It wasn’t even a college when Phyllis Gibbs first applied to teach at Flagler — only a shuttered historic hotel where plans were being hatched for a women’s college.
Flagler grad finds career at happiest place on Earth
With a father in the military, Grant Terry, ‘14, grew up with a passion for aviation. Now Terry has turned that love into a career with one of the top defense contractors in the world.
Ryan Dettra, ‘00, has spent the past three and a half years transforming a historic building in St. Augustine into the area’s hottest new attraction, The St. Augustine Distillery.
When Ashley Mederos, ’99, went to work for Firehouse Subs at their Jacksonville headquarters back in 2006, she had no idea she was planting the Flagler flag in the sandwich company.
An awesome—and awestruck—professor.
Laura Kammerman, ’14, says it was her dad that got her into superheroes when she was just a little girl. Now, the Flagler College alumna is helping bring them to life as a video intern at Marvel Entertainment.
Professor Terri Seron steps up as chair of new Department of Natural Sciences.
Brad Akins, a junior at Flagler College, is exploring new territory with his Independent Study Abroad program in Panama for the Tropical Island Biodiversity Study. Share in his journey with this blog.
Liberal Arts major Kensley Stewart writes, in her own words, about travel, serendipity and her current gig as an intern at The Country Music Hall of Fame.
This Psychology major is enjoying her first study abroad experience in Galway, Ireland so much, she's asked to stay longer. " .. As much as I do miss Flagler, I am so involved here and feel that I still have so much to see and learn."
English professor James Wilson adds “The Encyclopedia of Epic Films” to his list of publications.
Elizabeth Doolittle speaks about her involvement and success in the English department.
Flagler alumnus leads Outback Bowl to success as chairman
Carl Williams is one of Flagler’s most distinguished and hardworking professors in the education department.
Livingston stepped down from his position as chair to pour his energy into a new Flagler program: a minor called Honorable Entrepreneurship.
Last Fall, communications senior Adam Barnett stepped out of his comfort zone and into an exciting and eye-opening internship in Washington, D.C.
Julie Dickover, Director of the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum
Philosophy major Ashley Ryan: Distinguished student and published scholar.
Donn Garby discusses his experiences at the Florida Political Science Association's Annual Conference and Flagler's impact on his first year experience.
Sophomore Mary-Jo Lendering is a long way from home, but as a freshman she got involved and found a second home in Flagler.
Associate Professor of Math and Technology Carrie Grant’s focus is on what she calls discovery-based learning, and more and more it is thanks to the use of technology in the classroom.
“I just fell in love with ENACTUS. I fell in love with the idea of going out and making a difference through entrepreneurial action and helping kids and helping adults reach their potential, making a difference"
Ryan turned a scripwriting project into a second round entry at the Austin Film Festival.
Student earned degree before being called up for duty in Afghanistan
Kyle Jennette, ‘11, was a research scholar at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, working with an experienced clinical neuropsychologist, when the patient came in through the ER.
Alison Palmer didn’t just travel to Bermuda; she learned how to evaluate coral reefs and conduct research on oceanic ecosystems.
As a fine art major at Flagler, Kathryn D’Elia was known for creating works that pushed boundaries and explored unusual thinking.
Tara Stevenson, Director of Career Services
Professor Calvin Hunter teaches power and poise inside and outside of the classroom.
Communication professor Tracey Eaton continues a successful career of investigative journalism and reporting.
When Luke Zerra graduated from Flagler College, he was faced with a tough choice. Three different graduate schools were in pursuit, each offering full tuition and teaching assistantships.
Laura Henning reflects on her time at Flagler and offers advice to incoming freshmen.
For most people, achieving their dream job with an NFL team seems nearly impossible. For three Flagler College seniors, they taste it nearly every Sunday.
Patrick Moser is an award winning video artist and painter who exhibits his work regionally, nationally and internationally.
Associate Professor of Law and History Tracy Upchurch is one of Flagler’s most active professors, on and off campus.
Courtney Hoston talks about her impressions of Flagler as a transfer student.
Michelle Holland, Director of Residence Life
For communication major Lindsey Sperber, this summer was spent bumping into syndicated talk radio hosts like Diane Rehm and Kojo Nnamdi while interning at one of the country’s top NPR radio stations.
A fictional tale of a Swedish family’s unraveling secrets began with one Flagler grad’s unlikely creative muse: an antique rotary phone.
Natalie Stephenson, Graphic Design Instructor
For Dr. Emily Splane, one meal’s leftovers were added proof that portion sizes are out of control and Americans are eating too much.
“The people here at Flagler shape your experiences. It’s a small school but it’s very diverse, and as an international student, like me, seeing other international students and sharing experiences with them really solidifies my place here."
James Hastings takes his research beyond the classroom and into conference rooms throughout the country.
Social sciences professor Art Vanden Houten has been serving Flagler College since 1997 and is known campus-wide as one of Flagler’s most thoughtful and inspiring professors.
Flagler Alumnus Frank George's journey from student in the classroom to prosecutor in the courtroom.
Growing up in Jacksonville, Fla., Kiara Sanchez was always attracted to the small town of St. Augustine and its art scene.
“I think a willingness to learn is a quality that’s necessary…just being able to not only work with material but take the material home, be able to discuss it, be able to try to understand it, and debate with other people as to what it is.”
Johan Schwartz, ‘93, has built a business around his passion for racing, and now even has a world record to go with it.
Professor Wayne Riggs steps up as the new chair of the humanities department.
Alumni Zach McKenna, ’97, and wife Gracie, ‘98, are using their business skills every day to educate people on the importance of the area’s marine estuaries.
As an artist, Brittany Bertazon recognizes the importance of growth, change, and diversity. That's why she joined Flagler's uniquely diverse art department.
Cassandra Dotson talks about Flagler as a small college with big opportunities.
Theatre arts major Mary Hickox earns a national scholarship for her hard work and dedication to theatre.
Meet Kelsey Coon, one of two senior recipients selected each year by the Art and Design faculty to receive The William R. Kenan Jr. Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Mary Lily Flagler Wiley.
Steve Voguit, who teaches history and geography at Flagler College, wants to be the type of professor he wanted his own children to have.
When Josep Ponset Trenchs moved back to his hometown of Barcelona, Catalonia, after graduating from Flagler College in 2006, he traded in the sand of St. Augustine beaches for that of a soccer pitch.