Erin Fox

Business Student Wins Global Business Competition

This summer, Bisk College of Business students traveled to Calgary, Canada to compete in a global business competition with over 180 students from 40 different countries. Business student Karlista Maroney took home the winning prize. “To say I am elated would be an understatement! After weeks of hard work (and LOTS of fun) here in Canada, my team and I…

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Henry “Chip” Heflich ’73, Shaping the Internet

Chip loves to invent things. He has a knack for spotting trends and identifying opportunities. Heflich was attracted to Florida Tech for two reasons: its proximity to the beach and its connection to the space industry. While earning his bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Florida Tech in 1973, Chip worked for NASA at Kennedy Space Center on the…

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From Florida Tech to an Acting Role on Stranger Things

For many Florida Tech students, the ultimate destination is space. Or the depths of the ocean. Or the seat of the cockpit. For Salem Murphy’86, it was the big screen. Known by many as the Hawkins High School principal from “Stranger Things,” Murphy’s journey to professional acting, directing and producing has included many twists, turns, detours and stops—including one at…

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Drones Prove Promising for First Responders

Many great origin stories begin at a bar. However, instead of with 37 cents, this one starts with a game of chess and ends with a burning building and a rescue at sea.  College of Aeronautics Associate Dean Ishmael Cremer was hanging out at Lost Shirt Brewing Company when he struck up friendly conversation with the bar’s proprietor and retired…

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Protected: An Evening With James Whittaker, Microsoft Technical Evangelist: April 8, 2019

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Lifelong Learning Lecture: Uncovering the Mysteries of Aging, March 28, 2019

During this monthly lecture series, Dr. Eric Guisbert will explore the study of C. Elegans worms and what they can teach us about the properties of aging. Thursday, March 28, 20196:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT Center for Aeronautics and Innovation1050 W Nasa BlvdMelbourne, FL 32901 Register Here

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International Dining Series: Africa, Feb. 28, 2019

Come taste the flavors of Africa with us during Feburary’s International Dinner Each month, Chef Jon and his culinary team bring you a bona fide regional menu. To ensure authentic, high-quality global dishes, each food has been taste tested and approved by international Florida Tech students and staff. Special Public Price for this all you care to eat meal event…

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Business Applied: Strategy in Action, Feb. 7, 2019

Join us for the inaugural edition of Business Applied, a new colloquium series presented by the Bisk College of Business at Florida Tech. Our first theme is Strategy in Action. Enjoy a complimentary lunch while gaining useful insights from two of Florida Tech’s top business researchers: “Eight Mistakes Expert Strategists Make and How to Avoid Them”by Dr. Lars Hansen “Strategy Without Execution…

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Public Science Lecture: Tidal Disruption Events, Jan. 25, 2019

Join us for another Public Science Lecture with Erin Kara, Ph.D., from the University of Maryland. 8:00 p.m. – 10 p.m. Olin Engineering Building Auditorium (OEC118) Dr. Kara will be discussing tidal disruption events and exploring how one star’s death gives life to a black hole. In a galaxy, once every hundred thousand years, an unsuspecting star finds itself on…

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Taking the Leap Into A Master’s Program Mid-Career

“You are never too old, and it is never too late to accomplish your goals.” To others, Maelyn Lessard has always come across as a confident, driven person. But her parents’ bitter two-year divorce during her freshman year at the University of Georgia took its toll on her college aspirations. “I couldn’t pass a test or focus,” Lessard said. “I…

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