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      Employees recognized at Presidential Address event

      Sep 19
      Flagler College recently honored its longtime employees during anniversary years of their careers – ranging from 5 to 40 years – in the Lewis Auditorium last Friday afternoon.
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      Lisa Fiala receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to France for International Educators

      Aug 27
      The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board are pleased to announce that Lisa Fiala of Flagler College has received a Fulbright International Educators Administrator (IEA) award to travel to France this October. While in France, Fiala will meet with representatives of higher education institutions and international organizations in Bordeaux and Paris including Université de Bordeaux, Université de Paris, OECD and the Sorbonne, where she will learn more about higher education in France and discuss potential collaborations for Flagler College.
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      Keys publishes book for Flagler’s 50th

      Aug 21
      Director of Historic Preservation and Special Initiatives and Assistant Professor in History Dr. Leslee Keys, has published a new book with co-author Thomas Graham. The book, titled “Flagler College – The First Fifty Years 1968-2018,” remembers and celebrates the achievements of Flagler’s first 50 years as a college.
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      New Division of Student Affairs reorganizes with Hibler and Stevenson promotions

      Aug 16
      In a new direction that was laid out by Flagler College President Joseph G. Joyner on Friday, Aug. 9, the Flagler College Office of Student Services was renamed the Division of Student Affairs. Additionally, other changes announced include restructuring positions, renaming offices and establishing expanded roles for Dean Dirk Hibler and former Director of the Career Development Center Tara Stevenson. Stevenson’s new title will be Dean of Student Engagement.
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      Flagler College names Carol Branson vice president of Marketing and Communications

      Aug 5
      Carol Branson, the Senior Director of Communications and Marketing at Hanover College, has been named Flagler College’s new Vice President of Marketing and Communications.
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      Two professors to begin sabbaticals Fall 2019

      Aug 1
      Dr. Tim Johnson and Professor Laura Mongiovi will both take sabbaticals this fall, during which they will work on scholarly and creative projects, respectively.
    • Professor Tracey Eaton, on left looking at the camera which is the crowd, presenting. Two others are seated to his left at the table.

      Communication Chair Tracey Eaton travels to share about topics close to his heart

      May 22
      Communication Department Chair and Assistant Professor Tracey Eaton traveled to Mexico City in April. There, he met with members of the Border Center for Journalists and Bloggers to speak on two topics: Investigative journalism and mentoring.
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      Tourism Impact Award given to area educators in the field, including Flagler’s Cole

      May 16
      Flagler College Hospitality and Tourism Management program Director and Assistant Professor Zach Cole, Ph.D., was recently honored with an award on behalf of Flagler at the annual State of the Tourism Industry Celebration. The event, which is hosted by the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau, VCB, was held at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort.
    • Stage in Lewis Auditorium set with screen that says Presidential Address with Dr. Joyner and seven retirees on stage.

      Seven retirees recognized at Presidential Address and Farewell Ceremony

      May 1
      On Monday, April 29, Flagler College recognized seven employees who have announced their retirement. The Presidential Address and Farewell Ceremony was immediately followed by a reception in the Solarium.
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      The power of positive thinking

      Apr 15
      Nearly two years ago, Professor Michael Insalaca was paralyzed from the waist down after a car accident in Atlanta. He had to learn how to function in a wheel chair, learning wheelies and how to jump up on curbs; this had become his new normal. Still, he strived to become stronger every day. Now he is walking on the Flagler campus, his second semester back since the accident and has set new goals for his recovery.
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      Johnson reaffirmed for council

      Mar 29
      Dr. Tim Johnson, Craig and Audrey Thorn Distinguished Professor of Religion, will continue his position as chair of the Research Advisory Council at the Franciscan Institute of St. Bonaventure University for a second term. As part of a Catholic university, the Franciscan Institute engages in the scholarly study of Franciscan philosophy and theologians through research and publication.
    • 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.”
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      Saints trio selected to All-PBC teams; Lang-Montgomery tabbed as Coach of the Year

      Mar 8
      The Flagler College women's basketball team brought home some Peach Belt Conference hardware from the pre-tournament banquet tonight. Tabitha Odabe, Chris Wilson, and Kierra Crane were selected to the all-conference teams while Erika Lang-Montgomery was named as the PBC Coach of the Year and Odabe took home PBC Defensive Player of the Year honors for the second year in a row.
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      Published professors host event to discuss new book

      Mar 5
      Flagler College co-authors Dr. Jim Wilson and Professor Emeritus Constantine Santas will share and discuss their newest book, “The Essential Films of Ingrid Bergman,” on March 11 at 5:30 p.m. in the Markland House at 102 Markland Place. The event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and both authors will provide opportunities for signing.
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      Tracy Upchurch appointed mayor of St. Augustine

      Mar 4
      Tracy Upchurch, director of the Frank D. Upchurch Sr. endowed Law Program at Flagler College, has been appointed mayor of St. Augustine following a unanimous vote by the City Commission on March 4. Upchurch was selected for the position after Mayor Nancy Shaver resigned to concentrate on her recovery from a stroke.
    • Clint Weinberg directing the pep band at a basketball game

      Meet Clint Weinberg, the man behind the music

      Feb 22
      This academic year, Flagler College welcomed Clint Weinberg, adjunct professor of applied voice and pep band director, to our faculty. Since joining us, he has made major progress in the music department by heading the new pep band and coaching voice students to victory.
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      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.
    • Tracy Halcomb holding Impact Docs award

      Halcomb reflects on sabbatical and festival circuit

      Feb 13
      Professor Tracy Halcomb has had a whirlwind 2018 sabbatical, touring the festival circuit with her documentary on women in poker called “Cracking Aces: A Woman’s Place at the Table.” She and the film’s director, James H. Gilmore, have been everywhere to promote the film and have gained many accolades along the way.
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      Indigo Symposium to expose untold stories of southeastern plantations

      Feb 6
      From Feb. 21 - 23, Flagler College will host the “Deeper Than Indigo: Southeast Textile Symposium.” The symposium provides an opportunity to investigate the rich history of St. Augustine and the Southeastern United States through the lens of the indigo trade and the repercussions of slavery and colonialism. Programming includes speaking events, a self-guided field trip day, public art project, national juried fiber exhibition, documentary film and a luncheon. All speaking events are free and open to the public. Fees are associated with the luncheon and some field trip experiences.
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      Flagler professor attends national television seminar

      Jan 30
      Tracy Halcomb, professor and internship coordinator of communication, spent the week of Nov. 4-9 in Los Angeles for the Television Academy Foundation Faculty Seminar as one of 25 Faculty Seminar Fellows selected from colleges nationwide. The seminar provided attendees the opportunity to meet top executives in television development, production and programming.
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