In commemoration of Women’s History Month, Florida A&M University (FAMU) is hosting “Sound the Alarm,” an uplifting event designed to empower women to be champions of healthy living. [Read more…] about FAMU Presents “Sound the Alarm” in Honor of Women’s History Month
Appointment is effective June 2019
Following a nationwide search, Stetson University Executive Vice President and Provost Noel Painter, Ph.D., announced the appointment of Michèle Alexandre, a noted civil rights, gender and race scholar, and author of “The New Frontiers of Civil Rights Litigation,” as the next dean of Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. [Read more…] about Stetson University Selects Michèle Alexandre as First African-American Dean of the College of Law
Donation will Establish a Scholarship Fund in
Memory of FAMU Alumnus Adrian Freeman
Just before the last star appeared on stage Sunday at the 2019 Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival, Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert III recognized another star, a dedicated festival photographer Adrian Freeman, who passed away last November. [Read more…] about FAMU Presented with $15,000 for Scholarships at Jazz in the Gardens Music Fest
Novelist Jonathan Lerner, a founding member of the Weather Underground, will present a reading on Tuesday, March 19, as part of the Writers at the University series. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, and is free and open to the public.
Lerner will reader from his novel, Swords in the Hands of Children, which a memoir about his youthful radicalism. In his story, Lerner also writes about the counter culture among the group known as the Weather Underground or Weathermen, a radical left-wing domestic terror group active in the 1960s and 1970s which led a series of bombings in the U.S.
Lerner attended Antioch College (Ohio), but left the school to become a full-time activist on the staff of Students for a Democratic Society, the principal organization of the New Left. He was a founding member of the militant Weatherman faction and the editor of its newspaper, Fire!
Lerner remained a member of the Weather Underground while it carried out the campaign of bombings, until its termination in 1976. He is the author of the novels Caught in a Still Peace and Alex Underground, and a journalist reporting on architecture, urbanist and environmental issues.
For more information about this event, contact Lynne Bartis at [email protected].
The University of Tampa is a private, residential university located on 110 acres on the riverfront in downtown Tampa. Known for academic excellence, personal attention and real-world experience in its undergraduate and graduate programs, the University serves approximately 9,300 students from 50 states and 132 countries. Approximately 60 percent of full-time students live on campus, and more than half of UT students are from Florida.
Florida Polytechnic University announced plans to build another iconic building on its campus that will serve as a research hub for the Central Florida region, becoming a magnet for high-tech development around the school. [Read more…] about Florida Poly unveils plans for state-of-the-art research building
The State University System of Florida is continuing its upward trajectory in the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report, which recognize the country’s best graduate schools. [Read more…] about State University System soars in U.S. News & World Report graduate program rankings
Stetson University faculty, staff and students and the community will have an opportunity to learn about President Trump’s leadership style and effectiveness during a lecture by Stetson alumnus George C. Edwards III, Ph.D., University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of political science and Jordan Chair in presidential studies at Texas A&M University. [Read more…] about Stetson University Alumnus and Renowned Presidency Expert Presents Lecture on President Trump’s Leadership Style
The community is welcome to view the laser cutters, 3-D printers, computer numerical control (CNC) routers, large format printers, vinyl cutters and state of the art computer technology that make up The University of Tampa’s new digital fabrication lab (the Fab Lab), at an open house on Friday, March 22, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. [Read more…] about Open House at UT March 22 to Feature Fab Lab, Rebuilt Artistic Spaces in Bailey Arts Studios
While bail as a pretrial release mechanism has been around since our nation’s beginning and is protected in the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, its continued use in the present day has been questioned by critics of the historically-based pretrial release mechanism. [Read more…] about UT Researcher Finds That Bail is Cost-Effective and Does Not Result in Detainees “Languishing Away in Jail”
The Stetson University Board of Trustees today announced the members of the university’s Presidential Search Committee following the retirement announcement from President Wendy B. Libby, Ph.D. [Read more…] about Stetson University Board of Trustees Chair Announces Presidential Search Committee