November 29, 2022

Education

The Hsu Innovation Institute and NWF have opened an aviation training center at Bob Sikes Airport

The facility's campus, which includes a large hangar and access to an 8,000-foot runway, will offer students several career training... Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

UNF creates department of physical therapy to help expand PT academic programs

Sherry Pinkstaff, who has been with the college since 2012, will lead the Brooks College of Health's Department of Physical Therapy. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Time4Learning's online home-schooling platform grows to 175,000 students

Include Time4Learning among companies that seized the moment amid the pandemic's mask mandates, remote learning and workschool challenges. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Florida Poly grows international opportunities with Fulbright Spain pact

Florida Polytechnic University has signed an agreement with the U.S.-Spain Fulbright Commission to expand educational opportunities for American and Spanish scholars. Read more »
Published on 11/22/2021

Americans Split on Denying Communion to Political Leaders

As President Joe Biden prepares to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Friday amidst controversy regarding whether those who support ... Read more »
Published on 10/28/2021

Yamaha Marine execs believe a Pensacola technical college program can serve as a national model

The program, at George Stone Technical College in Pensacola, has an almost 100% graduation rate and job placement of students. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Tampa entrepreneur Samyr Qureshi's tutoring business Knack is soaring

Samyr Qureshi says apps, online lessons, Zoom School, artificial intelligence and other tech only go so far in helping students learn. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

The pandemic accelerated a national trend toward more choice in education

Private schools began the last school year with a financial fright as enrollment fell in the pandemic. The scare didn't last... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Miami-Dade's Alberto Carvalho built national reputation upending the school model

At the time the Miami-Dade school board promoted Alberto Carvalho to superintendent of the nation's fourth-largest school district... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

FIU aims to fill thousands of cyber-security vacancies through apprenticeship program

With a $2-million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Florida International University has launched an apprenticeship program in cyber-security. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

UWF to lead coalition charged with filling critical shortage of cyber-security jobs

The U.S. National Security Agency awarded the University of West Florida a $6-million grant to lead 10 national institutions to develop strategies to address the critical national shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Cyber-security job security for engineers in Florida

Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland plans to offer the state's first bachelor's degree in cyber-security engineering starting this fall. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Florida Poly again spurns national trends with new application surge

Defying national trends in higher education, Florida Polytechnic University is enjoying a significant increase in... Read more »
Published on 6/8/2021

Education and Career Accessibility – A Blend of Technology and Thoughtful Support

Technology is not about replacing the human experience. It is about making the human experience more accessible to all. Read more »
Published on 6/4/2021

FP&L expands its solar footprint in NW Florida

Matt Valle, vice president of development at FP&L, talks about details of the multi-phase project. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Higher Ed: Comings and Goings

New faces and incoming higher ed leaders; plus several presidents of state colleges and universities are retiring... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Florida's sunshine laws complicate search for higher education leaders

The discussion over how much of the search for higher education leaders should take place behind closed doors continues. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

The Chinese government calls paying U.S. researchers ‘talent recruitment' but is it intellectual espionage?

Several researchers in Florida have handed over work funded by American taxpayers. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Full Sail & Orlando Health collaborate on e-sports health research and care

Full Sail University opened the largest e-sports arena in the country, now a partnership with Orlando Health brings care to "the Fortress." Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

The Right Direction

Since this is our annual higher education issue, I thought it would be appropriate to share my recent experience with one of Florida's universities. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Case Files: Researchers arrested over ties to China

A look at NOAA scientist Chunzai Wang and others... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

UF Health Cancer Center chosen PanCAN trial

Precision Promise is innovative in two ways, says Dr. Thomas George, director of the GI oncology... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

Learning and Earning

Fifteen years ago to the month in this space, I wrote about an apprenticeship program that ... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

The new faces of Florida's MBA professors bring eclectic mix of talent and knowledge

When David Major joined the faculty of the University of Miami in 2019... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

UF IFAS researchers develop citrus greening-resistant tree

Greening, a disease transmitted by an insect, compromises a tree's root system and ultimately affects the fruit. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

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