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    • Dr. Susan Strauss reads a story to kids that surround her in a rocking chair.

      Strauss recognized by Flagler Trustees

      Sep 9
      During a summer meeting of the Flagler College Board of Trustees, the Trustees conferred upon Dr. Susan Strauss, the title of Professor Emerita, effective immediately. Strauss retired after the completion of the 2019-2020 academic year after 20 years in education at Flagler College Tallahassee, of which she joined the faculty in its inaugural year.
    • Kurt Sebastian

      Flagler College appoints Sebastian to Dean

      Aug 10
      Flagler College appointed Dr. Kurt Sebastian, professor of mathematics, to the position of the Dean of the School of Business, Education and Mathematics. His appointment follows the two-year tenure of Associate Professor Allison Roberts, Ph.D.
    • Elaina Wahl-Temple holding a box of masks and wearing one herself.

      Faculty Spotlight: Wahl-Temple donates time and masks

      Jul 11
      Resident Artist and Theatre faculty member Elaina Wahl-Temple has donated over 300 handmade masks to hospitals.
    • Photo of Steve Voguit

      Flagler community reflects on impact of retiring professor

      Jun 10
      Steve Voguit, assistant professor of humanities and faculty athletic representative, retired at the end of the 2019-2020 school year after 50 years of teaching, 20 of which were at Flagler College.
    • Kelly Toaston headshot

      Kelly K. Toaston named Chief Human Resource Officer at Flagler

      Mar 2
      On. Feb. 24 President of Flagler College Joseph G. Joyner, Ed.D. announced the arrival of Kelly K. Toaston, the new Chief Human Resource Officer. She replaces Jim Springfield who will remain on staff through March to aid in the transition before retiring from the position.
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      Flagler faculty included in ROWITA awardees

      Feb 24
      On Feb. 3 the St. Johns Cultural Council announced its 2020 slate of influential women in the arts which includes two members of Flagler College’s faculty – Dr. Leslee F. Keys and Leslie Robison. All awardees will be recognized in a public ceremony on March 22 at the Limelight Theatre.
    • Tim Johnson headshot

      Flagler professor discovers unknown Spanish-Timucua book while on sabbatical

      Nov 15
      Timothy J. Johnson, Craig and Audrey Thorn Distinguished Professor of Religion at Flagler College, recently discovered a Spanish-Timucua book by the Franciscan Friar Francisco Pareja. The book, previously unknown to scholars, was published in Mexico in 1628.
    • Kenan Distinguished Professorships graphic featuring two professors Ved Kumari and Pushpa Kumar Lakshmanan.

      Kenan Distinguished Professor invites two University of Delhi professors for public presentations

      Nov 11
      Flagler College will host law professors Ved Kumari and Pushpa Kumar Lakshmanan on Nov. 19 and 20 as part of a Kenan Distinguished Professor speaker series. Both presentations will begin at 7 p.m. with Kumari’s in the Flagler Room of Ponce Hall and Lakshmanan’s in the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum. Kumari’s presentation is “Gender in Law in Contemporary India” while Lakshmanan’s lecture title is “Environmental Law and Sustainability: The Quest for Better Environmental Governance in India.” Both speaking engagements are free and open to the public.
    • Two student presenters point to their research poster.

      Research on Flagler College website presented at national conference

      Nov 1
      Assistant Professor of Psychology, Dr. Tracy Litzinger, and her students Ray Van Allen, ’20, and Christina Ketner, ’20, collaborated with Director of Digital Strategy Holly Hill and Front-end Development Manager Mike Horn to evaluate the usability of the Flagler College website. This team of faculty, staff and students presented their research at the 2019 HighEdWeb Conference in Milwaukee, Wis. this October.
    • Volunteer spreading mulch

      Day of impact for Flagler’s Day of Service

      Oct 31
      On Saturday, Flagler College students, faculty, staff and alumni participated in a day of community service. This is the fourth year of the Reach Out Raise Up event, which is student-organized each semester by Flagler College Volunteers (FCV). This fall, volunteers put in over 500 service hours for this one-day event.
    • 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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      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.
    • Headshot for Tracy Upchurch

      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.
    • 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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