News Releases July 2014

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Professor to Examine the STEM of 'FRINGE'


Professor Scott TilleyScott Tilley Takes a Closer Look at TV Show’s Science Fact, Fiction MELBOURNE, FLA. — Time travel. Parallel universes. Quantum entanglement. Genetic engineering. Immersive man/machine interfaces. Artificial evolution. Each of these scientific achievements and cosmic happenings were featured on “FRINGE,” the quirky Fox Network drama that concluded last year after five seasons and 100 episodes.

Ruth Funk Textile Center Presents Fabric Postcards Workshop Aug. 9


MELBOURNE, FLA. – The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Institute of Technology offers “Fabric Postcards,” its final summer 2014 workshop, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, in the center’s second-floor mezzanine.

Summer Camp Student Art Show July 31-Aug. 1 at Renee Foosaner Education Center


Student art work created at summer camps will be on display to the public Aug. 1 at the Renee Foosaner Education Center.MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Renee Foosaner Education Center will host its 2nd annual summer camp student art show from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, and Friday, Aug. 1, in the Ruth Cote Clemente Wing of the Renee Foosaner Education Center at Florida Institute of Technology’s Foosaner Art Museum.

Women's Business Center at Florida Institute of Technology Hosts Impact Business & Leadership Summit Aug. 8


MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Impact Business & Leadership Summit hosted by the Women’s Business Center at Florida Institute of Technology will offer high-level, professional business development opportunities for executives and entrepreneurs.

Ted Parker Joins Scott Center Advisory Board


Ted ParkerMELBOURNE, FLA. — Ted Parker, founder and CEO of the Melbourne-based staffing firm Revolution Technologies, has joined the advisory board of Florida Institute of Technology’s Scott Center for Autism Treatment. “Ted will be a valuable asset to the board,” said Colleen Middlebrooks, the center’s director of community relations.

Florida Tech's Bisk College of Business Gets New Home


The future home of the Bisk College of Business at 2202 S. Babcock St.Growing College Expands into Larger Facility MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology’s Nathan Bisk College of Business is moving up—both in physical space and program prestige. Home to some of the university’s fastest-growing academic offerings, the Bisk College of Business is expanding from its 5,800 square-foot location on campus to the 22,000 square-foot Babcock Oaks office building one mile north at 2202 S.

Christian Tamburr Records Album in New WFIT Studio


Christian Tamburr Florida Tech Radio Station’s Cutting-Edge Performance Space Opening Aug. 4  MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology’s 89.5 FM WFIT radio station will open a state-of-the-art performance studio in its campus broadcast center on Aug.

Oil Stains Artist Inspired by BP Spill to Speak at Florida Tech


Eleanor McCain Will Offer Free Talk at Funk Center July 26 MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Institute of Technology will present a free gallery talk by featured artist Eleanor McCain at 1:30 p.

Registration Begins July 9 for Foosaner Center Art Classes and Workshops


MELBOURNE, FLA. — Registration opens July 9 for fall art classes and workshops at Florida Institute of Technology’s Renee Foosaner Education Center of the Foosaner Art Museum in the Eau Gallie Arts District of Melbourne. The new term, which will feature one- to three-day workshops and multi-week classes, starts Sept.