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December 10, 2018

Education

Florida International University's Decade of Progress

National recognition reflects commitment to community Read more »
Published on 11/1/2018

FSC focuses on Central Florida's health care needs with new Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

With its planned launch of a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program in fall 2019, Florida Southern College will help address the urgent healthcare needs of Polk County residents. The goal of the program is to strengthen the leadership skills of nursing professionals, preparing them to make critically important organizational changes to improve patient care. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2018

FIT Opening New Cargo Facility at Port Everglades

Florida International Terminal, LLC.(FIT) is opening a new 32-acre containerized cargo terminal at Broward County's Port Everglades with double the number of entry gates, and adding new scales, heavy equipment, technology and increased stacking capacity. FIT is already one of the largest cargo terminal operators at Port Everglades and is relocating to make way for the largest capital improvement project in the Port's history. Read more »
Published on 10/24/2018

2019's Best Colleges in Florida – WalletHub Study

With the first “early decision” college-application deadline looming on Nov. 1 and tuition costs having more than doubled since the 1980s, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 2019's Best College & University Rankings as well as accompanying videos, in addition to separate rankings for colleges and for universities. Read more »
Published on 10/22/2018

Siemens and UCF to Establish Big Data Collaboration Focused on Advancing Smart Infrastructure Technologies

Goal of data analytics partnership to further develop concept of Smart Buildings by optimizing overall building performance and improve operational efficiency and predictability of power grid Access to Siemens' leading-edge software and hardware provides students and researchers insight into future of smart buildings Initiative also to focus on co-creation and R&D for smart infrastructure technologies as industry and academic experts work side-by-side Read more »
Published on 10/22/2018

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Names New Members to National Assessment Governing Board

Nardi Routten, a fourth-grade teacher at Chester A. Moore Elementary in Fort Pierce, Florida, has been selected to serve on the board. Read more »
Published on 10/4/2018

University of Florida Innovation Station in Sarasota continues to exceed goals

The University of Florida Innovation Station Sarasota County (UFIS) was established to assist the Sarasota region with economic development based on creating a STEM/Engineering talent pipeline for the area to grow its high-tech economy. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2018

FSU Successfully 'Raises the Torch' For the Future

Eight years ago, Florida State University embarked on the most ambitious fundraising effort in its history. Raise the Torch: The Campaign for Florida Statewas launched to attract $1 billion in philanthropic support to implement bold ideas that would continue to distinguish Florida State as a preeminent university and positively affect the future for students, faculty and alumni. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2018

Florida Is 2018's 5th Worst State for Teachers

With World Teachers' Day around the corner and teaching among the lowest-paid professions that require a bachelor's degree, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018's Best & Worst States for Teachersas well as accompanying videos. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2018

Ron DeSantis platform on education in Florida

DeSantis: Boost Classroom Spending For Students and Teachers, Expand Choice, Vocational and Technical Education, and Hold the Line on College Tuition Read more »
Published on 9/20/2018

Andrew Gillum platform on education in Florida

Below is gubernatorial candidate Mayor Andrew Gillum's platform policy in regards to education in Florida: Read more »
Published on 9/20/2018

Most fire in Florida goes undetected, researchers say

A new study from Florida State University researchers indicates that common satellite imaging technologies have vastly underestimated the number of fires in Florida. Read more »
Published on 9/14/2018

University of South Florida System President Judy Genshaft announces plans to step down, effective July 2019

Genshaft has led USF to unprecedented success during her historic tenure Read more »
Published on 9/10/2018

USF climbs to its highest ranking ever from U.S. News & World Report

The University of South Florida improved substantially in U.S. News and World Report's (USNWR) Best College rankings released Monday, positioning the university higher than it has ever been and continuing USF's trend of rapid ascension in recent years. Read more »
Published on 9/10/2018

FGCU announces agribusiness center, plans for minor

Florida Gulf Coast University's (FGCU) Lutgert College of Business is deepening its connection with agriculture through the creation of a new Center for Agribusiness and a proposed agribusiness minor. Read more »
Published on 9/7/2018

Miami business leaders step up to take the teaching challenge

The Education Fund, a nonprofit organization that develops innovative programs for public schools in Miami-Dade County, is challenging business leaders to test their savvy and skill and teach an hour in a local public school. Read more »
Published on 8/21/2018

Associated Builders and Contractors Florida Institute Graduates More Than 150 Apprentices

Florida's Associated Builders and Contractors Institute's 2018 graduation ceremony commemorated the 153 dedicated construction apprentices from Key West to Brevard County who completed their classroom education this year. Read more »
Published on 8/21/2018

Amendment 8 Struck From November Ballot

The League of Women Voters of Florida has released the following statement in response to the court's decision to strike Amendment 8 from the November ballot on Monday: Read more »
Published on 8/20/2018

Excellence in Higher Education Act heads to Gov. Scott

SB 4 Secures Permanent Expansion of Bright Futures Academic and Medallion Scholarships Read more »
Published on 8/6/2018

2018's States with the Best & Worst School Systems

With the Every Student Succeeds Act shaping state curriculums and students getting closer to the end of their summer breaks, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018's States with the Best & Worst School Systems as well as accompanying videos. Read more »
Published on 8/2/2018

University of Florida smashes research awards record with $837.6 million in fiscal year 2018

The University of Florida received a record $837.6 million in research funding in fiscal year 2018, surpassing the previous record set in fiscal 2016 by $113.6 million, or nearly 16 percent. Read more »
Published on 7/31/2018

NSU Hosts White Coat Ceremony for First M.D. Class and 38th Entering D.O. Class

Florida-based Nova Southeastern University Becomes First University in the Nation to Train D.O. and M.D. Students on the Same Campus Read more »
Published on 7/31/2018

USF Officially Designated as 'Preeminent' by the Florida Board of Governors

Historic achievement places USF in the top category of Florida's universities and comes with millions of dollars in new funding that will benefit the Tampa Bay region's future Read more »
Published on 6/28/2018

University of South Florida joins University of Florida and Florida State University in 'preeminent' status

On Wednesday, the Florida Board of Governors' Strategic Planning Committee meeting in Orlando unanimously approved USF's status as a preeminent university. It's an achievement that was attained previously among the state's 13 public universities by only UF and FSU. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2018

More Florida Schools Earning High Marks

Florida Department of Education releases annual school grades Read more »
Published on 6/27/2018

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