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President Biden Presents First Place Collier Prize of $25,000 Awarded to the Miami Herald and ProPublica for Their Investigation of Florida’s Failure to Protect Children with Brain Injuries

May 6, 2022

Collier Prize 2022 Recipient: Carol Marbin Miller accepts on behalf of The Miami Herald and ProPublica The Miami Herald and ProPublica were awarded the 2022 Collier Prize for State Government Accountability for a five-part series on a Florida government program that failed to aid the families of children who suffered catastrophic brain injuries at birth.  The winners of the prestigious award were honored

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Collier Companies Applauds Winners of the 2024 Collier Prize for State Government Accountability

May 10, 2024

[Gainesville, May 8, 2024] – The Collier Companies, a leading advocate for journalistic integrity and accountability, extends its warmest congratulations to the recipients of the 2024 Collier Prize for State Government Accountability. Presented at the prestigious White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner on April 27, 2024, the award recognizes exceptional reporting that delves into critical issues

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Angela Tharpe Named 2024 Fierce Award Winner

June 11, 2024

Gainesville, FL – June 10th, 2024 The Collier Companies is ecstatic to recognize our very own, Angela Tharpe, as a 2024 Fierce Award Winner. The Fierce Awards, a prestigious recognition celebrating women who make significant impacts in the Greater Gainesville community. Over the past decade, the Fierce Awards have honored a select 125 remarkable women,

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Journey to 2X: Collier Companies Celebrates Ribbon Cutting for Hawks Mills

May 23, 2024

Port Orange, FL – [May 23,2024] Collier Companies proudly announces the ribbon cutting ceremony for Hawks Mills, marking a significant milestone in its journey to achieving 2X apartment ownership. Hawks Mills, the second development in Port Orange, Florida, underscores Collier Companies’ commitment to growth and innovation. Joined by Mayor Don Burnette and city officials, Collier

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The Collier Companies Supports NYU Arts & Science with Generous Gift

May 22, 2024

New York, NY, May 22, 2024 – New York University’s (NYU) Faculty of Arts & Science is thrilled to announce a generous donation from The Collier Companies, establishing the Peter F. Collier Ethics in Journalism Award. This gift highlights the company’s dedication to fostering academic excellence and ethical journalism. The Collier Companies’ support will provide

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Collier Companies Partners with Dance Alive National Ballet for Five-Year Charity Commitment, Marking Second Annual Donation

May 14, 2024

[Gainesville, FL – May 14, 2024] – The Collier Companies, a leading real estate firm in Gainesville, Florida, proudly announces an exciting partnership with Dance Alive National Ballet for a five-year charity commitment. Through this collaboration, Collier Companies pledges to match donations dollar for dollar, up to $25,000 annually, supporting the arts and community enrichment

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Nathan S. Collier Donates $15,000 Towards Purchase of Van for Baxter’s Place Program

April 23, 2024

Gainesville, FL – April 23, 2024 – Nathan S. Collier, founder of Collier Companies donates $15,000 to the Baxter’s Place program. This initiative, led by Palm Breeze Youth Services, aims to empower young men through education and opportunity in Alachua County. Baxter’s Place focuses on social-emotional learning, tutoring, conflict resolution, peer mentoring, and life skills

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Sorrento Clubhouse Grand Opening Set to Elevate Community Life in Sarasota, Florida

April 12, 2024

Sarasota, Florida – April 11, 2024 Sorrento Luxury Apartments, the newest hallmark of luxury living in Sarasota, proudly announces the grand opening of its Clubhouse, marking a significant milestone in redefining community living. Nestled within the vibrant heart of Sarasota, the Sorrento Clubhouse promises to be a haven for residents seeking an elevated lifestyle experience.

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UF College of Journalism and Communications Announces $8 Million Gift to Strengthen Journalism

March 6, 2024

As part of its commitment to bolstering state and local journalism, the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) today announced that Nathan S. Collier has gifted $8 million to the College to sustain the Collier Prize for State Government Accountability and create a new local journalism symposium.  It is the largest gift in UFCJC’s history. Collier is founder

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Florida Apartment Association (FAA) Makes IMPACT at 2024 Legislative Conference

February 26, 2024

Tallahassee, FL – February 16, 2024 – The Florida Apartment Association (FAA) showcased its commitment to advocacy and legislative engagement at the recent IMPACT 2024 Legislative Conference held at the State Capitol. Spearheaded by the dedicated efforts of The Collier Companies North Central FAA lobbying team, consisting of Ricky Brown and Christine Berk, the event

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Nathan S. Collier 2023-2024 Columbia Journalism School Scholar

January 24, 2024

NATHAN S. COLLIER 2023-2024 COLUMBIA JOURNALISM SCHOOL SCHOLAR Congratulations, Emily, on becoming the 2023-2024 Nathan S. Collier scholar at Columbia Journalism School! As proud donors, we’re thrilled to support talented individuals like you. Your dedication to journalism education is inspiring, and we’re excited to see the impact of your work.

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