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    • Two ladies - Robin Cooper and Beverly Carmichael, standing shoulder to should for the camera.

      Seven scholarships awarded at Power of the Purse fundraiser

      May 22
      The annual Flagler College Power of the Purse® fundraiser was once again an unparalleled success, attracting over 340 enthusiastic supporters to the College’s historic Ponce de Leon Hall on May 9. The sold-out event kicked off with a cocktail/mocktail reception, a silent auction of designer purses and a jewelry raffle and culminated with a luncheon in the Grand Dining Room, including memorable comments from several noteworthy speakers.
    • Student posing with arms crossed in front of vintage red corvette.

      Flagler introduces new scholarship for male students

      Apr 30
      Two recipients for the Fall 2019 semester have been chosen for the newest Flagler scholarship, the LEAD Fund. Selected incoming male students will receive funding in the form of a scholarship as well as support through the LEAD Fund mentorship program. The mentorship component will pair each student with a member of the advisory board for monthly mentorship sessions.
    • Three female students looking at camera in front of the fountain wall on campus.

      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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      Giving challenge accepted, records smashed in Flagler’s annual fundraising event

      Mar 22
      Flagler College hosted its fourth annual Giving Day in a 50 hour period starting Wednesday, March 13. The result is $121,443 in smashed records across the board, including the participation of 1,323 donors which is triple last year’s record of 397.
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      Power of the Purse® event to expand horizons

      Mar 21
      The 5th annual Power of the Purse® event on May 9 will follow the popular format that guests have enjoyed in the past, such as a cocktail/mocktail reception, a silent auction of designer handbags, a fine jewelry raffle, luncheon in the historic dining hall and a noteworthy speaker. This year, however, the Flagler College Women of Vision Advisory Board plans to broaden the scope of the fundraiser, which raises money for scholarships for deserving female students at the college.
    • 50 Hour Giving Challenge logo with a clock as the zero

      Focus on students, anniversary, moves Flagler Giving Day to March

      Mar 6
      On Wednesday, March 13, Flagler College will launch its annual Giving Day fundraiser for student scholarships. New this year in honor of the college’s 50th anniversary is a 50 Hour Giving Challenge in which the college has been tasked by an anonymous donor to gain a total of at least 500 donors in 50 hours. If the college can complete the challenge, it will receive an additional $25,000 grant. The challenge will run from March 13 at 8 a.m. through March 15 at 10 a.m.
    • Solarium of Ponce de Leon Hall with table set for dinner

      Hospitality and Tourism Management program to benefit from annual event

      Feb 14
      The annual St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival is Feb. 15-17 which is exciting for Flagler students for two reasons: experience and funding.
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      Flagler Youth Ministry Program receives $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment

      Jan 14
      Flagler College’s Youth Ministry program has received a $1 million grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc. to begin a new program called “The Missing Voices Project” that will look for new ways to reach young people who are on the margins of society, culture and even the church.
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      Women of Vision Advisory Board names five new members, establishes scholarship honoring Robin Cooper

      Nov 15
      The Flagler College Women of Vision Advisory Board, whose mission is to provide scholarships and opportunities for women attending the college, has recently welcomed five new members. They are Liz Dolan, Paula Hutson, Barbara Mahoney, Sandy Meeks and Shannon Murray. The newly elected members represent various constituencies, including friends of Flagler College, alumni, donors and community leaders.
    • Group of people on the steps of Ponce Hall dining room.

      Allen graduates from Leadership St. Johns program

      Jul 14
      Janette Allen, director of development for Institutional Advancement, recently graduated in the 2018 class of the Leadership St. Johns program.
    • Spring Donor Celebration and Herbie Wiles

      Newest honorary alumnus Herbie Wiles recognized among others at Flagler College’s annual Spring Donor Celebration

      May 24
      The Flagler College Spring Donor Celebration opened with a welcome by President Dr. Joseph Joyner on Wednesday afternoon, attended by the Board of Trustees, alumni, and supporters of the college, in the new Flagler College Commons area.
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      As Flagler College’s 50th year ramps up, Power of the Purse event a success with more scholarships awarded

      May 17
      The Power of the Purse® event was held on Thursday in the Ponce de Leon Hall at Flagler College.
    • Giving Day thank you 2018

      Flagler College’s 2018 Giving Day a success with increased participation

      May 15
      Flagler College hosted its third annual Giving Day on Tuesday, May 8 with record-breaking results.
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      Fourth annual Power of the Purse luncheon set for May 17

      May 9
      Flagler College’s Women of Vision will host its fourth annual Power of the Purse® luncheon on May 17 in the College’s historic Ponce de Leon Hall.
    • Lewis-Wiley scholars strive to help others in need while excelling in academics

      Aug 30
      This year’s Lewis-Wiley Scholarship recipients share something in common, beyond their outstanding ability to juggle academics and extra-curricular activities. Kamrin Bunn and Ryan Muscarella both have a passion for saving lives.
    • Popular St. Augustine restaurant funds first Hospitality and Tourism Management scholarship

      Aug 14
      Flagler College’s Hospitality and Tourism Management program is growing — in size, community support and now scholarship assistance, thanks to its first scholarship donor. The Columbia Restaurant Group, owner of St. Augustine’s downtown Columbia Restaurant, recently agreed, for five years, to fund a $2,500 annual scholarship to deserving students majoring in Hospitality and Tourism Management. The decision to fund the scholarship was conceived by Richard Gonzmart, a fourth-generation co-owner of the famed Florida restaurant.
    • Picture of Flagler College named to Princeton Review's best 382 colleges.

      Flagler College featured in Princeton Review’s ‘The Best 382 Colleges’

      Aug 1
      The Princeton Review’s newest guidebook, “The Best 382 Colleges,” has again included Flagler College among the top 15 percent of all American four-year schools.
    • 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.
    • Flagler’s Giving Day exceeds goal for raising money to honor President Abare and benefit students

      May 10
      Flagler College’s third annual Giving Day saw 233 donors (191 of those alumni) raise $67,844 at the college by the close of the day on May 9 — $19,900 more than last year’s Giving Day.
    • A picture of Jenny Levison.

      Flagler’s Women of Vision luncheon to welcome inspirational entrepreneur Jenny Levison

      May 3
      The third annual Women of Vision Power of the Purse® scholarship fundraising luncheon will take place on Thursday, May 18 in Flagler College’s historic Ponce de Leon Hall. In addition to a popular silent auction of beautiful and unique purses, the event will be headlined by guest speaker 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. 
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