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University of Central Florida graduate Orville Clayton identifies the lack of mental help in Florida jails

Florida jails lack critical mental health services and treatments for inmates, ultimately posing a risk to the community and the inmate upon release, according to research by a University of Central Florida doctoral student. The problem was identified by Orville Clayton, who graduates this week with a Ph.D. in public affairs in the health services management and research track. As part ...

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Vanderbilt alum Charles D. King ’91 a rising star in Hollywood bringing diverse entertainment content

When Charles D. King BA’91 Vanderbilt first arrived in Los Angeles in 1997, his friends were shocked to hear that he had taken a job in a mailroom. After all, King held a bachelor’s degree in political science and government from Vanderbilt and a law degree from Howard University Law School. His résumé was bursting with experience at marquee companies, ...

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