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

Article

WUSF-TV License Sold

The University of South Florida this week sold WUSF-TV’s public broadcast license for almost $18.8 million.

02/09/2017 By staff

Education

College Names New Dean of Student Services

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota recently named Jaquelyn McNeil its dean of student services.

02/08/2017 By staff

Education

New College Again Recognized for Return on Investment

New College of Florida was recently named one of the country’s top colleges for return on investment by The Princeton Review.

02/02/2017 By staff

Education

University Appoints New Board Member

Kelley Lavin, the publisher of Sarasota Magazine, 941CEO and Venice Magazine, was recently appointed to the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee's campus board.

02/01/2017 By staff

Education

College Hosts 'Women in Data' Conference

New College of Florida is hosting the worldwide Women in Data Science Conference, bringing together data scientists (regardless of gender) and leading researchers and academics.

01/31/2017 By staff

Education

Ringling College Motion Design Department Hosts Industry Leaders

All this week, Ringling College of Art and Design's motion design department is suspending its core classes to open up workshops to prepare students to enter the competitive industry after graduation.

01/30/2017 By staff

Education

College Names New Dean of Academic Affairs

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota recently named Mike Kiefer as the dean of academic affairs at the college's Bradenton campus.

01/26/2017 By staff

Education

Community Foundation Scholarship Applications Due March 1

Applications are now open for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s scholarship program for traditional students.

01/25/2017 By staff

Education

Chef Partners with Culinary Program for Global Food Demos

The London-born chef James Arnsby recently launched a new program in which he offers international cooking demonstrations at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee's Culinary Innovation Lab.

01/20/2017 By staff

Education

Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is now accepting 2017-2018 scholarship applications online through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 6.

01/17/2017 By staff

Education

Foundation Becomes Funding Partner for Higher Ed Consortium

The Manatee Community Foundation is joining other local foundations as a funding partner for C4, the Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast.

01/11/2017 By staff

Education

New Program Supports Technical College Job Training

Recent grants from Goodwill Industries International will enable Goodwill Manasota and Manatee Technical College to present a new program: Community College 101.

01/10/2017 By staff

Education

MBA Program Adds Online Courses

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee's Master of Business Administration program is gradually adding online courses to its curriculum.

12/22/2016 By staff