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Tally Job Hop Connects Nearly 50 Students with Local Employers

Marcus Mobley rode along with several aspiring graduates at Florida State University as they huddled and chatted in a shuttle van. There were two groups and a long day of stops at various businesses specializing in information technology, public relations and marketing. The students were used to Garnet and Gold campus life. Most of them, including Mobley, knew little outside that bubble. But he learned a lesson. Tallahassee may have more to offer than he realized … More

Access Tallahassee Event Recognized by the Association of College Unions

Members of the Association of College Unions International gathered in New Orleans to present more than 30 awards and scholarships to honor excellence in the college unions and student activities profession, recognize contributions to the Association, celebrate writing and research, and provide professional development opportunities to recipients.  The Collaborative Program of the Year Award recognizes programs that bring together two or more campus entities to achieve one goal. The 2015 honoree was the Experience Tallahassee … More

Jay Revell’s “My View” Urges YPs to Consider Access Tallahassee

For the past decade, Access Tallahassee has provided young professionals an entry point into the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce. Since its inception in 2006, Access Tallahassee has helped grow, retain and nurture the young professional base in Tallahassee through events, networking and career development. This year we aim not only to celebrate a decade of accomplishment, but to raise the profile of the amazing young professionals who live, work and play in Tallahassee. Tallahassee … More

Access Member Finalist in Knight Foundation Competition

An innovative idea of transforming bus stops into more useful and engaging places suggested by Tallahassee resident Megan Doherty has earned her a place as a finalist in the Knight Cities Challenge competition. The initiative to identify new ideas that will lead to retaining young talent, boosting economic ideas and encouraging civic engagement drew 7,000 applicants from across the country. Of those, 126 ideas were listed as finalists, with 14 finalists coming from Florida. Doherty’s … More

Tallahassee Named as One of the Most Educated Cities

Tallahassee Named as One of the Most Educated Cities “Call them what you will: the cream of the crop, the best and brightest, the intellectual elite. But it’s official; the college-educated third of Americans are society’s new upper crust. Research has shown that skilled workers who are also degree holders tend to pump the most money into their local economies over time. A city’s prosperity, one then can assume, depends in large part on the … More

EDC & FSU — Tallahassee’s Winning Team

The Florida State University football program isn’t the only #1 in our region. Tallahassee/Leon County is also #1 for business. Just as the Seminoles used hard work to bring home their third National Championship, the Economic Development Council of Tallahassee/Leon County (EDC) is working hard every day making sure that businesses not only succeed, but thrive here in Florida’s Capital City. With FSU claiming its third BCS National Championship, the EDC, in partnership with Florida … More