Education

CareerEdge Partners With STC To Launch Student Internship Program

Responding to the evolving needs during this time, CareerEdge adapted its Intern Reimbursement program model to make funding for this program possible.

03/31/2020 Photography by Staff

Education

In Response to COVID-19, USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Unveils Food Pantry to Help Students

The university is also making additional social services available.

03/30/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

College Students Deal With Campus Shutdowns Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Not only are students being forced to adjust to virtual learning, they're also leaving behind friendships and a sense of independence.

03/30/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Education

Sarasota County Schools Will Provide Drive-Thru Meal Services for Students

Meals will be offered at five local schools every week until schools re-open.

03/16/2020 Photography by Megan McDonald

Education

Sarasota, Manatee County Schools to Close Through March 30

School districts around the state will keep students home for an extra week following spring break.

03/13/2020 By Megan McDonald

Awards

Van Wezel Foundation Honors Three Local Teachers

The Appleton Outstanding Teacher of the Year award celebrates the best in arts integration strategies in the classroom.

03/10/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

State College of Florida Names Dean of Nursing, Health Professions Programs

Connell has served as the director of SCF's physical therapist assistant program since August 2011 and began serving as interim dean of nursing and health professions in June 2019.

03/03/2020 By Staff

Construction

Out-of-Door Academy Announces Completion Date for New Middle School

The 13,500-square-foot facility will be finished in fall 2020.

02/27/2020 By Staff

Grants

Barancik Foundation Grants $500,000 to New College

The funds will launch a new program targeting local high school students who have demonstrated strong academics and outstanding community leadership.

02/27/2020 By Staff

Education

Buchanan Announces Service Academy Nominations

His nominations include 17 students from Sarasota and Manatee counties.

02/26/2020 By Staff

Workshops

Women's Resource Center Will Host Federal Student Aid Application Workshop

The workshop will offer free assistance with completing the FAFSA and other scholarship applications.

02/13/2020 By Staff

Conferences

Florida Creativity Conference Set For March 6-8

The annual symposium features professionals from the business, education, the arts, philanthropy and health and wellness industries who study creativity and how it transforms lives.

02/10/2020 By Staff

How to Save a Life

Simulated Teenagers Are Training Sarasota County School Staff to Help Troubled Students

The new training is a response to a spreading mental health crisis among young Americans.

01/30/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Unity Awards

Jacquelyn Paulk and David Rubin Help Kids SOAR

Jacquelyn Paulk's passion for students and parents is legendary. With the help of David Rubin, her SOAR Learning Center is thriving.

01/30/2020 By Susan Burns

Education

Island Village Montessori School to Consolidate Campuses

The school will offer placement to current Sarasota students at the Venice campus.

01/23/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Sarasota Military Academy Raises $82,000 Through Donor Match Campaign

Phyllis Siskel matched $41,000 collected by Sarasota Military Academy cadets.

01/16/2020 By Staff

Education

Florida Graduation Rate Climbs to 86.9 Percent

High school graduation rates have increased by 27.7 percent since 2003-04.

01/09/2020 By Staff

Education

Sarasota Charter School Program Wins International Education Award

Sarasota Military Academy's Operation Outbreak was named the world’s most innovative hybrid learning program.

12/26/2019 By Staff

Grants

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Announces $225,235 in Grants

Nearly 34,000 students will be impacted by the awards, which directly benefit 244 teachers and 43 K-12 schools.

12/26/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Dr. Tracy Wagner Appointed to Higher Education Facilities Financing Authority

Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Wagner, Ringling College's vice-president for finance and administration, to a five-year term.

12/20/2019 By Staff