Press ReleaseTuesday, June 4, 2013
DOE Press Office
College Completion Campaign Boasts Successes- An additional 11,543 students earned college degrees thanks to Finish Up, Florida! -
Tallahassee, Fla., June 4, 2013 - Thanks to a campaign to help college students finish their degrees, the Florida College System (FCS) graduated an additional 11,543 students in 2012 and 2013. The campaign - Finish Up, Florida! - was a coordinated effort by all 28 Florida colleges to encourage students who left without completing their studies to re-enroll and finish their degrees.
"All students should be afforded the opportunity to finish their college education," said FCS Chancellor Randy Hanna. "I commend our colleges for embracing Finish, Up, Florida! and our students for investing in their futures."