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  • Fulbright Scholar Alex Banks

    Recent grad awarded Fulbright scholarship to Malaysia

    Dec 1
    Flagler College spring graduate Alex Banks was recently named Fulbright Scholar by the U.S. government’s prestigious program and will be heading to Malaysia in January to serve as an English instructor in a rural school.
  • Westly Woodward hugging Ugandan child

    Student helps to bring light through solar power in Uganda

    Dec 1
    In rural communities in Uganda, some children neglect their homework at night — not because of laziness, but because of lack of light.
  • A picture of a crane building the residential project on Malaga Street.

    Construction begins on Flagler’s largest-ever project

    Dec 1
    Flagler broke ground in May on a $23 million downtown St. Augustine project that includes a 52,800-square-foot residence hall and 551-space parking garage on the corner of King and Malaga Streets.
  • A picture of Michael Maiocco with two kids.

    Stepping up to the plate

    Dec 1
    Ask Flagler pitcher Michael Maiocco the secret to juggling his many interests and passions — whether it’s stepping up to the mound, carrying a 4.0 in his demanding Graphic Design degree, creating art or working as a missionary — and his answer sounds more like a self-help expert than an athlete: it’s all about time management.
  • Athletic Hall of Fame inductees in 2016

    Seven new members inducted into Athletics Hall of Fame

    Dec 1
    The Flagler College Athletics Hall of Fame inducted its 13th class during May’s Alumni Weekend. The Flagler College Athletics Hall of Fame was established in 2004, and since then, 56 people and one team have been inducted, including this year’s class.
  • A picture of Julianne Black

    Art and compassion in a 3-D children’s book

    Dec 1
    For Julianne Black, ‘98, writing and illustrating children’s books began with the simple experiences and inspirations of raising a 3-year-old daughter. Now, thanks to 3-D experiences like augmented reality books, Black’s passion for children’s storytelling is helping kids across the country.
  • A picture of Leslie Robison

    Art to heal and connect

    Dec 1
    Associate Professor of Art Leslie Robison is the catalyst behind the college’s Artists-in-Residence course, where 11 students last spring practiced art as a form of community engagement with St. Augustine’s Council on Aging and St. Francis House, a local homeless shelter.
  • A picture of Selena Hernandez-Haines.

    Flagler expands support to military with new director of military recruitment

    Dec 1
    Flagler College is implementing programs for active duty military personnel and veterans, and the offerings will be supported by a new advocate: the college’s first director of military recruitment. Selena Hernandez-Haines, a Flagler alumna and retired commander in the U.S. Navy, joined the college’s administration in June.
  • Photo of Luis Gonzalez, Production Designer at Squarespace

    Graphic design grad at Squarespace in New York City

    Dec 1
    In 2014, Luis Gonzalez had a moment when he realized his dreams might not materialize into the better life he had imagined. His job at a design studio in New York City was unfulfilling, he couldn’t find a new one and the city failed to deliver on its unspoken promise of opportunity.
  • Flagler College Enactus

    Flagler College Enactus team places third at national competition

    Dec 1
    Flagler College’s student Enactus team placed third at the Enactus U.S. National Exposition in May after reaching the Final Four round of judging.                
  • A picture of Dr. William T. Abare

    Change Maker

    Dec 1
    After 15 years at the helm, Dr. Abare sets retirement for next year
  • Flagler alumnus,Gareth Cox, in front of window

    Power through storytelling

    Dec 1
    As an eighth grader, Gareth Paul Cox, ‘07, would peer into his school library every morning on his way to homeroom and watch the other kids recording the CCTV school news. The experience would convince him to take a class in TV production, and the cinematographer hasn’t put a camera down since.
  • Starr Sink Ratto Sam Ratto and Chris Heavener opened Videri Chocolate Factory.

    Flagler alum’s chocolate factory a hit in Raleigh and beyond

    Dec 1
    In 2011, when alumna Starr Sink Ratto, ‘99, husband Sam Ratto and partner Chris Heavener opened Videri Chocolate Factory in downtown Raleigh, N.C., they were one of about 30 businesses nationwide that specialized in a particular variety of chocolate-making, known as bean-to-bar. Now, that number has swelled to 180.
  • Flagler College students helping in the community after Hurricane Matthew.

    Flagler College community offers helping hand to those impacted by Hurricane Matthew

    Dec 1
    Flagler College students — armed with rakes, shovels, water bottles and brooms — embarked on an unexpected mission for their fall semester: helping their St. Augustine neighbors with disaster relief.
  • A picture of Ross Alvord

    How to succeed with SpongeBob as your boss

    Dec 1
    Flagler alumnus Ross Alvord talks about life as a senior director at Nickelodeon
  • A picture of the Alumni Award Winners in 2016.

    Alumni Award winners

    Dec 1
    Four Flagler College alumni were recognized during the 18th Annual Flagler College Alumni Awards on May 6 for their outstanding contributions to the areas of service and professional achievement.
  • A picture of Chelsea Reppin making soap.

    Flagler grad makes soap, empowers locals in the Dominican Republic

    Dec 1
    Chelsea Reppin has found her passion in a bar of soap — 1,300 miles south in the Caribbean.
  • A picture of Summer Swindell.

    Rescuing animals a labor of love

    Dec 1
    Every animal that ends up on a euthanized “kill list” comes with a story of how they got there.  Sam, a Labrador mix, belonged to a family that fell on hard times and could no longer support him. Jasmine, a hound mix, was brought in as a stray and overstayed her welcome at the shelter. Families move, babies are born, veterinary bills mount and all the other events in life that make it difficult to care for pets result in the animals being dropped off at a shelter, where with each passing day without adoption, they face death.
  • A picture of Aggie Johnson.

    Johnson recognized for making strides in international education

    Dec 1
    Assistant Professor and Language Lab Coordinator Aggie Johnson was recently awarded the Florida Association of International Educators (FAIE) 2016 “You Made a World of Difference” Award for her outstanding dedication to the international education field.
  • Retiring Flagler College professors.

    Retiring faculty not planning on slowing down

    Dec 1
    For Flagler College’s three faculty members who retired this spring, it won’t be “mint juleps on the front porch,” as Assistant Professor Don Robbins put it. Rather, the three faculty — with seven decades of service devoted to education between them — will pursue long-delayed passion projects. Assistant Professor Don Robbins
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