New hires

University Names New Communications Director

Shawn Ahearn comes to the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee from the University of Pittsburgh.

1:39pm By Staff

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.

2:26am By Staff

Education

Longtime Political Scientist Retiring From Teaching

Longtime Florida political scientist Susan MacManus is retiring from teaching at the University of South Florida.

01/11/2018 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

New hires

University of South Florida Names New Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor

University of South Florida system president Judy Genshaft on Thursday named Karen Holbrook the new regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee.

12/14/2017 By Staff

Repairs

Free Car Technician Training Program Expands

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is partnering with six local automotive dealerships to offer a free short-term technician training program at Suncoast Technical College.

12/14/2017 By Staff

Honors

Manatee Chamber of Commerce Recognized for Educational Work

The Manatee Chamber of Commerce recently received a Leading Light award from the Sunshine State School Public Relations Association.

12/14/2017 By Staff

Law

Sarasota Attorney Inducted Into High School Hall of Fame

John Dumbaugh of Syprett Meshad was recently named to the Riverview High School Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.

12/07/2017 By Staff

Health care

Free Nursing Training Program Offered

Tidewell Hospice, the American Red Cross and CareerEdge Funders Collaborative are offering a free certified nursing assistant training program with guaranteed employment.

12/05/2017 By Staff

Environment

Mote Florida Keys Facility Earns LEED Gold Certification

The building features increased energy efficiency, a rooftop solar array, captured rainwater, native landscaping, recycled materials and more.

12/04/2017 By Staff

Education

University of South Florida Hits $1 Billion Fundraising Goal

Nearly 200,000 individual donors contributed to the university system and foundation's Unstoppable campaign.

12/04/2017 By Staff

Science

Mote Librarian Elected to Library Consortium Board

Mote Marine Laboratory’s Kay Garsnett recently joined the board of the Tampa Bay Library Consortium.

12/01/2017 By Staff

Labor

Manatee School District Strikes Tentative Deal with Teachers' Union

If the agreement is approved, the salary for a beginning teacher with a bachelor's degree would rise from $38,285 to $39,094.

11/21/2017 By Staff

Nonprofits

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Vice President Honored for Literacy Efforts

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation's Veronica Brady is being recognized for her advocacy for the Reading Recovery program.

11/20/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Month's Good Deeds

Donations to protect fisheries, support teachers, offer counseling and much more in our roundup of locals giving back.

11/02/2017 By Staff

The Seen

Photos From the Argus Foundation's Meet the Leaders Event

Sarasota County Schools superintendent Todd Bowden met with business leaders.

11/02/2017 Photography by Lori Sax

Construction

Manatee County Breaking Ground on New $90 Million Parrish High School

The groundbreaking ceremony for Manatee County's new North River High School will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7.

11/01/2017 By Staff

Education

First 16 Students Complete 'Express' Plumbing, Electrical Training Program

The individuals recently graduated from a new training course created by CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and Manatee Technical College.

10/31/2017 By Staff

Data

Gender Wage Gap to Be Discussed Friday

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota is hosting a panel discussion focused on the wage gap between men and women.

10/27/2017 By Staff

Education

'Leadership Boot Camp' Is Friday

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota and Leadership Simplified are partnering to offer the class.

10/23/2017 By Staff