Tag: Ron DeSantis

PBSC receives $1 million gift from TMRW Sports at golf venue groundbreaking

TMRW Sports, which is focused on building progressive approaches to sports, media and entertainment, gifted $1 million to Palm Beach State College as part of its agreement to build the future home of TGL, a high-tech golf league, on the Palm Beach Gardens campus.

The gift was announced during a celebration Feb. 21 of the new partnership between PBSC and TMRW Sports, which was cofounded by Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and sports executive Mike McCarley. … Continue reading PBSC receives $1 million gift from TMRW Sports at golf venue groundbreaking

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FPL’s $1 million gift to buy laptops for rapid credentialing students

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) announced today a $1 million donation to buy more than 1,600 laptops for students to use in rapid credentialing programs to obtain the skills they need to get back to work amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 
FPL’s donation comes on the heels of Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Education launch of the Get There Florida initiative, in which they raised awareness of rapid credentialing programs.  
“Since taking office, … Continue reading FPL’s $1 million gift to buy laptops for rapid credentialing students

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Griffis speaks at DeSantis’ Florida Deregathon

Gov. Ron DeSantis didn’t wait long to take action on his campaign promise to reduce regulations that make it hard for Floridians to enter or remain in a profession or start a business. He invited the members of Florida’s 23 professional licensing boards to Valencia College in Orlando on Jan. 31 for the first “Florida Deregathon,” and Palm Beach State College’s Rhonda Griffis was there.
Griffis, PBSC’s interim program director for Cosmetology, acted in her role as chair of the Florida State Board of Cosmetology and spoke for her profession at the daylong workshop. … Continue reading Griffis speaks at DeSantis’ Florida Deregathon

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