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NACCAP News

Wednesday, May 25

Today's Forecast

High of

91°

Low of

72°

Chance of Rain

40%

Today's Forecast

High of

90°

Low of

70°

Chance of Rain

40%

Tip: Be prepared for an afternoon thunderstorm every day!

Lakeland Fact of the Day

 

 Did you see a Publix on your drive into town or drive on George Jenkins Blvd? Lakeland is home to Fortune 500 company, Publix Supermarkets. The late founder, George Jenkins and family have been in Lakeland since 1930!

 

Today's Schedule

Download the NACCAP app to view today’s schedule. Click here to download.

Today's Keynote Speaker

Dr. Caroline Leaf
Communication Pathologist, Cognitive Neuroscientist, and Bestselling Author

Dr. Caroline Leaf specializes in cognitive and metacognitive neuropsychology. Since the early 1980s, she has researched the mind-brain connection, the nature of mental health, and the formation of memory. She is the author of several books, including Think Learn Succeed and Switch On Your Brain.

Directly following Dr. Caroline Leaf’s Keynote Session, Dr. Leaf will be signing copies of her book, Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess, in the Student Activities Center/ Exhibit Hall! Don’t forget your book!
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Splitsville at Disney Springs

Please meet today at 4:00 pm on Prima Vista Blvd, (between your residence halls) to board for our 

Bowling at Splitsville Adventure at Disney Springs. 

Snacks will be provided in the Student Activity Center so grab some before heading to the Charter Buses!

Don’t forget your socks! 

5K Run

Want to run the NACCAP 5K? Join our team at 7:00AM on Thursday at Lake Hollingsworth. We will have shuttles leaving the Portico Loop (next to our Portico Coffeehouse) every 10 minutes starting at 6:30AM!

Address: 929 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803

two girls running at lake hollingsworth outside tree water track field athlete team

Campus Hours

Gym: 6AM–8AM

In order to use the gym, you must be prepped on safety at 6:00AM and 7:00AM and sign a waiver.

Pool: Closed

Portico Coffeehouse: 8AM–12AM

Contact Info

Have a question about the conference?

Text (863)251-9214 for a direct response from our team! 

Did you forget something?

Text your need and your room number to (863)251-9214. Our team will respond if we have it in stock or where to get it if we don’t!

In case of emergency, call SEU Security at (863)667-5190.

Things to Know

Name Badge Key

You may have noticed that your name badge is a different color than others. To help you identify each other we made a color key.

  • Teal: NACCAP Staff
  • Blue: NACCAP Board Members
  • Orange: High School Guidance Counselors 
  • Yellow: Undergrad Guidance Counselors
  • Pink: GAP
  • Red: Guests
  • Green: Exhibitors 

 

Check-Out Instructions

Before you leave your room for Check- Out, we ask that you leave your bedding in the middle of your room. Then head to the Welcome Center to hand in your room key. If you are checking out on Friday, there will be a to – go breakfast option in the Welcome Center as well.

Note: If you lose your room key, you will be charged $10 to replace your key.

Guide to Lakeland

Be sure to check out our favorite local food and coffee shops during your stay!

For a bright and minimalistic ambiance, try Concord Coffee, a Lakeland favorite that roasts its own ethically sourced coffee beans, including an SEU-exclusive roast available at our on-campus coffee shop, Portico!

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Address: 1037 Florida Ave S #135, Lakeland, FL 33803

This bungalow-turned-coffeehouse is always buzzing with energy, and for good reason. Hillcrest is truly a community gathering spot to relax and study with friends. With its cozy, cottage-like atmosphere, you’re sure to want to stay here all day. Hillcrest also boasts some of the best coffee that Lakeland has to offer, and stick around for their live music events!

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Address: 119 Hillcrest St, Lakeland, FL 33815

Pressed just opened this year and it’s already a huge hit with our students! Located in Downtown Lakeland, this quaint bookstore has plenty of comfy chairs and a quiet atmosphere, making it the perfect spot to study or simply select a new book to read.

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Address: 213 E Bay St, Lakeland, FL 33801

With two locations and a third coming soon, this local coffeehouse and bistro serves a variety of sandwiches, flatbreads, salads, and more. For a lively and upbeat atmosphere, check out the downtown location, or visit the library location for a peaceful yet productive feel!

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Downtown Location: 205 E Main St Lakeland, FL 33801

Library Location: 100 Lake Morton Dr, Lakeland, FL 33801 · In Lakeland Public Library

Mitchell’s is a family-owned coffee shop is always filled with an eclectic mix of locals, students, and out-of-towners, all enjoying the cozy atmosphere and friendly service!

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Address: 235 N Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801

For an upscale dining experience, look no further than Nineteen61, an intimate restaurant offering Latin American cuisine with a modern twist. 

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Address: 215 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801

Featuring a menu of made-from-scratch southern food, this mom-and-pop-owned lunch spot balances a culture of delicious food and fast-paced hospitality!

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Address: 2101 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33803

With custard desserts from milkshakes to concretes, this retro-themed dessert parlor is sure to satisfy your craving!

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Address: 4046 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33813

Located on the banks of Lake Mirror, this modern food hall features seven specialty restaurants, with options ranging from burgers to sushi to ice cream. With plenty of vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free alternatives, The Joinery is sure to meet everyone’s needs!

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Address: 640 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801

Stroll, Shop, and Enjoy! Whether you are looking for casual eateries, fine dining, a boutique for unique gifts, or a place to relax and watch a movie, Lakeside Village has it all! This is a weekend hot spot for students to come and spend time with friends. You’ll find swarms of students here on Tuesday nights for the $5 movie nights held at the Cobb theater.

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Address: 1479 Town Center Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803