Education

University Selects New Interim Dean for Business College

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently named Gert-Jan de Vreede as the interim dean of the College of Business.

07/13/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Thirteen New Machinists Graduate From Workforce Training Program

This year's class brings the total number of graduates in the program to 102.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Education

Argosy Campus Closing

Dream Center Education Holdings, LLC is closing the Sarasota campus of Argosy University, one of nine Argosy campuses closing overall.

07/09/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Leadership Training Participants Graduate

The 2018 program included seven training sessions over a three-month period.

07/06/2018 By Staff

Education

University Names New Veteran Services Administrator

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently hired Carlos Moreira.

07/05/2018 By Staff

Education

New College Named One of America's Most Affordable Small Colleges

New College of Florida was recently ranked No. 7 in a list of America's 20 most affordable small colleges.

07/03/2018 By Staff

Arts

Embracing Our Differences Selects New Executive Director

The nonprofit recently named Sarah Wertheimer as executive director; she has served as the organization's associate executive director since 2014.

07/03/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

College Wins State Grant to Fund Workforce Training Program

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and Enterprise Florida recently awarded a $201,500 grant to Manatee Technical College.

07/02/2018 By Staff

Education

New Manatee County Schools Superintendent Approved

Cynthia Saunders will serve as superintendent following Diana Greene, who was recently named superintendent in Duval County.

06/27/2018 By Staff

Training

Business Alliance Offers New Leadership Development Series

Applications are due this Friday, June 29, for the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance's next leadership development series.

06/25/2018 By Staff

Education

Governor Appoints Real Estate Broker to New College Board

Florida Gov. Rick Scott recently appointed Garin Hoover to the Board of Trustees of New College of Florida.

06/19/2018 By Staff

Outdoors

New Summer Camp Opens

Camp Osprey, a new summer camp for kids ages 7-15, recently opened for business in Wimauma.

06/11/2018 By Staff

Education

College Names New Executive Vice President and Provost

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota recently hired Todd Fritch.

06/11/2018 By Staff

Education

Workforce Development Organization Starts New Leadership Training Program

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative launched a new program to help manufacturing employees recently promoted into leadership roles.

06/11/2018 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Receives $1 Million Donation

Sarasota's Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently donated $1 million to Ringling College of Art and Design.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Education

Grants Will Support Program That Helps Homeless Students

The Sarasota YMCA recently received two grants that will be used to support its Schoolhouse Link program.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Education

New College Names New Vice President

New College of Florida recently hired Kristie Harris.

05/25/2018 By Staff

Politics

School Board Debates Set for June 7 and 21

The next two Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheons will feature debates between candidates for the Sarasota County School Board.

05/23/2018 By Staff

Education

Construction Begins on New School Cafeteria, Auditorium

Jon F. Swift Construction recently began work on a new 16,000-square-foot cafeteria and auditorium at Brentwood Elementary School.

05/18/2018 By Staff

Education

Nonprofit Academy Picks New Administrative Director

A nonprofit that works with students with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities recently hired Donna Leigh-Estes.

05/16/2018 By Staff