Category: Education

Florida Tech Professor Demara Bennett Elected to American Psychology Association Council of Representatives

Demara Bennett, associate clinical professor of psychology and director of the Family Learning Program at Florida Tech, has been elected to the American Psychology Association’s Council of Representatives, where she will represent the group’s Trauma Psychology Division. […]

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Florida Tech Distinguished Dean Robert Taylor Receives Annual DePuy Award for ROTC Support

Florida Tech’s distinguished dean of the College of Psychology and Liberal Arts and its leading military historian, Taylor was well aware of Gen. DePuy’s writings and illustrious career, which included oversight of the ROTC program as the first commander of the Army’s Training and Doctrine Command in 1973. […]

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Health First’s Brett Esrock: How the Space Coast Can Shape its Brand to Secure Our Economic Future

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Brett Esrock, above, is the Sr. VP, CEO Hospital Division, Health First. He is responsible for implementing strategy and business development initiatives, overseeing revenue planning, growth and physician relations for the Health First Hospitals (Cape Canaveral Hospital, Holmes Regional Medical Center, Palm Bay Hospital, Viera Hospital). […]

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All Brevard Public Schools, District Offices Will Remain Closed Through Friday Due to Hurricane Ian

All Brevard Public Schools and District offices will remain closed through Friday, September 30 due to Hurricane Ian. BPS officials said all school activities, events and programs are also canceled for Friday and will be rescheduled if possible. District leadership will decide on weekend school activities as soon as possible. […]

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Eastern Florida State Offering Non-Credit Workplace Course ‘Powerful Professional Writing’ Starting Oct. 11

Punch up your writing and improve your on-the-job skills in a low-cost, non-credit professional writing course that begins Oct. 11, 2022 at Eastern Florida State College. […]

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Florida Tech Student Kathryn Bock Earns Florida Space Grant Consortium Masters Fellowship Award

Kathryn Bock, a biomedical engineering graduate student, received the Florida Space Grant Consortium Masters Fellowship Program award to investigate the effects of low-dose, space-like radiation on bone cell function. […]

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Brevard Public Schools Closed Wednesday and Thursday Due to Hurricane Ian

All Brevard Public Schools and District offices will be closed beginning Wednesday morning September 28 through Thursday night September 29 due to Hurricane Ian. All school activities, events, and programs for these two days are canceled. At this time, no decision has been made regarding school on Friday, September 30. […]

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Brevard Sheriff’s Office Public Safety Charity Brings WWE Champion, Inspirational Speaker Marc Mero to Brevard High Schools

This past week, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Crimeline, the BCSO Public Safety Charity, and Brevard Public Schools all partnered together to bring Marc Mero and his “Champion of Choices” tour to eight of our local high schools and also a presentation to Brevard County’s First Responders. Marc is a former WWE Professional Wrestler turned inspirational speaker who shares his life’s journey with students across the country, focusing on the choices we make in our everyday lives, the value of relationships, and the true meaning of success. […]

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Merritt Island High School Class of 1970 to Celebrate 50th Anniversary Reunion Delayed By COVID, Now Set Oct. 8

The Merritt Island High School Class of 1970 will celebrate their 50th-anniversary reunion on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 11:30 a.m. to dusk at the Marriott Courtyard Titusville Kennedy Space Center, located at 6450 Riverfront Center Boulevard. “Since we had to cancel our 50th MIHS reunion due to COVID, the committee decided to hold a 70th birthday celebration,” said Joanne Delgado. […]

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Eastern Florida State College to Highlight Bachelor’s Degrees Programs at Upcoming Expo October 27

Eastern Florida State College will highlight its Bachelor’s Degrees at a special event on Thursday, October 27. The EFSC Bachelor’s EXPO will be held from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Melbourne Campus in the Student Union, Bldg. 16, second-floor Multi-Purpose Room. […]

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Florida Tech Alumna Martha K. Williams to Be Inducted into the NASA Inventors Hall of Fame

There are many scientists and engineers at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), but only about 40 are also designated as NASA inventors. Among that already elite group, only four have been inducted into the NASA Inventors Hall of Fame—an exclusive list that now includes Martha K. Williams ’03 Ph.D. and her 20 NASA-issued patents and more than 43 published patents or patent applications. And Florida Tech calls her one of its own. […]

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Florida Tech Panther Battalion Commissions Cadet Regina Gaglione as New Army Second Lieutenant

Cadet Regina Gaglione took the oath of office and was pinned on the rank of an Army Second Lieutenant with Florida Tech Panther Battalion cadets, cadre, family and friends in attendance. […]

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Florida Tech’s Mertens Marine Center Provides Lagoon Access, Lab Space for Students and Faculty

As their boat returns to Florida Tech’s anchorage at the mouth of Melbourne Harbor, students grab the samples they just collected and head for the parked cars. Up next is the 10-minute drive to campus, where they will hustle to a lab to process their samples. […]

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Eastern Florida State College Simpkins Series to Feature Dynamic Leadership Motivational Speaker Pegine Nov. 16

Make plans now for the Fall 2022 Simpkins Series and come be inspired by high-energy leadership and motivational speaker Pegine, who jokes that if one name is good enough for Oprah and Beyoncé, then it’s good enough for her. This exciting event is set for Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 11 a.m. to 12 noon at the Bernard Simpkins Fine Arts Center on the Eastern Florida State College Cocoa Campus. […]

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Awards Eastern Florida State College $6.6 Million in Grants For High-Tech Training

Gov. Ron DeSantis, left, awarded Eastern Florida State College President Jim Richey $6.6 million in state grants on Friday to increase the scope of its programs that are training students for the Space Coast’s high-tech workforce. Dr. Richey called the grants “a real game changer” because of the impact they’ll make on students and industry, helping fuel stronger economic growth. […]

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Eastern Florida State College Launches Two New Bachelor’s Degrees to Tackle BPS Teacher Shortage

Eastern Florida State College is starting two new Bachelor’s Degree specializations in Education to help tackle a shortage of science teachers in grades 5-12 in Brevard Public Schools. Last year, Eastern Florida State College began its bachelor-level education program in conjunction with BPS by offering the first Biology Teacher specialization for grades 6-12 in the Science Teacher Education Bachelor of Science Degree. The two new programs will begin in the upcoming Spring Term that starts in January 2023. […]

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Brevard Public Schools and Local 1010 Union Agree on Tentative Contract, Vote to Ratify Agreement Set for October

Brevard Public Schools officials announced it has agreed to a new contract with the union for support staff, Local 1010 of the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades. The agreement will see eligible Local 1010 members receive a raise of 4.20%. […]

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