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      Flagler College partners with MLK Committee to host annual event

      Nov 19
      On Jan. 18 the Flagler College Office of Diversity and Inclusion will partner with the Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration Committee of St. Johns County, Inc. to host the 36th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Breakfast event.
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      President Joseph G. Joyner announces plans to retire

      Nov 3
      President Joseph G. Joyner has announced that he plans to retire at the end of the 2020-21 academic year. “On behalf of the entire Board of Trustees, I want to thank President Joyner for his exceptional service to the College over the last three and a half years,” said Rick Groux, chair of the Flagler College Board of Trustees. “As the leader of our beloved institution, we’ve witnessed significant forward movement since 2017.”
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      Flagler professor to offer insight live on tv

      Oct 29
      On Election Night, Tuesday, Nov. 3, Associate Professor of Political Science and Dean of Academic Life Art Vanden Houten will appear on Action News Jax to lend insight on the election during the station’s live election night coverage. Vanden Houten has already appeared once this election season and will again appear the morning after the election for analysis and breakdown of results.
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      LEAD Fund event a ‘Hole-in-one’ for scholarships

      Oct 23
      Beginning on Oct. 6, the Office of Institutional Advancement hosted the LEAD Fund “Putting for a Cause” event at the Royal St. Augustine putting greens. The event unfolded over a period of three days and raised scholarship funds for future Flagler students. Elite Putters Club co-hosted.
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      St. Augustine historian Susan Parker receives HSARI award

      Oct 5
      Local group Historic St. Augustine Research Institute (HSARI) recently awarded their annual William L. Proctor award of $1,000 to Dr. Susan Parker for her work “Oldest City: the History of Saint Augustine” (St. Augustine Historical Society, 2019) for its engaging fundamental survey work on St. Augustine’s story. HSARI hosts this juried award competition for writing focused in the areas of history, archaeology and historic architecture related to St. Augustine.
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      New crosswalks improve pedestrian safety

      Sep 24
      The Flagler Office of Business Services started a project in 2017 to begin implementing safety measures in high-traffic areas of campus, which includes the addition of two pedestrian crosswalk signs with blinking light indicators.
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      Flagler College fourth in U.S. News’ Best Regional Colleges in South

      Sep 14
      Flagler College was ranked fourth in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges guide for the Best Regional Colleges in the South. Flagler was also featured as thirteenth on the Best Value list in the south regional colleges category, as well as fourth for colleges in the south with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and second for “Most Innovative Schools” among southern colleges. For the first time, Flagler was ranked in the “Top Performers on Social Mobility” category, placing 26th.
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      Historic Flagler College announces virtual tour

      Aug 19
      From the safety and comfort of your own home, you can now explore the former Hotel Ponce de Leon virtually. The current home of Flagler College, the former luxury hotel famed for its Tiffany Windows, ornate murals and Spanish-Renaissance architecture, is closed to visitors in an abundance of caution during the pandemic.
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      Princeton Review names Flagler College among “The Best 386 Colleges”

      Aug 18
      The Princeton Review’s newest guidebook, “The Best 386 Colleges,” has again included Flagler College among the best American four-year schools. Flagler has also been included in the “Best Southeastern” colleges category.
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      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.
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      Flagler College selects HealthySite+ solution for student and employee health

      Aug 4
      Flagler College has selected the new HealthySite+ solution from Flagler Health+ to help ensure a safe and healthy environment for employees, faculty and students, as the College plans its Fall reopening. The program provides complete exposure prevention, testing, and management with robust security and HIPAA compliance.
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      Flagler College monitoring Hurricane Isaias

      Jul 29
      Friday, July 31, 2 p.m. Flagler College is continuing to monitor Hurricane Isaias, which is approximately 245 miles southeast of Nassau, Bahamas, moving northwest at 16 mph with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph and higher gusts. St. Augustine is currently within the National Hurricane Center’s 5-day Forecast Cone. The National Hurricane Center has advised there is a risk of impacts from winds, heavy rainfall, and storm surge beginning this weekend along the northeastern Florida coast, and that interests in Florida should continue monitoring progress of this storm.
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      Additional information on COVID-19 key community health indicators and metrics

      Jul 17
      Earlier this week, we promised to release additional information on key metrics and community health indicators that we will use to establish thresholds for alert level assessment given the specifics of Flagler College’s campus operations, as well as an "operations table" that explains what various alert levels mean for those operations.
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      Framework for COVID-19 key community health indicators and metrics

      Jul 13
      Flagler College continues to closely monitor the rapidly evolving conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our first priority was establishing a Reopening Plan that makes clear the health and safety protocols for our campus in the Fall. Our next priority is regular and public communication of the local conditions for the virus and what that means for our on-campus operations.
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      Kristine Roberts named Flagler College COVID-19 Coordinator

      Jul 10
      Kristine Roberts will transfer from her current role to the temporary appointment as Flagler College’s new COVID-19 coordinator, a position that will see her working closely with the College’s Reopening Task Forces as plans continue to develop for a return to face-to-face classes in the fall. Roberts, who most recently served as an administrative assistant in the College’s Education Department, will report to the Assistant to the President and work in collaboration to plan, develop and implement all aspects for COVID-19 prevention, preparedness and response efforts.
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      Orientation goes virtual with Roar Up!

      Jul 8
      This year to help make our future Saints feel welcomed and prepared for the fall semester ahead, the Division of Student Affairs is planning an on-demand virtual orientation experience called Roar Up! The new event will feature even more campus office participation, as being a fully-online event actually helps include more Flagler offices and departments. Currently, Roar Up! is planned for July 13-17.
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      Flagler College releases Reopening Task Force Report for fall semester

      Jul 7
      As Flagler College continues to chart a new course through the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and prepare campus for a return to face-to-face classes on campus this fall, our Reopening Task Forces have developed a framework for a healthy Flagler community.
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      Flagler College joins Pledge St. Johns County with commitment to making campus safe

      Jun 30
      Flagler College has joined Pledge St. Johns County, a new community program for businesses and organizations who agree to commit to CDC guidelines and ensure St. Johns County residents, visitors, and employees are safe and comfortable in their establishments in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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      Flagler adds online certificate in nonprofit management

      Jun 17
      Nonprofit professionals and volunteers who want to create a positive impact on the community can now earn a Certificate in Nonprofit Management through Flagler College’s Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) program.
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      New sorority recruiting this fall

      Jun 16
      Alpha Sigma Alpha is coming to the Flagler campus starting Fall 2020. This national Panhellenic organization is only the second to be approved for expansion at Flagler and offered as another option for student engagement under the umbrella of the Division of Student Affairs. Lambda Chi Alpha was added in 2017.
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