Education

Ringling College Adds New Entertainment Design Major

The program will cover design for theme parks, museums and exhibitions, zoos, retail establishments, restaurants and more.

10/24/2018 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

Education

Ringling College Adds Two Senior Development Officers

Ringling College of Art and Design recently hired Jeney Slusser and Warren Lloyd.

09/27/2018 By Staff

Gifts Guide

Three Recent Mega-Gifts Signal a Seismic Shift in Sarasota's Philanthropic Landscape

2018 has been the year of giving generously.

08/29/2018 By Ilene Denton

Local Hero

New Portrait Honors Groundbreaking African-American Physician

Guests gathered at Sarasota Memorial’s Internal Medicine Practice in Newtown on Wednesday to pay tribute to the late John Chenault, M.D.

08/16/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Preview

This Sarasota Group Is One of the Oldest Women's Arts Collectives in the U.S.

An exhibition of work by the Petticoat Painters opens Friday, June 29, at Ringling College’s Basch and Willis Smith Galleries.

06/28/2018 By Audrey Warne

Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards Over $5.8 Million in Grants

The money will be used to support efforts to improve infant health, address homelessness and more.

06/27/2018 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Receives $1 Million Donation

Sarasota's Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently donated $1 million to Ringling College of Art and Design.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Appointments

Philanthropic Cardiologist Joins Health Care Foundation Board

Cardiologist and medical educator Joel Morganroth, M.D., recently joined the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

05/21/2018 By Staff

Why I Care

Joel and Gail Morganroth Donate a Record-Breaking $15 Million to Ringling College of Art and Design

Their gift will endow a chair in the college’s newest major, Virtual Reality Development, as well as help fund capital projects, equipment, scholarships and the new Sarasota Museum of Art.

03/28/2018 By Ilene Denton

Star Power

John Lithgow Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

Lithgow shared stories from his long career on stage and screen (and also sang a song about manatees).

03/07/2018 By Kay Kipling and Megan McDonald

Nonprofits

Photojournalist Joins Latino Nonprofit Board

UnidosNow, a Sarasota nonprofit dedicated to helping Latinos achieve the American Dream, recently added Karen Arango to its board.

03/06/2018 By Staff

Star Power

Woody Harrelson Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

Harrelson talked about his new film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri—for which he's nominated for an Oscar—and his dream collaboration.

02/01/2018 By Megan McDonald

Education

Ringling College Receives $15 Million Donation

The donation is the college's single largest gift ever, and the first eight-figure donation since the founding of the college in 1931.

01/29/2018 By Susan Burns

Education

Workshop on 21st Century 'Thought and Trends' Starts Jan. 22

Ringling College of Art and Design 'futurist in residence' David Houle is presenting a new workshop as part of the college's Lifelong Learning Academy.

01/17/2018 By staff

Education

Conference Focuses on Baby Boomer Retirement

The Ringling College of Lifelong Learning is holding a conference on Thursday, Feb. 1, dedicated to issue facing Baby Boomers as they prepare to retire.

01/15/2018 By staff

Education

Tickets to Ringling College Speaker Series Go on Sale Monday

The Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series begins Monday, Jan. 22, with former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan.

01/02/2018 By staff

Gallery Hopping

Some Really Big Shows are Coming to Ringling College

Gallery-hopping at the ever-expanding campus.

12/27/2017 By Kay Kipling

Technology

PGT, Cruise Car Leaders Honored with Economic Development Corporation Awards

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County recently presented its two major annual awards.

12/07/2017 By staff

Technology

College to Offer Virtual Reality Degree

Sarasota's Ringling College of Art and Design will begin offering a degree in virtual reality development next fall.

10/19/2017 By staff