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  • Study Abroad in Vietnam: Lessons in war, tragedy and resilience

    Jul 12
    This summer as part of Dr. Michael Butler’s course “The American War: The Struggle for Independence in Vietnam,” Flagler College students visited the places and listened to the voices in Vietnam that they read about in course texts — those that shaped the narrative of the Vietnam War through the eyes of the Vietnamese.
  • A picture of two students standing in the water.

    Flagler students' work on oyster reefs featured in academic journal

    Jul 11
    For Flagler students in the college’s Natural Sciences department, the classroom is as much the marsh, wetlands or any other coastal habitat surrounding St. Augustine as it is the lab on campus. Their studies in the field often yield valuable research and play a significant role in better understanding the area’s ecosystems.
  • Flagler College on Burt Wolf's show

    Flagler College featured in popular travel show on PBS

    Jul 6
    Flagler College is being featured across the country in travel journalist Burt Wolf’s “Travels and Traditions,” which is airing on PBS affiliates.
  • A picture of Dr. Joe Joyner.

    Dr. Joseph G. Joyner begins role as president of Flagler College

    Jul 6
    This week officially marked the start of Dr. Joseph G. Joyner’s tenure as the fourth president of Flagler College. He succeeds Dr. William T. Abare, Jr., who served in the role for 16 years before retiring this June.
  • Picture of Brian Thompson

    College's news director joins national newspaper board

    Jul 6
    Brian Thompson, who has written an award-winning, weekly column for The St. Augustine Record since 1998, has been named to the board of directors for the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. Thompson, who is also News and Information Director for Flagler College, will serve as the chair of the organization’s national awards contest.
  • Flagler upgrades library's automated system

    Jun 26
    Flagler College’s library services is now more mobile-friendly, thanks to a new automated system. The Proctor Library upgraded last week from a system known as Voyager to another called Sierra.
  • A picture of Linda Stoughton.

    Public Administration alumna earns state award for emergency management response to Hurricane Matthew

    Jun 22
    Managing disasters is not what Linda Stoughton envisioned she’d be doing 30 years ago. She had studied forestry, and wanted to pursue that field wholeheartedly. But in 1985, she took a job with St. Johns County as a fire rescue dispatcher, and before she knew it, had progressed to the role of emergency management director.
  • Legacy Tour

    Flagler College tours receives travel site award

    Jun 21
    Historic Tours of Flagler College was recently awarded a 2017 Certificate of Excellence from the popular travel website Trip Advisor. The business, created by the college’s student organization Enactus in 1998, offers tours of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, a former luxury hotel famous for its Tiffany Windows, ornate murals and Spanish-Renaissance architecture. The national historic landmark is now home to Flagler College. Approximately 40,000 guests enjoy the tour each year.
  • Study abroad in Spain: A month of complete immersion

    Jun 20
    Gaining a cross-cultural perspective is not only about crossing borders and learning a new language, but living lives like those of others. Ten students, along with Assistant Professor of Spanish Aggie Johnson, recently returned from living with host families in Spain and experiencing Spanish culture first-hand.
  • Week-long humanities seminar held at Flagler for high school students

    Jun 16
    Twenty-six high school students from across the state participated in Flagler College’s week-long humanities seminar this week, titled “Pirates, Protest and Preservation: Exploring the Stories of St. Augustine.” The seminar, funded by a $20,000 grant from the Florida Humanities Council, offers high school students a preview of college life and the opportunity to explore the nation’s oldest city through a number of humanities disciplines, including history, literature, women’s studies, rhetoric, and Spanish. Students also applied humanities-based questions in non-humanities fields by considering the connections between coastal biology, ethics and natural resource management.
  • Town and Gown Committee shares 2016-2017 progress report

    Jun 1
    Flagler College’s Town and Gown Advisory Committee recently released its first progress report, outlining accomplishments and highlights of the 2016-2017 academic year and future priorities.
  • A picture of Jeff Philbin.

    Flagler alum to be featured on cooking show ‘MasterChef’

    May 26
    Flagler alumnus Jeff Philbin, ‘12, has claimed a spot in the “MasterChef” reality television show and will be featured in its eighth season, airing Wednesday, May 31.
  • Livesafe app on phone.

    Safety app LiveSafe to serve as college's emergency communication tool

    May 26
    As Hurricane season starts June 1, now is the time to download Flagler’s LiveSafe app, which is used by the college to communicate during emergencies. The app is replacing E2Campus as Flagler’s primary communication tool for emergencies.
  • Dr. Abare and Susan Abare at Flagler College tribute

    Flagler honors Dr. Abare for ‘46 years of Making an Impact’

    May 24
    More than 450 people paid tribute to retiring Flagler College President Dr. William T. Abare Jr. on Wednesday night, with a sendoff that included the announcement that a new student residential complex will be named Abare Hall and the presentation of a presidential medal. 
  • Crisp-Ellert Art Museum Spoon River

    Performance at Crisp-Ellert to feature non-traditional theatre project

    May 24
    The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum will host an interactive performance June 2 through June 4, where visitors will find themselves amongst the performers as story of lives lived, loves lost and dreams delayed are told through memories, music and song.
  • Flagler-UF Sport Management Bridge Program signing.

    Flagler College and University of Florida develop Sport Management bridge program

    May 23
    Flagler College and the University of Florida have announced a new bridge program for undergraduate students at Flagler who may be interested in pursuing a graduate degree at UF in the area of Sport Management.
  • Flagler College recognized with two historic preservation awards

    May 22
    Flagler College received two awards from the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation at its 39th annual conference in St. Petersburg on May 19.
  • Speaker Jenny Levison addresses attendees at the annual Power of the Purse fundraiser

    Women of Vision holds third annual Power of the Purse event

    May 22
    The third annual Women of Vision Power of the Purse® scholarship fundraising luncheon was hosted on May 18 in Flagler College’s Ponce de Leon Hall. The event raises money for student scholarships and opportunities and strengthens connections between the college and women in the community. This year’s luncheon, which drew more than 340 women to the college’s historic Dining Room, featured a silent auction of beautiful and unique purses, as well as a keynote address by entrepreneur Jenny Levison, owner of the Atlanta-based “Souper Jenny” restaurants.
  • The wellness award logo.

    Flagler’s Human Resources programs receive ‘Worksite Wellness Award’

    May 12
    Flagler College was one of 20 organizations in northeast Florida to recently receive a “Gold Award” for its wellness programs.
  • A picture of Mrs. Abare and the women co-hosting her last Spring Tea.

    Mrs. Abare hosts final spring tea

    May 11
    Flagler College’s First Lady Susan Abare hosted her last spring tea on Tuesday at the college’s Markland House, as President William T. Abare, Jr. will be retiring in June.
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