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St. Johns River State College Student Success Campaign.

08/02/2017

State Board of Education Approves Four Baccalaureate Programs Aimed at Meeting Workforce Demands

07/18/2017

Today, the State Board of Education approved four Florida College System institutions to begin offering Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees by 2018.

'Summer Melt' In break after high school, college plans often slip away

06/28/2017

Apply to college, graduate from high school in the spring, summer break and attend college in the fall. The timeline is there and the intention is there, but summer comes and those plans often melt in the heat that takes over on hot summer days.

Florida Gateway College improves access by course restructuring and one stop enrollment services

06/22/2017

In the spring of 2016, academic and student support services were asked to collectively re-examine Florida Gateway College’s (FGC) summer course offerings and create a new summer schedule to boost enrollment.

Corporate Alliance Partnership Program At Broward College

06/20/2017

The Corporate Alliance Partnership (CAP) builds comprehensive, mutually beneficial relationships with employers to grow a stronger Broward community.

Dr. Tonjua Williams selected as next St. Petersburg College President

05/31/2017

During a special meeting on May 31, the Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College (SPC) selected Tonjua Williams, Ph.D., as the college’s next President. The board voted unanimously on the selection.

Chipola College honors its Coca-Cola Scholars

04/11/2017

Inside the atrium of the Literature and Language building at Chipola College- you'll find what's called the Wall of Honor.

Twelve Florida College System Students Earn National Scholarships

04/07/2017

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.

Commissioner Stewart Commends Florida College System Students on Being Named to the All-Florida Academic Team

03/31/2017

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.

Broward College and Indian River State College Recognized as Aspen Institute Finalists with Distinction

03/14/2017

Broward College and Indian River State College were honored with the 2017 Aspen Prize Finalist-with-Distinction Award, which includes a $100,000 cash prize. This award recognizes colleges who set the bar high and executed plans to exceed their own ambitions.

Florida's Higher Ed Tops U.S. News & World Report Rankings

03/03/2017

Chancellor Madeline Pumariega was interviewed by WFSU about U.S. News and World Report naming Florida the “Best State for Higher Education".

Florida College System promotes understanding, diversity

02/07/2017

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 Madeline Pumariega interviewed on Florida Face to Face

01/05/2017

Chancellor Pumariega discusses higher education accessibility, college affordability, and the system’s priorities for the upcoming legislative session.

Joshua Aites enjoys a moment between classes at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City

Homeless students find step up at Florida colleges

11/08/2016

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.

From left: Charles K. Cross Jr., chair of PBSC Board of Trustees; Jacqueline Rogers, Ed.D., Lake Worth campus dean of health sciences and public safety and founder of the Center of Excellence in Medical Simulation; PBSC President Ava L. Parker; and FCS Chancellor Madeline Pumariega.

Palm Beach State College Medical Simulation Center wins Best Practice Award

11/04/2016

(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.