Appointments

College Foundation Adds Three to Board

Three new people recently joined the board of the State College of Florida Foundation: Dianne Anderson, Robert Klingbeil and Barbara Najmy.

05/19/2017 By staff

Giving

University Graduate Makes Record Donation

Bill Mariotti recently announced that he will donate $3.5 million to the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee after he dies.

05/16/2017 By staff

New hires

College Picks New Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

New College of Florida recently named Joy Hamm as its next dean of admissions and financial aid.

05/04/2017 By staff

Education

University Opens New Research Office

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently opened a new Office of Research and appointed full-time research administrator Sandy Justice.

05/04/2017 By staff

Education

New College Recognized for Outside-the-Classroom Experiences and Connections

New College of Florida was recently ranked by The Princeton Review as one of the country’s top 50 colleges for offering students outside-the-classroom experiences and connections.

05/03/2017 By staff

Education

Dental School Picks New Dean

Mathew Bateman was recently named dean of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton.

05/03/2017 By staff

Education

Ringling College Department Head Named 'Mentor of the Year'

Ringling College of Art and Design film program head Bradley Battersby was recently named Mentor of the Year by Variety magazine.

04/27/2017 By staff

Education

School System Wins Award for Financial Aid Push

Sarasota County Schools recently won the top award among large school districts in the 2017 Florida FAFSA Challenge, a campaign to encourage more high school seniors to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid form.

04/25/2017 By staff

Entertainment

Series Shot in Sarasota Premieres Friday

Sugar, the Dylan McDermott series shot in Sarasota with Ringling College of Art and Design students and graduates and coproduced by the Ringling College Studio Lab and Semkhor Productions, will premiere at the Sunscreen Film Festival.

04/25/2017 By staff

Environment

College Hosts Climate Change Workshop

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota is hosting an interactive workshop on climate change and sustainability on Friday, April 21.

04/20/2017 By staff

Data

Florida Consumer Confidence Hits Highest Point in 15 Years

After dropping in February, consumer sentiment among Floridians rose to its highest level in 15 years in March, according to the University of Florida's latest Bureau of Economic and Business Research consumer survey.

04/05/2017 By staff

Entertainment

First Ringling College Soundstage Building Opens

Ringling College of Art and Design and Semkhor Productions on Monday opened the first building completed as part of the college's new Ringling Studios Soundstage and Post Production Complex.

04/04/2017 By staff

Higher Ed

College to Offer Degree in Risk Management and Insurance

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is adding risk management and insurance to its undergraduate degree programs in the College of Business this fall.

03/20/2017 By staff

New hires

New College Picks New Provost

New College of Florida recently selected Barbara Feldman of Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts as its next provost and vice president for academic affairs.

03/17/2017 By staff

Education

Professor Picked for Society for American Music Position

The organization brings together scholars, performers and students dedicated to studying, preserving, teaching and creating American music.

03/09/2017 By staff

Finance

New York Federal Reserve President Headlines Financial Literacy Day

Sarasota's Cumberland Advisors is partnering with local colleges to offer a series of speeches and panels during Financial Literacy Day, Thursday, March 30.

03/07/2017 By staff

Data

Economist to Offer Economic Outlook Update May 5

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County is presenting its 14th annual Economic Outlook event with keynote speaker Sean Snaith, the director of the University of Central Florida's Institute for Economic Competitiveness.

03/06/2017 By staff

Entertainment

Ringling Grads Contribute to Animated Oscar Winner

Twenty-three Ringling College of Art and Design graduates worked on Zootopia, the film that won Best Animated Feature Film at Sunday's Oscars awards ceremony.

02/28/2017 By staff

Sports

Bradenton Ballpark Gets New Name

The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine announced on Friday that the Pirates' Bradenton spring training and minor league ballpark will be renamed from McKechnie Field to LECOM Park.

02/13/2017 By staff

Entertainment

Film Festival Unveils Promotional Artwork

The Sarasota Film Festival on Thursday released new promotional artwork for the 2017 festival, which takes place March 31-April 9.

02/10/2017 By staff