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Sights and Flights in Sanford

Posted by Amanda Roche on Jul 19, 2018 3:00:00 PM

One of the oldest cities in Florida, Sanford is home to innovators in sectors including aviation and flight simulation, professional services, and even ground-breaking marshmallow flavors. Sanford’s economy has a history of being resourceful; when its citrus crops froze in the winters of 1894-95, Sanford commercialized its celery agriculture industry, earning the nicknameCelery City.

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Topics: Seminole County, Things To Do

Alorica Announces Expansion in Orlando with 250 Projected New Jobs

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Oct 17, 2017 2:01:00 PM

Alorica, the world’s third largest provider of customer experience solutions, celebrated the opening of its new Lake Mary office in October. The company expects to hire 250 new workers and make a $3 million capital investment in the region.

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Topics: Professional and Business Services, Expansion, Seminole County

Orlando's Real-World Education Meets the Demands of the Future Workforce

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Aug 17, 2017 2:37:06 PM

In a middle school classroom, a group of 11-year-olds focus intensely on inputting complex patterns of symbols to form computer coding. A few miles down the road, students in a high school class assemble smartboards to build a robot.  At the same time, fourth graders in a nearby Spanish class prepare to connect live with students in Puerto Rico. On the other end of town, teenagers in a magnet program learn how to start a business and train at local companies. Across the Orlando region, these stories represent a new age of learning for K-12 students that prepares them for successful careers while meeting the workforce demands of the future.

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Topics: Orange County, Seminole County, Osceola County, Higher Education, Lake County, Collaboration, K-12 Education, Talent Development

Deloitte Expands U.S. Technology Center in Orlando with 850 New Jobs

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Nov 17, 2016 2:21:02 PM

Deloitte Consulting LLP will expand its U.S. Technology Delivery Center in the Orlando, Fla. region creating up to 850 new jobs over the next four years and making a capital investment of $24 million in Seminole County. This expansion comes just two years after the company announced it would locate in Lake Mary and hire 1,000 positions. Deloitte, one of the largest professional services firms in the world, is once again seeking software development, system analyst and information technology employees.

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Topics: Expansion, Seminole County, Information Technology

Seminole County Public Schools Build Future-Ready Students

Posted by Ashley Fraboni on Aug 31, 2016 8:42:53 AM

Whether it’s developing cutting-edge technology coursework or providing students with healthy eating options, Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) is committed to ensuring students reach their full potential.

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Topics: Seminole County, K-12 Education

Florida Blue Triples its Workforce with Addition of 280 New Jobs

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Jul 28, 2016 1:39:13 PM

Florida Blue, the state's largest health insurer, will add 280 new jobs, in addition to its existing 140 positions, as part of a major expansion of its Central Florida operations. The company made the announcement at its new, 30,000-square-foot office in Seminole County's Lake Mary.

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Topics: Professional and Business Services, Expansion, Seminole County

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