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U.S. Correctional Population Continues Downward Trend

U.S. Correctional Population Continues Downward Trend

Nationwide, about 6.85 million individuals were serving time in local jails, and state and federal prisons, or being supervised by parole or probation agencies as of late 2014, a new report shows.


Parents Keeping an Eye on Teens’ Online Activity

Parents Keeping an Eye on Teens’ Online Activity

As more youngsters spend more time online, a Pew Research Center report finds that 6 in 10 parents regularly check websites visited by their teenagers.


Florida Tech to Award 1,355 Diplomas at Spring Commencement

Florida Tech to Award 1,355 Diplomas at Spring Commencement

Members of the Class of 2016, who represent 34 U.S. states and nearly 60 nations, will gather on the Melbourne campus for the May 7 ceremonies.


New Study Links Feeling Older with Hospitalization Risk

New Study Links Feeling Older with Hospitalization Risk

People who reported feeling older than their age were about 10% to 25% likelier to spend time in the hospital during the next two to 10 years, according to the researchers' findings.


Study Links Female Execs to Higher Corporate Profits

Study Links Female Execs to Higher Corporate Profits

The new report found that firms where women account for 30% of corporate leadership could expect a profit boost of about 15% compared with firms with no women in the C-suite.


Memorial to Honor Americans’ Sacrifice in ‘The Great War’

Memorial to Honor Americans’ Sacrifice in ‘The Great War’

The $30 million memorial will be constructed on a 2-acre site a block from the White House that is currently a park named after John J. Pershing, overall commander of U.S. forces in WWI.


'Strong Demand’ for Air Travel Worldwide

'Strong Demand’ for Air Travel Worldwide

An annual report from the International Air Transport Association finds that lower airfares helped drive a 6.5% increase in global air passenger traffic in 2015.


U.S. Motorists Racked up 3.1 Trillion Miles in 2015

U.S. Motorists Racked up 3.1 Trillion Miles in 2015

Gridlock on the nation's roadways is likely to get much worse, with commercial truck shipments projected to jump by 43% by 2045, posing challenges for supply chain managers and other logistics professionals.


Survey: 3 in 4 Employers Expect to Hire MBA Grads

Survey: 3 in 4 Employers Expect to Hire MBA Grads

The poll by the Graduate Management Admission Council also found that most respondents planned to raise the annual starting salary for MBA hires at least by the rate of inflation in 2016.


New App Allows UAV Operators to Check Flight Restrictions

New App Allows UAV Operators to Check Flight Restrictions

The Federal Aviation Administration's B4UFLY app uses geolocation to notify unmanned aerial vehicle operators when they are in an area with flight restrictions in effect or within five miles of an airport.


Companies Rebuffing Candidates Based on Social Posts

Companies Rebuffing Candidates Based on Social Posts

As a growing number of employers turn to LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for recruiting, job applicants should be careful about what's posted on their social media accounts, according to a new survey.


Face Time Versus Screen Time at the Doctor’s Office

Face Time Versus Screen Time at the Doctor’s Office

Although electronic health records (EHR) are seen as bringing many benefits to the healthcare profession, researchers say the use of computers during office visits can hinder communication between doctors and patients.


Balancing Online Ads and User Experience

Balancing Online Ads and User Experience

There's rising interest in ad blocking software, which helps users avoid annoying and intrusive online content. But for website publishers, marketers and advertisers, the cost in lost revenue can be significant.


Survey: More Women Working Remotely

Survey: More Women Working Remotely

Although men account for most telecommuters nationwide, more women are working remotely as employers see telecommuting as a way of increasing employee engagement and productivity.


1 in 3 Adults Have Basic Grasp of Money Matters

1 in 3 Adults Have Basic Grasp of Money Matters

Among 148 nations, the United States placed 14th, with 57% of adults demonstrating financial literacy in risk diversification, inflation, numeracy and compound interest, according to a recent survey.


Most MBA Programs Drew More Applicants in 2015

Most MBA Programs Drew More Applicants in 2015

Nearly 60% of full-time, two-year MBA programs in the United States said applications were up in 2015, hitting a level not reached since the Great Recession, according to a new survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council.


Study: Police Use Nonfatal Force in Fraction of Public Encounters

Study: Police Use Nonfatal Force in Fraction of Public Encounters

A Bureau of Justice Statistics study examines how often people encountered the threat or use of nonfatal force during police encounters and the circumstances behind those incidents.


Businesses Use Benefits for Recruitment and Retention

Businesses Use Benefits for Recruitment and Retention

Many companies are utilizing employer-sponsored benefits as a means of attracting and retaining staff, according to the Society for Human Resource Management.


SBA Loans to Veterans Doubled in 2015

SBA Loans to Veterans Doubled in 2015

Veterans, minorities and women received $13 billion in loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration in fiscal year 2015, a significant boost from the previous year. The amount awarded to veterans jumped 101% over the previous year.


Keeping Tabs on Goals Boosts Chances of Success, Study Finds

Keeping Tabs on Goals Boosts Chances of Success, Study Finds

Psychologists found that people who were trying to lose weight or quit smoking were more likely to hit their goals the more frequently they monitored their efforts. They also benefited by recording their progress and sharing it with others.


More Americans Giving Social Media a Thumbs-Up

More Americans Giving Social Media a Thumbs-Up

A new study by the Pew Research Center finds that two-thirds of adults use sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, with increasing adoption among older Americans.


Crime Analytics Software Seen as Powerful Tool

Crime Analytics Software Seen as Powerful Tool

Nearly 90% of law enforcement officials nationwide said data analysis and intelligence-led tactics can significantly boost their agency's effectiveness, according to a new survey.


Florida Tech Offers Special Tuition Rates for Law Enforcement, Public Safety Personnel

Florida Tech Offers Special Tuition Rates for Law Enforcement, Public Safety Personnel

Sworn or authorized first responders who are full-time employees of local, state or federal agencies may qualify for a special undergraduate tuition rate of $250 per credit hour or a 10% tuition discount on graduate courses.


Florida Tech Commencement a Time for Celebration

Florida Tech Commencement a Time for Celebration

Hundreds of Florida Tech graduates will receive their diplomas during Fall 2015 Commencement ceremonies Dec. 12, including many students who earned their degrees 100% online.


Hey America! Step It Up!

Hey America! Step It Up!

The U.S. Surgeon General has launched a new campaign to promote physical activity and walkable communities as a way to improve the nation's health and well-being.


Passenger, Cargo Traffic Increases at World’s Airports

Passenger, Cargo Traffic Increases at World’s Airports

New statistics from Airports Council International show Hartsfield-Jackson International in Atlanta was the world’s busiest airport with 96 million passengers in 2014. Hong Kong topped the list of airports by cargo traffic.


Demand for Accounting Professionals Driving Salary Growth

Demand for Accounting Professionals Driving Salary Growth

As companies seek to bolster their accounting and finance teams following the Great Recession, average starting salaries are expected to jump by 4.7% in 2016, according to a new survey by a global staffing firm.


Cybersecurity Spending Projected to Top $75 Billion

Cybersecurity Spending Projected to Top $75 Billion

The information technology research and consulting company Gartner Inc. projects that spending on information security worldwide will increase by 4.7% this year compared with 2014.


Crime Rate Declines Nationwide, FBI Reports

Crime Rate Declines Nationwide, FBI Reports

Law enforcement officers across the United States made more than 11 million arrests in 2014, including 1.6 million arrests related to drug offenses, according to statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 


$100 Million to Support Eco-Friendly Aviation Initiatives

$100 Million to Support Eco-Friendly Aviation Initiatives

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded contracts to private-sector companies as part of its Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions, and Noise (CLEEN) program.


Americans More Glad than Mad with Airlines, But Only Slightly

Americans More Glad than Mad with Airlines, But Only Slightly

An annual Gallup poll finds that 35% of Americans have a positive opinion of the airline industry compared to 32% who hold a negative view.


Popularity of Messaging Apps Not Vanishing Anytime Soon

Popularity of Messaging Apps Not Vanishing Anytime Soon

Almost half of all smartphone owners age 18 to 29 say they use messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Kik or iMessage, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center. About four in 10 use apps that automatically delete messages.


Enrollment in Accounting Programs Hits Record High

Enrollment in Accounting Programs Hits Record High

A new report by the American Institute of CPAs also finds that more than 90% of accounting firms expect to maintain or increase their pace of hiring in the coming year.


Florida Tech Homecoming 2015

Florida Tech Homecoming 2015

From a 5K run to a football game and a festival in downtown Melbourne, students, faculty, alumni and community members can enjoy an array of activities during Homecoming week from Nov. 3 to 8.


Violent Video Games Linked to Aggression, Psychologists Say

Violent Video Games Linked to Aggression, Psychologists Say

However, the American Psychological Association's Task Force on Violent Media concluded that there is insufficient evidence to link heightened aggression with delinquency or criminal behavior.


Feds: Property Crime Rate Falling

Feds: Property Crime Rate Falling

A new report by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics shows that fewer Americans were victims of property crimes in 2014 compared with the previous year, although there was little change in the rate of violent crime nationwide.


FBI Needs More Cybersecurity Professionals

FBI Needs More Cybersecurity Professionals

An audit by the Department of Justice's Office of the Inspector General recommends the bureau continue efforts to hire and retain cyber agents.


HR Recruiters Tapping into Social Networks

HR Recruiters Tapping into Social Networks

A survey by the Society for Human Resource Management finds that 57% of companies discovered new hires on LinkedIn, while 30% added to their talent pool via professional or association social media sites.


States Imposing Limits on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

States Imposing Limits on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

As UAVs become an increasingly common tool for law enforcement, search and rescue operations, disaster response and commercial uses, lawmakers around the nation are considering limits to ensure safety and privacy.


Survey: College Students Have Inflated Opinion of their Money Smarts

Survey: College Students Have Inflated Opinion of their Money Smarts

The American Institute of CPAs is recommending a series of measures to help the nation's undergrads improve their financial literacy skills, including establishing a monthly budget.


