University of Florida, Sarasota County Renew Innovation Station Funding

The funding, which is matched by UF, has been extended through 2027.

06/03/2020 By Staff


Personalized Estate Liquidation Donates $15,000 to Booker High School Foundation

The funds will be used for scholarships.

06/03/2020 By Staff


Gulf Coast Community Foundation Grants $40,000 Towards UF Internships

The funds will supplement student summer stipends at regionally based internships.

05/11/2020 By Staff


New College Students Receive Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Awards

In January 2021, Jacob Wentz will travel to Belgium and Grace Hamilton to Taiwan to further their studies.

05/04/2020 By Staff


Ringling College, Flight School Studio Release Student-Made VR Game

The game was entirely designed by students; it will come to Steam gaming platform on May 4.

04/28/2020 By Staff

Good News

Pine View Students Win National Math Competition

A second team from Pine View School also placed in the top six of the competition.

04/28/2020 By Staff


New College Receives $28,000 COVID-19 Response Initiative Grant

The funds will be used for emergency and critical needs relief for students.

04/14/2020 By Staff


Pine View School Students Advance to Finals in National Math Competition

Two teams from the school have been named finalists in the MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge.

04/10/2020 By Staff


Sarasota County Schools Begins Search for New Superintendent

The school board says it intends to fill the position before the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year.

04/09/2020 By Staff


Education Foundation of Sarasota County Establishes COVID-19 Relief Fund

The fund will help local educators, students and families focus on student learning while school campuses are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

04/06/2020 By Staff


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Buchanan Announces Service Academy Nominations

His nominations include 17 students from Sarasota and Manatee counties.

02/26/2020 By Staff