Coastal Connection

Produced by WFIT's General Manager, Terri Wright, Coastal Connection serves as your spotlight on the community. Each 5- min edition of Coastal Connection showcases a special event and/or not-for-profit organization in Brevard County, Florida.

1st Thursday, March 3: Speaking Out: Five Influential Women Making a Difference

6:30pm Thursday, March 3, 2016
  hosted by Space Coast Progressive Alliance

Location: Front Street Civic Center, 2205 Front St. downtown Melbourne FL 32901

Free and open to the public. Donations graciously accepted.





Speaking Out: Five Influential Women Making a Difference

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Florida Tech a grant to provide scholarship opportunities, termed as FITS-STEM (Florida Institute of Technology scholarships in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math) scholarships, to students who transfer from community or state colleges into the programs of civil, chemical or

An Evening with Michael ShermerFriday, February 26, 20166:00 PM - 10:00 PM (ET)Gleason Performing Arts Center

  The Crimson Hosts Fifth Annual ‘Live Free or Eat Free’ Event

Live Free or Eat Free,” Florida Institute of Technology’s annual celebration of the First Amendment, will be held starting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24. The event is free and open to the public.

The Crimson, Florida Tech’s student-run newspaper, hosts the event, which features a student demonstration, a free-speech wall and a keynote address.


Uncommon Threads Symposium

Thursday, February 18, 20167:00 PM - 8:15 PM (ET) Gleason Performing Arts Center Gleason Performing Arts CenterEvent TypeLecture/Seminar/SymposiumContactKeidra Navaroliknavaroli@fit.edu6129DepartmentRuth Funk Textiles Center


“Miriam Schapiro’s Unheralded Legacy” by Elissa Auther, PhD, Windgate Research Curator, Museum of Arts and Design and Bard Graduate Center, New York

FREE Admission