Florida Tech Ranked Among ‘Most Entrepreneurial’ Universities

Florida Tech Ranked Among ‘Most Entrepreneurial’ Universities

Forbes magazine's annual ranking of the nation's top entrepreneurial research universities is based on the number of students and alumni who identify themselves as having started or owning a business.


Survey: Americans Doing Better at Managing Credit Card Balances

Survey: Americans Doing Better at Managing Credit Card Balances

However, most consumers remain concerned about their personal finances, with six in 10 survey respondents saying they spend without a budget.


Music May Hold Promise for Epilepsy Patients

Music May Hold Promise for Epilepsy Patients

A new study finds that music therapy could play a role in reducing the frequency of seizures suffered by epilepsy patients.


Coast Guard Celebrates 225 Years of Service

Coast Guard Celebrates 225 Years of Service

In addition to its 42,000 active-duty personnel, the Coast Guard has nearly 8,000 civilian employees in positions ranging from human resources to criminal investigation and information technology to logistics.


Cyber Crimes Center Expanded to Combat Growing Threat

Cyber Crimes Center Expanded to Combat Growing Threat

Established in 1997 and known as C3, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility comprises the Computer Forensics Unit, the Cyber Crimes Unit and the Child Exploitation Investigations Unit.


Online Support Less Effective than Face-to-Face Sessions, Study Finds

Online Support Less Effective than Face-to-Face Sessions, Study Finds

Individuals seeking to overcome an alcohol or drug addiction may have greater success by attending in-person support groups rather than the increasingly popular online groups, a new study has found.


Police Departments Boosting Use of Body Cameras

Police Departments Boosting Use of Body Cameras

About one-third of local police agencies nationwide provided officers with body-worn cameras in 2013, according to a new report by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Nearly 70% of departments used in-car video cameras.


Report: Most Jail Inmates are Pretrial Detainees

Report: Most Jail Inmates are Pretrial Detainees

Nearly all of the 20% growth in the total jail population since 2000 is the result of the increasing number of defendants being detained while awaiting trial, according to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics.


Judges Using Algorithm to Set Bail in Criminal Cases

Judges Using Algorithm to Set Bail in Criminal Cases

The Public Safety Assessment tool relies on a database of more than 1.5 million criminal cases to identify factors that predict whether a defendant is likely to commit a crime or fail to appear at future court hearings if released pending trial.


Nature Walk Could Lead to Better Mental Health, Researchers Say

Nature Walk Could Lead to Better Mental Health, Researchers Say

A new study found that people who spent time strolling in nature had reduced neural activity in an area of the brain associated with depression and also reported having fewer negative thoughts.


U.S. Workers Express Concern about Skills Gap

U.S. Workers Express Concern about Skills Gap

About one-third of employees have specific concerns about their own job skills, and how that will affect their current and future career prospects, the 2015 Emerging Workforce Study found.


Florida Tech Named Among World’s Top Universities

Florida Tech Named Among World’s Top Universities

The global ranking is based on alumni and faculty achievements, among other criteria, and is the latest in a series of honors for Florida Institute of Technology.


Supply Chain Industry Rebounding, Report Finds

Supply Chain Industry Rebounding, Report Finds

Projections by the federal Department of Labor show that jobs for supply chain professionals known as logisticians will increase by 22% between 2012 and 2022. That's much faster than the average growth rate for all occupations.


Take it to the Bank – New $10 Bill to Honor a Woman

Take it to the Bank – New $10 Bill to Honor a Woman

The Department of the Treasury is seeking public input on which female champion of democracy should be featured on a redesigned $10 note. It will be the first time in more than a century that a woman's portrait has graced U.S. paper currency.


Secret Service Reaches Historic Milestone

Secret Service Reaches Historic Milestone

Founded in 1865 to stop the widespread counterfeiting of U.S. currency following the Civil War, the federal agency is celebrating its 150th anniversary.


Police Remain Among Nation’s Most-Trusted Institutions

Police Remain Among Nation’s Most-Trusted Institutions

A new Gallup poll shows that 52% of Americans have considerable confidence in law enforcement, although the level of public confidence has fallen to its lowest level since the early 1990s.


Regulators Want Limits on Aircraft Emissions

Regulators Want Limits on Aircraft Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to establish standards for greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft, saying the emissions contribute to global warming and endanger human health.


Smartphone Users Spending More Time on Apps

Smartphone Users Spending More Time on Apps

An estimated 226 billion apps will be downloaded worldwide in 2015, researchers say. Although smartphone users are spending more time on their apps, the number of mobile apps they access each month is holding steady.


Few Americans Believe Personal Data is Secure

Few Americans Believe Personal Data is Secure

The Pew Research Center says Americans value their privacy but that very few feel they have control over how their personal data is collected and used.


More Minorities, Women Serving as Police Officers

More Minorities, Women Serving as Police Officers

About 27% of police officers nationwide belonged to ethnic or racial minorities as of 2013, a significant increase since the late 1980s, new federal statistics show. The ranks of female officers also jumped during that period.


Concerns Leave Carry-On Baggage Initiative in Holding Pattern

Concerns Leave Carry-On Baggage Initiative in Holding Pattern

The International Air Transport Association, which represents about 260 airlines, said it would pause its Cabin OK program, which sought to recommend an optimal size for passengers' carry-ons.


Online Program Aims to Protect Supply Chain from Fake Goods

Online Program Aims to Protect Supply Chain from Fake Goods

The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center is seeking to train supply chain professionals and the general public on best practices to guard against counterfeit goods.


Accounting Firms Say Recruitment/Retention is No. 1 Issue

Accounting Firms Say Recruitment/Retention is No. 1 Issue

Building and maintaining a talent pool is a top priority for most accounting firms, according to a new report by the American Institute of CPAs. The findings are seen as an indication of a growing profession.


Demand for MBA Grads Increasing Worldwide

Demand for MBA Grads Increasing Worldwide

In the United States, 92% of companies plan to recruit recent graduates of Master of Business Administration programs in 2015, according to a survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council. The median base salary for those new hires will be $100,000.


Cyber Center a New Weapon for Crime Fighters

Cyber Center a New Weapon for Crime Fighters

The International Association of Chiefs of Police is seeking to provide additional resources for law enforcement agencies in the expanding fight against Internet-based crime.


UAV Operators Must Steer Clear of D.C.

UAV Operators Must Steer Clear of D.C.

A new Federal Aviation Administration campaign reminds tourists and residents that it's illegal to operate unmanned aerial vehicles around the nation's capital.


Program Aims to Nurture Cybersecurity Experts

Program Aims to Nurture Cybersecurity Experts

A partnership between the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation, the summer camp program seeks to teach youngsters about the growing field of cybersecurity and help prepare them for college.


Survey: Supply Chain Fraud a Reality for Many Organizations

Survey: Supply Chain Fraud a Reality for Many Organizations

Warning signs of supply chain waste and fraud may include weak bidding and procurement processes, and vague third-party invoice details, according to a new report by Deloitte Financial Advisory Services.


Researchers: Drop the Cynicism, Bump up Your Paycheck

Researchers: Drop the Cynicism, Bump up Your Paycheck

Individuals who are less trusting of others could be hurting their income levels in the long run, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.


Millennials Now Biggest Share of U.S. Workforce

Millennials Now Biggest Share of U.S. Workforce

There were more than 53 million Americans age 18 to 34 in the workforce as of early 2015, surpassing the number of Gen X workers for the first time, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.


Blue Alerts to Warn of Threats Against Police

Blue Alerts to Warn of Threats Against Police

A new law requires the U.S. Department of Justice to establish a national alert system to warn of assaults or threats against law enforcement officers. The system, which will be modeled on the well-known AMBER Alerts, is named for two NYPD officers killed in the line of duty.


Another Reason to Give Thanks: A Healthier Heart

Another Reason to Give Thanks: A Healthier Heart

A new study finds that heart disease patients who are more grateful and thankful had reduced levels of inflammatory biomarkers, as well as less fatigue and improved mood.


Romance Scams Fuel Increase in Online Crime Complaints

Romance Scams Fuel Increase in Online Crime Complaints

The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center received almost 270,000 complaints of online fraud in 2014, with estimated losses to victims totaling more than $800 million. But law enforcement officials say that's just the tip of the iceberg.


Online Presence Helps Job Candidates, Survey Finds

Online Presence Helps Job Candidates, Survey Finds

Human resources managers in IT, financial services, sales, and business and professional services were most likely to screen employment applicants through social media, according to a survey by the online job site CareerBuilder.


New Study Examines Crime News Habits

New Study Examines Crime News Habits

According to a Pew Research Center report, minority residents were more likely than white residents to pay attention to local crime news. The study also found socioeconomic-based differences.


FBI Sets Fitness Goals for Special Agents

FBI Sets Fitness Goals for Special Agents

As cyber attacks and other evolving threats change the nature of law enforcement, FBI special agents are getting back to basics in the fight against crime. Namely, sit-ups, push-ups and some not-so-light jogging.


Top 10 Most Wanted Hits Milestone

Top 10 Most Wanted Hits Milestone

The FBI says more than 470 suspects have been captured nationwide since the bureau published its first Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in 1950. About one-third were located with tips and assistance from the public.


Most Employers Offering Flexible Work Options

Most Employers Offering Flexible Work Options

A little more than half of employers offer flexible work arrangements, according to a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management. Mobile devices and other technological advances are making it easier for employees to work remotely.


ERP Software Market Projected to Exceed $41 Billion

ERP Software Market Projected to Exceed $41 Billion

The adoption of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions is forecast to grow through the end of the decade, particularly in the aerospace and defense sectors, according to a new report.


Report: U.S. Aviation System Positioned for Growth

Report: U.S. Aviation System Positioned for Growth

The Federal Aviation Administration projects that U.S.-based carriers will be serving more than 1.1 billion passengers a year within the next 20 years, a significant increase over the 756 million passengers carried in 2014.


Big Data Guru Named to White House Post

Big Data Guru Named to White House Post

As the nation's first chief data scientist, DJ Patil will be tasked with crafting policies aimed at keeping the United States at the forefront of technological innovation.


