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    Poet Dan Albergotti to give talk as part of Writers-in-Residence series

    Feb 27
    Acclaimed poet Dan Albergotti will read a selection of poems from his book “Millennial Teeth” during a visit to Flagler College on Thursday, March 2, at 7 p.m. This event was originally scheduled for Oct. 6 of last year, but had to be rescheduled due to Hurricane Matthew.
  • Lion's Cage winners.

    Entrepreneurship, networking highlights of college’s ‘Business Week’

    Feb 27
    Thirteen students experienced first-hand the intense scrutiny of pitching a business idea last Thursday when they competed in Flagler College’s “Lion’s Cage,” an event based on the popular TV show “Shark Tank.” Four business leaders served as the judges. Senior Jose Mizrahi, who pitched the idea of an “Uber for tutoring” app called Brighter Future, emerged victorious, claiming the top $1,000 prize.
  • A picture of Kathleen Deagan.

    Distinguished archaeologist Kathleen Deagan named to Flagler College Board of Trustees

    Feb 24
    Kathleen Deagan, Distinguished Research Curator Emerita at University of Florida’s Florida Museum of Natural History, has been elected to the Flagler College Board of Trustees.
  • CEAM Isenstein

    Crisp-Ellert Art Museum to exhibit works by New York-based artist Jamie Isenstein

    Feb 23
    The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum and Flagler College will present work by New York-based artist Jamie Isenstein, from March 3 to April 15. The exhibition, “Head Space,” kicks off with a walk-through by the artist, at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 3, and will be followed by a reception from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
  • Beyond Integration by J. Michael Butler book cover.

    Flagler professor’s book takes Silver Medal in Florida Book Awards competition

    Feb 22
    A Flagler College professor’s in-depth study of the civil rights movement in northwest Florida has earned him a prestigious 2016 Florida Book Award for his book, titled “Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980.” Dr. J. Michael Butler won the Silver Medal in the awards’ “General Non-Fiction” category.
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum graphic.

    Flagler College’s Theatre Arts Department to perform 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum'

    Feb 20
    Composer Stephen Sondheim’s debut as both composer and lyricist will take the stage this spring at Flagler College, as the Department of Theatre Arts presents a new take on his collaboration with Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart’s “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” from March 8 to March 12.
  • A picture of Michele Gregoire.

    Education professor recognized by department for her dedication as chair

    Feb 17
    At the Jan. 31 Education Department Advisory Committee dinner and meeting, Dr.  Michele Gregoire was awarded an appreciation plaque by her colleagues, for her dedication over the past 13 years as the Department Chair.
  • Fifteen Flagler students who attended the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

    Theatre Arts Department wins awards at regional festival

    Feb 16
    Fifteen Flagler College students recently returned from the nationally-recognized Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Statesboro, Ga., where they competed regionally in categories ranging from design and technical theatre to performance, stage management and dramaturgy.
  • Spotlight: Career Development Center's Tara Stevenson

    Feb 16
    The “Spotlight” series offers a glimpse into the lives of those who work behind the scenes to provide an enriching experience for Flagler College students. Individuals featured in the series will be included in the bi-weekly faculty and staff newsletter.
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    Flagler professor publishes guide on how public-private partnerships can assist libraries

    Feb 15
    Associate Professor Dr. Joe Saviak, of Flagler’s Public Administration program, has recently co-authored a guide titled “Public-Private Partnerships for Library Operations: A Guide for Local Governments” with Dr. Lawrence Martin, a professor at the University of Central Florida.
  • A picture of William Proctor.

    Stetson University honors Flagler’s Chancellor Dr. William Proctor

    Feb 15
    Dr. William Proctor, former Flagler College president and current chancellor, was recently awarded Stetson’s University’s “Facilitator Award,” created for educators who embody the values and principles articulated in “The Rights and Responsibilities of the Modern University.” The 1999 book was written by author Robert D. Bickel and Peter Lake, and addresses universities’ responsibilities regarding student safety.
  • A picture of Jenny Levison.

