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      Gargoyle finalist for prestigious award for online journalism

      Oct 15
      The Gargoyle, Flagler College’s student-led online newspaper, is a finalist for an Online Pacemaker award through the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP), one of the preeminent national college media associations and contests in the country. The Gargoyle has been a finalist once before.
    • Group of families with tools in hand ready to go out for their service project.

      Saints Weekend a fun-filled success

      Oct 10
      This year, Saints with their friends and families, reunited for the inaugural Saints Weekend (formerly Family Weekend) from Sept. 27-29. A wide variety of events took place both on Flagler’s campus and out in the St. Augustine community in order to take in everything St. Augustine has to offer. Over 150 families, as well as Flagler College faculty and staff, participated in the fun-filled weekend.
    • Students doing design work as a team.

      Second-annual Designathon to bring free design to local nonprofits

      Oct 9
      Flagler College will host the second-annual “Designathon” beginning Friday, Nov. 8 at 3 p.m. During this 24-hour event, a team of graphic design students, faculty and alumni will offer their creative services pro bono to local nonprofit organizations to assist with branding and advertising.
    • Group of people with scissors cutting the official ribbon to open the dining hall.

      Kitchen's serving areas renovated in historic Ponce de Leon Hall building

      Oct 4
      Historic Ponce de Leon Hall’s kitchen and serving area renovation project was completed this summer. Construction work began on May 6 and the dining hall opened on Saturday, Aug. 24, for the first day of move-in for incoming students.
    • Henry Flagler statue in front of campus gates

      Flagler College fourth in U.S. News’ Best Regional Colleges in South

      Sep 11
      Flagler College was ranked fourth in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges guide for the Best Regional Colleges in the South. Flagler also secured a seventh best ranking on the Best Value list in the South regional category, the number two spot for Most Innovative, and for Best Undergraduate Teaching tied for fourth with LaGrange College for colleges in the South.
    • Student pulling a handtruck with boxes on it and giving a thumbs up with his left hand.

      Move-in Day set for Aug. 24

      Aug 19
      For many of our neighbors, Move-in Day is a day of welcome to our newest community members. On Aug. 24 you can show your Flagler pride and welcome your new Flagler College neighbors by proudly displaying a “Welcome Back Students” sign in your yard or at your place of business. Simply contact Beth Sweeny at 904-826-8679 to request one.
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      Princeton Review’s ‘Best Colleges’ includes Flagler College

      Aug 6
      The annual Princeton Review has included Flagler College in its 2020 guidebook, “The Best 385 Colleges.” Flagler has been featured in the prestigious college admissions guide since 2003, as well as other college rankings like U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges.”
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      Flagler College names Carol Branson vice president of Marketing and Communications

      Aug 5
      Carol Branson, the Senior Director of Communications and Marketing at Hanover College, has been named Flagler College’s new Vice President of Marketing and Communications.
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      Riggs named Dean of Flagler College Tallahassee

      Jul 31
      Dr. Wayne Riggs has been named the new Dean of Flagler College Tallahassee, effective Aug. 1. Riggs was Associate Professor of History and Associate Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences at Flagler College in St. Augustine.
    • Four students in summer seminar standing in front of Ponce courtyard fountain.

      Florida Humanities Council - sponsored summer program finishes final year

      Jul 19
      “Pirates, Protest and Preservation: Exploring the Stories of St. Augustine,” a Flagler summer seminar in partnership with the Florida Humanities Council, ran June 16-24. This residential program has hosted high school juniors and seniors on Flagler’s campus every summer for the past four years.
    • Dr. Keys at a podium looking to her left at her presentation slide which is currently showing the state of Florida.

      Professor presents on Florida’s coastal risk and sea level rise

      Jun 21
      On June 14, Dr. Leslee Keys, assistant professor and director of historic preservation and special initiatives, presented at the 2019 Post-Legislative Conference with the Property Appraisers’ Association of Florida (PAAF).
    • Dr. Proctor on the left handing a check to Dr. Denise Bossy on the right. They are looking at each other.

      HSARI recognizes scholarship on the Yamasee Indians for Proctor award

      Jun 6
      The Historic St. Augustine Research Institute, a group that contributes to local historic preservation efforts, have awarded their annual William L. Proctor award of $1,000 to Dr. Denise Bossy for her most recent book, “The Yamasee Indians From Florida to South Carolina” (University of Nebraska Press, 2018) for its outstanding scholarly work pertaining to the Yamasee Indians. HSARI hosts this juried award competition for writing focused in the areas of history, archaeology and historic architecture related to St. Augustine.
    • Rotunda of the Ponce, looking up into it

      Flagler’s Legacy Historic Tours begins summer hours today

      May 20
      Tours of the Hotel Ponce de Leon, a national historic landmark now home to Flagler College, kicks off its summer schedule today by running tours on the hour starting at 10 a.m. through 3 p.m. each day.
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      Two new trustees tapped for Flagler College Board

      May 14
      Angela Brav, a hospitality industry veteran, and Bradley Brown, corporate treasurer for Ally Financial, Inc. are the newest trustees of the Flagler College Board of Trustees. Their tenures will begin on May 23.
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      Focus on students, anniversary, moves Flagler Giving Day to March

      Mar 6
      On Wednesday, March 13, Flagler College will launch its annual Giving Day fundraiser for student scholarships. New this year in honor of the college’s 50th anniversary is a 50 Hour Giving Challenge in which the college has been tasked by an anonymous donor to gain a total of at least 500 donors in 50 hours. If the college can complete the challenge, it will receive an additional $25,000 grant. The challenge will run from March 13 at 8 a.m. through March 15 at 10 a.m.
    • Headshot for Tracy Upchurch

      Tracy Upchurch appointed mayor of St. Augustine

      Mar 4
      Tracy Upchurch, director of the Frank D. Upchurch Sr. endowed Law Program at Flagler College, has been appointed mayor of St. Augustine following a unanimous vote by the City Commission on March 4. Upchurch was selected for the position after Mayor Nancy Shaver resigned to concentrate on her recovery from a stroke.
    • Two students standing at graduation

      Flagler College graduates 169 during commencement ceremonies

      Dec 17
      On Saturday, Dec. 15, Flagler College handed out diplomas to 153 seniors, including 43 locals from St. Johns County, in the college’s gymnasium. Flagler College’s Public Administration (PAD) Program graduated 16 in the college’s Lewis Auditorium, including eight locals.
    • Commencement speaker Dr. Jenny Zorn stands at the podium in front of 153 graduating seniors.

      Fall 2018 Commencement

      Dec 15
      Flagler College held its fall commencement ceremony at the Flagler College Gymnasium on Saturday, Dec. 15, for approximately 153 graduating seniors. Sixteen students also graduated from Flagler College’s Public Administration (PAD) Program at 4 p.m. in the college’s Lewis Auditorium.
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      Model UN team wins two awards at southern regional conference

      Dec 6
      by Jayda Barnes, '20 Flagler College’s Model UN team attended the 29th annual Southern Regional Model United Nations (SRMUN) conference Nov. 15-17. The team won Best Delegation in United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and overall Honorable Delegation.
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      Flagler’s fall commencement to be held Dec. 15

      Dec 4
      Flagler College will hold its fall commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 15, for graduating seniors. Approximately 153 students will receive diplomas at the Flagler College Gymnasium.
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