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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...

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...

NASA Funding FAMU’s Efforts to Recruit More African American Students into Aerospace Engineering

At the end of last week, Florida A&M University (FAMU) announced it has received $1.2 million from NASA to recruit more African American students to pursue careers in aerospace engineering. According to the grant proposal,...

Synan Says, the Real Top 25 in College Football: Final Rankings

Fans are clamoring for change after Alabama was crowned as the national champion for the sixth time in the last 11 years. We did not get the Clemson against Alabama matchup that so many people say they are tired of seeing--but the same players were in the playoffs. 

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.

Synan Says, the Real Top 25 in College Football: FSU’s Schedule Ravaged by COVID

Shortly before kickoff, the game between Florida State and Virginia was called off and no make-up date has been announced. Again, a positive COVID-19 test led to no action on the field--but this time Florida State is ravaged. After contract tracing, the team would have only had 44 scholarship players available for the game.

Synan Says, the Real Top 25 in College Football: Dabo Swinney Doesn’t Need to...

Fans, administrators, players and even coaches are mad after Florida State pulled the plug on playing Clemson just three hours before kickoff on Saturday.
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Florida Universities Adopting More Political Correctness, Teaching Mandatory Classes on Racism

With Black Lives Matter, Antifa, riots and the Defund the Police movement on center stage this year, some of Florida’s universities have decided to approach these issues raised by this development with a focus on education.

Synan Says, the Real Top 25 in College Football: Heisman Race Starts Taking Shape

How do you see the Heisman race? I made a list, in order, of the young men I believe have the best chance of taking home the trophy as it currently stands. Sadly, Wisconsin QB Graham Mertz contracted COVID-19 and isn’t on the list. He had a brilliant opening game as the new starter against Illinois and Wisconsin looked very dangerous with him at the helm.

Florida Colleges and Universities Seeing Fewer Applicants–And It’s Only Going to Get Worse

An Orlando Sentinel story focused on how Florida remains the only state with a public college and university systems that require potential students to take standardized tests. While that certainly is a factor as to why schools across the state are seeing less applicants, there are other factors at work as well. 

Wilbur Ross: Commerce Department Sending $10.2 Million to Innovation Park in Tallahassee

Announcing the funds at an event on Thursday afternoon, Ross reviewed Leon County’s efforts in developing technology, praising the area as a “nucleus for innovation.” Ross said the project--which includes $6.8 million in local investments--will create 639 new jobs in a “high growth industry" over the next ten years. The facility itself will be finished by 2023.
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College Football Teams Across Florida Get Ready to Start in the Pandemic’s Shadow

With the Big 10 and PAC 10 backing out of the season, the winner of the 2020 college football season will forever have an asterisk next to their name. 
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