Awards

Buchanan Names Congressional Teacher Award Recipients

The awards, which recognize outstanding local teachers, are now in their sixth year.

06/16/2020 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation Names In-Demand and Ritchey Legacy Scholars

Raeanna Michael, Dea Hadziabdic, Jasmine Urzua-Alba and Myles Woodard each received scholarships.

06/15/2020 By Staff

Civil Rights

Activists Launch Petition to Rename Journalism School After Sarasota Resident

Charlayne Hunter-Gault, an award-winning journalist and civil rights leader, was the first black student to integrate the University of Georgia.

06/15/2020 By David Hackett and Megan McDonald

Coronavirus

DeSantis Announces School-Reopening Recommendations

Gov. Ron DeSantis and Commissioner Richard Corcoran also emphasize that reopening is a locally driven decision.

06/12/2020 By Staff

Scholarships

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Scholarships

The foundation gave a total of $8,000 in scholarships.

06/09/2020 By Staff

Education

New College Foundation Raises $1 Million to Strengthen Fundraising Infrastructure

The funds were generated from six current and former college trustees and foundation board members.

06/08/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Education Foundation Announces Two Staff Appointments

Katherine M. Dudek is the new college and career advisor at the foundation's Student Success Center; Thomas A. Williams is the first director of PLANit Sarasota.

06/05/2020 Photography by Staff

Award Winners

Manasota ASALH, Which Promotes Black Culture, Awards Scholarships

Since the group launched, it has provided $430,000 to high-achieving students in the region.

06/05/2020 By Staff

Education

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

Scholarships

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

The funds will be used for scholarships.

06/03/2020 By Staff

Education

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

Education

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

Education

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

Coronavirus

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

Education

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

Education

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

Coronavirus

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

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