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    • Airea Johnson holds a torch over her head in one hand and a laptop in the other.

      Torchlight stories: Flagler student, alums and staff work to help first-generation college students

      May 12
      When Airea Johnson struts across the stage in black cap and gown draped with crimson hood in May 2021, she will be the first person in her family to receive a bachelor’s degree. She is, in fact, the first person in her family to attend college.
    • A picture of Professor Lori Lee teaching a student.

      Digging up stories of slavery at a plantation in Virginia

      Oct 18
      Flagler student Kiara Montes spent her summer unearthing the story of an enslaved cook at historic 19th-century home Sandusky Plantation in Lynchburg, Va., as part of an archaeological project she worked on with Assistant Professor Dr. Lori Lee. 
    • Environmental archaeologist Lee Newsom

      Illuminating the past

      Oct 18
      Renowned environmental archaeologist Dr. Lee Newsom is unlocking the secrets of Florida’s past alongside Flagler College students. The professor and MacArthur Fellow joined the college last year. She recently sat down with Flagler Magazine to discuss her lifelong devotion to her field, the significance of archaeological work and the impetus behind her decision to move south from Pennsylvania, where she was a professor of Anthropology at Penn State University.