Two new patents awarded to Florida Tech computer engineering and sciences professor Syed Murshid may help further boost the data-carrying capacity of optical fibers, a key development that could turn quantum communication and computing into widespread reality and allow for faster development of new research for secure communications, more powerful machine learning procedures to diagnose … 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 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

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

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 … 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

The University of Tampa announced today 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 including motion control robotics and advanced motion capture, Vū provides … Read more

The Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation (Levan Center), is pleased to announce the conception of LEVL5: SPACE DOCK™, its bold initiative that will connect the South Florida region to the Space Coast and the national and international space networks, formally establishing South Florida as a contributing partner to the space sector.  As part of … Read more

Four Beacon College student researchers have produced studies accepted for presentation at two student research conferences. Working as research assistants over the summer for Dr. Brian Ogle, an anthrozoologist and chair of the humanities and general education department, the quartet — Allana Wheeler, Ben McShane, Shona Devlin, and Annabel DeSmet — produced several studies that … Read more

After a thorough nationwide search, Southeastern University announced today that the university’s new provost and chief academic officer will be Meghan Griffin, Ph.D. Griffin currently serves as the associate provost and dean of unrestricted education at Southeastern.   An experienced and innovative academic leader, Griffin joined Southeastern in 2017. Since earning her doctorate in texts and … Read more

Barry University formally announced and dedicated its new Institute for Immigration Studies in front of the traveling “Angels Unawares” sculpture currently on display at Bayfront Park. The ceremony celebrated the founding of the academic center dedicated to the study and understanding of the multicultural South Florida immigrant experience. The Pedro Pan Collection that documents the … Read more

Tomas Pribanic has found a way to apply ion thrust to autonomous aerial vehicles in Earth’s atmosphere, creating a silent propulsion system and paving the way for the greater application of drones in the cargo delivery industry. Call it his Kitty Hawk moment. His Spirit of St. Louis special. If all goes well at a … Read more

Florida Southern College has named Dr. Ridvan Gedik as the David P. and Constance W. Lyons Endowed Chair in Logistics in the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise. “The Florida Southern community remains extremely grateful to Constance Lyons and Scott and Jennifer Thornton for their significant contributions to establish this prestigious endowed professorship, … Read more

As the recent recipient of the Fulbright Canada Mitacs Globalink Internship, Carly will be getting even more than she had hoped for. “I have an interest in wildlife biology and ecology, and this internship will help me get to explore a little bit more of that realm,” said the junior environmental studies and biology major. This summer, Carly will be … Read more

Saint Leo University unveiled a 12-station Esports Arena at the university’s residential campus in Pasco County. The new arena will serve as the home to the university’s new esports team. When not in use by the team, the arena is available to other students for their recreation, and is conveniently located in one of the … Read more

In the latest National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) report, Teacher Prep Review: Program Diversity and Admissions 2021, Stetson University’s Elementary Education program placed in the top 5% (59 out of 1,256 institutions) nationally for admission standards and diversity, and is one of three leading universities in Florida. “The Education Department’s strategic plan has a … Read more

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By KELSEY EELMAN, MICHAEL MCNAMARA, RAHMAT RASHID AND FERAH SHAIKHGUEST COLUMNIST |MAR 11, 2021 AT 6:00 AM Florida state Sen. Dennis Baxley does not think that it’s worth investing in our education. On Feb. 23, Baxley introduced Senate Bill 86, which would reduce the amount of Bright Futures Scholarship funding for students who major in fields that do not … Read more