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Ron DeSantis Calls for $25 Million to Preserve Miami’s Freedom Tower

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis said he will call on the Legislature to send $25 million to Miami-Dade College “to preserve, refurbish and enhance the Freedom Tower.” DeSantis said he will include the funds in...
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Florida Council of 100 Honors Two Retired Higher Ed Presidents

“The Outstanding Floridian Award is presented by the Council of 100 to Floridians who reflect true meritorious service that goes above and beyond the call of duty and results in extraordinary achievement. Award recipients have rendered consistent service and contributions to the state and not just for a single achievement. The award is given infrequently to reflect a truly meritorious level of service of those distinguished Floridians being recognized,” the council noted. 

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: Miami Dade College Getting Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program Grants

The funds are through Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Program grants to help Hispanic students.
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Frederica Wilson: $85 Million in Coronavirus Stimulus Funds Headed to Colleges, Universities in South...

“At least half of the funding each institution receives will be distributed to students in the form of emergency cash assistance grants to help pay for housing, food, and other basic essentials,” Wilson’s office noted. “In total, the CARES Act provides $14 billion in emergency higher education relief funding to help students and institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Every Florida College System School Taking Part in Scholarship Program to Help Students Finish...

On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced all 28 schools in the Florida College System are backing the “Last Mile College Completion Program” to help students finish up their degrees. DeSantis, the Florida Department of Education...

Marco Rubio: Pentagon ‘Absolutely Right’ to Deny Funds to Schools Tied to Communist China’s...

Last year, Rubio wrote Miami Dade College, the University of North Florida (UNF), the University of South Florida (USF), the University of West Florida (UWF) and Cypress Bay High School on the matter, urging them to close their Confucius Institutes. So far, UNF, USF and UWF have severed ties with their Confucius Institutes.
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