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      LEAD Fund event a ‘Hole-in-one’ for scholarships

      Oct 23
      Beginning on Oct. 6, the Office of Institutional Advancement hosted the LEAD Fund “Putting for a Cause” event at the Royal St. Augustine putting greens. The event unfolded over a period of three days and raised scholarship funds for future Flagler students. Elite Putters Club co-hosted.
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      Community volunteer makes difference creating WFCF Endowment Fund

      Oct 14
      The WFCF Endowment Fund was established to supplement the budgetary needs of WFCF Flagler College Radio 88.5FM “Radio with a reason.”
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      Flagler alumnus Christopher Catania helps by giving back as a way to make positive change

      May 30
      ​For Christopher Catania, a 2001 alumnus of Flagler College and Wells Fargo at Work Regional Manager for Florida and the Southeast, giving back to his alma mater has always been an extension of his strong belief in the importance of higher education.
    • Sarah Schark presenting

      Donor Appreciation Celebration spotlights Sarah Schark

      May 30
      Flagler College’s virtual Spring Donor Celebration spotlights stories of impact in the lives of students like Sarah Schark. Ninety-two percent of students receive some form of financial aid to support their Flagler education, and Sarah’s story illustrates how donor support provides opportunities for student-led innovation and entrepreneurship.
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      Flagler’s Women of Vision awards twelve scholarships

      May 15
      The Women of Vision Advisory Board of Flagler College has recently awarded scholarships to twelve deserving female students for the 2020-2021 academic year. This number increased significantly from the seven scholarships granted in 2019-2020. The value of this year’s awards is $32,000.
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      Local news anchor to moderate at Power of the Purse

      Feb 26
      The Flagler College Women of Vision Advisory Board has announced that Jessica Clark, award-winning journalist and anchor of First Coast News on ABC 25, will serve as a panel moderator for the sixth annual Power of the Purse fundraiser. The signature annual event hosted by the Women of Vision is scheduled for May 7 with the theme “Carrying the Legacy Forward – Reflecting on 6 Years of Impact.”
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      Flagler alumnus at Xbox gives back during season of giving

      Jan 21
      During the students’ winter break, a cadre of 10 Microsoft Xbox consoles were unboxed on campus. Flagler College alumnus Patrick Perkins, ’02, a product marketing manager for the popular gaming console company, wanted to give back to Flagler students and allow them to test out early the newest Microsoft product – the Xbox One X, the newest and most powerful console currently on the market.
    • Graphic of Giving Tuesday with Flagler's logo on it

      Student Emergency Fund garners new fundraising interest according to Giving Tuesday results

      Dec 16
      Giving Tuesday is a national day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. A generous donor challenged Flagler College to secure donations from 175 people in one day. Achieving this goal allowed Office of Institutional Advancement staff to unlock a special $5,000 grant for the Flagler Fund.
    • Women of Vision board members in front of Abare Hall for group photo.

      Women of Vision Advisory Board welcomes two new members

      Dec 6
      The Flagler College Women of Vision Advisory Board welcomed two new members in November. Nancy Birchall and Samara Gluck were elected by majority vote of the 21-person board.
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      Crimson & Gold Banquet and President’s Golf Classic raise record amount for athletics scholarships

      Oct 31
      Legendary Oklahoma University football coach Bob Stoops was the keynote speaker Oct. 23 at the seventh annual Crimson & Gold Banquet at Flagler College's elegant dining hall, and more funds were raised at the President's Golf Classic held at the King & Bear course at the World Golf Village on Oct. 25. In total, approximately $181,000 was raised to support Flagler Athletics.
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      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.
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      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.
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      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.
    • 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.
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