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Higher Education and Florida’s Talent Gap  

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2017

Helmsley Charitable Trust Awards $1.5 Million Grant to Fund STEM College to Career Program for Students in Florida

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14108001.htm

2016

FIU, UCF & USF Partnership Scores an “A” for Accelerating Success in Higher Education!

http://www.ssuchronicle.com/2016/09/19/fiu-ucf-usf-partnership-scores-an-a-for-accelerating-success-in-higher-education/

Three Metro Universities Form Consortium Building Economic Development Engine https://www.civitaslearningspace.com/three-metro-universities-form-consortium-building-economic-development-engine/

STEM faculty gather in Orlando for student success

http://www.floridacollegeaccess.org/2016/04/28/stem-faculty-gather-in-orlando-for-student-success/

Florida High Tech Corridor

https://www.joomag.com/magazine/floridahightech-2016/0697376001455313215?page=22

Michael Preston: College grads can enhance prospects by learning additional skills

http://floridapolitics.com/archives/tag/florida-consortium-of-metropolitan-research-universities

Florida International University’s High Tech Fix for Gateway Courses

https://urbanuniversity.wordpress.com/2016/03/04/florida-international-universitys-high-tech-fix-for-gateway-courses/

Project CEO Earns a Silver NASPA Excellence Award

http://www.campuslabs.com/news-events/news/project-ceo-earns-silver-naspa-excellence-award/

2015

National designation for USF to turn research into commercial products, launch start-ups

http://phys.org/wire-news/193600803/national-designation-for-usf-to-turn-research-into-commercial-pr.html

USF, FIU, UCF Team Up for Student Success

http://wlrn.org/post/usf-fiu-ucf-team-student-success

2014

Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities

http://forwardflorida.com/economic-development/etc/

UCF joins the Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities

 florida/2014/09/24/president-hitt-ucf-state-of-the-university/16171503/

Virtual Career Fair: Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities

http://www.placestogoinmiami.com/events/880805-Virtual-Career-Fair-Florida-Consortium-of-Metropolitan-Research-Universities-/

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