Recently, ICUF held its Annual Council of Presidents, June Retreat at Keiser University’s Flagship Campus. The meeting was hosted by Chancellor Art Keiser and Vice Chancellor Belinda Keiser. Presidents from ICUF institutions around the state of Florida convened at Keiser’s Flagship Campus for a reception the night prior to the meeting. The following day and … Read more

Edward Waters College made history when the institution officially transitioned to Edward Waters University. The announcement comes after the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, regional accreditation agency approved the institution’s level change from a baccalaureate to master’s level degree granting entity, allowing Edward Waters the opportunity to offer graduate programs for the … Read more

Florida Tech has partnered with the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars to open a STEM Lab at Andrew Jackson High School of Advanced Technology in Jacksonville. Since 2019, Florida Tech has been the official STEM education sponsor of the Jaguars. Florida Tech fully funded 24 new laptops and furniture to provide an enhanced, virtual reality-based learning environment … Read more

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Ave Maria University is pleased to announce its Nursing Program has received full accreditation from the Board of Commissioners at Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). ACEN is one of the leading accreditation bodies in nursing education in the United States, and is devoted to strengthening the quality of nursing education through its review … Read more

Eleven deserving female students at Flagler College have recently been awarded scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year by the Women of Vision Advisory Board of Flagler. The value of this year’s awards is $32,000. “Because of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic during the past year, many families are still experiencing economic hardships, and the financial need among … Read more

A grant sponsored by the Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund (TBERF) will support important student/faculty research on Florida’s stone crab fishery, to be conducted in summer 2021 by Florida Southern College’s Department of Biology. The study will determine how reductions in seawater pH can affect the reproduction of local stone crab populations in Tampa Bay. … Read more

With more than one-third of its student population being affiliated with the military, Saint Leo University is claiming top honors among private, not-for-profit universities as well as No. 1 in the Southeast in Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges 2021. Among the 300 participating universities, Saint Leo University ranked 11th in the nation in the Military Times … Read more

Southeastern University has announced that Dr. James V. Shuls will be serving as the new dean for the College of Education beginning on July 1, 2021. As dean of the college, Shuls will also be working closely with the American Center for Political Leadership (ACPL). Prior to accepting this new role, Shuls was an associate professor … Read more

Educational classes in virtual production will begin on campus spring 2021 The University of Tampa announced that it has a new education partnership with Diamond View Studios, a professional video production company that recently debuted Vū; a state-of-the-art virtual production studio housing one of the largest LED volumes in the world. With advanced production technology … Read more

Irma Henry, director of physical therapy at Haiti Adventist Hospital (HAH), looked at the technicians seated around her, and then through a mobile device at the students looking back at her from another country. Her virtual audience included physical therapy students and faculty of AdventHealth University (AHU) who transitioned their mission and training trip to … Read more

Lynn University recently appointed Cesar Santalo dean of the Eugene M. and Christine E. Lynn College of Communication and Design. Santalo is an award-winning visual communications professional, artist, animator and educator with extensive experience directing, creating and implementing a broad range of revenue-generating design and animation projects. Over the past 20 years, Santalo served as … Read more

The SAFEE PLANES (Pilot Licenses to Attain New Elevations) program is designed to reduce the shortage of commercial pilots in the aviation industry while increasing the number of students engaged in aviation and STEM. SAFEE is dedicated to helping children stay in school, improve their academic performance and explore STEM education and career possibilities in … Read more

Stetson University will receive $4.66 million to provide emergency financial aid to students starting this fall, under the latest federal COVID-19 relief package. Stetson will receive a total of $9,319,255 from the American Rescue Plan Act, which was passed by Congress in March. Half of the money, or $4.66 million, will be awarded to students … Read more

Keiser University earned top marks as one of the best universities in the country for associate degree programs in a recent ranking from Intelligent.com. Keiser earned the No. 37 overall spot on the list which evaluated associate degree programs at community colleges, public and private universities, and technical institutes. “Pursuing an associate degree is an effective … Read more

Dr. Maria Teahan, a creative and passionate educator with a depth of clinical experience, will lead the Ellen Whiteside McDonnell School of Social Work at Barry University as Interim Dean, effective July 1, 2021. Dr. Teahan’s expertise ranges from child and family practice to hospice care, grief and traumatic loss counseling, and critical incident stress … Read more

Saint Leo University men’s track star, senior Shane Bracken, competed in the 2021 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field National Championship and picked up his second career outdoor track All-American honor. Bracken placed eighth in the men’s 1500-meter event with a time of 3:54.01. He also qualified to compete in 2019, where he took eighth … Read more