Report: Florida Tech Top in State for Boosting Alumni Earnings

Report: Florida Tech Top in State for Boosting Alumni Earnings

A new report from the Washington, D.C.-based Brookings Institution ranks universities and colleges nationwide on how effectively they prepare their graduates for high-paying careers.


1.2 Billion Smartphones Sold in 2014

1.2 Billion Smartphones Sold in 2014

Worldwide, smartphones accounted for two out of every three mobile phones sold last year. Samsung remained the undisputed industry leader in sales, although Apple gained ground with the release of its iPhone 6 device.


President Declares Cyber Attacks a National Emergency

President Declares Cyber Attacks a National Emergency

The federal government and other public-sector agencies are competing with private-sector employers to recruit cybersecurity professionals in the face of increasing hacks and other cyber threats.


Entrepreneurs Get Online LINC to Lenders

Entrepreneurs Get Online LINC to Lenders

The U.S. Small Business Administration says its new resource, Leveraging Information and Networks to access Capital (LINC), will connect aspiring entrepreneurs with potential lenders within 48 hours.


Rules Proposed for Commercial Drone Use

Rules Proposed for Commercial Drone Use

The Federal Aviation Administration is recommending a slate of regulations for commercial drones, including height, weight and speed restrictions, as well as guidelines for operators of Unmanned Aircraft Systems.


Wellness Tips for Women’s Health Week

Wellness Tips for Women’s Health Week

The national observance, which is spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health, seeks to give women of all ages the tools and resources necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle.


AMBER Alerts Added to Facebook News Feeds

AMBER Alerts Added to Facebook News Feeds

TV host John Walsh, co-founder of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, said the organization's partnership with the social network will be a "game changer" in the efforts to recover abducted children.


Airport Screeners Find Record Cache of Guns

Airport Screeners Find Record Cache of Guns

Transportation Security Administration officers discovered more than 2,200 guns inside travelers' carry-on bags at U.S. airports in 2014, a 22% increase over the previous year. Most of the weapons were loaded.


Police Combating Drug Overdoses with Antidote

Police Combating Drug Overdoses with Antidote

With deaths from heroin-related overdoses on the rise, criminal justice and public safety officials are seeking new ways to fight the trend, including the use of a life-saving medication.


FBI to Swap J. Edgar Hoover Building for New HQ

FBI to Swap J. Edgar Hoover Building for New HQ

The law enforcement agency is considering sites in Maryland and Virginia for a new headquarters for roughly 11,000 employees, including special agents, intelligence analysts and police officers.


Florida Tech Spring Commencement Set for May 8

Florida Tech Spring Commencement Set for May 8

Nearly 290 students who attended Florida Tech's online programs will receive their diplomas during the 2015 Spring Commencement ceremonies on the Melbourne campus.


Special Agents Track Down Stolen Art

Special Agents Track Down Stolen Art

Since it was established a decade ago, the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Art Crime Team has recovered thousands of pieces of stolen artwork and cultural objects, ranging from paintings by Picasso to archaeological artifacts.


Nation Celebrates Small Businesses

Nation Celebrates Small Businesses

A doctoral student at Florida Institute of Technology is among the winners of the 2015 Small Business Person of the Year, part of the annual National Small Business Week celebration.


National Center to Assess Cyber Threats

National Center to Assess Cyber Threats

Federal officials say the new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will analyze data collected by homeland security and law enforcement agencies in order to bolster the nation's cybersecurity efforts.


Survey: Social Media, Mobile are Priorities for Marketers

Survey: Social Media, Mobile are Priorities for Marketers

More than two-thirds of marketers have incorporated mobile marketing into their overall marketing strategy, according to a new report by the customer relationship management firm Salesforce.


Employers See Wellness Programs as Rx for Savings

Employers See Wellness Programs as Rx for Savings

An annual survey by the Society for Human Resource Management found that 76% of organizations offered wellness programs to their workers during 2014, up from 70% the previous year.


Younger Workers Seek Employers with ‘Sense of Purpose’

Younger Workers Seek Employers with ‘Sense of Purpose’

Employers must do a better job engaging Millennials "or risk being left behind," according to a new survey by the auditing and consulting firm Deloitte Global.


Drone Safety Focus of National Campaign

Drone Safety Focus of National Campaign

The Know Before You Fly campaign, a partnership between the Federal Aviation Administration and industry groups, seeks to educate the fast-growing number of drone operators about regulations and safety tips.


Report: College Degree Boosts Veterans’ Job Prospects

Report: College Degree Boosts Veterans’ Job Prospects

Veterans with bachelor's degrees or higher were less likely to be unemployed during 2014 compared to those with only a high school diploma, according to a new report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


‘Big Four’ Accounting Firm Names 1st Female CEO

‘Big Four’ Accounting Firm Names 1st Female CEO

During the past 20 years, women have represented about 50% of the accounting grads joining the profession, the American Institute of CPAs reports. However, only about 20% of accounting firm partners in the United States are women.


MBA Starting Salaries Set to Rise, Survey Finds

MBA Starting Salaries Set to Rise, Survey Finds

A year-end poll by the Graduate Management Admission Council also found that 72% of employers expect to hire MBA graduates in 2015, up from 69% the previous year.


American Teens Drinking, Smoking Less

American Teens Drinking, Smoking Less

The use of alcohol and cigarettes among middle- and high-school students reached 40-year lows in 2014, according to the Monitoring the Future study. However, researchers cautioned that e-cigarette use is high among teens.


Diabetes Monitoring Apps Given Green Light

Diabetes Monitoring Apps Given Green Light

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration estimates that almost 26 million people in the United States have diabetes, a chronic metabolic condition that can lead to health problems such as heart disease, stroke and kidney damage.


Project Management Focus of Florida Tech Webinar

Project Management Focus of Florida Tech Webinar

Florida Tech instructor Wayne Brantley, a certified Project Management Professional, will discuss how to become a project management guru during the April 1 webinar.


‘Startling’ Generational Differences in Workplace

‘Startling’ Generational Differences in Workplace

Compared with Baby Boomer collegues, Millennials are more willing to discuss their personal lives with co-workers and bosses, according to a new LinkedIn survey of thousands of workers worldwide.


National Diabetes Group Reaches Milestone

National Diabetes Group Reaches Milestone

As the American Diabetes Association celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2015, healthcare officials say exercise and weight loss are key factors in helping prevent the onset of diabetes, a metabolic condition that can lead to serious complications.


Florida Tech Receives $730,000 Homeland Security Grant

Florida Tech Receives $730,000 Homeland Security Grant

Associate Professor Marco Carvalho, executive director of the Harris Institute for Assured Information at Florida Tech, will direct a research project aimed at boosting the detection of cyber threats targeting critical infastructure.


2015 Job Outlook Offers Encouraging Signs

2015 Job Outlook Offers Encouraging Signs

More than one-third of companies surveyed expect to add full-time employees in 2015, according to CareerBuilder's annual forecast. Education requirements for job candidates are likely to grow more stringent.


Jet Dragster Set to Fuel Student Opportunities

Jet Dragster Set to Fuel Student Opportunities

As part of Florida Tech's affiliation with Larsen Motorsports, students will be able to participate in research and internships at the professional racing organization's new facility near the Melbourne campus.


Mobile App Speeds Psychological Research

Mobile App Speeds Psychological Research

By crowdsourcing data from players of the Airport Scanner app, researchers were able to conduct more than 2 billion trials in less than two years.


Regulators Propose Consumer Privacy Measures

Regulators Propose Consumer Privacy Measures

Concerns about consumer privacy have exploded in the past decade as the number of Internet-connected devices has skyrocketed to an estimated 25 billion worldwide, including home security systems, heart monitors and smartphones.


Survey: Women Held to Higher Standard in Corporate America

Survey: Women Held to Higher Standard in Corporate America

A new survey by the Pew Reseach Center finds that 43% of Americans believe women have to do more than men to prove themselves when it comes to attaining executive-level positions.


Shoppers Pay Little Heed to Social Networks, Report Finds

Shoppers Pay Little Heed to Social Networks, Report Finds

American businesses spent an estimated $5 billion on social media advertising in 2013 and that number is expected to hit $15 billion by 2018, according to Gallup's State of the American Consumer report.


Global IT Spending Projected at $3.8 Trillion

Global IT Spending Projected at $3.8 Trillion

Nearly 43% of projected IT spending worldwide in 2015, or more than $1.6 trillion, will go toward telecom services, according to a new forecast by research firm Gartner.


Business Ownership Among African-American Women Up Nearly 300%

Business Ownership Among African-American Women Up Nearly 300%

Since 1997, the number of U.S. companies owned by minority women has grown from about 929,000 to 2.9 million, with African-Americans owning the largest share, a recent report found.


More Adults Using More Social Networks

More Adults Using More Social Networks

While Facebook remains the most popular social network, more online adults also are using sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, new research shows.


Florida Tech Named a Top School for Military Servicemembers, Veterans

Florida Tech Named a Top School for Military Servicemembers, Veterans

Florida Institute of Technology, which has consistently been recognized as a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News and World Report, provides an array of benefits to military students and their families.


Florida Tech’s Online Programs Ranked Among Best

Florida Tech’s Online Programs Ranked Among Best

Florida Tech offers more than a dozen bachelor's degree programs 100% online, including Accounting, Applied Pschology, Aviation Management, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, and Criminal Justice/Homeland Security.


Women’s Business Group Celebrates Anniversary

Women’s Business Group Celebrates Anniversary

As of 2014, women owned an estimated 9.1 million U.S. firms, employing almost 7.9 million workers and generating annual sales of $1.4 trillion, according to a recent report.


Seeing Glass as Half-Full May Boost Heart Health

Seeing Glass as Half-Full May Boost Heart Health

New research links an optimistic outlook on life with significantly improved cardiovascular health. The findings could have major public health ramifications, as cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide.  


Report Monitors Heart Health Worldwide

Report Monitors Heart Health Worldwide

The American Heart Association has identified seven simple steps to reduce heart disease and stroke, which cause about one-third of all deaths nationwide each year.


