Department of Extended Studies

Exceptional Leader in Project Management: Candy Chesser

Exceptional Leader in Project Management: Candy Chesser

Candace Chesser, a graduate of the M.S. Project Management program, has been promoted to program manager for the Air Combat Electronics Program Office (PMA 209) at the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). In her new role [...]

Christmas Charities Year-Round Support!

Christmas Charities Year-Round Support!

The staff and students of Florida Tech Huntsville Site are involved in supporting a local charity, Christmas Charities Year-Round, to provide local help to in-need families. The charity collects and distributes food, clothing, and supplies to [...]

Logistics Management Capstone Project is What you Make of It

Logistics Management Capstone Project is What you Make of It

By Jeffrey L. Downing, Logistics Management 14′ The Master of Science in Logistics Management Capstone Course (MGT 5903) is the type of course that truly is what you make of it.  For our team of three [...]

Exceptional Leader in Acquisition and Contract Management: Diane M. Balderson

Exceptional Leader in Acquisition and Contract Management: Diane M. Balderson

Florida Tech alumna, Diane M. Balderson, has been named the vice president for contracts and pricing at Northrop Grumman Corporation. She will be overseeing companywide contracts and pricing policy and is responsible for contract risk review. [...]

Alumni Spotlight: G. Newton, Deputy Commander at NAVAIR

Alumni Spotlight: G. Newton, Deputy Commander at NAVAIR

Graduate of our M.S. Management program at our National Capital Region site, Gary R. Newton is has risen the ranks to become the Deputy Commander and senior civilian at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). NAVAIR  provides support for [...]

The Human Element in Technology

The Human Element in Technology

      By Eric Masten – Graduate Student  in Technology Management at Florida Tech Extended Studies/ Eglin AFB Florida   As we know technology is quickly shaping the way that we do everything in our [...]

Logistics Management: A life-raft in a complex ocean

Logistics Management: A life-raft in a complex ocean

By Wayne Baugh, Management-Logistics Concentration M.S. ’08. After gaining my master’s degree in management with a concentration in logistics from Florida Tech Hampton Roads, I was able to execute more complex logistical missions with little to [...]

Humanware & Technology Management

Humanware & Technology Management

  On Mission at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida – High-Tech with a Human Touch We are ‘On Mission’ to continue our trajectory to impact our worlds. The Eglin, Extended Studies, Florida Tech Site begins classes [...]

Florida Tech Patuxent Introduces Panther Den

Florida Tech Patuxent Introduces Panther Den

The Florida Institute of Technology Patuxent Extended Studies site in Lexington Park, Md., recently introduced the Panther Den, an accelerator organization to support Southern Maryland businesses and startup entities. The Panther Den is part of a [...]

Mark D’ Antonio: A Risk Master in Contract Management

Mark D’ Antonio: A Risk Master in Contract Management

Florida Tech alumnus and faculty member Mark D’Antonio, recently received the Macfarlan Award for his journal article “How to Mitigate Risk in a Portfolio of Contracts,” published in the Journal of Contract Management.   1. What [...]