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Education

New branch of St. Pete College could spur reinvention in Midtown

New branch of St. Pete College could spur reinvention in Midtown

ST. PETERSBURG — It is organized chaos, a noisy and frenetic work colony of shared purpose.
Published: 03/22/15
State board looks for ways to fund campus cops

State board looks for ways to fund campus cops

TAMPA — Last November, a gunman walked into the Strozier Library at Florida State University and opened fire, wounding three, one critically. The shooter, an FSU student, was shot and killed by campus police.
Published: 03/22/15
USF medical school grads learn destinations on Match Day

USF medical school grads learn destinations on Match Day

TAMPA — The small white envelopes held the futures of the University of South Florida’s 127 medical students.
Published: 03/20/15
Updated: 03/21/15

Advisers tweaking report on minority student issues

TAMPA - A task force charged with suggesting ways to help minority students and end racial disparities in how students are disciplined will confer once more before reporting to the Hillsborough County School Blard....
Published: 03/20/15
PHSC promotes from within for next president

PHSC promotes from within for next president

NEW PORT RICHEY - He was born in the segregated South to two parents who had never finished high school. This week Timothy Beard reached his career pinnacle when the Pasco Hernando State College Board of Trustees chose him to succeed retiring Preside...
Published: 03/20/15
Pamela Heilig, beloved Jefferson High teacher, dies at 63

Pamela Heilig, beloved Jefferson High teacher, dies at 63

TAMPA - In testament to the influence a teacher can have on young lives, students and former students joined mourners packing Christ the King Catholic Church on Thursday afternoon for a funeral Mass for Pamela D'Apice Heilig....
Published: 03/19/15
Timothy Beard named president of Pasco Hernando State College

Timothy Beard named president of Pasco Hernando State College

NEW PORT RICHEY — The Pasco Hernando State College Board of Trustees on Wednesday selected Timothy Beard, one of the college’s vice presidents, to succeed retiring President Katherine Johnson.
Published: 03/18/15
Updated: 03/19/15
USF scores well in new pay-for-performance system

USF scores well in new pay-for-performance system

TAMPA - The University of South Florida, a consistent winner in the state's performance funding model, once again placed No. 2 among Florida's 12 public schools and stands to pick up tens of millions of extra dollars of support in the coming year. ...
Published: 03/18/15
Updated: 03/19/15
'Empire''s Gealey went from USF to prime time

'Empire''s Gealey went from USF to prime time

Grace Gealey went from a Caribbean island with an entire population of less than 60,000 to a prime-time series seen by more than 10 million people each week, and her path to get there went directly through Tampa.
Published: 03/18/15
Former Dozier ‘boys’ welcome FDLE inquiry but prefer feds

Former Dozier ‘boys’ welcome FDLE inquiry but prefer feds

TAMPA - An advocate for further examination of the Dozier School for Boys welcomed the news that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement has opened an inquiry into findings at the Panhandle reform school, but said the federal government should be t...
Published: 03/17/15

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