U.S. News & World Report recognized the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida as among the top online programs in the country, according to rankings released today.
On Jan. 31, Marcus DuBois King, Ph.D., and Elizabeth A. Andrews, J.D., will continue the conversation surrounding this year’s theme on “Cultural Resilience and Contemporary America” through two presentations: “Climate Justice: Sea Level Rise and Sinking States” and “Sea Level Rise: Policy Challenges for Coastal Communities.” [Read more…] about Ideas & Images Series Continues with Two Presentations and a workshop
Following the success of the Florida Virtual Campus’ Open Educational Resources Summit last February, FLVC is excited to announce the next OER Summit for February 27 – 28, 2019, at the Sheraton Orlando North in Orlando, FL. The Summit is designed for attendees to learn how to identify, modify, and design OER, with the goal of implementation at their college or university. [Read more…] about FLVC to Tackle High Textbook Costs During OER Summit
The University of North Florida has accepted a generous donation of artwork as well as an outright gift to support the preservation, care and curation of the UNF Permanent Collection from alumna Judy Eisen.
Flagler College’s Youth Ministry program has received a $1 million grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc. to begin a new program called “The Missing Voices Project” that will look for new ways to reach young people who are on the margins of society, culture and even the church.
Tobacco sales at two national dollar-store chains may have negatively impacted the smoking rate among pregnant women in the Southeast United States, University of Florida Health researchers have found. [Read more…] about Discount Stores’ Tobacco Sales Tied to More Women Smoking While Pregnant, UF Health Study Finds
The University of North Florida will hold the grand opening of the Center for Entrepreneurship in downtown Jacksonville, located in the renovated historic Barnett National Bank Building on Adams Street. The ceremony will take place February 4, 2019. The Center was made possible by a generous gift of $1 million from Luther and Blanche Coggin.
Attorney General Ashley Moody today, in her first week, named 18 experts and community leaders to serve on her Opioid Abuse Working Group, including previously named Chair, Sheriff Dennis Lemma. The Group will gather information and best practices from across Florida to help General Moody combat the opioid epidemic.
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The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute announces the graduation today of 37 first-line supervisors from the Florida Leadership Academy. These graduates serve in leadership roles representing 29 criminal justice agencies throughout the state. [Read more…] about Law Enforcement Leaders Graduate from 43rd Florida Leadership Academy
Today, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 19-13, formally suspending Okaloosa County Superintendent of Schools Mary Beth Jackson, effective immediately. Governor DeSantis has announced that Marcus Chambers, currently the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction, will serve as her replacement. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Executive Order Suspending Okaloosa County Superintendent of Schools