Fast Track

Selby Foundation Names Susie Bowie Its New CEO

Plus, Ringling College Library Association hires Lauren Kurnov as executive director and Project Pride SRQ and Sarasota Pride merge.

11/28/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Ringling College Library Association Makes $600,000 Gift to Ringling College

The funds support the Alfred R. Goldstein Library and student scholarships.

05/10/2022 By Staff

Lectures

Ringling College Library Association Announces 2023 Town Hall Lecture Series

The speakers are Maria Ressa, Michael Phelps, Admiral James Stavridis, José Andrés and Thomas Friedman.

05/09/2022 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Meet the champions of the Atlanta Braves, rev your motors for Thunder by the Bay, enjoy fresh seafood at a festival in Cortez, and more.

02/17/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Giving Hunger the Blues, orchestral concerts, Dave Barry speaks and more.

02/03/2022 By Kay Kipling

Talks

Ringling College Town Hall Lecture Series Returns

Lisa Genova will speak on Nov. 1 and Annie Leibovitz on Nov. 15.

09/23/2021 By Staff

Lectures

Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Announces 2022 Dates

Speakers include Ronan Farrow, Tony Dungy and Chris Christie.

12/29/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Ringling College Receives $600,000 Gift

The funds, part of a $3 million commitment, come from the Ringling College Library Association to support the Alfred R. Goldstein Library and student scholarships.

11/10/2020 By Staff

Preview

Ringling College Library Association Announces 2021 Town Hall Speakers

Among them: reporter-author Ronan Farrow, former New Jersey governor Chris Christie, and football coach Tony Dungy.

05/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

Rescheduled

New Dates Announced for RCLA Town Hall Lectures

Speakers Lisa Genova and Annie Leibovitz will now appear in the series this fall.

03/25/2020 By Kay Kipling

Lectures

Broadcaster Yamiche Alcindor to Moderate RCLA Town Hall on Feb. 17

The PBS NewsHour correspondent will lead the discussion with Ambassador Wendy R. Sherman.

02/12/2020 By Staff

Outward Bound

Rick Steves Says His Mission Is to Inspire Americans to 'Venture Beyond Orlando'

The popular guidebook author and travel TV host spoke in Sarasota on Tuesday as part of the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall lecture series.

02/11/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Lectures

Ringling College Town Hall Lecture Series Subscriptions on Sale

A small selection of tickets remain for the 2020 season.

01/17/2020 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

Recap

Caroline Kennedy Appears at Ringling College Library Association's Town Hall

Kennedy spoke of White House memories, international relations and her love of reading.

03/04/2019 By Kay Kipling

Recap

Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales on Why He Doesn’t Accept Advertising

Wales spoke at the Town Hall series presented by the Ringling College of Art and Design Library Association.

02/19/2019 By Ilene Denton

Recap

Former FBI Director James Comey on Truth, Trump and Loyalty in Ringling College Library Association Town Hall

Comey talked to the crowd at Van Wezel Hall about leadership, ethics—and his firing.

02/04/2019 By Kay Kipling

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

Four New Members Join College Library Association Board

The Ringling College Library Association board recently appointed four new members: Ashley Brown, Allen Carlson, Kelley Lavin and Brian Mariash.

09/28/2018 By Staff

A Peek Inside Her Life

Actress-Author Ali Wentworth Entertains at Ringling College Library Association Town Hall

Wentworth's newest book offers "half-baked advice" from her own mistakes.

04/09/2018 By Kay Kipling