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    • Security Guard Steven Griffin posing for photo

      Flagler Staff Spotlight: Steven Griffin

      Nov 7
      Before coming to Flagler to work as a campus safety and security officer, retiree Steven Griffin served as a "Seabee" in the US Navy and spent 30 years working as a mailman. After retiring about 14 years ago, Griffin spent some time bartending in Hawaii and then came to Florida where he worked as a ranger at Faver-Dykes State Park.
    • Jim Gilmore Headshot

      Flagler Faculty Spotlight: Jim Gilmore

      Nov 4
      Visiting Filmmaker, Jim Gilmore is a documentary filmmaker whose work focuses on American culture, social justice, and history. He is the director of over 20 films on a variety of topics, from Zimbabwe: A Racial Revolution (1988) about the transition from white-ruled Rhodesia to black-ruled Zimbabwe, to Fielding Dreams (2023), which profiles the life of major league baseball scouts. Gilmore holds a MA in Broadcasting and Film from the University of Iowa and has 23 years of college teaching experience as an assistant, associate, and full professor of communication, both at Flagler College and the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
    • photo of Flagler staff member Donn Garby

      Flagler Staff Spotlight: Donn Garby

      Oct 5
      Donn Garby, assistant director of housing operations, joined the Student Affairs department in the fall of 2021. Garby is a Class of 2016 Flagler alumnus who served as SGA President during his time here. He was also the Assistant Program Director for the Campus Activities Board, Founder of the U.S. Military Veterans Club on campus, and an ambassador in the Office of Admissions among numerous other extracurricular positions held. Following his time at Flagler, Garby earned his master's degree in higher education/ higher education administration at Old Dominion University. Garby then earned his Doctor of Philosophy in higher education/ higher education administration from Rowan University.
    • Matthew Jamnik headshot for spotlight

      Flagler Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Matthew Jamnik

      Sep 30
      Dr. Jamnik is a first-generation college student who, after starting at a community college, eventually, completed his Ph.D. in Psychology- Brain & Cognitive Sciences- from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Before joining Flagler, he worked as a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. His research, broadly, studies factors related to physical and mental health in children, adolescents, and adults. He loves to teach, mentor, and conduct research with undergraduate students.
    • Jeanette Vigilotti with students in downtown St. Augustine, Florida

      Alumna, faculty member discusses St. Augustine’s Birthday and her work with the St. Augustine Historical Society

      Sep 8
      As we recognize the 457th birthday of St. Augustine on September 8, 2022, we talked with alumna, faculty member and St. Augustine Historical Society member Jeanette Vigliotti.
    • Staff Spotlight Jud Damon

      Flagler Staff Spotlight - Jud Damon

      Sep 7
      After his Hall of Fame college career as pitcher and captain of the University of Pennsylvania baseball team, Jud Damon began his profession in collegiate athletics. Over the years, he has served as athletics administrator or coach at institutions in the NCAA Divisions I, II, and III, NAIA, and NCCAA. In addition, Damon has held positions in front office management with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Montreal Expos professional baseball teams.  
    • Courtney Kersten

      Flagler Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Courtney Kersten

      Sep 6
      Dr. Courtney Kersten is an Assistant Professor of English. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Idaho and a PhD in Literature and Feminist Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She was a Fulbright Fellow to Riga, Latvia, and is the author of Daughter in Retrograde (University of Wisconsin 2018).
    • Flagler Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Joshua Behl

      Jul 22
      Dr. Joshua Behl is an Assistant Professor of Criminology and the Director of the Criminology program. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida in August of 2016 where he also received his BA and MA. Dr. Behl's research interests are found at the intersection of psychology and the law. Using criminological, psychological, and sociological theories, he has researched the topics of witness behavior, alibis, and jury decision-making. Dr. Behl applies this research to real-world cases in his work as a trial consultant.
    • Chris Bodor with City of St. Augustine Commission

      A Passion for Poetry: Flagler College staff member Chris Bodor gives back to the St. Augustine community through words

