Thursday, October 18, 2018
Education News

Education News

Education, schools, career training, and related news from Florida

Education News

Education News
Education, schools, career training, and related news from Florida
UF Alumni Partners of Current Builders

Current Builders Donates $100K to University of Florida Endowment to Support Scholarships at College of Design, Construction

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Chip Reid, CEO of Current Buildersbased in Pompano Beach, announced that his construction company has donated $100,000 to the College of Design, Construction and Planning at the University of Florida.
Ave Maria School of Law

Ave Maria School of Law to Host Solo Practitioner CLE Workshop, Aug. 17, 2018

NAPLES, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Friday, August 17 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Ave Maria Law will host an interactive workshop with an exciting line-up of local, talented speakers. Topics of discussion will include, "What I Wish I Knew When I Started," "Transitioning from Law Firm to Solo Practice," and presentations on eDiscovery, marketing, financial planning and legal research.
Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

Parkland School Shooting Survivor to return to first day of school with PTSD Service Dog Escort

PARKLAND, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla. In June of this year, we paired Parkland School Shooting survivor, Haylee Shepherd with a Medical Service Dog, to cope with the PTSD developed after last year's shooting.
Ford Taylor of Transformational Leadership

A 2-day Workshop in Orlando Focuses on Equipping Transformational Leaders

ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Demarick Patton of TL Orlando is thrilled to announce the Spring 2018 Transformational Leadership Orlando training session is coming to Orlando, Florida on June 12 and 13, 2018 with Leadership Solutions trainer, Strategist and Speaker, Ford Taylor.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott

Florida Gun Restrictions Legislation Signed by Gov. Rick Scott

PARKLAND, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation (SB 7026) tightening gun restrictions in the state. The legislation raises the legal age for gun purchases to 21, institutes a waiting period of 3 days, and allows for the potential arming of school staff (who are not full-time teachers).
FLA GOV SCOTT

Florida Gov. Scott Recognizes Eight Educators with the 2018 Governor’s Shine Award

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ – This Wednesday, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott recognized eight outstanding educators with the Governor’s Shine Award. The Shine Award is presented to teachers and administrators in Florida who make significant contributions to the field of education.
Medical Care Alert

Medical Care Alert Named to University of Florida 2018 Gator100 List of Fastest Growing Companies

GAINESVILLE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Medical Care Alert, a leading provider of medical alert systems to senior citizens nationwide, has been named to the University of Florida's Gator100 list of fastest growing alumni companies for the second year in a row.
Union Institute and University

Union Institute and University’s M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program now accredited by CACREP

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Union Institute & University's Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is awarded accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Union is a national university with academic centers located in: Ohio, Florida, and California.
St. Thomas University

St. Thomas University groundbreaking ceremony welcomes new Gus Machado School of Business Complex

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- St. Thomas University will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday, Jan. 24, for its new Gus Machado School of Business Complex. The new building will have state-of-the-art classrooms with a robust technology infrastructure. It will include a trading room and a global conference auditorium.
C Diff Foundation Announces Scholarship Program

C Diff Foundation Announces Scholarship Program Supporting Health Care Students

TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The C Diff Foundation is pleased to announce the Michael and Helen Caralla, Sr. Educational Scholarship program. The scholarship program is to help health care students succeed and reach their educational goals.
The Pine School Selects Hughes Umbanhower

The Pine School Selects Hughes Umbanhower as Architect for Campus Expansion

HOBE SOUND, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Pine School announced today, two years after consolidating all grades to its Hobe Sound Campus, that it has commissioned Hughes Umbanhowar Architects to design a campus expansion. The scope of the project includes the design and construction of a LEEDS-compliant, multi-purpose building, and will include new gymnasium and theatre spaces as well as band and choir rooms.
Florida Attorney David L Goldman

Florida Attorney David L Goldman Supports Westcoast School for Human Development’s 45th Annual Banquet

SARASOTA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Florida Attorney David L. Goldman of the Personal Injury Law Firm Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni, Fernandez & Walsh has sponsored and attended the Westcoast School for Human Development's 45th Annual Banquet.
Attorney Walsh

Florida Attorneys from Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh Attend The Manasota Trial Lawyers Board CLE Seminar

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Managing partners from the personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh participated in the Manasota Trial Lawyers Board Dinner and CLE seminar. Held at the Polo Grill in Lakewood Ranch Florida, the event featured a CLE accredited seminar that focused on accident reconstruction entitled "How to Effectively Work With Accident Reconstruction to Better Present Your Clients' Case."
Attorney Bernard F. Walsh

Attorney Bernard Walsh Speaks on ‘The Art of Communication’ at Florida Justice Association’s Law School Outreach Reception

TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Attorney Bernard F. Walsh gave a seminar on “The Art Of Communication” during the Florida Justice Association's Law School Outreach reception at Cooley Law School. Held at the Tampa Bay Campus of Cooley Law School located in Riverview Florida, the Florida Justice Association's (FJA) student outreach reception facilitated interaction and networking opportunities between FJA member attorneys, and Cooley Law School students and facility.
GRAMMY Winner Pitbull

At Palm Beach State College’s STEAM Fundraiser, Grammy Winner Pitbull to Speak

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Palm Beach State College Foundation is proud to announce that Armando Christian Perez, professionally known as "Pitbull," will be the keynote speaker for the Foundation's 2017 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) luncheon presented by Bank of America. The event will take place February 1, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts' Cohen Pavilion, West Palm Beach.

Ali Cultural Arts in Pompano Beach to Offer Audio Engineering Program Thanks to Grant from the Knight Foundation

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Ali Cultural Arts is proud to announce that they will be launching "Miss Masters: Audio Engineering at the Ali" in spring 2017. This hand-on training opportunity empowers girls for careers as audio engineers, music producers and DJs.
Attorney David L. Goldman

Attorney David L. Goldman Gives Commencement Speech to Graduating Class of Westcoast School of Human Development

SARASOTA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Thursday, June 4, attorney David L. Goldman of the law firm of Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni and Walsh gave the commencement speech to the 2015 graduating class of the Westcoast School of Human Development in Sarasota, Fla.
Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Scott Presents Escambia County Public Schools With $1.4 Million

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- At Blue Angels Elementary School earlier this week, Governor Rick Scott presented 22 schools in Escambia County with $1.4...
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Florida Gov. Scott Presents Shine Awards to Nine Reading and English Educators

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- During today's Cabinet meeting, Fla. Governor Rick Scott recognized nine outstanding educators for their contributions to education with the...
FLA GOV SCOTT

Florida Gov. Scott Announces Highest Per-Student K-12 Education Funding as Part of ‘KEEP FLORIDA WORKING’ Budget

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Rick Scott announced his proposed K-12 per-pupil funding in the 2015-2016 “KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” budget of $7,176,...

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