8/21/19: Rep. Rutherford; New UNF Master's Program; Hunger Action Month

Aug 21, 2019

Members of Congress are back in their districts this month to touch base with constituents. 

They’re hearing about everything from the economy to the push for gun safety legislation to thoughts about the president and more.

Jacksonville area Republican Congressman John Rutherford, who serves Florida's 4th District, joined First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross to discuss a variety of issues.

Masters of Science in Logistics & Supply Chain Management

The University of North Florida has just launched a new Masters of Science in Logistics & Supply Chain Management program.

Dawn Russell, Associate Professor of Transportation & Logistics and Graduate Programs Director for the Coggin College of Business at UNF; and Amy Bishop, Graduate Advisor for the Coggin College of Business at UNF, joined us to discuss it in more detail.

Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month kicks off in September, and Lakeland-based grocery giant Publix is doing its part, partnering with Feeding Northeast Florida. Dwaine Stevens, Media & Community Relations Manager for the grocer, joined us to explain how.

Heather Schatz can be reached at hschatz@wjct.org, 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @heatherschatz.