    Flagler’s Women of Vision to host third annual Power of the Purse® luncheon

    Feb 14
    The Women of Vision Advisory Board of Flagler College will host its third annual Power of the Purse® luncheon, an event that raises funds for scholarships and educational opportunities for deserving female students at the College. The May 18 event will again take place in the College’s historic Ponce de Leon Hall and will include a silent auction of beautiful purses and an inspirational keynote address. This year’s speaker is Jenny Levison, owner of the Atlanta-based “Souper Jenny” restaurants and catering business and the author of “Souper Jenny” cookbooks. The entrepreneur’s company has become synonymous with healthful eating, living well and community service.
  • Crisp-Ellert artist-in-residence to host screening of Nicolas Philibert’s film “Every Little Thing” on Feb. 22

    Feb 14
    Artist, writer and film curator Carolyn Lazard and Crisp-Ellert Art Museum artist-in-residence Staci Bu Shea will host a screening of Nicolas Philibert's “Every Little Thing” (1996) on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m., followed by a discussion with Lazard via Skype. The event will take place in Kenan Hall, Room 300, at Flagler College. Both events are free and open to the public.
  • Reach Out, Raise Up Event

    Flagler College community members volunteer across county for day of service

    Feb 11
    For a February day, Flagler College faculty, staff and students couldn’t ask for better weather to volunteer with local community organizations for the college’s biannual day of service on Saturday. Approximately 150 individuals assisted a dozen organizations across the county.
  • Student club raises money for local cancer patients

    Feb 9
    Flagler College’s Public Relations Student Society of America recently donated $2,300 to the Cancer Patient Emergency Fund, which offers financial assistance to cancer patients undergoing treatment at Flagler Hospital. As part of a fundraiser, participants paid to complete various exercise circuits at CrossFit venue DRiV Fitness in St. Augustine. Flagler students also sold T-shirts and hosted a raffle.
  • A picture of Barbara Blonder, Tracy Upchurch, William T. Abare, Jr., Art Vanden Houten and Wayne Riggs.

    President Abare recognized during monthly Faculty Senate meeting

    Feb 9
    Flagler College faculty members expressed their gratitude for President William T. Abare, Jr.’s “tireless and single-minded dedication” to the college on Wednesday, during the monthly Faculty Senate meeting. The resolution, which was proposed in light of Abare’s forthcoming retirement, was approved unanimously by senators.
  • Collaborative art project directed by Professor Laura Mongiovi.

    Art professor to give talk on how sense of touch impacts critical thinking skills

    Feb 8
    Flagler College Art Professor Laura Mongiovi will discuss how sensory experiences involving color and texture impact individuals’ critical thinking skills on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Her talk is part of the college’s Community Lecture Series and will take place in the historic Solarium in Ponce Hall.
  • Students win top awards in advertising competition

    Feb 7
    Flagler College students recently took home 2017 American Advertising Federation-Jacksonville (AAF) “ADDY” awards on Feb. 4, including a “Student Best in Show” award by senior Courtney Babchyck for her animation titled “A Boy Called Jex.” The ceremony for the highly-recognized awards, which honor advertising creative excellence, was held on Saturday, Feb. 4.
  • Spotlight: Interim Security Director Creig Doyle

    Feb 1
    The “Spotlight” series offers a glimpse into the lives of those who work behind the scenes to provide an enriching experience for Flagler College students. Faculty and staff featured in the series will be included in the bi-weekly faculty and staff newsletter.
  • Professor Dr. Hadley Mozer at Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire, ancestral estate of Lord Byron

    Sabbatical research by English professor published in prestigious journal

    Feb 1
    The latest issue of European Romantic Review, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the study of Romanticism, features an article by Dr. Hadley J. Mozer, Flagler College Associate Professor of English and scholar of British poet Lord Byron.
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