Category: Education

Florida Tech Grad Cathy Dickens Creates Scholarship for Female College of Business Students

Mary “Cathy” Dickens, a 1998 Florida Tech graduate with a distinguished career in government and the private defense sector, has established a scholarship in her name to assist women looking to advance their careers with a degree from the university’s Nathan Bisk College of Business.

Community Foundation for Brevard Funds Florida Tech Alzheimer’s, Cancer Medical Research

The Community Foundation for Brevard awarded Florida Institute of Technology researchers nearly $80,000 under the Medical Research Grant to Find Cause and/or Cure for Alzheimer’s, Cancer, and Other Pervasive Diseases initiative.

Balda Family Foundation Announces Grant For Take Stock in Children Program

Brevard Schools Foundation is pleased to announce the award of an $11,000 grant from the Balda Family Foundation. These funds will be used to purchase Florida Prepaid Scholarships for students in the Brevard chapter of the Take Stock in Children Program.

State of Florida Agencies Launch Suspicious Activity Reporting App for Students

Attorney General Pam Bondi, along with Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Rick Swearingen and Florida Department of Education Commissioner Pam Stewart, today announced the launch of Fortify Florida, a suspicious activity reporting app. The app is now available to students across the state.

UCF Researcher Working to Develop Device to Rapidly Detect Heart Attacks

While tests for heart attacks currently exist, they are slow and require specially trained personnel. Associate professor Parag Banerjee is working to change that with the help of a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Florida Tech Launching Accelerated Business Programs, Bachelor and MBA in Four Years

Florida Tech’s Bisk College of Business is launching Accelerated Business Programs that will allow participants to finish degrees faster and get into their careers sooner – all while saving up to $55,000 in tuition and overall costs when compared with a standard-paced approach.

Don Platt Named Florida Institute of Technology’s Director of Spaceport Graduate Center

Don Platt, an aerospace entrepreneur, assistant professor and longtime director of the Space Systems Master’s Programs at Florida Tech’s School of Extended Graduate Studies, has been named director of the university’s Spaceport Graduate Center.

Indian River Lagoon Focus of Technical Conference on Coastal Water Quality Sept. 28 at Florida Tech

Scientists and researchers from around Florida will discuss the latest efforts to fix the ailing Indian River Lagoon as Florida Institute of Technology’s Indian River Lagoon Research Institute convenes its fourth annual Technical Conference on Coastal Water Quality on Friday, Sept. 28.