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    • President Joyner with his wife, Susan, and his two granddaughters.

      Getting Back to Family

      Mar 15
      President Joyner announces retirement and leaves a legacy of service.
    • Matt Wiatt operating a camera

      Flagler College Alumnus’ Journey into the Production World

      Mar 15
      Matthew Wiatt, ‘05, began his college career at Flagler as a Sport Management major with intentions of working for the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars. But one class into the major and he knew that sport management wasn’t the career for him.
    • A group of students wearing masks gather supplies in the parking lot during Move-in Day.

      Campus copes with COVID

      Mar 15
      Flagler College bustled with masks, Zoom classes, sanitization stations and a host of coronavirus mitigation efforts as the campus coped with the COVID-19 pandemic this past fall. But while different than any other semester in Flagler’s history, students, faculty and staff still pulled together to balance health and safety with the kind of education and personal experience the College is known for.
    • Whitney Shafer

      Office of Alumni Relations Gets a Familiar Face in Shafer

      Mar 15
      Flagler College’s newly-reorganized Office of Alumni Relations has a familiar face now that Whitney Shafer, ‘07, has returned once again to St. Augustine.
    • Anthony Coy-Gonzalez working with students on a science experiment.

      Deaf Education Educator Named Ohio Teacher of the Year

      Mar 15
      It was during his childhood that Flagler College alumnus Anthony Coy-Gonzalez first developed a passion for sign language and the deaf community. A girl who was deaf moved into his neighborhood, and as they became good friends, he found himself learning more and more how to sign in order to break the language barrier that separated them. It was an experience that always stuck with him.
    • Lundyn Carter

      Carter's Entrepreneurial Spirit Leads to Success, and Google Grant

      Mar 15
      Becoming an entrepreneur was never something Flagler College alumna Lundyn Carter, ‘06, considered, especially because she didn’t see people who looked like her starting their own companies. However, those previous assumptions changed after she graduated college and her wedding ceremony inspired her to start her own business, Laine London, a first-of-its-kind bridal gown rental shop in Atlanta, Ga., providing a chic, high-end experience at sensible prices.
    • Frances Bartlett Kinne

      A ground-breaking educator continues legacy of service with gift to Flagler

      Mar 15
      Frances Bartlett Kinne’s estate gifts Flagler $100,000 for scholarships.
    • Edwidge Bryant holding a copy of the Haitian textbook

      Bonjou, Learning!

      Mar 15
      Professor Edwidge Bryant aims to reform bilingual education in Haiti.
    • Jordan Neisler

      Shining a light on water insecurity

      Mar 15
      Recent alumna wins Pulitzer Center grant to report on water issues in Jordan.
    • New Science Advisory Board

      Mar 15
      As Flagler College continues to expand its science programs, a new Science Advisory Board has been launched that brings together representatives from Northrop Grumman, NASA, the North Florida Land Trust, the St. Johns River Water Management District, as well as a host of other tech companies, environmental consultants and others in the industry.
    • John Delaney

      Flagler names John Delaney as Interim President

      Mar 15
      Flagler College’s Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of John Delaney to serve as Interim President of Flagler College beginning in July 2021. Current President Joseph G. Joyner announced his retirement in November, and will step down at the end of the 2020-21 academic year after four years in the position.
    • Dr. Alan Woolfolk dressed in his academic regalia stands at a podium addressing a crowd.

      Woolfolk Bids Farewell to Flagler

      Mar 15
      Long-serving Academic Affairs Dean Alan Woolfolk retires from the College.
    • A line of Flagler College - Tallahassee graduates stand and smile together on graduation day.

      Flagler College - Tallahassee celebrates 20 years of success

      Mar 15
      Twenty years ago, Flagler College established the Tallahassee campus with a motto: “Quality Education at an Affordable Price.” Two decades later, the College is still committed to those principles.
    • Screenshot previewing the virtual tour of Flagler College.

      Announcing Virtual Tour

      Mar 15
      From the safety and comfort of your own home, you can now explore the former Hotel Ponce de Leon virtually. The current home of Flagler College, the former luxury hotel famed for its Tiffany windows, ornate murals and Spanish-Renaissance architecture, is closed to visitors in an abundance of caution during the pandemic.
    • Logo for U.S. News Best Colleges rankings

      Fourth in the U.S. News' Best Colleges

      Mar 15
      Flagler College was ranked fourth in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges guide for the Best Regional Colleges in the South.
    • Book cover for

      Kelly publishes 'The Economics of the Super Bowl'

      Mar 15
      Professor of Economics Yvan J. Kelly, Ph.D., has co-authored a new book called, “The Economics of the Super Bowl,” that was published by Palgrave Macmillan. In it, he examined the economic consequences for those who participate in the most watched sporting event in the United States. The book fills in gaps in the literature by examining the benefits and costs for players, halftime performers and cities.
    • The Women's Cross Country team stands together holding a banner that reads

      Women's Cross Country wins third Peach Belt title

      Mar 15
      The Flagler College women's cross country team won their third consecutive Peach Belt Conference Championship title, and fourth all-time, in the fall of 2020 at the University of North Georgia-Gainesville course.
    • Athletes Awarded for Academic Excellence

      Mar 15
      Flagler College receives Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence for the sixth consecutive year.
    • Key Retirements in 2019-2020

      Mar 15
      The COVID-19-shortened 2019-2020 academic year saw the retirement of several key and long-serving Flagler Family members who had a combined 195 years of service amongst them: