WHAT: Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) invites the community to attend 2017 Astronomy Day: Your Place in the Universe.
The family-friendly event will include student demonstrations, “How-To” talks and a talk from Astronomy Magazine Senior Editor Michael Bakich. Bakich has been integrally involved in planning for the August 2017 total solar eclipse. He serves on the American Astronomical Society Steering Committee for the eclipse and will be hosting the world’s largest eclipse viewing event.
Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority set to test connected vehicle tech
Hillsborough Community College partner the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) reports it is getting ready to test new technology as part of its Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment project now that its partner, Brandmotion, has selected equipment providers.
There’s a mental health professional shortage not only in Northeast Florida but also across the country. In order to address this critical shortage of psychiatric professionals, six Jacksonville health care systems have come together to collectively donate nearly $900,000, helping to alleviate this crisis by funding the Mental Health Graduate Nursing Program in the Brooks College of Health (BCH) School of Nursing at the University of North Florida. The program will educate mental health nurse practitioners with earned doctorate degrees in nursing practice
[Boynton Beach, Florida] – Bethesda Hospital released today that it has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals™ for Orthopedic Surgery and America’s 100 Best Hospitals™ for Cardiac Care for 2017. Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions to find the right doctor and the right hospital for the right care, evaluated nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.* Healthgrades identified the 100 best-performing hospitals across all conditions or procedures evaluated with orthopedic surgery.
Construction of Seminole State College of Florida’s new Student Services Center on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus has reached a milestone. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, students, faculty and staff gathered at the construction site as crews from Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI), raised the final beam into place as part of a Topping Out ceremony marking the highest point of the building’s construction.
Students and faculty from all USF Health colleges, programs and disciplines are gearing up to showcase their scientific research for peers, judges and the USF community from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, at the USF Marshall Student Center.