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      Flagler College to offer African-American Studies minor in Fall 2019

      Apr 23
      In Fall 2019, Flagler College’s Department of Humanities will offer a minor in African-American Studies. It is a 21-credit interdisciplinary minor with courses on the peoples of African descent in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. It will encourage academic study of the diverse peoples and cultures of the African Diaspora. This minor’s study of the African-American experience will help generate critical thinking skills through broader application to the global black experience.
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      B.F.A. and B.A. student portfolio exhibition opens May 2

      Apr 23
      The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum and Flagler College are pleased to present the biannual exhibition of work by graduating B.F.A. and B.A. candidates in the Department of Visual Art. The exhibition will open with an artists’ reception on Thursday, May 2 from 5 until 8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Additionally, the work will be exhibited during normal operating hours on Friday, May 3, as well as during First Friday Art Walk from 5 to 8 p.m. This is also free and open to the public.
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      Honors Day events bring recognition to top-performing students

      Apr 18
      Students who excel in undergraduate research were recognized at Flagler College with a series of events. The Honors Day events schedule included honor societies presentations, individual poster presentations, a formal recognition ceremony and a reception for distinguished majors, their families and their faculty sponsors.
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      80s-themed graphic design show open to all

      Apr 18
      On Thursday, May 2 at 6 p.m.in the Virginia Room of the Ringhaver Student Center on Flagler College’s campus, Flagler’s graphic design senior students will be exhibiting their portfolio work. There are 33 seniors exhibiting their graphic design portfolios and found inspiration in the number to make the theme an 80s theme – 33 years ago.
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      Performance and artist talk about imagination and creativity

      Apr 17
      On April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum on Flagler College’s campus, Stephen Asma, professor of philosophy at Columbia College Chicago, will present to the public “The Evolution of Imagination: A Lecture and Performance.” The event is free.
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      #FlaglerSpotlight on student Megan Wright

      Apr 17
      Megan Wright, ’20, is a coastal environmental science major making a huge environmental impact at Flagler.
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      Rift: A Night of Senior Shows at Flagler College

      Apr 16
      Flagler College’s Theatre Arts Department will be showcasing five performance pieces directed by the Spring Senior Conservatory Class titled, “Rift: A Night of Senior Shows.” The collection of pieces will take place for two nights only on Wednesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 25, both at 7 p.m. in the Lewis Auditorium.
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      The power of positive thinking

      Apr 15
      Nearly two years ago, Professor Michael Insalaca was paralyzed from the waist down after a car accident in Atlanta. He had to learn how to function in a wheel chair, learning wheelies and how to jump up on curbs; this had become his new normal. Still, he strived to become stronger every day. Now he is walking on the Flagler campus, his second semester back since the accident and has set new goals for his recovery.
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      Commencement exercises mark end of 50th celebration year

      Apr 12
      On Saturday, May 4, Flagler College will hold its spring commencement exercises and hand out more than 400 diplomas.
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      Students win first place at Business Week event with life-saving technology for firefighters

      Apr 12
      Business Week is an annual event at Flagler College that allows students to showcase their entrepreneurial skills in a series of panels, dinners and competitions. This year’s theme was “Responsible Capitalism: Conscientious Business Leaders Building a Better World.” From March 4-7, students engaged in professional discussion and pitched their products in competitions. The final round of these competitions was Lion’s Cage, in which finalists from earlier in the week compete for cash prizes.
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      Flagler wins Best of Show at national advertising competition

      Apr 11
      On March 1, Flagler College, represented by students of Rampant, was announced among the winners of the 34th Annual Educational Advertising Awards. This national competition, sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report, recognizes the field of educational marketing and advertising. Schools can submit as many entries as they want within the 33 categories for the chance to win a gold, silver or bronze award in each category.
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      Philanthropic group of Flagler women award scholarships

      Apr 10
      Flagler College’s Women of Vision Advisory Board recently awarded scholarships for the 2019 - 2020 academic year to seven female students. Peyton Beasley, Brenna DeBlasio, Phaedra DeJarnette, Lindsay Giliam, Charlene Nowotny and Autumn Parker all received the Women of Vision $3,000 scholarship. Morgan Hutchison was selected as the Robin Cooper Women of Vision Scholar with an award of $5,000. The newly created scholarship honors the Women of Vision co-founder who passed away last fall. The winner must exemplify Robin Cooper’s legacy of generosity and genuine concern for others through community service and campus engagement.
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      11th first place finish for Society for Advancement of Management

      Apr 8
      Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) Flagler College team landed its 11th first place championship at the case national competition in Orlando. The student team was Michelle Claas, Jaydie Allen, Taylor Johnson, Brandon Chaisson and Jason Williams.
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      Dread Scott Artist Talk will examine American society

      Apr 8
      On April 18 at 6 p.m. in the Virginia Room of the Ringhaver Student Center, artist Dread Scott will give an Artist’s Talk on the subject of his own work. Dread Scott makes art to propel history forward. His work takes multiple forms and addresses issues such as race, incarceration, war, government repression and revolution. Using his work as a subject, Scott’s lecture will address the nature of American society and examine how the past not only conditions the present but resides in the present in new form.
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      Flagler College - Tallahassee students move on to national competition for second year in a row

      Apr 4
      Two students from Flagler College - Tallahassee will travel to San Antonio, Texas in June to compete against more than 1,800 of America’s best and brightest college students at the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) National Leadership Conference. This will be the college’s second national showing in the three years since the chapter was formed.
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      Building a legacy one crosswalk at a time

      Apr 4
      When Colton Neubauer interned for the vice mayor of St. Augustine last Fall, he could never have expected one idea about a crosswalk to blossom into the large impact it has already had on Flagler’s campus and the community at large. He built a crosswalk, but it became more than that. It became a gateway to a bigger conversation about how he cares for people. His desire to not only listen to students’ concerns but to take action, led him to speak at the Safe Streets Summit about mobility.
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      Spring break is for doing good and working hard

      Apr 3
      When other students may be soaking up the sun’s rays and winding down from a busy semester, a group of 10 students instead sacrificed their spring break to give back in hurricane-ravaged Bay County, Fla.
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      Johnson reaffirmed for council

      Mar 29
      Dr. Tim Johnson, Craig and Audrey Thorn Distinguished Professor of Religion, will continue his position as chair of the Research Advisory Council at the Franciscan Institute of St. Bonaventure University for a second term. As part of a Catholic university, the Franciscan Institute engages in the scholarly study of Franciscan philosophy and theologians through research and publication.
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      Even with a rejected hypothesis, these CES majors still find value in conducting research

      Mar 28
      Coastal Environmental Science majors Taryn Chaya, ’19, and Sarah Schark, ’20, spent their fall semester knee deep in salt marshes at Fort Mose Historic State Park. As part of a project in their Field Methods course, the two students studied periwinkle snail populations and their relationship to cordgrass height at Fort Mose. They hypothesized that individual cordgrass height would decrease as the number of snails increased, due to a potentially harmful fungi farmed by the snails.
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      A bit of a different take on a modern classic

      Mar 26
      Flagler College’s Theatre Arts students will perform a Theater for Young Adults classic coming of age story from the Lois Lowry novel, “The Giver.” The production will be shown from April 10 to 13 at 7:30 p.m. and April 14 at 2 p.m. in the Lewis Auditorium at 14 Granada Street. It is directed by Visiting Assistant Professor Leah Page.
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