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  • New faculty members for 2017-2018 standing on steps of building.

    New faculty members for 2017-2018 year announced

    Aug 17
    Flagler College recently welcomed 14 faculty members to campus. Those individuals with a “Visiting Lecturer” title represent a new rank, elevating former adjunct instructors to full-time teaching and advising responsibilities.
  • A picture of the Flagler students who studied abroad in Germany.

    Study Abroad in Germany: Examining the Protestant Reformation from a European perspective

    Jul 27
    This year marks the 500th commemoration of the Protestant Reformation, the 16th-century upheaval that redefined the Roman Catholic Church. This summer, Flagler College students enjoyed the unique opportunity to study the transformative period at the University of Dresden in Germany, as part of an interdisciplinary-transatlantic program titled “Faces of Faith: Late Medieval and Reformation Germany.”
  • Ten people around the sign Save the Hicatee

    Study Abroad in Belize: Students partner up with non-profit to help save a critically-endangered turtle

    Jul 26
    Six Flagler College students recently returned from a 10-day adventure in Belize, where they worked on research to help save the critically-endangered Hicatee turtle, experienced first-hand living sustainably deep in a tropical rainforest, witnessed wildlife thrive in its native habitat and snorkeled the country’s barrier reef.
  • A picture of students, professors and alumni who attended a conference at Franciscan Institute honoring famous theologian.

    Flagler attends conference at Franciscan Institute honoring famous theologian

    Jul 19
    Two Flagler College professors, four alumni and two current students recently attended a symposium commemorating the 800th anniversary celebration of the 13th-century Franciscan leader Saint Bonaventure. The conference, held at The Franciscan Institute at St. Bonaventure University in New York in mid-July, was dedicated to the cultural and religious dynamics that shaped the scholar’s theology and spirituality.
  • A picture of Leslee Keys.

    Dr. Leslee Keys joins international preservation board

    Jul 14
    Flagler College has joined the international arena of historic preservation. Dr. Leslee F. Keys, the college’s assistant professor of History and director of Historic Preservation and Special Initiatives, has been elected to the 21-member Board of Trustees of the United States chapter of the International Commission on Monuments and Sites (US/ICOMOS).  She is the member representing Florida, and one of four newly-elected trustees.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Photo of Creig Doyle, Director of Safety and Security

    Flagler College welcomes new security director

    May 8
    Veteran police chief Creig Doyle was recently named Flagler College’s director of Safety & Security, after serving in an interim director capacity at the college since January.
  • Dr. Abare inducted into Flagler Athletics Hall of Fame.

    Dr. Abare inducted into Flagler Athletics Hall of Fame

    May 5
    Flagler College President Dr. William T. Abare, Jr., was inducted as the lone member of the 14th class of its Athletics Hall of Fame Thursday, May 4 at a banquet sponsored by Carrabba's Italian Grill at Flagler's elegant dining hall. The event is part of the College's annual Alumni Weekend (May 4-7).  
  • Spotlight: Events Technical Services Coordinator Carl Liberatore

    Apr 28
    The “Spotlight” series offers a glimpse into the lives of those who work behind the scenes to provide an enriching experience for Flagler College students. Faculty and staff featured in the series will be included in the bi-weekly faculty and staff newsletter.
  • A picture of Dr. Margaret Finnegan with Fulbright visiting scholar Dr. Maraisa Lopes

    Fulbright scholar from Brazil visiting Flagler College to study Deaf Education program

    Apr 27
    For the first time ever, Flagler College is hosting a Fulbright scholar. Dr. Maraisa Lopes, from the Federal University of Piaui Teresina, Brazil, is working with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing program in the Education Department to study differences between Brazilian and American higher education experiences in the field.
  • Judge Poland with alumna Colby Keefe, and President William T. Abare, Jr.

    Judge Poland retires from Law program he helped launch at Flagler

    Apr 13
    The founding director of Flagler College’s Law program, Professor Richard Poland, is retiring this year after serving the college for 25 years. Judge Poland, as he is often referred to on campus, has taught nearly 30 courses, fulfilled various leadership roles — including Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs — and has twice received the Faculty of the Year Award (2007-2008 and 2009-2010).
  • Spotlight: Archives Specialist Jolene DuBray

    Apr 12
    The “Spotlight” series offers a glimpse into the lives of those who work behind the scenes to provide an enriching experience for Flagler College students. Faculty and staff featured in the series will be included in the bi-weekly faculty and staff newsletter.
  • John N. O’Brien shares expertise with Cato Institute in nation’s capital.

    PAD instructor shares expertise with Cato Institute in nation’s capital

    Apr 11
    Dr. John N. O’Brien, an instructor in Flagler College’s Public Administration Department (PAD), provided a presentation to members of the Cato Institute — a public policy research organization in Washington, D.C. — on ways to increase employment opportunities for displaced and unemployed workers. During his visit, he also met on Capitol Hill with staff members of seven legislative offices to discuss strategies for developing legislation that embodied his presentation’s concepts. The proposal itself was developed in large part after class discussions while teaching a PAD course titled “The Public Economy,” which illuminates how U.S. government develops and executes economic policy.
  • Spotlight: Art History Professor Chris Balaschak

    Mar 30
    The “Spotlight” series offers a glimpse into the lives of those who work behind the scenes to provide an enriching experience for Flagler College students. Faculty and staff featured in the series will be included in the bi-weekly faculty and staff newsletter.
  • A picture of Chris Balaschak.

    Flagler professor selected to participate in summer seminar at Yale

    Mar 29
    Flagler College Associate Professor of Art History Dr. Chris Balaschak was recently selected to attend a seminar at the Yale Center for British Art focused on “Landscape and Identity in Britain and the United States, 1770-1914.”
  • A picture of James Pickett.

    Final Community Lectures Series talk at Flagler to be held April 11

    Mar 24
    Dr. James Pickett, associate professor of Communication at Flagler College, will be giving the college’s final Community Lectures Series talk this year titled “The Hidden Curriculum: The Decorum of Space, Time and Consumption in the Digital Age.” His lecture will be held on Tuesday, April 11 in the historic Solarium in Ponce Hall at 10 a.m.
  • Incoming Flagler President Joseph Joyner.

    Incoming President Joyner recognized with Florida Education award

    Mar 23
    The Florida Department of Education honored incoming Flagler College President and former St. Johns County Schools Superintendent Dr. Joseph G. Joyner with the 2016 Lavan Dukes District Data Leader of the Year award on March 23, at a meeting of the State Board of Education. During Joyner’s tenure, St. Johns has been one of only two districts to achieve an “A” grade every year since district grades were implemented in 2004, and in 2016, St. Johns was the highest performing school district in Florida.  
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