News Archive for 2007

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Apr 12 Edison College Collier campus president takes helm of state professional organization (District)
Dr. Jeff Allbritten, president of Edison College’s Collier campus, has been elected president of the Florida Association of Community Colleges [FACC] for 2007. He took the helm recently to lead one of the state’s largest professional organizations.As president of FACC, Allbritten guides the organization that represents more than one million…
Apr 11 Bob Graham Award goes to Holland T. Salley of Naples (District)
Representatives from Edison College’s Collier campus presented the prestigious Bob Graham Award this morning to Holland T. Salley of Naples. The honor is awarded each year by the Florida Junior Community College Student Government Association [FJCCSGA] to one person in Florida chosen as the best community supporter of student government…
Apr 5 Big Band Jazz on Monday, April 16 (District)
The Edison College 18-piece Jazz Ensemble will present a concert of big band jazz on Monday, April 16 at 8 p.m. in the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on the Edison College Lee County campus. The concert will feature arrangements from the libraries of George Stone, Victor Lopez, Mark…
Apr 2 Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall announces 2007-2008 Broadway series (District)
“BROADWAY’S HOLY GRAIL IS FOUND AT THE MANN HALL!”“Broadway’s Holy Grail is found at the Mann Hall!” announced Scott Saxon, general manager of the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, during the Broadway series announcement on March 30.The 2007-2008 Broadway series is highlighted by the Fort Myers premiere of Monty…
Mar 22 Edison College Foundation announces new officers of the board (District)
The Edison College Foundation, Inc., announced its new slate of officers at it's last meeting. Bruce Schultz, President and CEO of Southwest Capital Bank was named Chairman. Jason H. Korn, Esq., Director, Cohen & Grigsby Law Firm was named Vice Chairman; Tammy Surratt, President and CEO of Legacy Wealth Group…
Mar 15 Holocaust Memorial Week activities announced (District)
Holocaust Memorial Week events on the Fort Myers campus will take place March 26 - 30, with preliminary activities on March 22 and 23. This year's theme is "Truth or Propaganda?" and the project is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Talbot Spivak, a professor at Edison College for more…
Mar 2 Black Maria Film Festival comes to Fort Myers (District)
Edison College has collaborated with the Edison & Ford Estates to bring the Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival to Fort Myers for the first time since the festival began touring nationally in 1981. In addition, this will be the only showing in the state of Florida for this prestigious…
Feb 28 New exhibit: It's All About the Figure (District)
The Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at Edison College presents, “It’s All About the Figure,” a collection of works on loan from the Anthony Broy Family Collection from March 16 through April 14.With more than 30 artists whose work is rooted in figurative representation, this exhibit is sure to have wide appeal.…
Feb 21 State approves two more bachelor degree programs at Edison (District)
Edison College received approval on Feburary 20 from the Florida Board of Education for two new bachelor degree programs in secondary education. Edison officials worked closely with local education leaders to respond to a critical need in the community. In June 2006, Edison College President Dr. Kenneth Walker hosted a…
Feb 5 Announcing the Spring 2007 Edison Film Series (District)
Edison College's student film group, the Edison Film Society, has put together an impressive lineup of critically acclaimed films for it's Spring Film Series.The series ranges from one of the funniest movies ever made--"Some Like it Hot"--to a disturbing family drama--"The Celebration"--that broke new ground in the world of independent…

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