Alcino Donadel

Alcino Donadel is a UB staff writer and Florida Gator alumnus. A graduate in journalism and communications, his beats have ranged from Gainesville's city development, music scene, and regional little league sports divisions. He has triple citizenship from the U.S., Ecuador, and Brazil.

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The final round of HEERF funding stabilized institutions of higher education, supporting students' needs and braking operational downturns.

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DeSantis' vision for a conservative-leaning New College of Florida has begun with the removal of sitting president Patricia Okker, replacing her with former education commissioner and GOP Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran.

How one university is opening the door for cash-strapped students

Working adults who support their families deserve the chance to earn college degrees, too, and Walden University is here to prove it with its Believe and Achieve Scholarship.

Socioeconomic disparities are top concern for college enrollment, per report

As academic preparation seems to be the key factor to closing the college enrollment gap between students of different races, students that come from lower socioeconomic backgrounds still seem to need help.

A futurist’s perspective on generative AI in the classroom

While many school districts fear the onset of generative AI in classrooms, business guru and former educator Daniel Burrus says, "Thank God."

AAUP on Florida College System: “We are appalled” by continued political interference

AAUP replied to Florida College System's decision to restrict race-related class curriculum with a statement that blasts FCS for being "hypocritical" and appalling.

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