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Florida Named Best State for College Students

An organization devoted to eliminating student debt ranked Florida the best state for college students. In Bold.org's latest report, the Sunshine State had the best overall ranking for cost, graduation rate, and the number...

Mel Martinez Joins Advisory Board of Institute of Politics at Florida State University

The Institute of Politics at Florida State University (IOP@FSU) named former U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez, R-Fla., as a member of the institute’s inaugural advisory board. Martinez, who received his undergraduate and law degrees from FSU,...

Ben Shapiro, Daily Wire Publishing Book From Orlando Magic’s Jonathan Isaac, Only NBA Player...

Through its DW Books, the Daily Wire will publish a book from Jonathan Isaac, a player for the Orlando Magic and a lottery pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. Issac’s “Why I Stand” will be...

Al Lawson: NDAA Includes Funds for FSU, FAMU

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson applauded the U.S. Senate for passing the $768 million National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on an 89-10 vote last week and noted that Florida State University (FSU) and Florida A&M...

Ashley Moody Kicks Off Virtual Human Trafficking Summit

On Tuesday, state Attorney General Ashley Moody kicked off the virtual 2021 Human Trafficking Summit with a welcome address. The 2021 Human Trafficking Summit is being offered virtually for the second year in a row...
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Neal Dunn Wants to Honor Bobby Bowden With Congressional Gold Medal

“Coach Bobby Bowden is a leader on the field and in his community. While his grit and determination led the Seminoles to victory on many occasions, his kindness and generosity are what make him one of the most highly respected individuals in the state of Florida. Coach Bowden’s spirit is the American spirit of which we can be proud and seek to emulate in both large and small ways,” said Dunn on Tuesday. 

Al Lawson: Colleges and Universities in North Florida Getting $255 Million From Federal Stimulus

“At least half of the funding each institution receives will be issued directly to students in the form of emergency financial grants to help pay for course materials, housing, food, health care, childcare and other essentials,” Lawson’s office noted.

Joe Manchin, Mel Martinez Talk About Political Civility at FSU Event

The discussion was moderated by former Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) Chair and Florida State University adjunct faculty member Al Cardenas.

Ron DeSantis Taps New AHCA, DCF Secretaries

On Friday. Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Simone Marstiller as secretary of the Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) and Shevaun Harris as secretary of the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF).

South Florida Leaders Reappointed to Board of LeRoy Collins Institute

At the end of last week, the LeRoy Collins Institute announced the reappointments of former Coral Gables Mayor Don Slesnick and former Miami-Dade County Commissioner Katy Sorenson to its Board of Directors. 

Al Lawson: North Florida Colleges and Universities Getting $186 Million in Federal Stimulus Funds

The schools are getting the funds from the $900 billion “Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act” which Congress passed last month and which then President Donald Trump signed into law.

Florida Virtual Crisis Joins the Northwest Regional Data Center at FSU

With this new alliance, FLVC will build on the strengths of its unique heritage and continue to grow, innovate and create leading-edge educational tools and resources to help Florida’s students, teachers, counselors and administrators succeed.