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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.
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    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.
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    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.
  • 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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    Author Maile Chapman to discuss fictional novel set in Finland on Feb. 20

    Jan 31
    As part of Flagler College’s Writers-in-Residence series, author Maile Chapman will be discussing her book, “Your Presence Is Requested at Suvanto,” in the Gamache-Koger Theater on Monday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. Her fictional novel centers on the real and imagined experiences of women in a Finnish hospital during the 1920s.
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    Veteran Washington correspondent Chuck Raasch offers insider’s perspective to students

    Jan 31
    During a student lecture on Tuesday, Washington correspondent Chuck Raasch shared with Flagler students the change he’s witnessed in the media landscape over his 30-plus years of experience, and the division that marks Washington politics.
  • Flagler’s day of service to be held Feb. 11

    Jan 31
    Flagler College faculty, staff and students will unite for community service outreach on Saturday, Feb. 11, as part of the college’s Reach Out Raise Up day of service.
  • Flagler College takes top spot in Exceptional Student Education teaching program

    Jan 30
    Exceptional Student Education has always been a popular program at Flagler College, and now it is ranked number one in the state. The program — at both St. Augustine and Tallahassee campuses — achieved the state’s highest ranking for teacher preparation at the elementary level, alongside Lynn University and Rollins College.
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    Pew Research Center director to discuss changing landscape of media

    Jan 30
    As part of Flagler College’s Forum on Government and Public Policy lecture series, Lee Rainie of the Pew Research Center will discuss the organization’s latest findings on the state of politics and democratic institutions in the United States. He will also provide updates on the changing news media ecosystem enabled by the internet, mobile connectivity and social media. His talk will take place Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. in Lewis Auditorium.
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    National Park Service official to discuss contemporary challenges in historic preservation at Flagler College

    Jan 24
    Brian Goeken, chief of Technical Preservation Services with the National Park Service, will address contemporary challenges in historic preservation, as part of Flagler College’s Ideas & Images talk on Thursday, Feb. 9. The lecture will be held in Lewis Auditorium at 7 p.m.
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    Proton U app officially unveiled in Apple’s App Store

    Jan 24
    An app created by Flagler College alumni to help kids undergoing proton therapy cancer treatment has made it through its various development stages, and is now available in Apple’s App Store.
  • Staci Bu Shea in the studio at CoRK Arts District.

    Staci Bu Shea Artist-in-Residence at Flagler College through March

    Jan 24
    The Crisp-Ellert Museum at Flagler College is currently hosting its second artist-in-residence — independent curator Staci Bu Shea.
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    Bo Clark announces retirement after 31 years at Flagler

    Jan 23
    After a coaching career that has spanned 36 years, 31 of those at Flagler College, head men’s basketball coach Bo Clark has announced his retirement at the conclusion of the 2016-17 season at a press conference this afternoon in the Flagler Room.
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