| 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 26, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Robert Champion wanted respect. He got death.
Nearly three years after the Florida A&M University drum major died from a hazing in Orlando, the ex-band member accused of organizing the ritual will stand trial Monday, charged with manslaughter. Dante...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Through her many years in the public-relations business, Jay Porcher Yasuda helped shine the spotlight on the best qualities of her clients. Thanks to her generosity and outgoing nature, she never had to do the same for herself.
"All her girlfriends,...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In a time of challenge for higher education, more than 1,250 public-university leaders from across America are coming to Orlando next week for the annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. Representing 237 research...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 5:38 AM
At least on paper, more of Florida’s voters this year have been looking for a third way.
They are choosing to buck the Republican and Democratic parties when they register to vote as independents, Libertarians or with other non-mainstream parties....
| Oct 25, 2014
| 10:02 AM
At least on paper, more of Florida's voters this year have been looking for a third way.
They are choosing to buck the Republican and Democratic parties when they register to vote as independents, Libertarians or with other parties outside the...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 7:07 AM
A team of University of Central Florida engineering students who made an inexpensive arm with a 3D printer for a 6-year-old boy this summer was being honored today in Los Angeles at the prestigious STEAM Gala.
The event is part of STEAM Week, a...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.
Get free coffee on National Coffee Day, Sept. 29
Guests can walk into any participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in the Orlando area and receive a free medium cup...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Florida Hospital and Orlando Health, the two major health systems in Central Florida, say they're ready to isolate and care for suspected Ebola cases. [See story and video]
Officials at Nemours Children's Hospital and University of Central Florida...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:58 PM
With growing concern over the spread of Ebola to two health-care workers in Texas, Florida officials are calling for additional equipment, training and direction to ensure the state is ready if a case is reported here.
On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:06 PM
LEESBURG — Nearly 400 students and their parents attended College Night recently at Lake-Sumter State College to learn about what universities and colleges had to offer as well as financial aid.
More than 60 higher education institutes including...