Latest Florida Keys Community College Stories

2013-06-19 23:23:29

Carson Dunlop Home Inspection Training program now offered by Florida Keys Community College in Key West, Florida Des Plaines, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Carson Dunlop and Florida Keys Community College have formed a strategic partnership to offer a career home inspection training program. The comprehensive 10-course certificate program is available through distance learning. Content is delivered in a highly visual and easy to understand format. The program is focused on practical applied...

2011-06-09 08:19:02

By Eric Stroud, Shark Defense SMART Hookâ“ž¢ combines two shark repellent technologies into standard fishing hooks in order to reduce the number of sharks caught from commercial fishing Scientists have developed a new type of fishing hook to reduce the number of sharks accidently caught from commercial fishing. The special hook, called SMART Hookâ“ž¢ (Selective Magnetic and Repellent-Treated Hook), combines two shark repellent...

2008-08-02 12:00:42

By Alyson Crean, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Aug. 2--While county staff is looking for ways to pare more dollars off the proposed property taxes for the coming year, one small agency is crossing its fingers with the hope that $68,000 will be added back into the budget. "That funding is for the counselors," says Dixie Humelsine, chairwoman of the Keys Center for Girls Board of Directors. "And the counseling is what makes this program unique." The former PACE Center for girls has been...

2007-01-01 12:00:24

By Christine Braden, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Dec. 30--The year 2006 was a roller-coaster ride for Florida Keys Community College. With another resignation in the school's premier Nursing Program, a steady decline in enrollment and an ongoing effort to find a new president, college officials are looking to move on in 2007. When current Nursing Program Director Juli Daniels prompted uncanny flashbacks with her resignation in November (it takes effect Sunday), the administration...

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