Education

Education Foundation Receives $75,475 in Matching Funds

The funds support the expansion of the Education Foundation’s "College, Career, and Life Readiness" initiative.

01/07/2021 By Staff

Education

Goodwill Manasota Offers Virtual ESOL Classes for Manatee County Employees

The classes, which are taught by instructors provided by the Manatee Literacy Council, are provided while employees are on the clock, at no cost to them.

12/31/2020 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation Receives Bright Futures Grant

The $4,000 grant comes from the Florida Lottery.

12/23/2020 By Staff

Education

Manatee School Superintendent's Contract Extended to 2023

Cynthia Saunders has served as superintendent since 2018.

12/18/2020 By Staff

Education

Community Day School Selects Board of Trustees

The school has also launched an $8.8 million campaign for its new campus.

12/17/2020 By Staff

Education

Sarasota County Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced

One of the four finalists will be named the school district's Teacher of the Year at a virtual awards celebration on Thursday, Jan. 21.

12/16/2020 By Staff

Education

New Grant Will Support Ringling Student Scholarships, Sarasota Art Museum

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded Ringling College of Art and Design a $30,500 grant.

12/16/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Library Foundation Overhauls Website, Branding

The foundation raises private donations to supplement public tax support for Sarasota County libraries.

12/14/2020 By Staff

Awards

Manatee County Superintendent Receives Statewide Award

Cynthia Saunders was recognized by the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations.

12/02/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Day School Receives $300,000 Gift for New Campus

The gift is designated for the gymnasium on the school’s new 8.8-acre campus.

12/02/2020 By Staff

Simply Fab

The Suncoast Science Center and Its Faulhaber Fab Lab Enliven the Study of Science

The science center is chockablock with 3D printers, mills for fine metal work and other gee-whiz machines.

12/01/2020 By Ilene Denton

Grants

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Receives $50,000 Grant

The funds come from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.

11/30/2020 By Staff

Education

New Bank of America Initiative Intended to Help Florida's Black and Latino Students

The bank is partnering with Florida colleges to increase opportunities for minority students.

11/20/2020 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Launches Tiny Home Building Project

Suncoast Technical College construction students will work together to construct the tiny home on the school's campus.

11/16/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Ringling College Receives $600,000 Gift

The funds, part of a $3 million commitment, come from the Ringling College Library Association to support the Alfred R. Goldstein Library and student scholarships.

11/10/2020 By Staff

Groundbreaking

Jewish Federation Holds Groundbreaking at Larry & Mary Greenspon Family Campus for Jewish Life

The federation has raised $15.3 million of its $25 million goal through its "JFED Proud & Strong" campaign.

10/29/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Suzanne Sherman Appointed Provost and VP for Academic Affairs at New College

Sherman is an associate professor of chemistry and has served as associate provost since 2018.

10/26/2020 By Staff

Education

Manatee County Schools Names New Director of Federal Programs and Grants

Latrina Singleton is the former principal at Blackburn Elementary School in Palmetto; Danielle Delk will take over her role for the remainder of the school year.

10/22/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Sarasota County Schools Extends Face Covering Policy

But the vote attracted passionate responses from both sides.

10/21/2020 By Staff

Awards

Ringling College Students Win Big at SOURCE Awards

The SOURCE Awards honor the industry’s next generation of lighting designers.

10/20/2020 By Staff