Florida Tech Experiment Arrives at Space Station

Florida Tech Experiment Arrives at Space Station

The mission crew aboard the International Space Station will conduct an experiment designed by students and researchers from Florida Institute of Technology, part of an investigation into the cause of Alzheimer’s disease.


Strengthening Women in Criminal Justice

Strengthening Women in Criminal Justice

The International Association of Women Police, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015, has members from about 60 nations.


Department of Justice Collects Record Amount

Department of Justice Collects Record Amount

The federal law enforcement agency collected nearly $25 billion in fines and penalties from criminal and civil actions in fiscal year 2014, triple the amount collected during the previous year.


Federal Trade Commission Reaches Milestone

Federal Trade Commission Reaches Milestone

The FTC, which was created in 1914, conducts investigations and files lawsuits against companies and individuals accused of violating consumer laws.


Information Overload Not a Worry for Most Internet Users

Information Overload Not a Worry for Most Internet Users

A vast majority of Americans believe the Internet has made it easier for them to stay better informed about the world and more connected with friends and family, a new survey has found.


Global Airline Profits Set to Rise in 2015

Global Airline Profits Set to Rise in 2015

Falling fuel prices and economic growth are expected to boost airline industry profits to $25 billion in 2015, according to an annual outlook by the International Air Transport Association.


Nation’s Prison Population Increases

Nation’s Prison Population Increases

Criminal justice reforms are under way at the state and federal level in an attempt to cut the U.S. prison population by reducing sentences for low-level drug offenses.


Obama Announces Cybersecurity Measures

Obama Announces Cybersecurity Measures

The proposed Personal Data Notification and Protection Act would require companies to notify customers within 30 days of a network breach that exposed confidential information.


FBI’s Most Wanted: Cyber Special Agents

FBI’s Most Wanted: Cyber Special Agents

The law enforcement agency’s hiring campaign aims to attract technically trained candidates with bachelor’s degrees to combat the growing and evolving threat from cyber criminals.


Elderly Victimized at Lower Rates than Younger Age Groups

Elderly Victimized at Lower Rates than Younger Age Groups

Although the rate of nonfatal violent crime against the elderly has increased in the past decade or so, those individuals were victimized at a much lower rate than their younger counterparts, a federal Bureau of Justice Statistics study found.


Serial Killer Study Focuses on Crime Scenes

Serial Killer Study Focuses on Crime Scenes

Studying the character of the crime scene can help investigators effectively link crimes to a single killer by identifying commonalities across slayings, according to FBI researchers.


Business Jet Market on the Rise

Business Jet Market on the Rise

Global economic growth and new aircraft models are boosting the sale of business jets, particularly large-cabin aircraft, according to Honeywell’s 2014 Business Aviation Outlook. 


The Science of ‘Cute Aggression’

The Science of ‘Cute Aggression’

Psychologists are exploring why some people have the urge to pinch adorable babies and squeeze cute animals. Believe it or not, bubble wrap has helped provide some of the answers.


Small Business Loans Hit New Heights

Small Business Loans Hit New Heights

The U.S. Small Business Administration approved more than $19 billion in loans during FY 2014, with both the number of loans and the total dollar amount increasing over the previous fiscal year.


Study: Small Talk Helps Airport Screeners Nab Deceptive Passengers

Study: Small Talk Helps Airport Screeners Nab Deceptive Passengers

Security agents who used conversation-based techniques were much better at detecting airline passengers with fake cover stories than screeners who relied on observations of body language, researchers found.


Healthcare Worker Fatigue Linked to Poor Hand Hygiene

Healthcare Worker Fatigue Linked to Poor Hand Hygiene

Researchers found that hand-washing compliance dropped by an average of 8.7 percentage points during a typical 12-hour shift, which could have major implications for infection rates in healthcare facilities.


FBI: Violent Crimes, Property Crimes Decreased

FBI: Violent Crimes, Property Crimes Decreased

Criminal justice experts point to several factors for the continuing drop in the crime rate, including better police tactics, widespread use of surveillance equipment and an aging population.


States Limit Employers’ Online Snooping

States Limit Employers’ Online Snooping

A growing number of U.S. states are prohibiting employers from forcing job applicants or employees to provide access to personal social media accounts.


Social Media a Popular Crime-Fighting Tool

Social Media a Popular Crime-Fighting Tool

Facebook, Twitter and other social networks continue to attract widespread attention among law enforcement agencies, according to an annual survey by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.


Florida Tech Students Set for Commencement Ceremonies

Florida Tech Students Set for Commencement Ceremonies

Florida Institute of Technology will award more than 1,400 degrees during the 2014 Fall Commencement ceremonies Dec. 13 on the Melbourne campus. Hundreds of students who earned their degrees 100% online will join their campus-based peers.


Florida Tech Introduces Two Specializations within its MS in Information Technology Degree Program

Florida Tech Introduces Two Specializations within its MS in Information Technology Degree Program

New Enterprise Resource Planning and Database Administration specializations created to meet growing need for professionals experienced at managing and mining data for business success.


Eyewitness Identifications ‘Imperfect,’ Report Finds

Eyewitness Identifications ‘Imperfect,’ Report Finds

A new report recommends changes to the use of eyewitness identifications in the criminal justice system, including training for law enforcement officers on effective protocols.


Sony Cancels Movie Release after Hack, Online Threats

Sony Cancels Movie Release after Hack, Online Threats

Federal investigators suspect hackers linked to North Korea are behind the cyber attack against Sony Pictures, which led to the disclosure of a trove of confidential information, including employees’ Social Security numbers.


It’s a Bird … It’s a Plane … It’s a Drone

It’s a Bird … It’s a Plane … It’s a Drone

Aviation regulators have granted permission for video production and aerial photography companies to use drones on movie sets, a major step toward wider use of unmanned aircraft for commercial purposes.


Passport Control App Unveiled

Passport Control App Unveiled

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say the Mobile Passport Control app will reduce wait times for U.S. citizens and Canadian visitors.


Secret Service Wants Social Media Analytics

Secret Service Wants Social Media Analytics

The federal agency’s Request for Proposal calls for an analytics tool that can detect “sarcasm or false positives” in tweets and other social media posts.


Attorneys OK’d to Review Jurors’ Internet Presence

Attorneys OK’d to Review Jurors’ Internet Presence

The rapid rise of social media has presented new challenges for the judicial and criminal justice systems.


FAA Raising Awareness of Wildlife Strikes

FAA Raising Awareness of Wildlife Strikes

Federal regulators say there were an estimated 142,000 animal-aircraft strikes reported between 1990 and 2013 at hundreds of airports in the United States.


Florida Tech Receives Major Donation

Florida Tech Receives Major Donation

The $24.1 million donation from a software company will support training and scholarships for business and engineering students, and also help establish Florida Tech’s new Center for Lifecycle and Innovation Management.


Law Enforcement Agencies Targeting ‘Lasing’

Law Enforcement Agencies Targeting ‘Lasing’

Federal authorities are offering rewards of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of individuals who point powerful handheld lasers at aircraft, including police and medical transport helicopters.


Internet Crime Complaints Dipped in 2013

Internet Crime Complaints Dipped in 2013

Since 2000, the Internet Crime Complaint Center has received more than 3 million complaints involving more than $2 billion in reported losses.


Houston Airspace Gets NextGen Overhaul

Houston Airspace Gets NextGen Overhaul

The GPS-based redesign will cut fuel costs, reduce carbon emissions and improve airlines’ on-time performance at four airports, according to aviation management professionals. 


Trailblazing General Receives Florida Tech’s Most Prestigious Alumni Award

Trailblazing General Receives Florida Tech’s Most Prestigious Alumni Award

Retired Army Gen. Ann Dunwoody, Class of 1988, received Florida Tech’s Jerome P. Keuper Distinguished Alumni Award. Dunwoody is the first woman in U.S. history to reach the rank of four-star general.


Sky-High Jet Fuel Prices Spark Innovation

Sky-High Jet Fuel Prices Spark Innovation

As the cost of jet fuel increases, airline executives and aviation managers are turning to alternative energy sources ranging from hardy plants to household trash.


Florida Tech to Host Microsoft’s Distinguished Engineer

Florida Tech to Host Microsoft’s Distinguished Engineer

James Whittaker will give two free presentations on “The Data Economy” at Florida Institute of Technology, where he was a computer science professor for almost 10 years.


Paying Tribute on Veterans Day

Paying Tribute on Veterans Day

A century after the beginning of The Great War, the nation once again will pause to remember the sacrifices of its veterans.


45% of U.S. Companies Victims of Fraud, Survey Finds

45% of U.S. Companies Victims of Fraud, Survey Finds

Globally, more than one-third of companies reported being the victim of fraud between 2011 and 2013, according to a survey by accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.


Solar-Powered Plane to Circumnavigate Globe

Solar-Powered Plane to Circumnavigate Globe

With fuel prices continuing to rise, aviation management professionals are exploring alternative sources of energy to power their fleets. The Solar Impulse 2 airplane has about 17,000 solar cells along its massive wingspan.


Commercial Drone Flights Get Historic OK

Commercial Drone Flights Get Historic OK

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the use of unmanned aircraft for aerial surveys of oil pipelines in Alaska, the first-ever authorization of drone flights for commercial purposes.


Job Satisfaction Stays Steady for U.S. Workers

Job Satisfaction Stays Steady for U.S. Workers

Companies should consider introducing recognition programs to keep workers happy and boost performance, according to a Society for Human Resource Management report.


Feds Mandate Recording of Interrogations

Feds Mandate Recording of Interrogations

The FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration are among the law enforcement agencies that are affected by the new policy announced by Attorney General Eric Holder.


Aviation Safety Focus of New Campaign

Aviation Safety Focus of New Campaign

The Federal Aviation Administration is joining with more than a dozen organizations to highlight the potential weather hazards faced by general aviation pilots.


‘Unprecedented’ Demand for Aviation Professionals

‘Unprecedented’ Demand for Aviation Professionals

Nearly 500,000 new commercial airline pilots will be needed through 2032, with greatest demand in the Asia Pacific region, according to projections by aerospace company Boeing.


