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      2019 graduates share their plans

      Jul 3
      After graduating May 4, alumni from the class of 2019 are already out in the world doing great things. The Career Development Center has compiled some of the most exciting #FlaglerGradStories to share graduates’ plans after college. Here are their highlights:
    • Many people gathered behind Markland House in the daylight.

      Flagler College recognizes alumni at two 50th awards ceremonies

      May 20
      At this year’s annual Alumni Weekend, a luncheon on Friday, May 17 recognized the Charter Classes and a ceremony on Saturday, May 18 honored 50 alumni of distinction.
    • Three inductees dressed up for the Athletics Hall of Fame.

      Three Saints inducted into Flagler Athletics Hall of Fame

      May 17
      Cathy (Forson) Rhoten '72, Nancy Sirmons '72, and Steven Shafer '03 were inducted as the 16th class of the Flagler College Athletics Hall of Fame Thursday evening at a banquet sponsored by Carrabba's Italian Grill at the Virginia Room in the Ringhaver Student Center. The event is part of the College's annual Alumni Weekend.
    • Three alumnae smiling for the camera, at the Markland Reception.

      Flagler alumni to return to campus for Alumni Weekend

      May 15
      Approximately 400 Saints will return to their alma mater May 16 to 19 and reconnect with their Flagler family during the college’s annual Alumni Weekend.
    • Watercolor painting of a van on a snowy hilltop.

      Crisp-Ellert to host exhibition of alumni artwork

      May 7
      The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum (CEAM) and Flagler College announced the third bi-annual Juried Alumni Exhibition, opening with a reception for the artists on Friday, May 17 in conjunction with Alumni Weekend. The opening reception will take place from 5-7 p.m., with a special performance by artist Kevin Mahoney, Class of 2014, at 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, and the exhibition will continue through June 14.
    • Headshot of Commencement Speaker Mignonne Pollard

      Commencement exercises mark end of 50th celebration year

      Apr 12
      On Saturday, May 4, Flagler College will hold its spring commencement exercises and hand out more than 400 diplomas.
    • Group of 40 under forty nominees standing with Dr. Joyner for photo

      St. Augustine’s “40 Under Forty” includes eight from Flagler College

      Mar 20
      *Update* Student Hannah Pierce has been awarded the Young Non-profit Professional award: "I encourage everyone to go out and create art with a child. You’ll find that it’s a beautiful experience.” Alumnus Bo Bozard has been awarded the Young Private Sector Professional award: "We do common things, uncommonly well, and when you do things uncommonly well over a period of time, it endures, and when it endures, it becomes defining. And in Steven Thomas' business class at Flagler, we learned that if something defines it becomes a brand. I’m so glad to be a part of a brand that does common things uncommonly well.”
    • Students singing on stage with 50h logo in background

      Fifty years worth celebrating at Flagler College Gala

      Feb 28
      The 50th anniversary year culminated in a gala last week, held in the Lewis Auditorium and Ponce de Leon Dining Room. In the spirit of gratitude for those who have sacrificed their time and treasures, there were many thanks said and tributes spoken. However, the focus was on the students and how Flagler is moving forward.
    • Three students helping pack clothes at Sertoma Thrift Store

      Reach Out Raise Up day of service to take place March 9

      Feb 20
      On Saturday, March 9, the bi-annual tradition of more than 200 Flagler College students, faculty, staff and alumni coming together for a community day of service will take place across St. Johns County. Many of the participating nonprofits hosting the volunteers are repeats, but the student-led group organizing the event said that there is still time to express interest in having volunteers come to your nonprofit.
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      Flagler alumna connects to students through retelling of path to NPR

      Feb 11
      Abby Wendle, ’07, recently visited Flagler College to speak with students about her post-graduate experience. While on campus, she visited two classes, hosted a coffee chat with students, and held a workshop on handling uncertainty.
    • Alumni baseball

      Alumni baseball game celebrates long history of playing

      Jan 15
      On Saturday, Jan. 19, Flagler College baseball will celebrate the college's 50th anniversary with an alumni baseball game. The game starts at 1 p.m. at Drysdale Field and the public is invited to come out and enjoy.
    • Jason Tetlak

      Flagler alumnus sets Guinness World Record

      Jan 10
      Jason Tetlak, ’00, took his interactive art to new heights by setting the world record for the largest 3D mural. The painting is 90 feet wide by 22 feet tall, totaling 1930 square feet in area. The mural features the faces of the Beastie Boys, including the band’s lyrics “No Sleep Til Brooklyn,” a clever reference to the site of the mural: a neighborhood in Jacksonville called Brooklyn. With a pair of 3D glasses, the image comes to life for viewers.
    • Emily Wright and Joanna Krajewski

      Flagler professor and alum work together on water issues

      Dec 9
      by Jayda Barnes, '20 Flagler alumna Emily Wright, ’16, saw a spotlight on Dr. Joanna Krajewski, assistant professor of strategic communication, and saw an opportunity to connect with her alma mater. She was developing a summer program at Georgia Institute of Technology. Wright’s office, the Center for Education Integration Science Math Computing (CEISMC), hosts many summer programs at Georgia Tech, including Pursuing Urban Sustainability at Home, or PUSH. This year, PUSH’s topic was about water and science communication, an area of expertise for Krajewski, who spent time doing research on water sustainability, water poverty and climate change before her time at Flagler.
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      St. Augustine sea level rise documentary to show at two upcoming film festivals

      Nov 7
      by Jayda Barnes, '20 “The Oldest City Underwater,” a film by Flagler alumna Mallory Hopkins, ’18, was recently accepted to the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) and the St. Augustine Film Festival. The two festivals are managed by the same CEO and festival director, Gregory von Hausch. The film explores the realities of sea level rise in St. Augustine, Fla.
    • Students doing design work as a team.

      Designathon invites local nonprofits to submit design needs

      Oct 30
      The Flagler College department of art and design has announced a 24-hour “Designathon” to begin Friday, November 16 at 5 p.m. Event organizers are planning for it to become an annual fixture on the calendar for local nonprofits to have their design needs realized.
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      Day of Service makes a local impact

      Oct 27
      More than 300 Flagler College students, faculty, staff and alumni participated on Saturday, Oct. 27 for a day of community service. The Reach Out Raise Up event is student-organized each semester by Flagler College Volunteers (FCV).
    • Singing of the alma mater

      Founders Day debuts new alma mater

      Sep 26
      “On this day in 1968 Flagler College had its very first class,” said President Joseph G. Joyner as he welcomed students, staff, faculty, and members of the alumni board and Board of Trustees to the Founders Day kick-off coffee break event.
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      Legacy families' students join Flagler freshmen class

      Aug 27
      Twenty Legacy students arrived on campus this past weekend, joining the 600-plus freshmen class.
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      Students help bring life back to synagogue

      Aug 25
      After being closed for two years, the First Congregation Sons of Israel celebrated the reopening of the main sanctuary yesterday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
    • Students performing research out in the dune ecosystem.

      Flagler College ranked in top five of ‘Best Beach Colleges’

      Jun 15
      Flagler College recently ranked fourth in ‘25 Best Beach Colleges’ list from College Consensus.
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