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2013-12-12 08:35:09

New Online Public School Available to Families throughout Pinellas County LARGO, Fla., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, the Pinellas County School Board unanimously approved a five-year charter school contract agreement with Florida Virtual Academy (FLVA), an innovative new online public charter school that will begin serving students in Pinellas County next school year. The new public school will offer grades K-9 next school year and expand to additional high school grades...

2013-12-11 12:29:29

New Online Public School Plans to Open Next School Year TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Hillsborough County Public Schools approved Florida Virtual Academy (FLVA), a new public charter school open to all families in Hillsborough County. The online public school will initially serve students in grades K-8 next school year and plans to expand and offer high school grades in the following years. With the approval of Florida Virtual Academy, families...

2013-11-18 23:29:45

In partnership with RedHawk Aero LLC, Brown Aviation Lease launches its all-in consumption model for flight training aircraft with National Aviation Academy, Texas State Technical College and Executive Flyers Aviation. Bedford, MA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 “Aircraft affordability and access to quality flight training equipment challenge 90 percent of flight training organizations,” states Michael Goulian, Red Bull World Series Air Race pilot and Owner of New England based flight...

2012-12-05 08:32:43

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Duval County Public Schools approved the Florida Virtual Academy (FLVA), a new public charter school open to families in Duval County beginning next year. The new public school will serve students in grades K-8. The school plans to expand to high school in subsequent years. FLVA at Duval County is governed by the Northeast Florida Virtual Charter School Board, an independent, nonprofit board of directors. Charlene Sprague, a...

2012-10-09 15:24:10

LARGO, Fla., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pinellas County Schools approved the Florida Virtual Academy (FLVA), a new public charter school which will be open to families in Pinellas County. Set to open in 2013, the new public school will serve students in grades K-8 and expand to high school in subsequent years. Paul Hull, chair of the Southwest Florida Virtual Charter Board, the school's independent, nonprofit governing board, said, "We are grateful for the support...

2012-10-02 10:29:50

WESTON, Fla., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Palm Beach and Broward counties recently approved applications to open the state's newest online public charter schools known as Florida Virtual Academies (FLVA). The South Florida Virtual Charter School Board of Trustees, the schools' independent, nonprofit governing board, is working closely with the two school districts to finalize the charter contracts. FLVA at Palm Beach County and FLVA at Broward County are expected to open next year....

2012-04-02 06:21:27

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of North Florida's (UNF) new Advanced Biological Sciences Building designed by award-winning international design firm Perkins+Will in a joint venture with Harvard Jolly opened on March 30(th), bringing a combination of architectural innovation, creativity, and environmentally conscious design to the UNF campus. The 117,000-square-foot facility, which varies from two to four levels, houses all six specialized...

2012-03-02 19:05:00

Brian Murphy receives first ever Recent Alumni Achievement Award from FSU. Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Florida State University (FSU) established its first Recent Alumni Achievement Award. With over ten years of success, ReliaQuest CEO and President Brian Murphy was selected to receive the FSU College of Business First Recent Alumni Achievement award. Murphy received this award due to his significant professional and personal achievements since graduating FSU in 2000. "I am honored...

2011-12-15 09:41:00

MIAMI, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mr. Armando Guerra and his wife Maria Cata-Guerra, New World School of the Arts (NWSA) Executive Board member, were hosts to an elegant soiree in their lovely home in Coral Gables, Florida, where more than fifty friends of the arts conservatory gathered to celebrate the school's 25th anniversary and honor its generous benefactors. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111215/DC23103) This was also the perfect occasion to...

2011-12-08 09:22:00

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nova Southeastern University (NSU) professor Barry Barnes, Ph.D. recently published a new book titled "Everything I Know About Business I Learned from the Grateful Dead" that he says will teach you everything you need to know about business in the 21st century. Barnes' book examines how traditional approaches to business haven't led to the outcomes most businesses expected - particularly in today's dicey economic climate -...