News Archive for 2007

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Nov 3 Edison College Awarded State Grant for Teacher Training (District)
Edison College District President Kenneth P. Walker announces that the College has received a $150,000 SUCCEED Florida continuation grant from the Florida Department of Education. "This grant will enable us to expand the Educator Preparation Institute EPI and help address the critical teacher shortage throughout the region," Walker…
Oct 31 Professor Dennis Hill Honored with Named Scholarship (District)
Dr. Dennis Hill, Professor of Music at Edison College and conductor of the Edison POPS Orchestra, was honored by the Edison College Foundation, Inc. at the 5th annual POPS @ Sunset concert last Saturday evening with an endowed scholarship to be awarded annually in his name."I…
Nov 5 Edison College Updating Campus Master Plans (District)
Edison College is in the process of developing new master plans for the Charlotte, Collier and Lee campuses in preparation for future enrollment demands. The initiative includes needs assessments for classrooms and parking, and potential land acquisition for additional buildings and amenities across the five-county service district.
Oct 16 Edison's Driving Simulator (District)
Lee County Emergency Medical Services EMS has installed a Doron Driving Simulation System at the EMS simulation lab at Edison College's Lee Campus to provide a high quality standardized training program for new and experienced emergency vehicle drivers. Lee County EMS and Edison College representatives will begin hands-on…
Oct 11 Multicultural Diversity Celebration Congratulations (District)
Congratulation to Carmen Rey-Gomez, Director of Student Support Services, Dr. Russell Swanson, Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Multicultural Task Force, and all other faculty, staff and students who planned the wonderful Multicultural Diversity Celebration held at the Lee Campus yesterday. Thanks also to Billee Silva, District Director of…
Sep 24 Congressman Mahoney Visits Edison (District)
Congressman Tim Mahoney visited the Charlotte Campus of Edison College Friday morning to address Professor Carol Roark’s Public Speaking class. Many of the students in the class have already started their own businesses or have plans to do so and Congressman Mahoney, giving examples…
Sep 17 Thomas Named Edison College's District Provost (District)
Noreen Thomas, Ed.D., has been named Edison College's District Provost, serving as Chief Operating Officer and providing leadership in all academic, student services and administrative areas. Thomas joined the College in July 2006 as the Vice President of Academic Affairs following service as the Provost and Chief Learning Officer at…
Sep 13 Mann, Berlam Appointed to Edison College Board of Trustees (District)
Edison College District President Kenneth P. Walker announced that Mary Lee Mann, Alva, and Ann E. Berlam, Naples, have received gubernatorial appointments as members of the College's District Board of Trustees."Mrs. Mann has served Edison College for two decades in various capacities, and I am pleased that Governor Crist has…
Sep 10 Edison Professor Assists NOAA (District)
Edison College Charlotte Campus oceanography professor, Dr. Alex Brylske, was recently invited to give a keynote address at a conference sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA . The program entitled “Greening the Dive Industry: Exploring Options That Promote Best Practices for Sustainable Marine Tourism in National Marine…
Aug 28 Sustaining the Legacy of a Remarkable Lady--The Mina Miller Edison Society (District)
To celebrate the profound and enduring impact of Mina Miller Edison on southwest Florida, 11 women have teamed up with Edison College District President Dr. Kenneth P. Walker to form the Mina Edison Society. To commemorate Mrs. Edison’s legacy and to keep her memory alive, the women are endowing a…

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