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New College Foundation’s 2020–2021 New Topics Lecture Series Starts October 1

To mark New College’s 60th anniversary, this year’s series features noteworthy alumni whose New College experiences prepared them for lives of note and careers of exceptional impact.


Fast Track

New Chair, Vice-Chair Elected to New College Board of Trustees

Mary Ruiz will serve as chair and Ron Christaldi as vice-chair.

09/09/2020 By Staff

Timely Talk

New College Foundation's New Topics Series Season Announced

The six-part lecture series, via Zoom, will touch on issues from politics to economics to cybersecurity.

09/08/2020 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

New College Names Vice-President for Enrollment Management

Dr. Damon wade comes to New College from the University of Virginia.

08/14/2020 By Staff


Colleges Are Reopening in Sarasota This Month

We ask administrators and students how they’re approaching learning during a pandemic.

08/13/2020 By Giulia Heyward


New College of Florida, UF to Establish Dual Degree Program

Students in the five-year program would complete their first two years at New College and the final three years at UF.

07/07/2020 By Staff


New College Foundation Raises $1 Million to Strengthen Fundraising Infrastructure

The funds were generated from six current and former college trustees and foundation board members.

06/08/2020 By Staff


New College Receives $28,000 COVID-19 Response Initiative Grant

The funds will be used for emergency and critical needs relief for students.

04/14/2020 By Staff


Barancik Foundation Grants $500,000 to New College

The funds will launch a new program targeting local high school students who have demonstrated strong academics and outstanding community leadership.

02/27/2020 By Staff


New College of Florida to Host Black History Month Symposium on Saturday

This year's symposium focuses on the disproportionate impact of the criminal justice system on minorities.

02/06/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Tampa Attorney Appointed to New College Board of Trustees

Ronald Christaldi will serve a five-year term. Additionally, Mary Ruiz will replace board member Audrey Coleman and serve on the board through Jan. 6, 2021.

01/13/2020 By Staff


New College to Host 'Visions of the Black Experience' Film Series

The series will celebrate, study and explore various aspects of black life.

12/03/2019 By Staff

Campus Conversation

New College Professor Discusses Our Relationship with Animals

Dr. Nicolas Delon will give a talk on Nov. 21 at New College in the Cook Hall Living Room; the public is invited to attend.

11/21/2019 By Shelby Schwartz


New College of Florida Receives National Awards for High Student Voter Turnout

In last year’s election, 64.2 percent of the New College student body voted, compared to 29.3 percent in 2014.

11/12/2019 By Staff

History Today

With Public Event, New College Students Will Commemorate the Fall of the Berlin Wall

New College students built a replica of the Berlin Wall and will demolish it at a public event Nov. 8, commemorating its fall 30 years ago.

11/07/2019 By Olivia Epstein


New College of Florida Presents 'Religion in Sarasota' Series

Talks will focus on religious identity, mindfulness, faith and ethics.

09/24/2019 By Staff


New College Issues Statement on Admissions Practices, Announces Changes in Leadership

An assessment of the school’s admissions process was initiated by complaints from student workers about discriminatory practices.

08/22/2019 By Staff

New Hires

New College Appoints Dwayne Peterson Director of Career Center

Dwayne Peterson will provide leadership for developing, implementing and evaluating career exploration and education.

08/20/2019 By Staff


New College of Florida is Named ‘Best Buy’ in 2019 Fiske Guidebook

New College has appeared on Fiske’s “Best Buy” list since 2003.

07/25/2019 By Staff

Black History Month

Dr. Nikki Yeboah's The (M)others Brings Conversations on Loss and Police Brutality to Sarasota

In celebration of Black History Month, staged readings will take place in Sarasota. The project explores four mothers who have lost a child to police violence.

02/14/2019 By Giulia Heyward