Flagler College’s Adult and Continuing Education Programs provide opportunities for working professionals as well as adult and retired learners alike. Flagler offers three broad categories: Corporate Training and Professional Development, Lifelong Learning, and Test Preparation Center. First Coast.TV had a chance to speak with Director of Adult and Continuing Education and Associate Professor of Business Administration Jorge Herrera about the program present and future.
LIFELONG LEARNING CREATING AN ENGAGING ENVIRONMENT FOR THE ADULT LEARNER The Lifelong Learning program is a place for the St. Augustine and surrounding communities to converge and grow together. We aim to create a dynamic and meaningful environment for adult learners to engage with each other and to continue discovering, creating, and thinking critically about a wide variety of topics that are important in daily life. Our instructors bring incredible talent and experience to our program and look for every opportunity to help improve the wellbeing of our community.
ACADEMIC TEST PREPARATION HELPING STUDENTS AND TEACHERS COMPLETE EXAMS WITH SUCCESS Standardized test scores are a major component of the academic experience at all stages of the journey. We offer test preparation in various formats for exams such as Praxis for teachers, the GRE, GMAT, and LSAT for the graduate school application process, and SAT and ACT courses. The Academic Test Preparation Center is fully equipped to deliver these courses Live On-line to assist students in completing the exams with success.
CORPORATE TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING THE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT NEEDS OF INDIVIDUALS, LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS AND CORPORATIONS. Our program supports corporations, organizations, and individuals with transformational training opportunities including Continuing Education Units (CEU’s), and Professional Development Units (PDU’s). This program also offers options to support active military, veterans, and military families continue their career development.
On November 11th, Anastasia Baptist Church will host a D Day & Veterans Day commemoration that will include entertainment by the St. Johns County Chamber Music Chorale from St. Augustine High School, along with the Liberty Express Quartet. The event will feature atrium displays from several nonprofits associated with veterans. Anastasia Baptist Church is located at 1650 A1A South, St. Augustine Beach, FL.
First Coast.TV got a chance to sit with Bill Dudley and Ron Birchall to talk about the upcoming event.
The St. Augustine Orchestra kicked off its 58th concert season Friday with a selection of pieces that focused on wind instruments and feature brass and woodwind players.
The orchestra performed Johannes Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture and Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 8. Bruce Broughton’s Tuba Concerto was performed by Jason Harris, and the orchestra played Johann Nepomuk Hummel’s Trumpet Concerto, featuring Andrea Albritton on trumpet.
The concert was held at The Lightner Museum/Alcazar Cafe.
St. Benedict the Moor Church in St. Augustine hosts its annual Blues Fest on Friday and Saturday, October 18 and 19, 2019. The festival features some of the best blues performances and best BBQ food in St. Augustine. First Coast.TV was there at the start.
Keri Lee Pierson soprano and Christopher Schoelen on the guitar will perform as the duet Christopher Schoelen at the Grace United Methodist Church on Sunday, September 29th at 3pm. First Coast.TV went to listen and get to know Deux Saisons before their upcoming performance.