Education

USF Closing Its College of Education

The closure is part of the university's plan to cut 8.5 percent of its state funding for the 2020-21 fiscal year, or $36.7 million.

10/15/2020 By Staff

Education

Cross-College Alliance to Host Virtual Internship Fair

The event will be held on the Handshake platform on Nov. 5.

10/14/2020 By Staff

Education

USF's PAInT Center Receives $30,000 Donation

The funds will be used to create a program that combines creative learning and classroom instruction with concepts that promote diversity, equity and inclusion.

10/14/2020 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Offers Tuition-Free Plumbing Fast-Track Training

The training addresses the needs of plumbing employers that want to recruit and rapidly train people for a very specific skill set.

10/13/2020 By Staff

Education

PLANit Sarasota Joins Statewide Effort to Promote Education After High School

“Talent Strong Florida” raises awareness and builds consensus around the need for education beyond high school and aims to erase educational attainment gaps.

10/09/2020 By Staff

Education

New College President to Step Down in 2021

Donal O'Shea has led the college since 2012.

10/06/2020 By Staff

Education

Cross-College Alliance Announces Changes Brought on by Pandemic

The Alliance's five institutions will assume responsibilities previously overseen by manager Linda de Mello.

10/01/2020 By Staff

Work Experience

Ringling College Students Design Dog Toys For Local Pet Retail Store

The college's Collaboratory program gave students the chance to work with DOGPerfect stores and gain real-world job experience.

09/30/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Education

Ringling College Receives 'Houdini' Certification

Houdini is a 3D animation software application used for film and TV, game development, motion graphics and virtual reality.

09/28/2020 By Staff

Jobs

Suncoast Technical College, Florida Department of Education Partner on Workforce Education Initiative

Programs include auto service technologies, plumbing, HVAC and electrical, nursing and culinary arts.

09/28/2020 By Staff

Education

Sarasota County Schools Announces 23 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955.

09/24/2020 By Staff

Education

New College Ranks No. 6 on U.S News & World Report's Top Public Liberal Arts Colleges

The school also ranked No. 84 among all national liberal arts colleges.

09/21/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

New Chair, Vice-Chair Elected to New College Board of Trustees

Mary Ruiz will serve as chair and Ron Christaldi as vice-chair.

09/09/2020 By Staff

Grants

Community-Based After School Program Expands Services

A $50,000 grant from the Barancik Foundation will support SOAR's educational programs through summer 2021.

09/09/2020 By Staff

Education

Sarasota Schools to Open Covid-19 Testing Centers

The district is also developing a digital dashboard to track cases within schools; Manatee County just launched its own tracker.

09/03/2020 By Staff

Education

Sarasota Philanthropist Donates $1 Million for UF Law Scholarship for HBCU Graduates

Hugh Culverhouse Jr. was moved to make the gift after the passing of civil rights icon John Lewis; scholarship recipients will be recognized as John Lewis Scholars.

08/27/2020 By Staff

Education

Step Up Suncoast Expands Program to Provide Parent Educator Toolkits

Bank of America's $25,000 grant will enable the Parents as Teachers program to provide families with toolkits containing essential materials and supplies.

08/27/2020 By Staff

Education

Research Lab at USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Receives $30,000 Grant

The Laboratory for Advancement of Crossdisciplinary Innovation was founded by USF professors Giti Javidi and Ehsan Sheybani.

08/26/2020 By Staff

Scholarships

Foundation Awards More Than $600,000 in Scholarships

Gulf Coast Community Foundation has provided 527 scholarships to 294 local students for the 2020-21 academic year.

08/25/2020 By Staff

Education

Colleges Are Reopening in Sarasota This Month

We ask administrators and students how they’re approaching learning during a pandemic.

08/13/2020 By Giulia Heyward