The Florida Department of Education (DOE) announced its investment of more than $4.3 million in seven independent, nonprofit, higher education institutions to strengthen Florida’s nursing workforce. The Linking Industry to Nursing Education (LINE) funding was allocated by the Florida Legislature during the 2022 legislative session to combat the state’s nursing workforce shortage. “Florida is experiencing … Read more

Nursing students at AdventHealth University will have access to new and additional simulation equipment that will prepare them to care for patients, thanks to a $574,445 grant from Florida’s new Linking Industry to Nursing Education (LINE) Fund. AdventHealth University is one of 26 schools in Florida to receive funding through this grant. “AdventHealth University is … Read more

Jacksonville University is expanding its accelerated bachelor’s degree program in nursing with the addition of a new clinical partner: Mayo Clinic. The accelerated program offers a path to a bachelor’s degree in nursing in one year. JU said the program strives to meet the growing need for nurses in Florida and across the U.S. The expansion … Read more

Brevard County’s first medical school will launch in summer 2024 at the Florida Institute of Technology campus in Melbourne. Florida Tech and the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine entered into an affiliation agreement in November to establish a four-year osteopathic medical school on two floors of Florida Tech’s L3Harris Commons building via a sublease agreement. … Read more

Gov. Ron DeSantis recently announced that Barry University will be one of the institutions receiving LINE funding from the state to train nursing students. The $949,000 award will help Barry’s School of Nursing educate additional front line nurses, recruit nursing faculty, and equip classrooms and simulation labs with more learning technology. More than a third … Read more

Stetson University’s Master of Accountancy and Master of Business Administration programs have been ranked among the best online programs in the country for 2023, according to U.S. News & World Report. The MAcc and MBA programs earned recognition again for Stetson in the 2023 U.S. News Best Online Programs, which assessed online programs at more than … Read more

The University of Miami, working with two local nonprofits, is trying to help Miami-Dade public schools with a new, privately funded initiative called the Teacher Accelerator Program (TAP). Starting in the spring semester in January, University of Miami seniors who may have never considered going into a classroom will be able to graduate as teachers … Read more

For the second time in school history, the St. Thomas University College of Law Trial Team brings home the Chester Bedell Mock Trial Competition first-place trophy. The Bedell Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions in Florida and it is hosted by the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar.

The American Center for Political Leadership (ACPL) at Southeastern University is hosting its third annual essay contest centered around civil discourse and civic engagement. High school students can win up to $1,500 in scholarship prize money with a winning essay for the ACPL’s Civic Initiative Essay Contest. Open to high school students who reside in … Read more

Michael Middlebrooks, associate professor of biology at The University of Tampa, was awarded $87,775 by the Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund to study the phenomenon of seagrass in Tampa Bay being replaced by macroalgae called Caulerpa. The project, titled “Caulerpa-Seagrass Interactions in Tampa Bay,” has a three-year timeline and will include UT student researchers. Seagrass … Read more

Intuitive Machines, maker of the Nova-C Lunar Lander currently expected to launch in spring 2023, and Columbia Sportswear have teamed up with Embry-Riddle to support outstanding women in STEM like Yow. The “Intuitive Machines and Columbia Sportswear Advancing Women in Technology Program” at Embry-Riddle will provide scholarships as well as fellowship opportunities to uplift undergraduate … Read more

More than five years since its work in the United Arab Emirates began, Beacon College has opened a new chapter in its partnership with that country’s leading advocacy group for students with learning differences, President Dr. George Hagerty said recently. From collaborative training workshops and college transition programs to streaming lectures, Beacon has reached hundreds … Read more

Saint Leo University, which was one of the early leaders in online education, earned honors in four categories for providing the best online bachelor’s and master’s programs in the United States, according to the 2023 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Programs edition. The university received honors in the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Psychology; (ranked 36th); Best Online Bachelor’s … Read more

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to announce that three students have received scholarships to help them continue their educational journeys. Taylor Matthews received the AutoNation/Racing for Cancer Changing Lives Scholarship, while Avery Wright and Paula Fernandez were awarded the Hunter-Reay Family #beatcancer Changing Lives Scholarship. All three scholarship recipients are pursuing oncology-related nursing degrees. “I can now stop worrying about paying … Read more

242 students from 63 higher education institutions in 16 countries have been named University Innovation Fellows. These student leaders from schools around the globe create opportunities to help their peers build the creative confidence, agency, and entrepreneurial mindset needed to address global challenges. Fellows create student innovation spaces, start entrepreneurship organizations, facilitate experiential workshops, work with … Read more