Inside Florida Tech

Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

In this interview series, host Wes Sumner provides a greater perspective of the current happenings at the Florida Institute of Technology by highlighting the fascinating people and important programs of the University. Inside Florida Tech airs on Tuesdays, at 8:30 a.m. and 5:30p.m.

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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.

Interview
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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Interview
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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Inside Florida Tech
1:33 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

BioFouling At Florida Tech

On this edition of Inside Florida Tech, Wes Summer talks with Dr. John Hearin, who is a staff researcher at the center for corrosion and BioFouling control and Dr. Swain, professor of ocean engineering, who leads the program for BioFouling. The BioFouling research involves ways of figuring out how to prevent organisms from growing on underwater structures.  Learn more about the BioFouling research here.

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Inside Florida Tech
11:39 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Inside Florida Tech: Autism Seminar

Hear about the Scott Center for Autism Treatment's upcoming Autism Seminar, on this edition of Inside Florida Tech.

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