June 2018 Contents
Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue
Valencia College’s Sandy Shugart thinks differently about how people learn and how colleges ought to operate. In his world, student performance takes priority over enrollment growth.
Lofty Goals: From Hitt to Whitt
New President Dale Whittaker aims to take UCF to pre-eminence.
Athletic programs, particularly football, are helping small private colleges in Florida increase their enrollments.
Richard Corcoran’s legacy as House Speaker includes restrictions on the use of public funding by university foundations.
I’ll admit to having a soft spot for FSU since our son attends graduate school there. Rest assured, though, that in this annual special edition of higher ed, we don’t play favorites.
Metro Diner offers a new take on comfort food.
“Writers are famous for not having confidence. The confidence wasn't always in the writing, but it was in the material. I just feared I didn't have the skill to pull things off.”
Lights, Camera, Inaction
Some local governments are stepping in with incentives where the state left off.
Groundwork for Excellence
The roots of Florida's higher-ed success go back more than 50 years.
Economic Backbone: Retirement
Senior developments are springing up in downtowns around Florida.
Around the State
Art and Sole
Fabrice Tardieu hits the ground running with his high-end Italian sneakers.
Big Rock Partners’ approach to ‘continuing care’ living does away with buy-ins.
Eckerd College stresses lifelong learning early in retirement.
Getting a Lift
Mears turns to private equity investors to take on ride-sharing companies.
A UNF professor’s ‘Surf Rover’ will study the ocean floor close to the beach.
Tallahassee entrepreneurs target pet diabetes.
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