Inside Florida Tech
11:49 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Florida Tech President Announces Zero Tuition Increase

On this edition of Inside Florida Tech, Wes Sumner talks with the president of Florida Tech, Dr. Anthony Catanese. They discuss the hot topic of rising tuition costs. Catanese reveals Florida Tech’s plans to lead in new and innovative ways, avoiding the trend of tuition increases.

Each year 71 percent of Florida Tech’s graduates receive a STEM degree (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). Catanese goes on to explain how he plans to reward students who wish to study in a STEM program and how he plans to fund it.

Environment and Science
9:26 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Palm Bay Scrub Jays Get New Lease On Life

A captured scrub jay bites its handler. Notice the identification bands on the jays legs. Each jay gets a unique color and number sequence.
Credit Vince Lamb

Recently, some Brevard County residents received a letter notifying them that some of their neighborhood birds were about to be captured and relocated to a conservation area. Partners in this effort - Brevard Zoo and state and federal wildlife services - say the move will be beneficial to the birds. For Florida scrub jays life in the suburbs is not always easy. 

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12:59 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

21st Annual Cocoa Village Mardi Gras

In this edition of Coastal Connection hear from Lisa Moody, special events coordinator for the City of Cocoa. She talks about the 21st Annual Mardi Gras to be hosted in Cocoa Fl, featuring live bands, authentic Cajun style food, a parade and of course Mardi Gras beads to catch. If you can’t go to New Orleans

this is the next best thing!

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12:28 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Inside Florida Tech: Judy Brooke And Florida Tech's International Festival


On this edition of Inside Florida Tech, Wes Sumner talks with Judy Brooke, the director of International Student and Scholar Services at Florida Tech. They discuss an event that always gets the attention of many, Florida Tech’s Annual International Festival.

Each year this festival continues to grown and this year is no exception. Florida Tech estimates over 2,000  people attend this event.

This festival will include onstage performances, cultural displays, food and much more.  

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12:07 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Inside Florida Tech: Carla Funk And Common Threads

On this edition of Inside Florida Tech, Wes Sumner talks with Carla Funk, the director of University Museums at Florida Tech. They discuss the annual textile symposium Uncommon Threads, hosted every year in February. As you will hear, this year’s theme is mod-fashion.

Following the lecture there will be fun activities such as a British lunch-in and a silent auction to raise money for the Ruth Center of Textile Arts. 

Uncommon Threads with Carla Funk will air 1/30/13 at 7:30am and 5:45 pm

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