| Nov 27, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Richard Beary couldn't wait to be a cop.
Now, after nearly four decades in law enforcement, he is looking back on a long list of career milestones, including running Lake Mary's Police Department for 15 years.
He returned to the University of...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:40 PM
While Penn State fans wait to see what bowl game will be the Nittany Lions' last stop of the season, there is one all-important game where the university has placed high yet again: ticket sales.
On Tuesday, Penn State announced it is still in the top...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:00 PM
In what University of Central Florida officials described as an ambitious timeline, the new downtown Orlando campus could open its doors by the fall of 2017.
Assistant vice provost Paul Lartonoix said it is a challenging goal to finish the project by...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Up to 50 recent graduates of top colleges will teach in Orange County classrooms next fall under a plan to bring Teach for America to Central Florida.
The district plans to use the teachers, many of whom don't have education degrees, at about 20 high-...
| Dec 10, 2014
On Nov. 18, 35 Boynton Beach High School students spent a morning at the new city of West Palm Beach Emergency Operations Center, participating in a hurricane preparedness exercise sponsored StormZone.
StormZone is a school-based multidisciplinary...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Over the past few days, college students packed quiet spots on campus with their books and lamented about their final exam schedule on social media.
But some University of Central Florida students took a study break and participated in community...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 9:03 AM
What is the state of film and TV production in Central Florida?
We turned to several producers based in the region for their insights. They praised the workforce, cited the educational opportunities and worried about incentives, tax credits that have...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Here are your stories for Thursday: Golden Globe nominations; UCF campus in downtown; protests in Orlando; and more.
1. The Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning with "Birdman" and "Boyhood" leading the way. But Hal Boedeker writes...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Apparently, there's more to video games than zombies and birds in need of anger management. February's Scientific American magazine touts the power of gaming to transform how students learn. And Electronic Arts — more known for scoring with its...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Students seeking a spot in FSU's or UF's freshman class have to type in their grades for all their high-school courses into a special website, reporting their own academic record rather than relying on their high schools to send in transcripts.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:21 PM
A University of Central Florida student beat out 18 other student-run businesses at a entrepreneur conference Tuesday to nab a $15,000 prize to expand his business.
Jesse Wolf, who founded O'Dang Hummus and has been selling his hummus for about six...