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      Foster continues strong commitment to Flagler

      Jan 4
      Establishes new scholarship to benefit students with financial need
    • Flagler student Jessica Rowan won a Pultizer grant to study the plight of those with diabetes in Costa Rica.

      Flagler Student Investigates Diabetes Plight in Costa Rica with Pulitzer Grant

      Jul 9
      Jessica Rowan was able to act as the voice for many children and young adults in Costa Rica – one of whom is named Daniela, 26, who has had diabetes since she was 2.
    • Jose Mizrahi standing at a podium giving a speech.

      Flagler’s ‘Lion’s Cage’ winner secures job with Breakthrough Fuel

      Oct 18
      Jose Mizrahi, ‘17, won more than $1,000 and bragging rights when he claimed the top prize in Flagler’s first-ever “Lion’s Cage” competition, based on the popular TV show “Shark Tank.” He also landed a job with one of the judges.
    • A picture of Flagler College Volunteers.

      Reaching out to raise up

      Oct 18
      It’s a Wednesday night at a sandy vacant lot in downtown St. Augustine and people are lining up along a wooden fence decorated with signs that read “Bring peace” and “Compassion for all.” On plastic tables under white tents, Flagler students pass out slices of pizza, pile mounds of spaghetti on plates and hand out cupcakes.
    • A picture of Peter and Sue Freytag.

      Strengthening student opportunities

      Mar 29
      Thanks to the generosity of Peter and Sue Freytag of Palm Coast, Flagler College has established its second endowed professorship, the Peter and Sue Freytag Distinguished Professors in Business Endowed Fund. This professorship follows the creation of The Craig and Audrey Thorn Distinguished Professor of Religion position, which was awarded to Dr. Timothy J. Johnson in 2014.
    • A drawing of the new residence hall at Flagler College.

      New residence hall at FEC

      Mar 29
      On the verge of its 50th anniversary in 2018, Flagler College is embarking on one of its largest construction projects with a $23 million residence hall, student commons and parking facility designed to meet one of the college’s goals of increasing the number of students living on campus.
    • A picture of Howard “Skip” Cole.

      Focused on serving the public

      Mar 29
      This past December marked the 10th year since Flagler College graduated the first class from its Public Administration program. In that decade, Flagler diplomas have become a common sight among law enforcement, government and fire service offices throughout Northeast Florida, and especially St. Johns County.
    • A picture of Kim Todd with a child and other person.

      Building an App with a Heart

      Oct 1
      By Bobbie Stewart Photos by Scott Smith, ‘04 When Flagler alumna Kim E. Todd, ‘09, began her job as a child life specialist at the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute in Jacksonville, there were no tools to soothe the anxiety and fear of children embarking on weeks of cancer treatment.
    • A picture of the Business Advisory Board.

      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.
    • A picture of Mary Hickox.

      Recent alum wins top award in renowned acting competition

      Oct 1
      Flagler Theatre Arts graduate Mary Hickox earned her chance to shine in the spotlight by winning a top honor at a regional competition in Albany, Ga., this spring.
    • 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.
    • Corey Mundy

      Running into the Record Books

      Apr 3
      Many thought that an 8K cross country record lasting 29 years was practically set in stone. But not senior runner Cory Mundy, who shattered the record in 2013 as a junior. More remarkable is that Mundy has only been running competitively for about five years.
    • A picture of the Women of Vision board members.

      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.
    • A picture of Cody Kirchner

      Forging the Braille Trail in St. Augustine

      Mar 19
      Cody Kirchner lost his vision as a small child, and he knows how intimidating it can be to be a blind person in a sighted world. Once, when the Flagler College senior was still in high school, a teacher in a mobility class gave him the task of finding his way home — alone — in a crowded city. The assignment demanded that he navigate pedestrian crossings and public transportation.
    • Flagler bike safety campaign receives $10,000 donation from CSX.

      Flagler bike safety campaign receives $10,000 donation from CSX

      Mar 19
      A student-run bike safety public relations campaign received a $10,000 donation from CSX Corp., the rail-based transportation company headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., this past fall.
    • A picture of people in the ASL Lab.

      Flagler receives duPont Foundation grant for new sign language lab

      Mar 19
      Flagler College’s Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing program celebrated a banner year of support in 2014. The program opened its new American Sign Language (ASL)? lab in September, and then in December received a $26,400 gift from the Alfred I. duPont Foundation.
    • A picture of Ashley Ryan.

      Script lands Flagler student at Austin Film Festival

      Mar 19
      Flagler winter graduate Ashley Ryan, a double major in Philosophy/Theology and Communication, has always been recognized for her academic research, but it was her creative work that took the spotlight this past fall.
    • Elizabeth “Mookie” Whitten spends her time working in a small village in Laos.

      Flagler scholarship helps student pursue teaching overseas

      Sep 29
      An $800 scholarship might not sound like much, but for Flagler College junior Elizabeth “Mookie” Whitten and a small village in Laos, it makes a world of difference.
    • A picture of a homeless person by Sarah Williamson called “Homeless, under 30 and invisible.”

      Flagler students earn two national SPJ Mark of Excellence awards

      Sep 29
      Flagler College Gargoyle students have won two national awards in the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence competition.
    • A picture of President Barack Obama applauding Victoria Bellucci at a podium.

      Flagler freshman introduces Obama at concussion summit

      Sep 29
      Victoria Bellucci spent much of her life as a star on the soccer field, but after five concussions, the incoming Flagler freshman was forced to hang up her cleats.
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