Study: More Companies Offer Telecommuting

Study: More Companies Offer Telecommuting

A new national study finds that two-thirds of companies allow employees to work remotely from home at least occasionally, a significant increase over the level of telecommuting in 2008.


Florida Tech Earns Prestigious National Ranking

Florida Tech Earns Prestigious National Ranking

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Florida Institute of Technology a Tier 1 Best National University for five years in a row. 


Florida Tech Among ‘Best Colleges for Veterans’

Florida Tech Among ‘Best Colleges for Veterans’

It is the second consecutive year that Florida Tech has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for its support of veterans, active-duty servicemembers and their families.


Justice Department Expanding Clemency Reviews

Justice Department Expanding Clemency Reviews

As part of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Smart on Crime” initiative, federal officials will place priority on clemency applications from nonviolent offenders who likely would have received lighter sentences under current law.


Digital Marketing Spending Set to Rise

Digital Marketing Spending Set to Rise

Research by Gartner Inc. finds that companies also expect to spend more on mobile marketing tools and strategies in 2014 as smartphone ownership continues to grow among Americans.


Florida Tech Honored for Supporting Entrepreneurs

Florida Tech Honored for Supporting Entrepreneurs

Florida Institute of Technology was recognized as one of the nation’s top 50 entrepreneurial research universities in the annual rankings by Forbes magazine.


Federal Investigators Return Korean Royal Seals

Federal Investigators Return Korean Royal Seals

Special agents with Homeland Security Investigations have returned an estimated 7,150 artifacts to their countries of origin since 2007, including artwork and national treasures considered to be priceless.


HR Professionals Frown on Inaccurate Résumés

HR Professionals Frown on Inaccurate Résumés

A survey by the Society for Human Resource Management found that hiring managers waste little time scanning résumés before deciding a job candidate’s fate.


TSA Screeners Discover Guns Galore

TSA Screeners Discover Guns Galore

Each day, Transportation Security Administration officers screen about 1.8 million travelers at more than 450 airports nationwide. Prohibited items discovered during security checks range from loaded pistols to replica grenades and concealed stun guns.


Teen Drivers and Rowdy Passengers a Risky Mix, Study Finds

Teen Drivers and Rowdy Passengers a Risky Mix, Study Finds

High school-age drivers were more likely to be involved in situations that required them to take evasive action when their passengers were talking loudly and acting goofy, according to new research. 


Most Prisoners Reoffend after Release, Report Finds

Most Prisoners Reoffend after Release, Report Finds

Federal statistics show that defendants convicted of property crimes were most likely to reoffend within five years of their release from prison, followed by drug offenders and individuals serving time for public order offenses.


Online Veterans Employment Center Launched

Online Veterans Employment Center Launched

Job listings, a resume builder, a military skills translator and other resources will be available to servicemembers and veterans as they prepare to make the transition from military duty to civilian life.


Indianapolis International Honored as Top Airport

Indianapolis International Honored as Top Airport

The annual Airport Service Quality awards, presented by Airports Council International, are based on surveys of passengers at nearly 300 participating airports worldwide.


Drone Testing Site Gets Flight Clearance

Drone Testing Site Gets Flight Clearance

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved six test sites nationwide for unmanned aircraft as part of the agency’s efforts to integrate commercial drones into the nation’s airspace system.


Workplace Wellness Programs on the Rise

Workplace Wellness Programs on the Rise

A new survey found that 95% of companies plan to offer health improvement programs to their employees in 2014, including stress and weight management classes, gym membership discounts, walking paths, bike racks and on-site health assessments.


Homecoming Week Festivities at Florida Tech

Homecoming Week Festivities at Florida Tech

Students, alumni, faculty and staff, as well as community members, can enjoy events ranging from a talent show to a campus cleanup during Florida Institute of Technology’s Homecoming 2014.


Few Crimes Related to Mental Illness, Researchers Find

Few Crimes Related to Mental Illness, Researchers Find

A study published by the American Psychological Association found that about 7.5% of crimes committed by people with serious mental disorders were the direct result of the defendant’s symptoms.


Museum to Honor U.S. Marshals

Museum to Honor U.S. Marshals

Since it was created by President George Washington, the U.S. Marshals Service has grown into an agency with an annual budget of almost $1.2 billion, and more than 3,800 deputy U.S. Marshals and criminal investigators.


FBI’s ID System Going Digital

FBI’s ID System Going Digital

Federal law enforcement officials say the Next Generation Identification System will give police and other investigators quicker access to millions of criminal histories and fingerprints.


Florida Tech Featured at Major Aviation Event

Florida Tech Featured at Major Aviation Event

Thousands of aviation professionals will attend the National Business Aviation Association’s annual convention, where Florida Tech will highlight its 100% online Bachelor’s in Aviation Management degree program.


Customs and Border Protection to Bolster Officer Corps

Customs and Border Protection to Bolster Officer Corps

Plans call for the agency to add 2,000 officers at border crossings, airports and seaports in 18 states, including California, Texas, Louisiana, Michigan and New York. Officials say the extra officers will help improve efficiency and reduce wait times for travelers.


Feds: Counterfeit Goods Seizures Totaled $1.7 Billion

Feds: Counterfeit Goods Seizures Totaled $1.7 Billion

The number of seizures involving violations of intellectual property rights laws increased by 7% in fiscal year 2013, according to U.S. customs officials. Handbags and wallets, jewelry, electronics, apparel and pharmaceuticals were the most commonly seized items.


Bullying Victims Suffer ‘Long-Term Repercussions’

Bullying Victims Suffer ‘Long-Term Repercussions’

A new study found that 50 year olds who were bullied in childhood were more likely to be in poorer physical and mental health than their non-bullied peers.


National Health Update Offers Positives

National Health Update Offers Positives

Cigarette smoking is down and physical activity is up among American adults, according to a new progress report on the Healthy People 2020 initiative. Obesity remains a challenge, however.


Florida Tech Honored with Global Ranking

Florida Tech Honored with Global Ranking

The 2014-15 Times Higher Education World University Rankings measure colleges in five major categories, including teaching, research, citations, industry incomes and international outlook.


Aircraft Tracking Technology Upgraded

Aircraft Tracking Technology Upgraded

The Federal Aviation Administration has completed installation of a ‘state-of-the-art’ system designed to provide air traffic controllers and pilots with enhanced accuracy, while also improving efficiency.


‘Ban-the-Box’ Delays Criminal History Query

‘Ban-the-Box’ Delays Criminal History Query

Dozens of cities and states have enacted legislation to prohibit employers from asking about a candidate’s criminal history on a job application.


Report Paints ‘Grim Picture’ of Cybersecurity

Report Paints ‘Grim Picture’ of Cybersecurity

The move toward cloud computing and the increasing popularity of mobile devices and apps are presenting new challenges to organizations hoping to secure their data against cyber attacks.


Text-to-911 Rules Expanded

Text-to-911 Rules Expanded

In a split decision, the Federal Communications Commission calls on text messaging providers to give their customers the capability to text 911 from their cell phones.


Project iGuardian Promotes Online Safety

Project iGuardian Promotes Online Safety

Federal law enforcement agencies investigated more than 4,000 cases relating to the online exploitation of children in 2013. Officials say raising awareness is a key to combating such crimes.


Cybersecurity in National Spotlight

Cybersecurity in National Spotlight

Florida Tech Professor Richard Ford said ensuring that software patches are up to date is a critical step toward guarding against cyber attacks.


Feds Offer Guidance on Body Cameras

Feds Offer Guidance on Body Cameras

A new report includes protocols for deciding which officers should wear body cameras, when the cameras should be activated and when consent should be obtained in order to record interactions with the public.


Customs and Border Protection Gets New Chief

Customs and Border Protection Gets New Chief

Officers with the nation’s largest law enforcement agency processed about 25 million cargo containers and 360 million travelers at U.S. ports of entry in fiscal year 2013, statistics show. More than 420,000 individuals were apprehended by Border Patrol agents.


Study: Physicians Should Consider Patient’s Personality

Study: Physicians Should Consider Patient’s Personality

In a new study published by the American Psychological Association, researchers found that measuring personality traits such as conscientiousness could help doctors predict their patients’ risk for health problems.


Cyber Community Program Unveiled

Cyber Community Program Unveiled

According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, more than 250 cybersecurity incidents were reported to the agency’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team in 2013. Nearly 60% of the incidents involved the energy sector. 


Unleaded Avgas Being Tested for General Aviation

Unleaded Avgas Being Tested for General Aviation

Industry groups say the transition to unleaded aviation gas must not compromise performance or safety for operators of general aviation aircraft.


Disaster Preparedness in Spotlight

Disaster Preparedness in Spotlight

The Small Business Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are among the organizations participating in National Preparedness Month.


College Degree Pays Off, Survey Finds

College Degree Pays Off, Survey Finds

Since the 1960s, the earnings gap between workers with a college degree and those with just a high school diploma has more than doubled, according to a recent report by the Pew Research Center.


Fewer Complaints Filed Against Air Carriers

Fewer Complaints Filed Against Air Carriers

The U.S. Department of Transportation reports a 14% drop in the number of complaints filed against airlines in 2013, even as total passenger traffic increased over the previous year to about 826 million travelers.


Justice Department Supports Lighter Drug Sentences

Justice Department Supports Lighter Drug Sentences

The nation’s top law enforcement official is backing a proposal to reduce the average federal prison sentence for drug traffickers by 11 months, saying it would ease prison crowding and save taxpayer money.


Mentor Program to Prepare Forensic Accountants

Mentor Program to Prepare Forensic Accountants

Forensic accounting professionals may work in a range of specialty areas, including fraud prevention, valuations, bankruptcy and insolvency, family law, computer forensics analysis and electronic data analysis.


New York Police to Test Body-Cams

New York Police to Test Body-Cams

The Big Apple’s police department becomes the latest law enforcement agency to turn to body cameras as a way to improve officers’ interactions with the public.


