Ranks Florida #1 overall in Higher Education. This was largely due to Florida’s relatively low tuition rates and to Florida’s two-year college graduation rate.
Chancellor Madeline Pumariega was interviewed by WFSU about U.S. News and World Report naming Florida the “Best State for Higher Education".
In 1799, the first black student attended a college in the United States. Florida, 150 years later, established its first African-American Community College in Pensacola.
Chancellor Pumariega discusses higher education accessibility, college affordability, and the system’s priorities for the upcoming legislative session.
In his early 20's, Joshua Aites slept in his car, brushed his teeth at Wal-Mart or public restrooms at the beach piers, and landed in the Panama City Beach Rescue Mission for the homeless for three months.
(Lake Worth, Fla. – Nov. 3, 2016) The Center of Excellence in Medical Simulation at Palm Beach State College has been chosen by the Florida College System as a 2016 recipient of the Chancellor’s Best Practice Award.
Today, Florida College System (FCS) Chancellor Madeline Pumariega will recognize four colleges for innovation and excellence through the Chancellor’s Best Practice Awards. The colleges will be honored for programs of excellence during the Association of Florida Colleges’ 67th Annual Convention in Lake Buena Vista.
Florida College System Chancellor Madeline Pumariega says those who live in the Sunshine state have a valuable option when it comes to financing a higher education. It's called the Florida Prepaid Program.
“If a police officer tells me to do something, I would, but not all autistic people know how to react,” says 19-year-old Sarah Stephens. The sophomore at Tallahassee Community College was speaking to a recent law enforcement gathering after a caregiver protecting an autism client was wounded by police.
Today at the State Board of Education meeting in Tampa, Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart presented Dr. Ken Atwater, president of Hillsborough Community College, with a check for more than $41,000 to benefit first-generation students and students pursuing careers in the expanding field of health care.
Madeline Pumariega, chancellor of the Florida College System, presented a check for $27,387 from the Florida College System Foundation to Tallahassee Community College on Monday.
Florida College System Foundation Board Member John Padget presented a check on behalf of the FCS Foundation for $16,157 to the Florida Keys Community College (FKCC) Foundation yesterday.
It’s personal for Madeline Pumariega. National Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins Thursday, is more than a calendar date for the Miami born Cuban American. In Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Honduras it is Independence Day.
Today, Broward College and Indian River State College were named as finalists for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The Aspen Institute named the two colleges as part of the top 10 community colleges in the nation based on exceptional levels of student success. Florida is one of only three states with multiple finalists.
Florida’s Broward College and Indian River State College were named today as two of ten finalists for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s preeminent recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges.
"[On August 8th], Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) is investigating one new individual with non-travel related Zika in Palm Beach County. The individual has recently traveled to Miami-Dade County and the department’s investigation is underway to determine the source of infection."