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.
Inside the atrium of the Literature and Language building at Chipola College- you'll find what's called the Wall of Honor.
Today, during an awards ceremony in Tallahassee, Florida College System Chancellor Madeline Pumariega honored the 127 Florida College System students who were named to the All-Florida Academic Team. Twelve of those students also earned scholarships ranging in value from $1,000 to $5,000 for demonstrating a commitment to academic excellence, intellectual rigor and community service.
The Florida Department of Education announced that 127 Florida College System students have been named to the 2017 All-Florida Academic Team for their outstanding academic achievement, leadership and service to their communities.
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.