Ecotourism Summit to promote businesses, environment

FSU Panama City is excited to team up with Explore Northwest Florida to host the Northwest Florida Ecotourism Summit from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at FSU Panama City’s Holley Academic Center. Through breakout sessions and keynote lecture by Visit Florida CEO Dana Young, the summit aims to promote best business practices to promote a sustainable and environmentally friendly ecotourism industry in Northwest Florida.

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Multimedia exhibit ‘Psyched’ about women of color, psychology

FSU Panama City will celebrate the accomplishments of women of color to the field of psychology with the “I am Psyched!” exhibit through Nov. 22 in the FSU Panama City Holley Academic Center. The multimedia initiative, which explores psychological science, practice and social justice, will be free and open to the public. An opening reception will begin at 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Holley Atrium.

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‘Little black girl from Orlando’ tells students to shoot for the stars

A “little black girl from Orlando” told K-12 and college students to dream big during a Black History Month presentation Monday. Keynote speaker Col. Donna Pilson, a career acquisitions program manager and engineer who served 25 years in the Air Force, promoted the value of education and STEM learning during the event.

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The Story Company’s Doug Griffin to host film-writing workshop

Doug Griffin, the director of development for The Story Company, with credits such as “Barbershop,” “Ride Along,” “Think Like a Man” and “Fantastic Four,” will host a film-writing workshop 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at FSU Panama City’s Holley Lecture Hall C. Registration, which includes lunch, is free for FSU and Gulf Coast State College students or $25 for the general public.