Education

Four New Elementary School Principals Named

Manatee County recently selected new principals for four elementary schools.

03/04/2019 By Staff

Education

$500,000 Donation to Fund Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Scholarships

Andrew and Judith Economos recently donated $500,000 to New College of Florida to fund STEM scholarships.

02/28/2019 By Staff

Education

Booker Middle Principal Picked for National Arts Education Nonprofit Board

LaShawn Frost was recently selected to serve on the board of the Arts Schools Network.

02/26/2019 By Staff

Education

Professors Win Arts Education Grants

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee professors Helene Robinson and Phillip Wagner were recently awarded Pilot Research Grants of $5,000 each.

02/22/2019 By Staff

Professional development

Applications Open for Leadership Development Program

Gulf Coast Community Foundation is accepting applications for its 2019 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute through Friday, March 15.

02/19/2019 By Staff

Education

College Launches New Collaboration With Virtual Reality Company

Ringling College of Art and Design recently launched a new partnership with Flight School.

02/19/2019 By Staff

Education

Realtor Association Accepting Scholarship Applications

Each year, the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee awards scholarships to six local students.

02/14/2019 By Staff

Professional development

College Offers Day-Long 'Leadership Boot Camp' Course

The class will cover how to manage priorities, "building a powerful day," "the art of moving groups" and more.

02/14/2019 By Staff

Education

DeSoto County Joins Regional Grade-Level Reading Effort

The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading recently expanded to DeSoto County.

02/13/2019 By Staff

Conferences

USFSM to Host Conference on Opioid Abuse

Manatee County has been especially hard hit by the opioid crisis, with one of the nation’s highest rates of opioid overdose deaths.

02/11/2019 By Staff

Education

Nonprofit Names New Preschool Program Director

The Florida Center for Early Childhood recently hired Susan Miranda as the new director of its Starfish Academy.

01/25/2019 By Staff

Education

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

The foundation is accepting applications for its 2019-2020 scholarship program through Monday, March 4.

01/23/2019 By Staff

Science

Climate Change Conference Takes Place Friday

Topics will include the implication of rising sea levels for Florida, the effect of climate change on hurricanes, whether climate change worsens red tide and more.

01/21/2019 By Staff

Education

School Opens New $2.5 Million Sports Facility

The Out-of-Door Academy recently opened Fox Field House, a new 12,300-square-foot practice and competition space for the school's student athletes.

01/18/2019 By Staff

Education

State Grant Will Fund New Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity recently awarded $3.6 million to State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota.

01/18/2019 By Staff

Education

Half-Day Workshop Focuses on Creativity and Innovation

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota is offering the workshop on Friday, Feb. 1.

01/16/2019 By Staff

Education

Well-Known University President to Headline Gulf Coast Community Foundation Luncheon

Freeman Hrabowski III, the president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a leader in promoting diversity in science and math, is speaking in Sarasota on Friday, March 8.

12/27/2018 By Staff

Education

Local Graduation Rates Up

The graduation rate in Sarasota County schools increased by 4.1 percentage points this year, while the rate increased by 4.3 points in Manatee County.

12/20/2018 By Staff

Events

Individual Tickets for Town Hall Lecture Series Now on Sale

The Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series begins on Wednesday, Jan. 16, with a talk by Shaquille O’Neal.

12/19/2018 By Staff

Education

School District Names New Principal at Lakewood Ranch High

Dustin Dahlquist will take on the new role early next year.

12/18/2018 By Staff