Parks

New Educational Facility at Robinson Preserve Opens

Manatee County last week opened its new Mosaic NEST (Nature, Exploration, Science and Technology) facility at Robinson Preserve.

02/19/2018 By Staff

Education

Sports Academy Looking to Hire 250-Plus

Bradenton’s IMG Academy is looking to fill more than 250 full-time, part-time and summer job openings during a career fair on Thursday, March 22.

02/19/2018 By Staff

Arts

Van Wezel Foundation Receives $10 Million Donation

The Van Wezel Foundation recently received a $10 million legacy gift from the estate of Herta Klauser Cuneo, who died last September.

02/15/2018 By Staff

Education

School Tax Referendum to Be Discussed March 8

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon panel will discuss the upcoming Sarasota County school tax referendum vote.

02/14/2018 By Staff

Education

'Entrepreneur Expo' to Be Held Feb. 21

The State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota event is designed to demonstrate the benefits of owning and managing a business.

02/11/2018 By Staff

Education

New College Recognized for 'Return on Investment'

New College of Florida was named one of the country's 200 "Colleges That Pay You Back" in a new Princeton Review book.

02/09/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Mote Announces Plans for New $130 Million Aquarium

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium plans to build a new $130 million aquarium on 5 acres of land at Nathan Benderson Park.

02/08/2018 By Staff

Education

New Company Delivers Kids' Activity Boxes with Global Themes

Little Global Citizens delivers boxes filled with kids' storybooks, cultural activities and crafts, language tools, music, toys and more, themed around a different country each month.

02/05/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Van Wezel Foundation Selects New Chief Operating Officer

The 501(c)(3) that supports arts education at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall recently promoted Jim Selinski.

02/02/2018 By Staff

Education

Florida Education Commissioner to Speak in Sarasota

Pam Stewart will speak at a luncheon hosted by The Argus Foundation on Thursday, April 12.

01/31/2018 By Staff

Education

Manatee County Judge Retires From University Teaching Job After 30 Years

Douglas Henderson recently retired from a part-time teaching job he had held at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee since 1978.

01/31/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Early Childhood Nonprofit Picks 2018 Leadership

Children First recently named PGT Innovations CEO Jeff Jackson as the nonprofit's board chair for 2018.

01/29/2018 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Receives $15 Million Donation

The donation is the college's single largest gift ever, and the first eight-figure donation since the founding of the college in 1931.

01/29/2018 By Susan Burns

Data

Sarasota Ranked in List of Top 100 American Cities

Sarasota was recently ranked as America's 84th best city in which to live by Livability.

01/23/2018 By Staff

Honors

Sarasota Magazine Hosts the 2018 Unity Awards on Feb. 8

The eighth annual Unity Awards celebrate the people, companies and projects advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in our community and around the world.

01/22/2018 By staff

New hires

University Names New Communications Director

Shawn Ahearn comes to the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee from the University of Pittsburgh.

01/17/2018 By staff

Education

Workshop on 21st Century 'Thought and Trends' Starts Jan. 22

Ringling College of Art and Design 'futurist in residence' David Houle is presenting a new workshop as part of the college's Lifelong Learning Academy.

01/17/2018 By staff

Education

Longtime Political Scientist Retiring From Teaching

Longtime Florida political scientist Susan MacManus is retiring from teaching at the University of South Florida.

01/11/2018 By staff

Leadership

New Business Development Course Starts Jan. 23

The free 10-week course focuses on the core basics for new and aspiring small business owners.

01/11/2018 By staff

New hires

University of South Florida Names New Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor

University of South Florida system president Judy Genshaft on Thursday named Karen Holbrook the new regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee.

12/14/2017 By staff