ushering in a new era of what used to be called a technical high school. Kirkland's curriculum still features all the traditional trades, such as automotive maintenance and welding, but it also includes classes in cybersecurity, computer science, biomedical sciences, digital media, engineering and robotics. Read more »
Published on 9/30/2022

Gannon Dedicates New Floor of Academic Building at Ruskin Campus

Gannon University has formally dedicated the third floor of its academic building on its Ruskin campus. Read more »
Published on 9/9/2022

Florida universities, students at forefront of new era of space exploration

As NASA pursues its next moonshot, the agency is also partnering with academia to help address technology gaps. Read more »
Published on 8/24/2022

Smartphones push consumers to prefer unique, tailored products

Personalized wine lists. Tailored clothing options. Unique experiences just for you. Read more »
Published on 8/24/2022

UF researchers develop tool to predict complications during surgery

Every year, approximately 15 million Americans undergo some sort of surgery, and nearly one-third develop a complication. Each adverse event can add up to $11,000 in health care costs and exact a physical and emotional toll on the patient. But a promising AI tool being developed by researchers at the University of Florida could help doctors better forecast how patients will do before they even go under the knife. Read more »
Published on 8/23/2022

How Florida researchers are using UF's supercomputer

High-impact research is in full swing on UF's HiPerGator ?— one of the smartest machines in the world... Read more »
Published on 7/25/2022

Student athletes across Florida are cashing in

From football players to gymnasts, athletes across Florida are cashing in. Read more »
Published on 6/30/2022

Florida's outgoing higher education leaders

Who’s Leaving Kent Fuchs / UF The University of Florida recently set up a 15-member search committee to find a replacement for Kent Fuchs, who announced in January that this... Read more »
Published on 6/23/2022

Incoming presidents at Florida's institutions of higher learning

New Hires Rhea Law / USF When Will Weatherford, chair of USF’s board of trustees, asked Tampa Bay attorney Rhea Law to take the reins of USF as interim president... Read more »
Published on 6/23/2022

Businesses hope to score with college endorsements

A slew of businesses hopes to score with college endorsements. Read more »
Published on 6/16/2022

How a college injury put Brian Lamb on path to the Board of Governors

“How do you respond to that level of adversity that you haven't seen before? That really was a defining moment for me.” Read more »
Published on 6/15/2022

Florida University presidents are staying half as long as they used to

At Florida's public institutions, retirements, stress and the occasional controversy have contributed to the churn. Read more »
Published on 6/9/2022

College athletes are finding the road to early riches is not what it seems

Now free to sign endorsement deals, college athletes are finding the road to early riches is not what it seems. Read more »
Published on 6/8/2022

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Miami athlete has run half-marathon distance for more than 650 days in a row
Miami athlete has run half-marathon distance for more than 650 days in a row

Mika Shevit, 48, who has run a half-marathon distance for more than 650 days consecutively and is looking to reach a 1000-day streak, talks about participating in the 2023 Miami Marathon.

 

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