Honoring Maurice Romine: A Legacy of Dedicated Service

Maurice Romine, an alumnus of Florida College (Class of ’62), dedicated decades of service to his alma mater. Here’s a look at his impactful contributions: 

  • Board of DirectorsMaurice served on the College’s Board of Directors for 22 years (May 1988 – May 2010), including four years as Chairman. His leadership was instrumental during the College’s transition from a two-year to a four-year institution.
  • Director EmeritusFrom May 2010 to May 2024, Maurice continued to support the College as Director Emeritus, offering guidance and wisdom.
  • Family LegacyMaurice’s legacy at Florida College extends through his family, with his two sons and three grandchildren as proud alumni. One of his sons currently serves on the Board of Directors.
  • Generous DonorMaurice and his wife, Linda (Class of ’62), were significant donors, contributing to two major capital campaigns. Boswell Hall’s wing named in their honor stands as a testament to their generosity.
  • Friend to Youth AwardIn 2006, Maurice was honored with the Friend to Youth award, recognizing his unwavering commitment to Florida College students.
  • Engaged AlumniMaurice was a regular attendee at events like Golden Grads, where he enjoyed reconnecting with fellow alumni and sharing his experiences.

Maurice’s influence extended beyond his official roles. He was a trusted advisor to four Presidents of the College, helping to shape the future of Florida College.

In memory of Maurice Romine’s remarkable legacy, we invite friends and family to contribute to the Romine Endowed Fund. All donations will be matched up to $800,000 and will directly support the Romine Endowment, ensuring Maurice’s commitment to education continues.

Give to the Romine Endowed Fund

Your donation will be matched and placed into the Romine Endowment Fund, supporting the engineering program at Florida College. Contributions ensure Maurice’s legacy of service and generosity lives on, inspiring future generations of students.

More Information

For more information about the Romine Endowed Fund and how you can contribute, please contact the Florida College Advancement Office.

Phone: (813)-988-5131 ext. 7 
Email: reynoldsm@floridacollege.edu