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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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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      Professor brings ideas back to the classroom after Paris conference

      Jan 29
      During the winter break in Dec., Associate Professor Chris Balaschak participated in an international symposium on photography and capitalism hosted by the National Institute for Art History and the University of Paris, Pantheon-Sorbonne. He presented a paper on the work of African-American photographer and filmmaker Robert van Lierop during the Mozambique War of Independence during the early 1970s.
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      St. Augustine Film Festival to show local “Cracking Aces” documentary

      Jan 4
      The first local showing of the award-winning documentary, “Cracking Aces: A Woman’s Place at the Table” will take place during the St. Augustine Film Festival’s screening of it on Friday, Jan. 18 at 1:45 p.m. and at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19. Tracy Halcomb, communication professor at Flagler College and a producer on the film, will be in attendance.
    • Students performing research out in the dune ecosystem.

      Research permit renewed

      Jan 4
      Flagler professor heads gopher tortoise study with national research reserve
    • 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 reporting at a political rally in St. Augustine

      Students' assignment culminates with election day results

      Nov 6
      For one group of students in Professor Tracey Eaton’s Advanced Reporting class, today is like their final exams. The process of reflection begins tomorrow as students evaluate and reflect on their performance with their project.
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