Study Questions Facebook’s Value as Recruiting Tool

Study Questions Facebook’s Value as Recruiting Tool

New research finds that a recruiter’s rating of a candidate’s Facebook profile sheds little, if any, light on future job performance ratings or employee turnover.


VA Campaign Counters Identity Theft

VA Campaign Counters Identity Theft

A new Department of Veterans Affairs initiative offers tips on preventing, detecting and mitigating identity theft.


Hackers Strike Grocers, Healthcare Provider

Hackers Strike Grocers, Healthcare Provider

Two grocery chains and a hospital operator say their computer networks were hacked, the latest in a growing list of cybersecurity incidents involving major corporations.


Healthcare Fraud Program Recoups $4.3 Billion

Healthcare Fraud Program Recoups $4.3 Billion

The federal Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program, a joint effort of the departments of Justice and Health and Human Services, has recovered almost $26 billion since its founding in 1997.


GI Bill® Marks 70th Anniversary

GI Bill® Marks 70th Anniversary

Almost eight in 10 veterans expressed satisfaction with their education benefits under the GI Bill, according to a June 2014 survey by Gallup. 


Annual Event Spotlights Aviation

Annual Event Spotlights Aviation

National Aviation Day first was proclaimed in 1939 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and is observed on or around Aug. 19, the birthday of Orville Wright.


Tax Return Scams on the Rise

Tax Return Scams on the Rise

Special agents with the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation section initiated almost 1,500 tax crime cases involving identity theft in fiscal year 2013, according to a new report.


Mobile Ad Spending Sees Big Jump

Mobile Ad Spending Sees Big Jump

Marketers are increasingly turning to mobile advertising as smartphones and tablet computers become a feature of the consumer landscape, according to an analysis by research firm Gartner Inc. Mobile ad spending is projected to exceed $41 billion by 2017.


$33 Billion Price Tag for Injury-Hit Young Athletes

$33 Billion Price Tag for Injury-Hit Young Athletes

Sports-related injuries accounted for nearly 2 million emergency room visits nationwide in 2012, including about 1 in 5 trips to ER among children age 6 to 19, the Department of Health and Human Services reported.


Florida Tech Launches the Aviation Industry’s First-Ever Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management

Florida Tech Launches the Aviation Industry’s First-Ever Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management

Learn about Florida Tech's launch of the First-Ever Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management - 100% online.


Identity Theft is No. 1 Consumer Complaint

Identity Theft is No. 1 Consumer Complaint

The Federal Trade Commission warns consumers to watch for telltale signs of ID theft, including missing bills or other mail, unfamiliar accounts or charges on credit reports and unaccounted-for bank account withdrawals.


Corporate Leaders Report Rising Optimism

Corporate Leaders Report Rising Optimism

A new survey by the American Institute of CPAs found that 49% of business executives are optimistic or very optimistic about the economy, with 15% reporting plans to boost hiring as quickly as possible.


1.2 Billion Internet Credentials Reported Stolen

1.2 Billion Internet Credentials Reported Stolen

A U.S.-based information security firm said it discovered the massive breach of personal data after a seven-month investigation. The theft is being blamed on Russian cyber thieves.


Airline Industry Profits Set to Top $18 Billion

Airline Industry Profits Set to Top $18 Billion

The International Air Transport Association reports that an improving economy helped drive airline passenger demand globally, with stronger growth in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions.


More Transparency Sought in Credit Reporting

More Transparency Sought in Credit Reporting

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says that 11% of the roughly 290,000 consumer complaints it has received since 2011 related to credit reporting, almost three-quarters of which involved the inclusion of incorrect information on reports.


Nation’s Aviation Forecast is ‘Strong’

Nation’s Aviation Forecast is ‘Strong’

A new report from the Federal Aviation Administration estimates that more than 1 billion passengers will travel on U.S. airlines in 2034, while air cargo traffic is projected to more than double over the next 20 years.


Commercial Aviation Reaches Major Milestone

Commercial Aviation Reaches Major Milestone

From its humble beginnings before World War I, the aviation industry has grown to employ 57 million people worldwide, with airlines projected to carry about 3.3 billion passengers and 50 million tons of cargo in 2014.


Florida Tech Adjunct Professor Honored

Florida Tech Adjunct Professor Honored

Beth Gitlin has been named Florida’s Small Business Advocate of the Year for 2014 in recognition of her contributions as director of the Women’s Business Center at Florida Institute of Technology.


School Attains IACBE Accreditation For Business Programs

School Attains IACBE Accreditation For Business Programs

Florida Tech University Online - School attains IACBE Accreditation for Business Programs.


Florida Institute of Technology Salutes Class of 2014

Florida Institute of Technology Salutes Class of 2014

Florida Tech University Online - School salutes the graduating class of 2014; 


National Event Spotlights Small Businesses

National Event Spotlights Small Businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration will name the National Small Business Person of the Year during the May 2014 weeklong celebration of small business owners and entrepreneurs.


School to Host Business Management Webinar

School to Host Business Management Webinar

Florida Tech University Online will be hosting a business management webinar on Thursday, February 13 at 8:00 p.m. EST presented by Dr. Keiron Hylton.


Florida Tech Ranked in Two Best Online Program by U.S. News

Florida Tech Ranked in Two Best Online Program by U.S. News

Florida Tech University Online – School announced as ranked in Two “Best Online Program” categories by U.S. News and World Report.


Florida Tech Ranked a Best College for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report

Florida Tech University Online - Ranked a Best College for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report.


Florida Tech’s Criminal Justice Programs Featured at Florida Police Chiefs Association Training Conference Exposition

Florida Tech’s Criminal Justice Programs Featured at Florida Police Chiefs Association Training Conference Exposition

Florida Tech University Online – School’s criminal justice programs featured at Florida Police Chiefs Association Training Conference and Exposition.


Cyber Criminals Hone in on Target Customers

Target is making headlines for confirming that certain customers' credit and debit card information was accessed by unauthorized individuals. 


New Data Reveals Widening Disparities in Employment Opportunities

The Wall Street Journal reports that new data reveals is showing widening disparities college graduates are faring significantly better in the job market.


Florida Tech University Online Announces New Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice With a Concentration in Homeland Security

Florida Tech University Online - School announces brand new degree program; Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Homeland Security.


Florida Tech Fall 2013 Commencement Held on December 14, 2013

Florida Tech University Online - Fall 2013 Commencement will be held December 14, 2013 on campus at the Charles and Ruth Clemente Center in Melbourne, FL.


Florida Tech to Host Informational Webinar on Military Benefits

Florida Tech University Online – School to host informational webinar on military benefits to assist servicemembers in enhancing career opportunities. 


School Awards 1,388 Degrees to Graduating Students

1,388 students to earn their diplomas from Florida Tech University during one of two fall graduation commencement ceremonies on December 14, 2013.


Inaugural Startup Weekend Space Coast Event to be Hosted by Nathan M. Bisk College of Business

Inaugural Startup Weekend Space Coast Event to be Hosted by Nathan M. Bisk College of Business | November 22, 2013


U.S. News & World Report Again Ranks Florida Tech a Top Tier Best National University Among the Best in the State

U.S. News and World Report again ranks Florida Institute of Technology as a Top Tier Best National University, among the top in the state of Florida 2014.


Florida Tech's Football Program's Inaugural Game Sold Out

It has been announced that Florida Tech's football program very first ever inaugural game against West Alabama in program history is a sellout.


Forbes Again Names Florida Tech among America's Top Colleges; University Rises 96 Spots Since Last Year

Florida Tech University Online - School raises 96 spots in ranking from last year to this year in Forbes Magazine’s Top Colleges List in the year 2013.


Florida Tech Again Named a Best in the Southeast College by The Princeton Review

Florida Tech University Online - School once again named one of the best colleges in the southeast region by the Princeton Review.


Fiske Guide Again Names Florida Tech Among Best Schools

Florida Tech University Online - School is chosen to receive prestigious technology award from NASA.


Florida Tech to Recieve NASA Technology Award

Florida Tech University Online - School is chosen to receive prestigious technology award from NASA.


Cyber Spies Activity Overseas Results in Increasing Demand for Cyber Security Experts

Florida Tech University Online - Increased activity from cyber spies overseas has resulted in an increased demand for cyber security experts.


Security Tester Explains How $14 Million gets 'Stolen' from a Bank

Florida Tech University Online - Security tester from the firm Security Compass explains the intricacies involved with stealing money from a bank.


Florida Tech University Online Honors Law Enforcement and Public Safety Heroes With 10% Tuition Savings

Florida Tech University Online - University honors law enforcement and public safety heroes with 10% tuition savings.


U.S. News & World Report Ranks Florida Tech a Best Online Program for Veterans

Florida Tech University Online - U.S. News & World Report ranks Florida Tech a best online program for veterans.


Florida Tech Named to U.S. President's Community Service Honor Roll for Seventh Straight Year

Florida Tech University Online - Florida Tech named to U.S. President's Community Service Honor Roll for seventh straight Year.


CBS Sports to Broadcast Florida Tech Football Game Nationally

Florida Tech University Online - CBS Sports Network has selected the Florida Tech Panther's inaugural conference game against West Alabama Tigers to broadcast nationally.


Florida Tech Awards Confers 1,168 Degrees to Students this Past Graduation

Florida Tech University Online - School awards 1,168 degrees to students this past spring 2013 graduation commencement ceremony.


Obama's Budget Proposal Would Boost Cyber Security Funding

Florida Tech Unviersity Online - President Barack Obama's budget proposal for the 2014 fiscal year includes plans to increase funds, bolstering spending on cyber security.


Florida Tech ROTC Student Receives Highest National Award

Florida Tech University Online - ROTC student recieves the George C. Marshall Award, a national award and the highest award for an ROTC cadet.


Harris Institute for Assured Information to Host Renowned Authority in Computer Virus Prevention

Florida Tech University Online - Harris Institute for Assured Information to host renownedaAuthority in computer virus prevention.


Florida Tech Professors Present Dark Side of Dark Lightning

Florida Tech University Online - Researchers at the school are investigating what is being dubbed “dark lightning,”


IT Students and Career Changers Invited to Explore Hillsborough Hackathon 2013

IT students and professionals changing careers are invited to the city of Tampa to explore Hillsborough Hackathon 2013.


