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By Florida State College Tue, March 06, 2012 11:31 am EDT -- Category
Meet Erin Torres—or as she’s called by her students—“Miss Torres.” She was one of the first students enrolled in Florida State College’s bachelor’s degree program in Early Childhood Education and graduated in 2011. Find out how her experience at the College helped her succeed in her first year of teaching first graders.
By Florida State College Tue, January 10, 2012 12:29 am EDT -- Category - Education
Pending approval by Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Board of Trustees, the College will officially welcome its first group of new talent for 2012 this afternoon. Some will teach classes on our campuses, others will design courses that’ll be offered online. All of them will contribute to the quality of education offered by Florida State College at Jacksonville.
By Florida State College Thu, November 10, 2011 5:46 pm EDT -- Category
As the CEO of Storytelling at Florida State College at Jacksonville, I get to introduce you to the students, faculty, staff, programs and services that make this College a true treasure to the community.
By Florida State College Tue, November 01, 2011 2:36 pm EDT -- Category
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist walks into an office. Sounds like the start of a funny joke. It’s not, but what happened next is rather ‘comical.’
By Florida State College Fri, October 14, 2011 8:39 am EDT -- Category - Education
Florida State College at Jacksonville is now the lead agency for Take Stock in Children Duval. I sat down with Leah Lynch, the College’s Director of Program Development for TSIC, to talk about what this move means for students, the College and the statewide mentoring program.
By Florida State College Wed, June 22, 2011 5:08 pm EDT -- Category
Hey—here’s a blog entry provided by Program Manager Thomas Baine about the first few days of the Aerospace Adventures Summer Youth program!
By Florida State College Tue, June 21, 2011 4:39 pm EDT -- Category - Education
I remember my mom taking me to my very first cheerleading class. She dressed me in my favorite play shorts (they were pink, my favorite color at the time) and a white tank top that had a pink megaphone on it, which she had bought when she registered me for the class. White ribbons streamed through my lopsided pig tails. I was excited and nervous at the same time and with every step my new sneakers lit up.
By Florida State College Mon, June 20, 2011 5:28 pm EDT -- Category
It’s a benefit of social media and networking. It’s the NASA Tweetup! NASA recently held a contest on Twitter for the ultimate shuttle experience. For each of the final launches of Discovery, Endeavour, and Atlantis, 150 Tweeters were randomly selected to head to Kennedy Space Center for a 2-day space adventure. It was a contest that included Tweeters from all over the world.
By Florida State College Mon, June 20, 2011 10:50 am EDT -- Category - Education
Summer is the time to fan the flame and encourage young people to pursue a career in Aviation and Aerospace.
By Florida State College Mon, June 20, 2011 10:30 am EDT -- Category - Technology - Education
For those pursuing the dream to fly and find a job as a professional pilot, there are major changes taking place as well. First, Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Aviation Center of Excellence is working on bringing the flight training to Cecil Airport with a new contractor, Sunrise Aviation from Ormond Beach.