FSU Panama City students have become “blanketeers” to children in need this week. Members of the Communication Club donated six handmade fleece tie blankets Wednesday to Project Linus. “What better way to communicate than sitting in a circle creating a needed gift for children in our community,” said Justine Powell, president of the Communication Club.
FSU Panama City will host “Fast to the Future,” a career exploration and networking event for students, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Gregory Hanley, Ph.D., BCBA-D, will present “Meaningful Solutions for Problem Behavior Associated with Autism” as part of FSU Panama City’s Distinguished Lecture Series at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at FSU Panama City’s Holley Lecture Hall.
More than 300 K-12 and college students will attend FSU Panama City’s Black History Month presentation with keynote speaker Dr. Larry Rivers from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Holley Lecture Hall.
Please join us for our second Opening Nights at FSU Panama City on Feb. 24.
Florida State University Panama City will hold Transfer Day, an open house program for students from state and community colleges, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. CST Saturday, March 3, in the FSU Panama City Holley Academic Center.
Coming to America: Who Should We Welcome, What Should We Do?” will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, in the FSU Panama City Bland Conference Center. The free event is one of many held throughout the United States by National Issues Forums.
Officials announced two new engineering programs at FSU Panama City during the Florida State Board of Trustee meeting. A bachelor’s program in mechanical engineering and a master’s program in systems engineering will begin in fall 2018.
“These new programs are coming to FSU Panama City because of the strong demand from local industry and support from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering,” FSU Panama City Dean Randy Hanna said. “With community partners, such as the Navy base, Tyndall and GKN, our students will have unlimited options.”
FSU Panama City awarded honorary alumni status Wednesday, Dec. 6, during the Emeritus Alumni Luncheon to recognize the largest gift in campus history. Bob and Judy Fleming named FSU Panama City as a benefactor in their estate in August 2016 to establish the Robert H. and Jacqueline K. Fleming Endowed Scholarship Fund. Jacqueline Fleming, Bob’s late wife, was a teacher who valued education.
For law enforcement operations major Mitchell “Gunnar” Gartner, a near-death experience put perspective and purpose to his life. As a high school student, Gartner was run over by a Ford Bronco March 30, 2013, on the shores of Panama City Beach. The driver was cited for careless driving.