Monday, July 22, 2019

FIU looks to bring entrepreneurship to journalism with appointment

FIU's school of journalism has picked a notable serial entrepreneur with various media ventures under his belt as its first "entrepreneur in residence," a somewhat unique appointment for a communications program. Jeff...

$75,000 grant to support LGBTQ+ in STEM training at science center

A $75,000 grant received by the Orlando Science Center and Zebra Coalition will result in a new program that will prepare lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students for careers in science,...

Gainesville Dev Academy graduates first group of coders

- Chad McGinnis was the first student of the Gainesville Dev Academy to receive his certificate of completion Tuesday evening, one of the first seven graduates of the three-month web development...

FIEA gives Orlando video-game development students ‘hands-on’ experience

When the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy opened its doors, Ben Noel said the general public had a misconception about video game developers. But 10 years later, the school's executive director says it...

Broward County organizations team up to highlight South Florida tech landscape

Broward County Public Schools and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance have announced a partnership to foster growth in the technology industry. The TechGateway initiative showcases the thousands of technology companies based in...

Valencia College training center creates talent pipeline for smart-sensor hub

The ribbon was cut on April 13 to introduce the $75 million, 100,000-square-foot Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center in Osceola County. And its future workforce already is in training just two miles...

Wyncode outgrows The LAB, will open its own campus Jan.8

Wyncode Academy, a homegrown coding bootcamp that teaches computer programming in 10 weeks, is outgrowing The LAB Miami, where it has been based, and is moving into its own stand-alone code school campus on...

University of Florida to launch its first Innovation Station in Sarasota County

With a bold vision for accelerating growth in this region's innovation economy, the University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering will open the first UF Innovation Station in Sarasota County....

Gainesville has become a tech hub for engineering entrepreneurs

Most people think that engineers are smart, but boring. You know the stereotype -- they are the folks who speak in abstract terms, design complicated stuff, and carry fancy calculators around. Or...

Gaming projects showcase Orlando as talent hot spot

The University of Central Florida's gaming academy is proving why Orlando is a hot spot for top tech talent. Graduate students at the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academyshowcased four polished video game products complete with music...
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