Timely Infographic Highlights Supply Chain’s Role in Supporting Space Travel, Asteroid Mining

Florida Institute of Technology - New timely inforgraphic highlight's supply chain's role in supporting space travel.


Florida Tech Heading Effort to Protect Computer Networks from Cyber Attackers

Florida Institute of Technology - School is heading the effort to protect computer networks from threat of cyber attackers.


Software Flaws Continue to Be Issue in Cyber Warfare

Florida Institute of Technology - Software flaws continue to be ongoing issue in battle of cyber warfare.


Increase of Network Intrusions Force Companies To Call for Stronger Cyber Security

Florida Institute of Technology - Companies force to call for stronger cyber security in light of increase in network intrusions.


100% Online Certificate and Degree Programs Help Combat Rising Worldwide Threat of Cybercrime

Florida Institute of Technology - Learn the top degree and certificate degree programs that combat the threat of cybercrime from a regionally accredited institution.


Public Welcome at Florida Tech Information Assurance Meeting Feb. 21

Florida Institute of Technology - School welcomes public to Information Assurance Meeting on campus Thursday February 21, 2013.


In State of the Union, President Obama Addresses Nation’s Cybersecurity Concerns, Calls for Action

Florida Institute of Technology - President Obama Addresses Cyber Security Concerns, Calls Nation to Action.


IBM Utilizing Supercomputer Watson to Fight Cancer

Florida Institute of Technology - IBM is utilizing supercomputer, Watson, to healthcare issues as they fight to find the cure for cancer.


U.S. Secret Service Investigates After Bush Family’s Emails Hacked

Florida Institute of Technology - After former President Bush's family emails hacked shows that cyber crime continue to be a growing problem in our nation.


Florida Tech Women's Business Center to Honor Gen. Ann Dunwoody and Dr. Stephanie Haridopolos March 18

Florida Institute of Technology - The sixth annual Women's History Month luncheon to take place at Women's Business Center March 18, 2013.


BlackBerry to Utilize Global Stage for New Product Launch

Florida Institute of Technology - BlackBerry's utilizes the global stage of Super Bowl XLVII to unveil new product that will impact Information Technology industry.


Online Learning Hosts Stanford Lecturer on Evolution of Online Education Feb. 20

Florida Institute of Technology Online learning hosts Stanford Lecturer on Evolution of Online Education February 20, 2013.


Florida Tech Bucks National Trend, Holds Line on 2013-14 Tuition

Florida Institute of Technology - School's Board of Trustees announces that there be no tuition increase for the 2013-14 academic year.


MBA Class Wins Second Place in National Marketing Competition

Florida Institute of Technology - MBA class wins second place in national marketing competition.


Walmart to Hire More Than 100,000 Veterans

Florida Institute of Technology - Wal-mart will begin a program on Memorial Day 2013 that pledges to hire more than 100,000 veterans.


Experts Call for the Adoption of a Cyber Security Doctrine

Florida Institute of Technology - Experts from security organizations call for the adoption of a cyber security doctrine. 


Facebook Announces Arrival of Graph Search to Challenge Google Search Engine

Florida Institute of Technology - Facebook announces arrival of brand new search engine to challenge Google.


Oracle Fixes Java Security Issue, Federal Agency says to Remain Alert

Florida Institute of Technology - Oracle fixes java security issue however, Federal Government Agency says to remain alert.


The Need for Therapists Grows as the Nation’s Population Ages

Florida Institute of Technology - The need for more therapists continues to grow as our nation's population ages.


Major Upgrades Announced for Military’s Transition Assistance Program

Florida Institute of Technology - Major upgrades for military's transition assistance program announced.


Public Welcome at Florida Tech Information Assurance Meeting Jan. 17

Florida Institute of Technology - School will be host the Information Systems Security Association on January 17, 2013 for an Information Assurance meeting.


Florida Tech Awards Degrees for Almost 1,400 Graduates

Florida Institute of Technology - School awards undergraduate and graduate degrees to over 1,400 graduates during commencement ceremony. 


Brevard County Young Entrepreneurs Honored in Business Plan Competition

Florida Institute of Technology - Brevard County Young Entrepreneurs are honored during Business Plan Competition.


Cyber Security Threats Students Should Watch for in 2013

Florida Institute of Technology - Learn the Cyber Security threats student should watch out for in the year 2013.


Florida Tech MBA Class Named Finalist in Natural Gas Alliance Competition

Florida Institute of Technology - MBA Class named finalist in natural Gas Alliance competition.


Professor and Alumna Have Heads in Clouds with New Book

Florida Institute of Technology - Professor Scott Tilley and Florida Tech alumna Tauhida Parveen highlight cloud computing in their new published book.


Student Flies High with Military Scholarship

Florida Institute of Technology - Student Flies High with Military Scholarship.


Federal Government Demands More Cyber Security Experts

Florida Institute of Technology - The federal government is seeking more cyber security experts in the wake of growing threats.


Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Launches Student Business Incubator with Crowd-funding on Rockethub.com

Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Launches Student Business Incubator with Crowd-funding on Rockethub.com.


Army Strives to Train More College-Educated Cyber Security Experts

Florida Institute of Technology - The U.S. Army is striving to train more educated college-educated cyber security experts.


Information Assurance Meeting Planned Nov. 15: Command and Control Requirements for Moving Target Defense: A Human-Centered Perspective

Florida Institute of Technology to host Information Assurance Meeting on Thursday November 15, 2012.


Florida Tech Responds to Help Sandy Victims

Florida Institute of Technology Responds to Help Victims in North East after Super Storm Sandy.


Financial Advice Website Ranks Florida Tech Graduates among Top Earners

Florida Institute of Technology - Financial Advice Website Ranks Florida Tech Graduates among Top Earners.


Cyber Security Research Alliance to Collaborate with Academia to Tackle Major Challenges

Florida Institute of Technology - Cyber Security Research Alliance to collaborate with Academia to tackle major challenges facing the field.


America's Natural Gas Alliance and Florida Tech Join in Student-Led Campaign; Event Open to Public Nov. 8

Florida Institute of Technology to host America's Natural Gas Alliance in Student-Led Campaign; Event Open to Public November 8, 2012.


Twenty Percent of Americans Have Been Victims of Cyber Crime

Florida Institute of Technology - Twenty percent or one in five Americans have been victims of cyber crime today.


Panetta, Experts Say Better Cyber Security Needed to Thwart Attacks

Florida Institute of Technology - U.S. Defense Secretary, Leon Panetta, is calling for the nation to bolster its cyber security efforts to thwart attacks.


Professor Shares Unique Approach in Information Security Textbook

Florida Institute of Technology's Professor Michael Workman publishes unique approach to information security in new textbook.


An MBA Can Help Professionals Climb The Corporate Ladder

Florida Institute of Technology Masters in Business Administration program can help professionals climb the corporate ladder.


Florida Tech Information Assurance Meeting Oct. 18: What Keeps Security Leaders Up at Night

Florida Institute of Technology will be hosting an Information Assurance meeting on October 18, 2012.


Corporate Attorneys, Directors Call Cyber Security Top Issue for Business

Corporate Attorneys, Director call Cyber Security as Top Issue for Today's Businesses.


‘G.I. Jobs’ Names Florida Tech in Military Friendly Schools List

GI Jobs Names Florida Institute of Technology to Military Friendly Schools List for 2012.


Florida Tech to Honor Tom Folliard of CarMax at Homecoming 2012 Awards Gala Nov. 3

Florida Institute of Technology is honoring Tom Folliard of CarMax during Homecoming 2012 awards gala on November 3, 2012.


Florida Tech Celebrates Homecoming Nov. 1, 2, 3; Many Activities Open to Community

Florida Institute of Technology will be celebrating Homecoming Week November 1-3; main activities open to community.


President Barack Obama to Visit Florida Tech

President Barack Obama is the first every President of the United States of America to visit the Florida Institute of Technology.


Pep Rally Introduces Uniforms, Kicks Off First Scrimmage

Florida Institute of Technology held unveiled its new Football Team and their uniforms at pep rally.


Information Assurance Meeting: Tales from Penetration Testing, Sept. 20

The Harris Institute for Assured Information at Florida Tech and the Space Coast Chapter of the ISSA resent a monthly lecture series on security trends and topics.


'U.S. News & World Report' Again Ranks Florida Tech a Top Tier Best National University, Among the Top in the State

U.S. News & World Report again ranks Florida Institute of Technology as a Top Tier Best National University, among the top in the state.


'Washington Monthly' Again Ranks Florida Tech among Universities Contributing to Public Good

Florida Institute of Technology named by Washington Monthly as one of the top universities for contributing to public good.


President Barack Obama Fills Florida Tech Clemente Center for Grassroots Event

President Barack Obama fills entire Robert and Ruth Clemente Center for Grass Roots Event at the Florida Institute of Technology.


'Chronicle of Higher Education' Names Florida Tech Among Fastest Growing Universities in Nation

Chronicle of Higher Education names Florida Institute of Technology as one of the fastest growing universities in the country.


President Barack Obama to Hold Campaign Rally Sunday on Florida Tech Campus

Sunday, September 9, 2012 President Barack Obama campaign stop will be making a stop at Florida Institute of Technology's campus in Melbourne, FL.


Survey Finds Company Executives Want Improved Cyber Security

Recent study finds that company executives are demanding more improved levels of cyber security.


Coming to Florida Tech Oct 9: Second Annual Florida TechXpo, Florida's Premier Technology Innovation Exposition

Coming to Florida Tech on October 9, 2012, The second annual Florida TechXpo; Florida's Premier Technology Innovation Exposition.


Forbes Again Names Florida Tech among America's Top Colleges; University Rises Almost 100 Spots in Two Years

Forbes Magazine one again names Florida Tech among America's Top Colleges; University rises almost 100 spots in two years.


President Obama Emphasizes Importance of Cyber Security

President Obama considering executive-branch action on U.S. cybersecurity after Congress failed to pass legislation to protect national security assets.


