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About 50 low income parents trying to go to college and afford daycare at the same time will be getting some financial help.

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Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday to celebrate the opening of its first student housing option at the historic Lerner building in downtown Jacksonville.

FSCJ Is Among Florida Colleges Receiving 'Performance Funding'

Jul 25, 2018
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Florida’s 28 state colleges will receive $60 million in performance funding during the academic year that started this month.

FSCJ Enrollment Plunges 10 Percent This Year

May 4, 2018
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Leaders at Florida State College at Jacksonville are bracing for tougher times in their next fiscal year in part because of a dramatic enrollment drop of 10 percent.

State Colleges Take Stock After 'Challenging' Session

Mar 30, 2018
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While state universities and public schools have seen significant funding increases in the last two years, Florida’s state college system has had less success in securing money in the annual budget process.

FSCJ Deerwood Center exterior
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Students interested in attending Florida State College at Jacksonville free of charge are invited to info sessions, starting Tuesday.

Monday on First Coast Connect we spoke with former Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office spokesman Ken Jefferson on law enforcement’s role in the Parkland school shooting (01:14).  

We discussed America Saves Week with Jax Federal Credit Union Chief Operating Officer Mary Svoboda (30:56).

We learned about the upcoming Jacksonville Science Festival with organizers Tia Unthank and Nadia Hionides and Eddie Whisler with the Museum of Science and History (38:54).

Cole Pepper talked about the latest sports news, including the Jaguars signing a contract extension with quarterback Blake Bortles (46:00).  

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The Florida State College at Jacksonville has received a $25,000 Fire Cadet Academy Grant from the AT&T foundation to help students who want to become firefighters.

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The president of Florida State College at Jacksonville, Dr. Cynthia Bioteau, is retiring at the end of the spring semester.

State Colleges Wary As Florida Senate Seeks Changes

Jan 18, 2018
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A bill that would create a new governance board for the state college system and impose a limit on the number of four-year degrees awarded by the colleges advanced in the Senate on Wednesday.

Jessica Palombo

Because of a software glitch, some students starting classes Monday at Florida State College at Jacksonville had trouble logging into online classes, viewing their class schedules, or looking up class locations online.

FSCJ Sees Largest Projected Decline Among Florida’s State Colleges This Year

Dec 19, 2017
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Enrollment in Florida's 28 state colleges is expected to remain relatively flat this year, although several schools are reporting effects from Hurricane Irma.

Michelle Corum / WJCT News

The Vision Education and Rehabilitation Center (VERC), held a blindness awareness event at the Florida State College at Jacksonville’s downtown campus Thursday.   

FSCJ President Cynthia Bioteau
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The state Board of Education will meet in Jacksonville Wednesday.

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Florida State College at Jacksonville is one of 150-community colleges nationwide in the running for a $1 million prize.

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