The University of South Florida College of Business receives the largest donation in school history

University of South Florida Campus – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Pat Tr BRP Group, Inc., a Tampa-based independent insurance distributor, and the Baldwin family, who founded the company, have donated $5.2 million to the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business School of Risk Management and Insurance. According to the college’s website, “The

Veterans can now teach in Florida schools without a degree

Veterans holding books – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Africa Studio The Sunshine State currently has 9,000 teacher vacancies that must be filled before the summer comes to a close and the new 2022 academic year begins. Last week, Florida’s Department of Education announced that military veterans can now fill those empty roles. “Our public

What’s next for UM basketball? Here’s who’s back, who’s leaving, & top recruits

UM Basketball — Courtesy: Geoff Burke – USA TODAY Sports The loss to Kansas in the Elite Eight Sunday will surely sting the University of Miami Hurricanes for quite some time, but coach Jim Larranaga and his team felt comfort in knowing that their unexpected run in the NCAA Tournament should support dividends for years

UM vs. FSU: Seminoles snap Hurricanes’ four-game win streak

Doak Campbell Stadium, Home of the FSU Seminoles — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Ruth Peterkin In a game reminiscent of Florida State-Miami battles from back in the day, the Seminoles managed to turn the game around—after Miami had already done so—and score a touchdown with only 26 seconds left, defeating the Miami Hurricanes 31-28 at Doak

FAU female athletes offered NIL deals from Florida Panthers

Florida Atlantic University (FAU) — Courtesy: Image by Jillian Cain Photography from Shutterstock The Florida Panthers National Hockey League Team offered endorsement deals early Wednesday morning to every female college athlete attending Florida Atlantic University. The Panthers created a “FLA Athlete” program this summer after the state of Florida passed a law that ensures college

University of Florida is the top-ranked Florida school in 2022 by U.S. News & World Report

University of Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Bryan Pollard GAINESVILLE, Fla. — U.S. News and World Report has released the publication’s annual list of the best colleges and universities in the country and the Sunshine State was very well-represented. UF ranked extremely high among any state university in the national rankings. UF tied

No. 9 Notre Dame makes it out with OT win over Florida State

Florida State Football – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Ruth Peterkin Notre Dame made it out alive after Florida State backup quarterback McKenzie Milton’s surprising comeback on a very emotional night where the Seminoles honored the late Bobby Bowden. Jonathan Doerer made a 41-yard field goal in overtime and No. 9 Notre Dame survived with

As COVID concerns continue to grow in South Florida, two universities are requiring faculty and staff to get the vaccine

Donna E. Shalala Student Center University of Miami Campus – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by YES Market Media Nova Southeastern University has now joined the University of Miami in requiring both faculty and staff to get the COVID-19 vaccine. NSU is requiring all faculty and staff, full and part-time, adjunct faculty, and temporary employees to

Florida, UCF officially announce three-game football series

University of Florida Gators – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Gregory Reed The Florida Gators and UCF have finalized an agreement for a three-game football series set for the 2024, 2030, and 2033 seasons. This will be the first meeting between the two instate programs since 2006. “As I’ve said since arriving, we were in desperate

Gainesville May Legalize Public Alcohol Drinking

Gainesville, Florida, USA Downtown Cityscape – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sean Pavone Home to the University of Florida, Gainesville may begin to allow people to drink from open containers in public places legally, such as sidewalks. Reports state that the city commission is planning a vote on late Monday evening on whether to allow