Philanthropy

New College’s 42nd Annual Clambake Breaks Fundraising Record

Clambake has been New College of Florida’s major scholarship fundraiser for more than four decades.

11/17/2021 By Staff

Education

Tampa Bay Estuary Grant Funds Shark Research at New College of Florida

The $165,111 in funding will fund shark research being conducted by Dr. Jayne Gardiner.

11/12/2021 By Staff

Education

USF, McKibbon Hospitality Create Hospitality Teaching Lab

USF hospitality and tourism management students will have access to nearly 100 teaching hotels across the country that are managed by McKibbon,

11/10/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

USF's Brunch on the Bay Sets Fundraising Record

The total is likely to surpass $500,000.

11/09/2021 By Staff

Digital Hugs

A New Facebook Page Uplifts Sarasota County Schools

The page, "We Love Our Sarasota County Schools," aims to counter negativity and celebrate the daily successes that happen at school.

11/05/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Education

Sarasota County Names 'Teacher of the Year' Finalists

They are Shannon Haddad, Jennifer Jaso and Loridia Urquiza.

11/04/2021 By Staff

Grants

Center for PAInT at USF Receives Funding to Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The $30,000 in separate donations will support classroom instruction concepts that promote diversity, equity and inclusion through arts integration.

11/01/2021 By Staff

Education

USF Center Director Lands Historic $8.5 Million Arts Learning Grant

Denise Davis-Cotton has been named principal investigator the grant to strengthen arts educational programming in the nation’s educational system.

10/20/2021 By Staff

Education

Girls Inc. Launches STEM-Based Program at New College

The intensive five-year "Eureka!" program is for girls entering the eighth grade.

10/18/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

ODA Appoints New Head of School

Debra Otey will begin her new role on July 1, 2022.

10/13/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

DeSantis Appoints Three to the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota District Board of Trustees

They are Michael Fuller, Taylor Collins and Dominic DiMaio.

10/11/2021 By Staff

Education

Sarasota County Schools Announces National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Twenty-nine local students have been named semifinalists.

10/07/2021 By Staff

Awards

Barancik Foundation Names Five Teachers as 'Ripple Effect' Award Winners

They are Christine Dapra, Deb Hogue, Taleisa Schlemmer, Tina Slattery and Brian Upholz.

09/29/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Five New Board Members Join Visible Men Academy

They are Melissa Dunlap, Marilyn Kline, Victor McTeer, George Quarterman and Rev. Christian Wood.

09/28/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

New College Foundation Welcomes Three New Board Members

They are Dr. Esther Barazzone, Dr. Margee Ensign and Larry Geimer.

09/22/2021 By Staff

Scholarships

Sarasota Student Awarded Coast Guard Foundation Scholarship

Liberty Paige was awarded a Hubbard Broadcasting Foundation Scholarship.

09/21/2021 By Staff

Education

New College Moves Up a Spot in U.S. News 'Best College' Rankings

NCF ranked No. 5 among the country's top public liberal arts colleges.

09/14/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Visible Men Academy Appoints New Principal

Gehndyu brings 14 years of experience as science teacher and educational leader to the position.

09/13/2021 By Staff

Education

Despite DeSantis Appeal, Judge Rules School Mask Mandates Can Continue

In addition to allowing school districts to require masks, Judge John Cooper's decision ends the state's sanctions against 13 districts, including Sarasota County, that previously enacted mandates.

09/08/2021 By Megan McDonald

Scholarships

Selby Foundation Awards $820,000 in Scholarships for 2021-2022 School Year

The foundation’s selection committee reviews eligible student applications submitted each spring.

09/07/2021 By Staff