School briefs: Sunday, May 21, 2017 – Florida News

School briefs: Sunday, May 21, 2017 – Florida News

From staff reports,

10:12 a.m. CT May 20, 2017

Summer undergraduate and graduate course

Seats are open to the community for a management course at the University of West Florida taught by entrepreneur Quint Studer.

The “Management 4990/5990: Innovation Within the Organization” is a summer undergraduate and graduate course that will offer insights on innovation from Studer, the UWF Center for Entrepreneurship’s entrepreneur-in-residence, and UWF entrepreneur professor Robert Perkins.

Course topics will include characteristics; levels and forms of entrepreneurship; the culture for fostering corporate entrepreneurship; and organization structure and entrepreneurial action. The course will be from 6-9:20 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 29 to Aug. 11 at the UWF College of Business, 11000 University Parkway, Building 76A. Limited seats remain, and UWF is still accepting registration. For more information, contact Perkins at or 474-2316.

Workforce education career academy winners

The 2017 Escambia County Career Academy Award winners, consisting of top Escambia and Santa Rosa counties’ academies, students, teachers and partners, recognized in April are:

Construction Industry Partner of the Year

  • Southern Pine Inspection Bureau, Steve Barroga

Culinary Industry Partner of the Year

  • All About Food, Steve House

Education Industry Partner of the Year

  • Creative School Age Child Care, Pam McFee

Healthcare Industry Partner of the Year

  • Baptist Health Care, Tyler Buczynsk and Courtney Dreadin

I. T. Industry Partner of the Year

  • University of West Florida , Dr. Lakshmi Prayaga


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