Friday, November 15, 2019
Syd Kitson, the chairman and CEO of Kitson & Partners, a real-estate company that creates master-planned communities and commercial properties, will take over as chairman of the Board of Governors.
This week, Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran weighed in on the results of this year’s National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 4th and 8th grade reading and mathematics assessments--and he is not exactly happy with the Sunshine State’s grades.
UNF announced this week that its Coggin College of Business ranked fifth in the “Top-Ranked Colleges for Financial Planning” by Wealth Management magazine.
The University of Tampa (UT) continues to set enrollment records as it current student body is the largest ever. This marks the 23rd year in a row, UT has seen a record-high enrollment.
Three members of the Florida delegation announced on Tuesday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved funding for almost 120 projects to help the Polk County School District recover from Hurricane Irma which hit the area back in 2017.
The Sunshine State is also getting public safety money thanks to a proposal from two congressmen in the Florida delegation. 
The FTC scammers have made out with at least $20 million of fraud from Americans wanting relief from their student loan debt. 
Scott joined family members of Parkland shooting on Thursday to showcase the “Threat Information Protocol for Sharing (TIPS) Act.”
Economist Dr. Rick Harper conducted the study which shows the school adds more than $161 million in gross domestic product (GDP) to the local and state economy each year, including more than $72 million to Polk County. 
On Wednesday, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has brought on Darcy Abbott to be the state’s first disaster recovery mental health coordinator.