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    Athletics Hall of Fame inducts Galik and Mourtakos

    Oct 1
    Simona Galik, ‘02, and Alex Mourtakos, ‘99, were inducted as the 12th class of the Flagler College Athletics Hall on May 14 at Alumni Weekend.  The Flagler College Athletics Hall of Fame was established in 2004 to honor student-athletes and administrators who made a major contribution to the intercollegiate sports program.
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    King and Queen of Spain make visit to Flagler campus

    Oct 1
    Flagler College hosted royalty when Spanish King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia visited the college in September as part of the United States-Spain Council Annual Forum that was being held in St. Augustine.
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    Flagler College receives recognition for commitment to historic preservation

    Oct 1
    Flagler College was once again a big winner at the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation’s statewide Preservation Awards, including Dr. Leslee Keys, director of historic preservation, who won the inaugural “Roy E. Graham Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation Education.”
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    An advocate for children

    Oct 1
    By Bobbie Stewart At 30, Jonathan Growick, ‘08, is one of the youngest and quickest advancing attorneys for the state of Florida’s Children’s Legal Services (CLS). Since being hired in 2011, he’s progressed from attorney to supervising attorney to managing attorney — overseeing state operations for the 7th judicial circuit in four counties and supervising 14 attorneys and 12 support staff.
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    10 things every alum should know

    Oct 1
    By Chris Calderon Whether you’re happy with your current job or seeking a new one, there’s always something you could be doing to polish your professional profile. With such a young alumni base, Flagler College Magazine decided to ask the college’s Career Services Office for their best career advice for Saints navigating the real world. For more information, contact careerservices@flagler.edu or call (904) 819-6286. Phone or office appointments available.
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    Former NFL player Marco Coleman now a Flagler College alum

    Oct 1
    By Bobbie Stewart For former NFL defensive end Marco Coleman, returning to college to finish his degree at Flagler held special significance: He wanted to walk across the graduation stage before his daughter did.
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    Faculty Q&A with Dr. Emily Splane

    Oct 1
    By Bobbie Stewart Photo by Zach Thomas, '00 In the past couple of years, Psychology has grown to be one of the most popular majors at Flagler College, second only to Business Administration for this year’s incoming class. Flagler College Magazine caught up with Dr. Emily Splane, associate professor of Psychology and chair of the Social Sciences Department, to better understand students’ fascination with human behavior and development, and why the major continues to grow in popularity.
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    New Business Advisory Board Sparks Connections

    Oct 1
    By Laura Smith, Photo by Caitlin Mauldin There’s a new board at Flagler College, and it’s helping to forge important connections between students and business leaders in the community. In April, Flagler held the inaugural meeting of its new Business Advisory Board, a group of prominent area business leaders who will serve as the primary link between the business community and the college’s Business Administration Department. Approximately 25 percent of Flagler students major in Business Administration, Accounting or Economics. This new board will help the college serve these students in a number of ways.
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    Flagler grad finds career at happiest place on Earth

    Apr 6
    Most kids are fans of Disney growing up. The magic of watching a Disney movie, going to Walt Disney World or watching the Disney Channel is a part of most childhood experiences.
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    Alumnus helping make Progress on Alzheimer’s Puzzle

    Apr 6
    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. The patient was agitated and confused. He was an immigrant day laborer and spoke very little English. He knew something was wrong with his brain, but he was having difficulty understanding what the clinicians were telling him.
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    Kammerman enters Marvel Universe as video intern

    Apr 6
    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.
  • Josep Ponset, head of competition for Beach Soccer Worldwide, speaking

    Ponset helps to grow international beach soccer

    Apr 6
    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 the sand of a soccer pitch.
  • Lisa Almeida, owner of The Freedom Boat Club in Jacksonville and St. Augustine, on a boat in the water

    Almeida finds success by following passion for the water

    Apr 6
    They call her the “Boatanista.” Lisa Almeida, ‘80, said that was never her goal, but today she is living the life of a successful entrepreneur as the co-owner of two Freedom Boat locations in St. Augustine and Jacksonville.
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    Braving the Outback

    Apr 3
    Kevin Smith, ’85, was working as a contract manager for the Tampa Electric Company when he first got involved with local sports. After 26 years in the industry, Smith was recently named chairman of the board for one of Florida’s biggest college sporting events, the Outback Bowl.
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    Making the Web Work Better

    Apr 3
    For Web designer and developer Scott Jehl, ‘05, it was a family member’s medical issue that helped drive his desire to make modern Web sites more user-friendly for all users.
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    Women of Vision Fund Takes Shape

    Apr 3
    It’s no secret that Flagler College has long been a special place for women to cultivate achievement and leadership. In fact, at its founding in 1968, Flagler’s student body was entirely female; the vote for co-ed enrollment did not come until 1971.
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    Preserving the Ponce

    Apr 3
    Scraping crusty mortar and stripping years of flaking paint off of dilapidated windows may not be the most glamorous job, but to the artisans working on the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, traveling back in time with a National Historic Landmark makes it worth it.
  • A picture of Spencer Schindler.

    Playing for Everything

    Apr 3
    It’s a quote about pain being temporary, but the shame of quitting lasting forever that has kept Flagler golfer Spencer Schindler going through difficult times, both on and off the golf course.
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    Alumna Jessica Lidh publishes young adult novel

    Apr 3
    A fictional tale of a Swedish family’s unraveling secrets began with one Flagler grad’s unlikely creative muse: an antique rotary phone.
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    A Future-Building Partnership

    Apr 3
    When Flagler College Trustee and alumnus Richard “Rick” Groux, ‘79, first arrived in St. Augustine as an undergraduate in the fall of 1975, the college was less than a decade old and had been accredited for less than two years. Kenan Hall was still seven years away from being used as an academic building, and the library was housed — albeit tightly — in the Flagler Room, formerly the parlor of the historic Hotel Ponce de Leon. Groux took a chance on a college that bore little resemblance to the austere, sprawling campuses of his home state of Virginia.
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