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    • King and Queen of Spain visiting Flagler College

      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.
    • Ponce de Leon Hotel Restoration

      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.
    • Antiques Roadshow filming in Flagler College.

      Flagler’s famed Tiffany stained glass featured on ‘Antiques Roadshow’

      Mar 19
      Flagler College is home to the world’s largest collection of Louis Comfort Tiffany stained-glass windows. So it was no surprise that popular PBS series “Antiques Roadshow” wanted to feature them during a stopover in nearby Jacksonville. That segment, filmed in 2013, aired this past October and garnered Flagler and the former Hotel Ponce de Leon a national spotlight.
    • A picture of President Abare with a building in the background.

      President's Letter: Preserving a National Historic Landmark

      Mar 19
      In December, we began a major undertaking to restore the exterior of Ponce de Leon Hall — a National Historic Landmark and the centerpiece of the Flagler College campus. Thanks in part to a $2 million grant from the state of Florida, we have launched one of the college’s largest historic preservation projects, which coincides with this year’s 450th anniversary of the founding of St. Augustine.
    • Spring 2015 Flagler College Magazine cover.

      Faculty Q&A: Taking History to the People

      Mar 19
      When most of us think about history, things like the Roman Empire or World War II might come to mind. But whether you’re talking about the Spanish Inquisition or Ponce de Leon landing in St. Augustine, there is one aspect that connects them all, and that’s the area that Kelly Enright finds the most fascinating: people.
    • Flagler President William T. Abare Jr. was awarded the Evelyn Fortune Bartlett Award, which goes to an individual “whose life exemplifies the guardianship of Florida’s historic properties through philosophy and actions.”

      Trusted for Preservation

      Sep 29
      A multimillion-dollar project to restore the former Hotel Ponce de Leon’s Solarium has been recognized as one of the state’s top historic preservation projects. 
    • Students and professors who worked on the Civil Rights Library stand with Andrew Young.

      Flagler unveils Civil Rights Library of St. Augustine

      Apr 11
      In time for the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Flagler has launched the Civil Rights Library of St. Augustine.
    • The Tinlin Family

      All in the Family

      Apr 11
      Flagler College is just 45 years old, yet already the young institution has amassed a coterie of families who have seen multiple members — and sometimes multiple generations — graduate from the college.
    • Spring 2014 Cover for the Flagler College Magazine

      President's Message: Accomplishments and successes are what define Flagler College

      Apr 8
      As many of you already know, Flagler College has been dealing with an unfortunate situation involving misreported admissions data. While this serious incident has been one of the most difficult challenges of my presidency, it has not diminished in any way Flagler College’s proud history of providing an outstanding educational experience for students.
    • It was Nov. 1, 1993, when WFCF first hit the airwaves with David Bowie’s classic hit, “Changes.” Now, as the station hits the two-decade mark, it has undergone its biggest change yet with a new state-of-the-art facility.

      20 years of WFCF

      Sep 20
      WFCF celebrates anniversary with new studio It was Nov. 1, 1993, when WFCF first hit the airwaves with David Bowie’s classic hit, “Changes.” Now, as the station hits the two-decade mark, it has undergone its biggest change yet with a new state-of-the-art facility.
    • “Roadshow” host Mark Walberg films at Flagler while the show was in Jacksonville.

      ‘Antiques Roadshow’ Visits Flagler College

      Sep 20
      When “Antiques Roadshow” producers asked their appraisers for unique locations in Northeast Florida, they suggested a building with the world’s largest collection of Tiffany stained-glass windows still in their original location: Flagler College.
    • Students working on a computer.

      Out of the Classroom, Into History

      Apr 4
      Faculty and students document the St. Augustine Civil Rights movement in online archive donated by Andrew Young
    • A picture of Ponce Hall

      A grand re-opening for the Ponce

      Apr 4
      With a wave of his top hat, Henry Flagler (well, a re-enactor who looked quite a bit like him) welcomed more than 4,000 visitors to tour the Hotel Ponce de Leon during an opening day event on Jan. 18.
    • A picture of Flagler College

      10 Facts You Should Know About the Ponce

      Apr 4
      In 2013, Flagler College marks the 125th anniversary of this National Historic Landmark with special tours, community events and programs that commemorate this historic building, and the legacy of Henry Flagler. Here are ten things you should know about the centerpiece of Flagler College
    • A picture of Professor Bill Locascio.

      Digging Archaeology

      Sep 21
      Students take advantage of local resources to explore history
    • Construction continues on the dining hall of the Hotel Ponce de Leon

      Celebrating the Ponce

      Sep 21
      Flagler’s centerpiece, the Hotel Ponce de León, celebrates 125th anniversary next year
    • Fall 2012 Flagler College Magazine Cover.

      Ponce named to top Florida architecture list

      Sep 21
      When the former Hotel Ponce de Leon — the centerpiece of Flagler College and a National Historic Landmark — was left out of the Florida Chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ “Florida Architecture: 100 Years. 100 Places” competition, the Flagler community took action.
    • Man and woman looking at camera inside a building on Fall of 2011 Flagler Magazine cover.

      Flagler College 50th Anniversary Campaign

      Apr 2
      Flagler College completed the planning phase of its 50th Anniversary Campaign and will spend the next 24 months in an organization phase of the campaign, to be followed by the leadership gift phase in 2014 and the public phase in 2016. The College will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2018.
    • Man and woman looking at camera inside a building on Fall of 2011 Flagler Magazine cover.

      Bringing history back to life

      Apr 2
      Partnership with University of Florida preserves Hotel Ponce de Leon’s original blueprints
    • Jillian McClure on cover of Flagler College Magazine in Summer of 2010.

      Tip of the Spear

      Aug 11
      Air Force Major served in Iraq and Afghanistan, trained other pilots, and now will work behind the scenes at wars’ command center
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