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    • Dr. Proctor on the left handing a check to Dr. Denise Bossy on the right. They are looking at each other.

      HSARI recognizes scholarship on the Yamasee Indians for Proctor award

      Jun 6
      The Historic St. Augustine Research Institute, a group that contributes to local historic preservation efforts, have awarded their annual William L. Proctor award of $1,000 to Dr. Denise Bossy for her most recent book, “The Yamasee Indians From Florida to South Carolina” (University of Nebraska Press, 2018) for its outstanding scholarly work pertaining to the Yamasee Indians. HSARI hosts this juried award competition for writing focused in the areas of history, archaeology and historic architecture related to St. Augustine.
    • Rotunda of the Ponce, looking up into it

      Flagler’s Legacy Historic Tours begins summer hours today

      May 20
      Tours of the Hotel Ponce de Leon, a national historic landmark now home to Flagler College, kicks off its summer schedule today by running tours on the hour starting at 10 a.m. through 3 p.m. each day.
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      Two new trustees tapped for Flagler College Board

      May 14
      Angela Brav, a hospitality industry veteran, and Bradley Brown, corporate treasurer for Ally Financial, Inc. are the newest trustees of the Flagler College Board of Trustees. Their tenures will begin on May 23.
    • 50 Hour Giving Challenge logo with a clock as the zero

      Focus on students, anniversary, moves Flagler Giving Day to March

      Mar 6
      On Wednesday, March 13, Flagler College will launch its annual Giving Day fundraiser for student scholarships. New this year in honor of the college’s 50th anniversary is a 50 Hour Giving Challenge in which the college has been tasked by an anonymous donor to gain a total of at least 500 donors in 50 hours. If the college can complete the challenge, it will receive an additional $25,000 grant. The challenge will run from March 13 at 8 a.m. through March 15 at 10 a.m.
    • 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.
    • Two students standing at graduation

      Flagler College graduates 169 during commencement ceremonies

      Dec 17
      On Saturday, Dec. 15, Flagler College handed out diplomas to 153 seniors, including 43 locals from St. Johns County, in the college’s gymnasium. Flagler College’s Public Administration (PAD) Program graduated 16 in the college’s Lewis Auditorium, including eight locals.
    • Commencement speaker Dr. Jenny Zorn stands at the podium in front of 153 graduating seniors.

      Fall 2018 Commencement

      Dec 15
      Flagler College held its fall commencement ceremony at the Flagler College Gymnasium on Saturday, Dec. 15, for approximately 153 graduating seniors. Sixteen students also graduated from Flagler College’s Public Administration (PAD) Program at 4 p.m. in the college’s Lewis Auditorium.
    • Two students at Model UN

      Model UN team wins two awards at southern regional conference

      Dec 6
      by Jayda Barnes, '20 Flagler College’s Model UN team attended the 29th annual Southern Regional Model United Nations (SRMUN) conference Nov. 15-17. The team won Best Delegation in United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and overall Honorable Delegation.
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      Flagler’s fall commencement to be held Dec. 15

      Dec 4
      Flagler College will hold its fall commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 15, for graduating seniors. Approximately 153 students will receive diplomas at the Flagler College Gymnasium.
    • people taking a tour in Rotunda

      Flagler’s Legacy expands tour schedule for holiday season

      Dec 1
      Just in time for the holidays, historical tours of Flagler College’s Hotel Ponce de Leon will begin to run on the hour, every hour, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. beginning Monday, Dec. 17. The expanded tour schedule will last until Dec. 31.
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      Flagler student creates connections within homeless community

      Nov 20
      by Jayda Barnes, '20 Autumn Stanish, ’19, has taken on several projects to understand the circumstances of homelessness in St. Augustine. Stanish, an English major, began by writing a book for her honors program senior capstone project, which detailed anecdotal accounts of living in St. Augustine by members of the city’s homeless community. Under the working title, “Street People: Monologues from the Homeless of St. Augustine,” the book seeks to uncover Stanish’s questions on why homelessness is an issue in St. Augustine and why many people of the homeless community are drawn to St. Augustine as their city of residence.
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      Award-winning children’s book author to visit campus with free events offered

      Nov 15
      On Saturday, Dec. 1, all are invited to hear readings from the book series "The Adventures of Charlie Pierce” by Harvey E. Oyer III. The event is free and open to the public starting at 11 a.m. in the Lewis Auditorium with a lecture, meet and greet and book signing.
    • Robin Cooper

      Women of Vision Advisory Board names five new members, establishes scholarship honoring Robin Cooper

      Nov 15
      The Flagler College Women of Vision Advisory Board, whose mission is to provide scholarships and opportunities for women attending the college, has recently welcomed five new members. They are Liz Dolan, Paula Hutson, Barbara Mahoney, Sandy Meeks and Shannon Murray. The newly elected members represent various constituencies, including friends of Flagler College, alumni, donors and community leaders.
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      Flagler makes Architectural Digest’s ‘50 Most Beautiful Colleges in America’

      Nov 8
      Architectural Digest Magazine has ranked Flagler College seventh on its new list of ‘50 Most Beautiful Colleges in America.’ Tops on the list was Yale University, and the list also included notable campuses like Princeton, Stanford, Georgetown, Notre Dame and many others.
    • WFCF dancing students

      WFCF celebrates 25 years

      Nov 2
      On Nov. 1, 1993 at 6:59 a.m., the Flagler College radio station, WFCF 88.5, broadcasted over the radio waves for the first time. This year on Nov. 1, WFCF celebrated its 25th anniversary with a block party with Flagler College students, faculty and staff. Alongside the radio, the station’s manager, Dan McCook, also celebrated his 25 years with the college.
    • Presenter at Fransican conference

      Franciscan conference exceeds expectations, positive outlook for renewed interest

      Nov 2
      On Friday, Oct. 26 the Colloquium on Culture and Religion in La Florida began with a Tibesar Lecture from Dr. John Worth of the University of West Florida. His presentation was titled, “Exploring the Franciscan Legacy in Spanish Florida: Historical and Archaeological Evidence.”
    • RORU volunteers at COA

      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).
    • Elaine Povich

      Pew Trust writer and “American Maverick” author to visit Flagler College campus

      Oct 26
      Elaine Povich, senior staff writer for Pew Trusts’ Stateline news service, will be speaking at Flagler College in the Lewis Auditorium on Tuesday, Nov. 13 on state powers. Her talk, titled "“The Return of the Federalist: The Power of States in the Obama and Trump Eras,” is part of Flagler College’s Forum on Government and Public Policy series.
    • Sky Hopinka imagery

      New exhibition to open at Crisp-Ellert Art Museum

      Oct 24
      The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum announced a forthcoming exhibition of work by artist Sky Hopinka entitled “Around the Edge of Encircling Lake” set for Nov. 2 – Dec. 8. Events will begin on Friday, Nov. 2 at 5 p.m., with a brief walkthrough of the exhibition and a reading by the artist. An opening reception will follow, continuing until 8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
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      Hoffman and Clark receive recognition from American Cancer Society

      Oct 22
      Eric W. Hoffman, Ph.D., associate professor of communication and director of the Flagler College Breathe Free campaign, received the American Cancer Society's "In It to Quit It Award" during the Tobacco Free Generation Campus Initiative annual conference in Atlanta.
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