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2009-05-11 17:13:00

The University of North Florida honored Tami Porter with the Impact Award for Community Partner for her transportation expertise and community involvement JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The University of North Florida (UNF) Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Flagship Program recognized Tami Porter, Director, East Coast & Gulf Terminal Operations of Horizon Lines, LLC, as the recipient of the Impact Award for Community Partner. Ms. Porter was presented the...

2009-01-13 09:36:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Availity, LLC was recognized as the 2008 winner of the Excellence in Blended Learning award at the eighth annual Excellence in Employee Development Awards ceremony December 9, 2008 in Jacksonville, FL. The University of North Florida (UNF) Division of Continuing Education recognized Availity's Learning and Documentation Services (L&DS) team, along with other award winners, at a luncheon attended by the best and brightest workplace...

2008-10-09 18:00:19

HONORS FROM UNF Two Ponte Vedra Beach residents and one from Neptune Beach are among five people set to receive Presidential Medallions Tuesday from the University of North Florida. The medals were to be awarded during a Founders Day luncheon at the University Center. The medallions are given to community leaders who have helped guide UNF during its 36 years. "Our momentum is growing every day thanks to people who are passionate about the university," said UNF President John Delaney....

2008-10-03 18:00:21

TODAY SHE'LL SPEAK HER MIND AT FLORIDA THEATRE Lisa Lampanelli may be called the "queen of mean," but we all know that she's just saying what most of us are thinking, but are too afraid to say. She'll be performing at the Florida Theatre at 8 p.m. today, and although she doesn't normally discuss politics, she should have some interesting things to say about the current state of affairs. $32.75. (904) 355-2787. THURSDAY JAZZ TRUMPETER DAVE DOUGLAS AT UNF UNF's Great American Jazz...

2008-05-19 18:00:33

By JOSEPH BANETH ALLEN Somehow, Briana Kristen Moore maintained a poise of quiet confidence despite a twinge of nervousness. The Southside resident was patiently waiting to walk across the stage at the University of North Florida's Robinson Theater during the recent Spring Awards Convocation. Within minutes, she would officially become the first graduate in an innovative program that allows students with developmental disabilities to experience the full breadth of college life: classes,...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.