Hog U

Special Mattison's Dinner Raises Money for Farmer Scholarships

Next month's Niman Ranch Next Generation Scholarship Dinner highlights the benefits of humanely and sustainably raised livestock.

07/19/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Biz Town

Southside Elementary Receives Annual Donation for Junior Achievement 'BizTowns'

The $20,000 donation comes from Baird Inc. and the Gail Baird Foundation.

05/31/2019 By Staff

Scholarships

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation Awards College Scholarships

Each recipient will receive $10,000 over four years to help offset the cost of college tuition and expenses.

05/28/2019 By Staff

Scholarships

Florida Power & Light Announces Recipient of $20,000 Robotics Scholarship

Pine View School senior Lucas Giffard is the fourth recipient of the annual scholarship.

05/13/2019 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota County Schools Receives 'District of the Year' Award from Cambridge International

The Cambridge program was first implemented at Sarasota High School in 2011.

04/17/2019 Photography by Staff

Pep Talk

Ian Bremmer Closes Out the Ringling College Library Association's 2019 Town Hall Series

Thursday's event also included the announcement of next year's lineup, which includes Annie Leibovitz, Rick Steves and more.

04/11/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Education

Sarasota County Schools, Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Sprint Partner to Give Students Free Internet Access

The school system, with the assistance of Sprint's 1Million Project Foundation, aims to help almost 1,000 students in Sarasota County.

04/09/2019 By Staff

Education

Buchanan Honors Local Educators

The Congressional Teacher Awards, established by Buchanan in 2014, are given out annually to special Suncoast teachers for their outstanding achievements on behalf of students.

04/09/2019 Photography by Staff

Education

Manatee Educator Named Florida Assistant Principal of the Year

Bernadette Pletcher is assistant principal at Palmetto's Tillman Elementary; she helped guide the school from an F grade to a B grade.

04/05/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Education Foundation Picks New Manager for Scholarship Programs

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Earl Young Jr. as its associate director of education investments.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Education

Jewish Day School Leader Speaks at National Conference

The head of school for Sarasota's Hershorin Schiff Community Day School recently led a session at a conference in Atlanta.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Law

Chamber of Commerce Class to Focus on Vagrancy, Premises Liability

The session will be led by Elizabeth Dumbaugh from THG Consultants.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Grant Boosts Preschool for Children With Developmental, Behavior Disorders

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded $300,000 to expand The Florida Center for Early Childhood's Starfish Academy.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Education

Manatee County Teacher of the Year, Support Employee of the Year Picked

Braden River High School's Debra Hartline and Myakka City Elementary School's Amanda Keeney were recently honored.

03/15/2019 By Staff

New hires

Education Foundation Names New Student Support Director

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Holly Gray.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Education

New Training Program Focuses on Improving Communication Skills

State College of Florida is offering a new two-day class that covers "breaking through the communication barriers."

03/14/2019 By Staff

Education

College Names New Dean, Chief Diversity Officer

New College of Florida recently hired Bill Woodson.

03/11/2019 By Staff

Education

School District Honors Past, Present and Future Educators

Sarasota County Schools recently recognized three female educators for their impact and contributions: Sydney Burrows, Sue D'Angelo and Deb Schultz.

03/08/2019 By Staff

Education

Air Conditioning Executive Judges Business Ethics Competition

W. Theodore Etzel III of Conditioned Air recently served on a panel of judges as part of the Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition.

03/07/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Names Recipient of One-Year Fellowship

The Patterson Foundation recently selected Hannah Saeger Karnei as the first emerging nonprofit leader to participate in its Fellows Initiative.

03/05/2019 By Staff