      Jun 16
      "Poetic words are flowers Vulgar words are weeds Pull a poem from your pocket Give the Earth what it needs" - Excerpt of Plant Poem Seeds, by Chris Bodor
    • Professional photos of Mary Tinlin and Darien Andreu

      Flagler College Recognizes Mary Tinlin and Dr. Darien Andreu for 30+ Years of Philanthropy and Kindness

      Jun 3
      Flagler College continuously seeks to foster a transformative learning experience, cultivated through a campus community where everyone is treated with the love, dignity, and respect that comes with being part of the “Flagler Family.” Through that community, the College seeks to prepare students to be ethical citizens, problem-solvers, and builders of communities of their own.
    • Kim Bradley

      New Short Story Collection by Kim Bradley

      Apr 8
      St. Augustine writer and Flagler College faculty member Kim Bradley’s debut short fiction collection, Spillway, will be released by Stephen F. Austin State University Press on April 15, 2022.
    • Flagler College President John Delaney

      John Delaney Named Next President of Flagler College

      Oct 22
      The Flagler College Board of Trustees announces John A. Delaney as the fifth president of Flagler College. The announcement follows the retirement of Dr. Joseph G. Joyner in July.
    • Dona Ann McAdams, “Rancho Seco, Sacramento, California, Sacramento Municipal Utility District,” postcard from the series, The Nuclear Survival Kit: They’re Juggling Our Genes!, 1981.

      Balaschak’s new book ‘The Image of Environmental Harm’ released

      Mar 12
      Dr. Chris Balaschak, associate professor of Visual Arts, recently had his book, “The Image of Environmental Harm in American Social Documentary Photography” published by Routledge.
    • Dr. Arthur Vanden Houten

      Flagler professor to offer insight live on tv

      Oct 29
      On Election Night, Tuesday, Nov. 3, Associate Professor of Political Science and Dean of Academic Life Art Vanden Houten will appear on Action News Jax to lend insight on the election during the station’s live election night coverage. Vanden Houten has already appeared once this election season and will again appear the morning after the election for analysis and breakdown of results.
    • Leslie Robison

      Leslie Robison named a Kenan Distinguished Associate Professor

      Oct 12
      Flagler College announced that Leslie Robison has been selected as the Kenan Distinguished Associate Professor of Liberal Education in Art. Her selection was among nine applicants. Her appointment will commence immediately for a term of three years.
    • Tracy Halcomb at Film Screening

      Update: "Cracking Aces: A Woman's Place at the Table"

      Oct 3
      Tracy Halcomb's documentary continues to collect accolades and awards. The award-winning documentary recently played to a sold out crowd in Las Vegas at the Silver State Film Festival during the first week of September. There, it picked up the Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary.
    • A picture of Joe Provenza.

      Longtime Technology Director Joe Provenza bids farewell to Flagler

      Apr 27
      Joe Provenza, the man behind Flagler’s technology curtain, is stepping down from his role as Chief Information Officer today after 18 years at the college. But ask a colleague about his impact, and what you’ll hear has less to do with technological advancements than the director’s legacy of good character and leadership.
    • Nick Cuffy shakes the hand of a retired faculty member while receiving his SASS scholarship

      Retired faculty association award annual scholarship to Nick Cuffy

      Apr 27
      President Joyner hosted the annual Sociable Association of Satisfied Saints (SASS) luncheon and award ceremony on Thursday, April 19. The retired faculty members of SASS chose Nick Cuffy as this year’s scholarship recipient. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student within any major, with a superior grade point average who also demonstrates financial need.
    • Two men standing and listening to another man speaking at the podium.

      Martin and DeLaughter retiring, looking forward to the future

      Apr 25
      Professor Don Martin finishing here, but already starting “something else”
    • Students presenting information on a pull down screen.

      Jacksonville clinic partners with Flagler College consumer behavior course

      Apr 20
      Flagler College’s Leslie Gordon welcomed Volunteers in Medicine (VIM), a non-profit clinic in downtown Jacksonville, to be this semester’s clients in her consumer behavior course. Gordon’s consumer behavior class is a senior-level marketing course that blends studies of psychology, sociology, anthropology, and communication.
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