| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:26 PM
They were more than 800 miles apart: one volunteering in the Dominican Republic and the other doing the same in Palm Beach Gardens. They were in opposite settings: the former on a baseball field beneath the scorching sun and the latter inside Martin...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:52 PM
Tania Minkins, 19, of Newport News was one of East Carolina's and Conference USA's top sprinters this season.
As a sophomore for the Pirates, Minkins set an ECU record of 11.65 second in the 100-meter dash to place second in a meet hosted by Charlotte....
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:52 PM
University of Central Florida trustees decided on Thursday to spend $15.1 million on 25 acres -- just more than $600,000 an acre -- in Lake Nona's Medical City. By one longtime land developer and investor's estimate, that's 25-33 percent more than it...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 12:13 PM
WASHINGTON -- About one-fourth of the nation's new jobs last month were created in Florida, a hopeful sign that the stricken state will slowly resume its customary role as an engine for economic growth over the next four years.
Economists say it might...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 8:38 AM
If you want to earn a $1 million in your lifetime, look no further than a Florida university campus.
A new economic study released Tuesday concludes a degree from one of Florida’s 11 state universities can be worth more than $1 million in a worker&...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:13 PM
– If the rapturous, mostly college-aged crowd that gave a President Barack Obama a rah-rah reception here on Thursday foreshadows real-world political results in November, the next eight months of campaigning won't matter. He'll win re-election in a...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 5:48 PM
There aren't too many genuine leaders in these parts.
John Hitt is one of them.
In 1992, when Hitt took over the University of Central Florida, the school had 21,000 students.
Now it's one of the largest in America, with more than 58,000.
| Feb 26, 2012
| 4:19 PM
ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. — Elizabeth Nicole Smith, a sophomore at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester.
She is majoring in sociology with a minor in math.
Elizabeth was also recognized...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Several reports show that University of Central Florida officials placed a student on probation after he developed a website that tapped into the school's online registration system.
UCF senior Tim Arnold created the U Could Finish website that alerted...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 8:52 AM
K-State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber announced the hiring of Drew Speraw (pronounced SPEAR-awe) and Dustin Yoderto his coaching staff on Saturday.
A former administrative assistant at Iowa, Speraw will be the program’s video...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Rob Rankin created a website to help fellow University of Miami students find spots in the classes they need. UM let its advisers link to the site and the IT department offered to hire Rankin for other projects.
Young hacker Chris Putnam made profiles on...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 12:14 PM
A relative newbie on the Orlando theater scene has a production coming up in just a few weeks.
Cornerstone Theatre Company presented its first show, William Inge's "Picnic," in April. But it has a more ambitious slate of shows scheduled for its first...