Friday, August 18, 2017

Tech education school Iron Yard to ‘cease operations at all campuses’

A school that teaches computer coding skills in a 12-week program will cease operations at all 15 of its campuses — including its downtown Orlando campus, the school announced July 20...

UNF will bring Enterpreneurship Center to downtown in 2018

Ivy isn’t climbing up the walls of downtown buildings, but Jacksonville’s core will get another helping of higher education when the University of North Florida moves forward next year by opening...

USF’s latest award signals a path to preeminence

The University of South Florida is one of three universities being honored this month for its work improving graduation rates among students. USF will receive a Retention Excellence Award at the National...

Boca coding school ‘gateway to technology field’

Tangy Frederick was headed in a different direction, but once she took a class in information technology she was hooked. So she enrolled in TechKnowledgy² Academy in Boca Raton, a 10-week course she...

FIU professor launches app to tackle kids language development issue

A professor at Miami’s Florida International University has created a mobile application to address vocabulary deficiencies in children from low-income families. Called Háblame Bebé (or Talk to Me, Baby), the app targets a phenomenon...

Local smart sensor hub to promote STEM education

A Kissimmee-based smart sensor group is partnering with Osceola School District and a STEM foundation to host a two-day program that promote high-tech education. Bridging the Innovation to Development Gap, also known...

Kissimmee sensor facility partners with school to encourage STEM

Some soon-to-be 11th graders in Osceola County will be part of the first group of students to get an inside look at a sensor research facility in Kissimmee next month. It will be a test run...

How a change in the way USF promotes faculty and staff is playing out...

More patents were issued to University of South Florida than any other Florida university in 2016. With 114 new utility patents issued last year, USF ranked first among Florida universities and No....

Collaboration, community support key in successful Startup Weekend Education: And the winners are …

And the winners are…. This past weekend, a collaborative effort between TechStars, Teach For America, StartUP FIU, FIU Office of Engagement and FIU’s School of Computing and Engineering hosted the 2nd annual...

Here’s what’s needed to boost Central Florida’s high-tech talent

Boosting Central Florida's talent pipeline may not rely solely on recruiting students into STEM-related studies, but also getting skilled faculty to teach — at least that's what a director of a...
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