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Maurice Ware Becomes Administrator for Madison Youth Ranch

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Enterprise, FL – The Madison Youth Ranch welcomes their new Administrator, Maurice Ware. Madison Youth Ranch is the north Florida campus of the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home. Mr. Ware has over 24 years of experience in education and residential youth services, including psychiatric care. His career has ranged from an assistant high school principal to the CEO of The Children’s Home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Mr. Ware has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Northwood ...

2017 GBHEM Scholarship Recipient Report

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The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) recently announced that more than 2,500 students were awarded $5 million in financial assistance during 2017.

Support campus ministries through Gator-Seminole Showdown!

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Gator Wesley and FSU Wesley are using their annual rivalry football game, taking place this year on Nov. 25, to help raise funds. In the past four years, the showdown has raised over $51,000.

Children's Home breaks ground for new early education center

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The Florida United Methodist Children's Home recently broke ground on the Lamar Louise Curry Early Childhood Education Development Center. The new building is expected to be completed late next year.

Children's Home evacuated for Hurricane Irma

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The Florida United Methodist Children's Home evacuated the children in residence at the Enterprise campus, prior to the arrival of Hurricane Irma. It was the first time that the campus had to be evacuated.

B-CU graduate named USDA Director for the Office of the Chief Scientist

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Dr. Dionne Toombs, a 2003 graduate of Bethune-Cookman University was recently appointed to Director for the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Pastor Andujar empowered by HANA Scholarship

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Josias Andujar, recently appointed to serve as lead pastor of Pine Ridge United Methodist Church, describes how receiving the HANA Scholarship became life changing and empowering.

Suchan joins leadership team at Children's Home

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The Florida United Methodist Children's Home recently promoted Diahann Suchan to vice president of Residential Services.

Historical marker dedicated at Florida Southern

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Sharing the vision of Frank Lloyd Wright to build a "college of the future growing out of the ground and into the light," Florida Southern dedicated a new historical marker on campus March 31.

Lake Junaluska announces "Love Your #Selfie" summer youth events

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Area youth groups are now invited to register for Lake Junaluska's 2017 summer youth events. The "Love Your #Selfie" theme was created to inspire young people to participate. This year's events take place between June 11 and July 2.

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