Fiske Guide Again Names Florida Tech Among Best Schools

Fiske Guide names Florida Institute of Technology among their list of best schools.


Nation Trains Next Generation of Cyber Security Experts

Learn about how the nation is training the next generation of cyber security experts in the field of information technology and information assurance.


Small Businesses Remain Targets for Cyber Thieves

Examine how small businesses remain one of the most prominent and popular targets for cyber thieves.


Hacktivists Becoming Issue for Businesses and Government

Understanding the techniques and weapons used by hacktivist collectives, a study in cyber security issues.


Florida Tech University Online Launches New Master’s Degree and Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity

Florida Tech University Online launches new master’s degree and graduate certificate in information assurance and cyber security.


'Bloomberg Businessweek' Names Florida Tech Best College for Return on Investment in Florida

Bloomberg Businessweek names Florida Tech the best college for return on investment in the state of Florida.


Florida Tech University Online Extends Special Military Tuition Rate to Selected Reserves, National Guardsmen and their spouses

Explore Florida Tech University Online as it extends special military tuition rate to selected reserves, national guardsmen and their spouses.


Florida Tech Launches Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management 100% Online

Florida Tech University Online launches brand new master’s degree program in supply chain management offered 100% online.


Florida Tech Offers New Master’s Degree in Information Technology with a Specialization in Cybersecurity – 100% Online

Florida Tech University Online offers new master’s degree in Information Technology with a Specialization in Cyber Security. 


Florida Tech Achieves High Honors in U.S. News & World Report’s First-Ever Online Education Rankings

Florida Tech University Online achieves high honors in U.S. News & World Report’s first-ever online education rankings.


Florida Institute of Technology Graduates Largest Class in School’s History

Florida Institute of Technology graduates largest class in school’s history.


Florida Tech Is Consistently Ranked and Recognized Among the Nations Top Universities

Florida Tech Is consistently ranked and recognized among the nation’s top universities.


Florida Tech to Feature Degree and Certificate Programs Offered 100% Online at Military Education Fair

Florida Tech to feature degree and certificate programs offered 100% online at Military Education Fair.


2012 Fiske Guide To Colleges Names Florida Tech One of Nation’s Best Colleges

2012 Fiske Guide to Colleges names Florida Tech one of nation’s best colleges.


Forbes Names Florida Tech One of “America’s Best Colleges”

Forbes names Florida Tech Institute of Technology one of “America’s Best Colleges”.


Florida Tech Ranks Among Universities Contributing to the Public Good in Washington Monthly’s 2011 Rankings

Florida Tech Ranks among Universities Contributing to the Public Good in Washington Monthly’s 2011 Rankings.


The Princeton Review Recommends Florida Tech as “Best in the Southeast”

The Princeton Review Recommends Florida Institute of Technology as “Best in the Southeast”.


Florida Tech Consistently Ranks Among Top Tier 1 Colleges

Florida Institute of Technology consistently ranks among Top Tier 1 Colleges.


Florida Tech Receives Military-Friendly Designation by G.I. Jobs for Third Straight Year

Florida Institute of Technology receives Military-Friendly Designation by G.I. Jobs for the third straight year in a row.


Florida Tech’s MBA in Project Management Receives Distinguished PMI® GAC Accreditation

Florida Institute of Technology’s MBA in Project Management receives distinguished PMI GAC Accreditation.


New Additions to Florida Tech’s Accounting and Finance Program Arrive Amidst Increasing Employment Opportunities

New Additions to Florida Tech’s Accounting and Finance Program arrive amidst increasing employment opportunities.


Florida Tech Tackles the Technology Revolution With IT Management Program Expansion

Florida Institute of Technology tackles the Technology Revolution with IT Management program expansion.


With Over 60% of Employers Seeking Business Graduates, Florida Tech Makes Management a Major Focus

With over 60% of employers seeking business graduates, Florida Institute of Technology makes management a major focus.


Florida Tech Responds to the Creation of 288,000 Healthcare Jobs With Expanded Program Offerings

Florida Institute of Technology responds to the creation of 288,000 healthcare jobs with expanded program offerings.


Florida Tech Responds to Double Digit Marketing Growth Projections With the Launch of a New Graduate Certificate Program

Florida Institute of Technology responds to double digit marketing growth projections with the launch of a new graduate certificate program.


Florida Tech Stays on the Forefront of the Internet Marketing Revolution With a New Mini MBA

Florida Institute of Technology stays on the forefront of the Internet Marketing Revolution with a new Mini-MBA program.


Announcing New Career-Building Resources for Information Technology Professionals from Florida Tech University Online

Announcing new career-building resources for information technology professionals from Florida Tech University Online.


Florida Tech Meets the Growing Demand for Continuing Professional Education With 7 New Mini MBA Programs

Florida Institute of Technology meets the growing demand for continuing professional education with 7 new Mini MBA Programs.


U.S. News-Ranked Florida Tech Announces New Associate of Arts in Applied Psychology - 100% Online

U.S. News-Ranked Florida Institute of Technology announces new Associate of Arts in Applied Psychology offered 100% online.


New Dean Announced for Florida Institute of Technology’s Nathan M. Bisk College of Business

New Dean Announced for Florida Institute of Technology’s Nathan M. Bisk College of Business.


More Than 1,100 Degrees Awarded From Nationally Ranked Florida Institute of Technology

More than 1,100 degrees awarded from nationally ranked Florida Institute of Technology.


Florida Tech University Online Announces Highest Number of Graduates Eligible to Walk in Commencement Ceremony

Florida Tech University Online announces highest number of graduates eligible to walk in commencement ceremony.


Florida Tech Debuts New MBA With a Specialization in Finance 100% Online, Providing a World-Class Business Education in This Rapidly Growing Field

 Florida Tech debuts new MBA with a specialization in Finance 100% Online; providing a world-class business education in this rapidly growing field.


Florida Tech’s Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Introduces an MBA With a Specialization in Accounting Degree 100% Online

Florida Tech’s Nathan M. Bisk College of Business introduces an MBA with a specialization in Accounting Degree 100% online.


2010–11 College Salary Report Places Florida Tech's Bachelor's Degree Graduates Among Nation’s Top Earners

2010–11 College Salary Report places Florida Tech's Bachelor's Degree graduates among nation’s top earners.


Florida Tech’s Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Introduces a Customizable MBA Degree 100% Online

Florida Tech’s Nathan M. Bisk College of Business introduces a customizable MBA Degree 100% online.


Florida Tech Becomes First Nationally Ranked University to Offer an MBA With a Specialization in Internet Marketing 100% Online

Florida Tech becomes first nationally ranked university to offer an MBA with a specialization in Internet Marketing 100% online.


Florida Tech Becomes First Nationally Ranked, Accredited University to Offer Undergraduate Online Psychology Degree With Five Concentrations

Florida Tech becomes first nationally ranked, accredited university to offer undergraduate online psychology degree with five concentrations.


New University Alliance Publication Highlights Florida Techs 23 In-Demand Online Degree Programs for Professionals Seeking a Competitive Edge with Higher Education

New University Alliance publication highlights Florida Tech’s 23 In-Demand Online Degree Programs for professionals seeking a competitive edge.


Florida Tech University Online Honors Military Education Survival Kit Winner, Regina Small

Florida Tech University Online honors military education survival kit winner, Regina Small.


Florida Tech University Online and University Alliance to Host a Complimentary Military Education Webcast

Florida Tech University Online and University Alliance to host a complimentary military education webcast online.


Florida Tech University Online Offers Professionals a Competitive Edge With New MBA Degree Programs in Two of Today’s Most In-Demand Fields

Florida Tech University Online offers professionals a competitive edge with new MBA degree programs in two of today's most in-demand fields


Florida Tech University Online Makes Quality Undergraduate Education Accessible to Millions With Five New Associate’s Degree Programs

Florida Tech University Online makes quality undergraduate education accessible to millions with five new associate’s degree programs.


Florida Tech University Online Answers the Demand for an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice

Florida Tech University Online answers the demand for an associate’s degree program in criminal justice.


Florida Tech University Online’s Eleven New Undergraduate Degree Programs Begin Classes This Week

Florida Tech University Online’s eleven new undergraduate degree programs begin classes this week.


Florida Institute of Technology and University Alliance Launch 16 Nationally Recognized Degree Programs Available 100% Online

Florida Institute of Technology and University Alliance launch 16 nationally recognized degree programs available 100% online.


Jacksonville University RN to BSN Students Offered New Course Options Through Florida Tech University Online

Jacksonville University RN to BSN students offered new course options through Florida Tech University Online.


Florida Institute of Technology Grads Soar to New Heights

Florida Institute of Technology graduates are soaring to new heights in their respective fields of study.


First Class Graduates from Florida Tech University Online Master’s Program

First class graduates from Florida Tech University online Master’s Degree Program.


Florida Tech College of Business to Host Disaster Management Forum


Florida Institute of Technology Begins Enrollment for New Online Master’s Degree Made Available by the University Alliance Online

Florida Institute of Technology begins enrollment for new online master’s degree made available by the University Alliance Online.


Florida Institute of Technology Combines Forces with Bisk Education to Offer Online Master of Science in Systems Management Degree

Florida Institute of Technology combines forces with Bisk Education to offer online Master of Science in Systems Management Degree.


Psychology, Law Focus of Conference

Psychology, Law Focus of Conference

The national event, Confronting Family and Community Violence, will feature almost 40 sessions and panel discussions on issues ranging from the effects of violence on child development to the experiences of military veterans in the criminal justice system.


1 in 3 Teens Feeling More Stressed, APA Reports

1 in 3 Teens Feeling More Stressed, APA Reports

A new report by the American Psychological Association found that more than 40% of youngsters don’t believe they are handling stress effectively, with 83% of teens identifying school as a source of stress.


Florida Tech Women’s Business Center Director Honored for Advocacy

Florida Tech Women’s Business Center Director Honored for Advocacy

An adjunct professor at the Florida Institute of Technology’s Nathan M. Bisk College of Business has been honored as Florida’s Small Business Advocate of the Year for 2014.