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Poe’s Spooktacular Tales: From Page to Scream
Friday, November 1, 2019 – Evans Library, first floor – 6:30-8 p.m.    The School of Arts and Communication and Evans Library are hosting Reel Reads After Hours to keep the Halloween mood going.  Join us as we examine several clips from different film adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous stories, including “The Black [...]

Make your internship work for you
Internships are critical for students who must show employers they have real job experience. For communication majors, internships aren’t just entries on their resumes – they are portfolio-building necessities.

News Engagement Day is Tuesday, October 1
Join Florida Tech’s communication programs in celebrating News Engagement Day The first Tuesday in October is News Engagement Day – a day set aside to remind us how important it is to participate in knowing what is happening in the world around us. Faculty in the Florida Tech communication programs are encouraging students and colleagues [...]

Longtime SAC professor, wife honored with university garden renaming
Florida Tech’s 15-acre Botanical Garden is now the Joy and Gordon Patterson Botanical Garden. Gordon Patterson, Ph.D., a professor of history, has taught in the School of Arts and Communication for nearly four decades. His wife, Joy, recently celebrated her fifth year as a full-time English instructor in the SAC. The couple made a generous commitment to the health and [...]

Florida Tech music program enjoying increased enrollments with expanded offerings
Florida Tech’s music program is in its second act in recent years, adding additional classes and offering opportunities to students from all majors to learn or expand their musical interests. “We’ve increased enrollments in our large ensembles (Concert Choir, String Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Panther Big Band) and created several applied group courses such as [...]

Episode 9: Vision
This episode is about vision–how seeing things differently, or not seeing at all, can make all the difference. © 2019 All rights reserved. This Florida Tech Life is produced by Florida Tech communication professor Ted Petersen and his students. It is about events and people at Florida Tech. You can subscribe to the podcast through iTunes.

Episode 8: Business
This episode is all about business. Three stories–one about starting a business, one about doing your business, and one about minding your business. © 2019 All rights reserved. This Florida Tech Life is produced by Florida Tech communication professor Ted Petersen and his students. It is about events and people at Florida Tech. You can [...]

Episode 7: Time Management
Managing time is hard. This episode is proof. We have two stories of Florida Tech students managing their time–one is about a week in the life of the Florida Tech football team and the other is about the Florida Tech College Radio station. Photo by Amanda Stratford Photography. © 2019 All rights reserved. This Florida [...]

Episode 6: Places
Florida Tech has some beautiful places–and some ugly ones. This episode of This Florida Tech Life tries to figure out what makes the difference. © 2019 All rights reserved. This Florida Tech Life is produced by Florida Tech communication professor Ted Petersen and his students. It is about events and people at Florida Tech. You [...]