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  1. Flagler College's Forum director to receive top Columbia Journalism School alumni awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Capital Soup

    Jim Toedtman, a veteran journalist and director of Flagler College's Forum on Government and Public Policy lecture series, will receive a distinguished Columbia Journalism School Alumni Award in April. According to the Columbia Journalism School, the alumni awards are presented annually for a distinguished journalism career in any medium, an outstanding single journalistic accomplishment, a notable contribution to journalism education or an achievement in related fields.

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  2. Dr. Joseph G. Joyner Named Next President of Flagler College by the Board of TrusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Dr. Joseph G. Joyner, Superintendent of Schools for St. Johns County District in St. Augustine, Fla., was named President of Flagler College on Nov. 29, 2016, by the College's Board of Trustees. "On behalf of the Flagler College Board of Trustees, I am very pleased Dr. Joyner has agreed to serve as the next president of Flagler College," said Frank Upchurch, Chairman of the Board.

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  3. Flagler College's Dr. Leslee Keys receives historic preservation award from University of FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Pictured : Morris J. Hylton, director of Historic Preservation Program at UF, Herschel Shepard, recipient of UF's Beinecke-Reeves Distinguished Service award, Flagler's Dr. Leslee Keys and Dr. Chimay Anumba, dean and professor of UF's College of Design, Construction and Planning Dr. Leslee Keys, Flagler College director of historic preservation and special initiatives, recently received the inaugural University of Florida Historic Preservation Distinguished Alumni Award for her work on advancing the discipline and profession through practice, research and service. 1 comment

  4. Women of Vision Advisory Board of Flagler College welcomes eight new board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Flagler College's Women of Vision Advisory Board, which provides scholarships and opportunities for women who attend the college, recently welcomed eight new members. They include Lisa Bond, Linda Allen Hawkins, Kathi Keller, Diane Key, Kristy Kurowski, Janice Long, Sheia Pleasant-Doine and Lou Ann Irby Willis.

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  5. Sec. Detzner Announces Recent Designation of Menendez Encampment...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced today the listing of the Menendez Encampment Site on the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places. "I am pleased to announce the addition of the Menendez Encampment Site on the National Register of Historic Places," said Secretary of State Detzner.

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  6. Flagler College students volunteer throughout county during day of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Capital Soup

    While Flagler College students Max Dela Merced and Katie Kelderman chatted about their Economics classes on Saturday, they gathered up leaves and polished memorial plaques in the garden behind the county's Council on Aging. The breezy and sunny fall day was perfect for sprucing up an outdoor meditation space, and ideal for Flagler College's "Reach Out Raise Up" day of service.

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  7. Flagler College's FLARE literary journal takes top spot in national competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Capital Soup

    The spring 2016 issue of FLARE: The Flagler Review won first place in the Four Year Literary Magazine of the Year category at the College Media Association's 2015-16 Pinnacle Awards on Oct. 29. FLARE is a student-run literary journal produced by an English Department publication class at Flagler College. "I think I did something like a happy dance while posting the link on my Facebook page," FLARE co-editor Stephanie Austin said of learning the news.

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  8. Pembroke Pines Man Wins Top Prize Playing $1,000,000 CASHWORD Scratch-Off GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Lottery announces that Pierre Kenol, 38, of Pembroke Pines, claimed a top prize in the $1,000,000 CASHWORD Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $760,000.00.

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  9. Flagler College honors founders during annual celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Flagler College President Dr. William T. Abare, Jr., Trustee Emeritus John Bailey and Chancellor Dr. William L. Proctor were honored Tuesday during the annual Founders Day celebration when the college unveiled a "Founders Wall" - a wall within the Ringhaver Student Center that visually details the college's history and evolving story. Founders and benefactors Molly Wiley and Lawrence Lewis, now-deceased relatives of Henry Flagler, were also honored posthumously. 1 comment

  10. Note Regarding Federal Disaster Assistance Following Hurricane MatthewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Governor Scott called on President Obama yesterday to immediately approve Florida's entire request for a major disaster declaration while he was in St. Augustine to encourage tourists to come back to the area that was severely impacted by Hurricane Matthew. A major disaster declaration from the federal government opens up federal resources to come to Florida to help impacted communities.

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  11. Gov. Scott: Disappointed President Obama Has Not Approved Key Funding Following Hurricane MatthewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Governor Rick Scott visited St. Augustine today to encourage people to visit the historic community following Hurricane Matthew. Governor Scott will also be meeting with families and businesses impacted by Hurricane Matthew this afternoon and is calling on President Obama to approve Florida's entire request for a major disaster declaration.

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  12. Florida National Guard to celebrate 451st Anniversary of 'First Muster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Capital Soup

    On Friday, Sept. 16th at 4 p.m., the Florida National Guard will celebrate the 451st anniversary of the birth of the militia in the continental United States during a ceremony in St. Augustine, Fla.

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  13. Flagler College Art Professor Awarded Community Foundation GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Flagler College Associate Professor of Art Sara Pedigo was recently awarded a 2016 Art Ventured Grant from the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida. Each year, the foundation selects regional artists who are "poised to make new strides in their artistic pursuits" and awards them grants of up to $3,500.

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  14. St. Augustine Man Claims His Share of $16 Million Florida Lotto JackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Lottery announces that Carl Benedict, 69, of St. Augustine, claimed his $8 million share of the $16 million FLORIDA LOTTOA jackpot from the drawing held on August 24, 2016. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $6,051,759.12.

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  15. Flagler College featured in Princeton Review's 'Best 381 Colleges'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Capital Soup

    St. Augustine, Fla. - Flagler College is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review.

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  16. National Trust for Historic Preservation Awards Flagler College Preservation GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Capital Soup

    St. Augustine, Fla. - Flagler College was recently awarded a $3,500 grant by the National Trust for Historic Preservation from Florida Preservation Services Fund and the Thorne Southern Intervention Fund.

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  17. Children's Author E.L. Konigsburg to be Honored at Literary Legends Award ReceptionRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2016 | Capital Soup

    St. Augustine, Fla. - The late children's author E.L. Konigsburg was a master of illuminating classic themes of childhood and adolescence in stories that captivated the young adult audience.

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  18. Flagler College to host over 30 award-winning writers as the Florida...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Flagler College to host over 30 award-winning writers as the Florida Heritage Book Festival returns to downtown St. Augustine St. Augustine, Fla. - More than 30 award-winning writers and literary enthusiasts will share their experiences and tips of the writing profession with hundreds of veteran and emerging writers, as part of the ninth annual Florida Heritage Book Festival .

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  19. Flagler professor's book explores 'Black Freedom Struggle' from ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Capital Soup

    St. Augustine, Fla. - In his book, titled "Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980," Flagler College Associate Professor of History J. Michael Butler examines how institutional forms of cultural racism persisted well beyond the visible signs of racial integration in the 1960s.

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  20. Cameron Wins Ron Desantis EndorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Capital Soup

    St. Augustine, Fla. - Today, the Jerry Cameron Campaign announced the endorsement of Congressman Ron DeSantis, who was first elected in 2012 to represent Florida's 6th District.

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